FEATURED ARTICLESin Programmable Controllers
Empowering the Workforce to Control the Future of Automation
By Peter Martin, Schneider Electric Process Automation
Connected products are expected to approach 30 billion by 2020, with utilities,...
Inside Turck’s Industrial Control Edge Devices - Embedded PLC & ARGEE Logic Engines
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Keeping consistent with Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 concepts and architectures, Turck has embedded...
Bill’s Deep Dive: Prometheus Multivendor PLC Configuration and Management Software from Wonderware
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Wonderware/Schneider Electric's Prometheus is configuration and management software for defining HMI and...
Industrial Automation Technologies to Shape 2017
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
Innovation is the driver of progress in industrial automation. This article discusses a few key technologies...
NEWSin Programmable Controllers
- Bitflow shares 5 technology trends likely to affect machine vision in 2017
- Alicat adds EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet compatibility to instruments
- Microscan announces free machine vision training course
- Opto 22 announces joining of Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program
- Elite Control Systems announces support contract with ScottishPower Renewables
- Abaco Systems announces acquisition of 4DSP
- Bosch Rexroth to highlight IIoT packaging solutions at PACK EXPO 2016
- Beckhoff opens new facility in Mason, Ohio
- Honeywell’ Users Conference to highlight digital transformation for industrial controls
- Siemens to highlight IIoT applications at SPS IPC Drives 2016
- Global PLC market to return to growth in 2017, after two-year contraction
- HMS to offer Netbiter as part of eWON remote solutions
PRODUCT NEWSin Programmable Controllers
Bachmann introduces the SCT202 M1 automation module
The SCT202 M1 automation module is designed as a speed and position measurement module for safety-related applications, particularly also in the...
Crouzet introduces BDE PRO external motor drive
This analog controller is suitable for use in a variety of markets including medical, access control, commercial and industrial applications, and...
PI introduces V-551, V-552 motor stages & C-891 motion controller to PIMag series
The stages are equipped with incremental and absolute-type linear encoders for direct position measurement and ironless 3-phase motors and...
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RESOURCESin Programmable Controllers
This is an open field network using general-purpose 100Mbps Ethernet communication and is a new network mode in the CC-Link IE Ethernet-based...
Training workshops will be delivered in collaboration with the company’s Solution Partners and Product Distributors, and they will emphasize...
Compatible with both Android and iOS operating systems, the myControl user interface provides individual personal control for occupants through...
WHITE PAPERSin Programmable Controllers
By Anthony Borges, Pinpoint Information Systems
The power of an MES System or configurable process control system is now well beyond that of what...
By Joseph Yang, Advantech
Many other automation technologies such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are already modular, so the concept of...
By RKNeal, Inc.
The purpose of this whitepaper is to present a novel cybersecurity framework for deploying and managing cyberthreat management...
CASE STUDIESin Programmable Controllers
The confectioner needed to upgrade its chewing gum sheeter machines, with a retrofit of servomotor and drive technologies as well as implementation...
Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million...
Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will implement its Modicon M580 programmable automation controller (ePAC) platform to help the...
EVENTSin Programmable Controllers
ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.
Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company.
HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.
TRAININGin Programmable Controllers
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...