System Integration

System Integration September 1, 2000

Mobile data collecting: Power in the palm of your hand

Key concepts Wireless solutions are experiencing unprecedented growth.

By Jeanine Katzel, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
System Integration July 1, 2000

Suggestions & Solutions – 2000-07-01

Make it move Linear and Rotary Positioning Systems and Controls Guide contains the most comprehensive line of standard mechanical and control products available.

By Staff
System Integration April 1, 2000

Ethernet and OPC promote plant floor and enterprise-wide connectivity

The internet continues to change the way we do business. Whether we interact with suppliers by e-mail, track orders through the web, or market and sell products online, the internet is vital to what we do.

By Stefano Zanetti, Automation Software, National Instruments, Austin, TX
System Integration September 1, 1999

Web solutions making maintenance e-commerce a reality

Many of the e-commerce commercials out there today have both entertainment and educational value. I especially like those from IBM that portray supply chain problems being solved by IBM's electronic commerce solutions.

By Tom Singer
System Integration August 1, 1999

Tune in the warehouse

Radio Beacon CD-ROM provides a complete tour of a warehouse and explains advances in management technology. Case studies show how the product is used. A complete, downloadable, five-user software package is included.

By Staff
System Integration June 1, 1999

Unleashing the power of networks: Pulling building control into the era of integration

The world's economy has fundamentally changed. If you doubt that, go back to a day in September 1998 when an innocuous item in the newspapers declared Microsoft Corp. had become the most valuable U.S. company.

By Jay S Bayne, PhD
System Integration April 1, 1999

Material handling – 1999-04-01

A brochure describes how a company's automation expertise is being applied to material handling needs. Skills listed include project management, simulation analysis, software engineering, value engineering, and financial analysis.

By Staff
System Integration August 1, 1998

Optimizing building automation system performance

Nearly all industrial facilities have a building automation system (BAS) of some kind. The question is: How well are they using it? The answer, unfortunately, is that in most cases plants are not applying these assets to their full capability.

By Jeanine Katzel
System Integration April 1, 1998

Enterprise-wide software challenges plant engineers to expand their influence

Until recently, mentioning the enterprise more than likely conjured up images of a well-known starship. In the last year or so, however, the term enterprise has come to be connected with an entirely different subject: enterprise-wide software.

By Jeanine Katzel