FEATURED ARTICLESin Factory Automation
New Rockwell Automation Products from Automation Fair 2015
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The event was described as a showcase of the latest advances in manufacturing and industrial automation enabled by the...
Industrial Automation Absorbed by IT (Information Technology)?
By Bill Lydon, Editor
"Industrial Automation Absorbed by IT," may be the future headline if the industrial automation community does not make a...
Schneider Electric delivers Industry 4.0 & IIoT Products
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Schneider Electric continues a buildout of products to help users implement Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things...
Tips for mitigating harmful harmonics
By John Mitchell, CP Automation
Voltage distortion, caused by current harmonics can wreak havoc in a plant, its equipment and the mains power...
NEWSin Factory Automation
- Rockwell Automation to acquire MagneMotion
- Servo2Go carries Advanced Motion Controls servo drives
- North American Robotics market sets record in 2015
- Manufacturing Technology Orders down in 2015
- ABB provides drive systems to Copper Mine
- AAEON joins Microsoft IoT group
- KEB announces System Integrator Program
- BgB Supply adds Stahlin enclosures
- Siemens to acquire CD-adapco for $970 million
- Manufacturers call for support to help alleviate lack of skilled labour
- Microscan appoints Dan Barnes Vice President, Operations
- Rockwell Automation Teams With Sunset Learning Institute
PRODUCT NEWSin Factory Automation
ACP updates ThinManager software
Version 8.1 Includes Relevance location-based mobility solution that will securely deliver applications and content to specified areas.
Flir releases X6900sc high-speed camera
X6900sc captures temperature images at 1000 frames per second.
Schmersal introduces AZM400 lock with RFID
AZM400 is for machines and work cells where access to a hazardous work area must be locked until safe conditions exist.
MEDIAin Factory Automation
RESOURCESin Factory Automation
The 4-page document provides an overview of the MAQ20 ndustrial data acquisition and control system and all current MAQ20 modules.
This consulting practice concentrates on product performance issues for mitigating customer dissatisfaction, warranty problems, and product recalls...
The 260+ page catalog and design guide illustrates a wide range of products engineered for use as building blocks in sophisticated linear motion...
WHITE PAPERSin Factory Automation
By Sina Kopacz, MB Connect
White paper describes MB Connect's remote service platform that allows direct monitoring of machinery and equipment...
Harsh environments similar to those found in water and wastewater facilities can affect the ability of an electrical enclosure to...
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
The decision to replace existing motors with newer premium efficiency motors can be difficult. And, a common...
CASE STUDIESin Factory Automation
Precision Products, a manufacturer of shotgun parts, wrote an Okuma machine tool app that streamlines its cutting operations, while reducing...
Asiatic Agricultural Industries updated its old scales to EX equipment.
An ABB QCS controls PM12, the paper machine that produces EcoInfuse filtration paper for tea bags.
EVENTSin Factory Automation
Main aim of the CODESYS Users Conference is to give CODESYS users an overview of the new product features and above all to provide them with practical solutions for their daily work with CODESYS.
PMTS 2016 is a 3 day event showcasing the latest trends and technologies available in the world machine tool market.
PackPlus South 2015 HITEX, Hyderabad (2nd March 2016 to 5th March 2016) is a Total Packaging, Processing & Supply Chain Event and the Exhibiting Segments are Packaging Machines & Equipment, Packaging materials & Servicing to Designers, Consultants, Institutes, Testing Labs, Software’s, Books & Magazines and Contract Packaging.
TRAININGin Factory Automation
This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.
This alarm management course is designed to educate key site personnel on industry standards, best practices, business justification, safety implications, business issues and the Seven-Step Approach to Effective Alarm Management.
Join us for the 11th annual ICS Security Summit. The Summit is the premier event to attend in 2016 for ICS cybersecurity practitioners and managers. This year's summit will center on the theme "Defense is Doable" and will feature more in-depth technical talks, case studies, and hands-on challenges than ever before.