FEATURED ARTICLESin Manufacturing Operations Management
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...
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...
‘Cloud-based’ machine remote-access: how secure is it?
By Dave Hammond, M.A.C. Solutions
For machine builders that offer remote access support and diagnostics for their installed machines, security is...
Interesting Encompass Partner Products from Automation Fair
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Automation Fair 2015 was described as a showcase of the latest advances in manufacturing and industrial automation enabled...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
- Manufacturing Technology Orders down in 2015
- Schneider Electric adds Dream Report to CitectHistorian
- Data Center Security Global Market to Expand 12.6%
- What do falling oil prices mean for pump and compressor suppliers?
- Manufacturers call for support to help alleviate lack of skilled labour
- Savigent Software is a MESA-Recognized Business
- ASTM issues D8009 Crude Oil Sampling Standard
- Schneider Electric to supply supply chain software to BP
- ISA to provide project management course for systems integrators
- EyeSens adds OPC Support
- BiTherm wireless steam trap monitor obtains ISA100 Wireless certification
- Manufacturing technology order values increase, but unit sales decline
PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Ultra Electronics introduces CyberFence cyber-protection for OPC
CyberFence monitors and cyber-hardens vulnerable OPC Classic applications to protect existing critical safety systems that use OPC DA, HDA or A&E.
Indegy introduces industrial cyber security platform
The Indegy platform eliminates operational blind spots by detecting changes to controllers regardless of whether they are performed over the...
Icon Labs releases Floodgate Modbus protocol filter
The Floodgate Modbus protocol filter provides the missing layer of security for Modbus/TCP devices.
MEDIAin Manufacturing Operations Management
RESOURCESin Manufacturing Operations Management
The app sends real-time plant performance and notifications direct to smartphones, giving managers real-time information at their fingertips
This consulting practice concentrates on product performance issues for mitigating customer dissatisfaction, warranty problems, and product recalls...
Catalog 29 features CE compliant and UL Recognized static eliminators
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
The decision to replace existing motors with newer premium efficiency motors can be difficult. And, a common...
By Cisco and Rockwell Automation
White paper introduces an approach to security policy enforcement that tightly controls access by anyone inside...
By Cisco and Rockwell
Many manufacturers segment business-system networks from plantwide networks by using an industrial demilitarized zone...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Prior to adopting Omnify Software, Oztek utilized a manual, paper-based Engineering Change Order (ECO) system to track parts.
Pumps & Systems
A combination of caustic cleaning fluid, high temperature and high head was causing the plant's original cast-iron pumps to fail.
The Hunter Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee, installed HOBO MX1101 Bluetooth Temperature and Humidity loggers in their galleries.
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
The North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit brings together the “who’s who” of manufacturing executives, cutting edge technology providers and media partners for North America’s premier manufacturing event.
The annual CSIA Executive Conference is the highlight of the professional year, when over 500 system integrators and industry partners meet to network, hear outstanding speakers, share best practices, and learn about new products and services.
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, 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. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.
TRAININGin Manufacturing Operations Management
This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
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.