FEATURED ARTICLESin Factory Automation
Open Process Automation Movement Taking Form at ExxonMobil's 2nd Industry Day
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com
The event, a follow-on to the successful 1st End User Industry Day event in June, provided the opportunity for more...
Designing with Obsolescence in Mind
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
With tech life cycles becoming shorter, it is important for product designers to plan in advance for component...
Automation Controllers & Word Processors – Embrace the Technological Shift or Die
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The foundations of the automation industry are being reshaped right now from the torrent of ideas driven by Industry 4.0 and...
Key Ingredients for Designing Smart Machines and Equipment
By Dan Seger, Rockwell Automation
Today in the era of smart manufacturing, end users want to optimize their production and supply chain by...
NEWSin Factory Automation
- IFR Report: 1.4 million new industrial robots in factories by 2019
- Beckhoff opens Texas sales and support facility
- SMTA presents Nordson with SMTA Corporate Partnership Award
- Siemens announces mining drive system based off PES motor
- Siemens donates automation technology to support Georgia’s THINC College & Career Academy
- ABB announces NKT Cables acquisition of ABB's cable system business
- Riken Keiki SDWL1RI wireless gas detector gains ISA100 Wireless certification
- NUM launches NUMmill CNC control solution
- Trihedral announces opening of VTScada office in Houston
- HSI announces Universal Temperature technology for proximity sensors
- Spartan Controls announces partnership with Atrex Energy
- Universal Robots hires Roberta Nelson Shea as Technical Compliance Officer
PRODUCT NEWSin Factory Automation
AutomationDirect releases Datalogic series of contrast sensors
Designed to detect the difference in the wavelength of the reflected light between a target mark and background, the contrast sensors use RGB light...
igus introduces curved linear guides for drylin W toolkits
This addition to the drylin W toolkit is designed to enhance possibilities in applications including marine, aerospace, and stage technologies.
ABB introduces Model Predictive Torque Control software
The MPTC software was initially developed to ensure the operation of compressor stations during voltage disruptions, caused by lightning strikes,...
MEDIAin Factory Automation
RESOURCESin Factory Automation
NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new...
The webinar will show how engineers, production managers, and decision makers can rapidly assess the options for adapting an existing line to make...
The Android application is designed to solve linear motion calculations, with a range of velocity profiles. This helps the user understand which...
WHITE PAPERSin Factory Automation
By Dr. Jürgen Gallus, PI
Vacuum applications are of growing importance due to technologies that can only be applied in vacuum or cryogenic...
By Has Group
When dealing with CAD for electrical engineering the situation is different: the right technology and high integration enable a...
By Opto 22
Systems at the network edge are increasingly able to leverage cloudbased resources to perform edge computing, but before the benefits...
CASE STUDIESin Factory Automation
The all-electric ferries operated by Fjord1 will ply the E39 Anda-Lote route on the west coast of Norway. Both will have a cargo capacity of 120...
Engineered Composted Systems needed a strong corrosive resistant NEMA 4X enclosure that could survive this environment and protect their RF...
A Belgium-based producer of dairy products, Inex is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of...
EVENTSin Factory Automation
Wonderware is again changing the Industry landscape from Human Powered to Empowered Humans. Let us show you a new level of control – a level of control that has the power to change industry itself. Learn about the latest advances in process and automation engineering, share your professional insights, attend roundtable forums on the latest industry topics and network with your peers.
The SCADA Technology Summit will bring together a cross-section of SCADA and ICS end-users to present, educate and analyze the latest advances in the rapidly changing market of control and automation.
Attend industry forums, hands-on labs, and technical sessions to expand your knowledge and use of the latest control, power and information technologies. With over 170 exhibits, take advantage of automation expertise from Rockwell Automation and members of our PartnerNetwork
TRAININGin Factory Automation
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...