FEATURED ARTICLESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Technology and standards: a close connection?
By Nick Boughton, Boulting Technology
While PCs and PLCs have the same basic architecture, the evolution has been very different. This article...
Closing the Gap between Cyber Security and Operational Safety
By Barak Perelman, CEO, Indegy
Both external attackers and internal threats put the safety of industrial control systems (ICS) and critical...
Disruptive Opportunities from the Industrial Internet— How to Come Out a Winner
By Rich Carpenter, GE Digital
The connectivity made possible through Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is fueling the growth of the Industrial...
From Legacy ERP to Smart Industry 4.0 - The Pace-Layered Application Strategy Model
By Jan Baan, Founder, Vanenburg Software
The Pace-Layered Application Strategy Model from Gartner distinguishes three layers, which are helping...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
- Zenith Technologies announces Joe Haugh as CEO
- Microsoft announces partnership with OPC Foundation
- Jabil announces predictive analytics solution built with Microsoft Azure
- Honeywell announces formation of Digital Transformation unit
- Werum IT Solutions acquires FactoryTalk's MES business
- ESMA opens first Holmatro Service Center in the Middle East
- Siemens introduces Digital Services for Energy powered by Sinalytics
- Rockwell and Cisco developing DPI technology for enhanced security
- ODVA to develop standards for a Common Industrial Cloud Interface
- Mike Betts named President of the Spring Manufacturers Institute
- FDT Group adds Schneider Electric, Yokogawa executives to Board of Directors
- Rockwell Automation qualifies Symantec security for its industrial PCs
PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Lanner introduces LEC-6032 industrial grade appliance
The LEC-6032 is an industrial cyber security PC with Intel Atom E3845 CPU and advanced LAN bypass with capability to operate under wide temperature...
Fives Machining Systems introduces Diagnostic Communications System (DCS)
Fives' DCS allows machine operators to connect with Fives Cincinnati and Fives Giddings & Lewis experts – via secure CNC screen sharing – to...
Siemens announces Simatic Energy Suite for energy management
The Simatic Energy Suite engineering tool enables companies to correlate energy consumption values in production plants with their automation...
MEDIAin Manufacturing Operations Management
RESOURCESin Manufacturing Operations Management
The Study Guide contains a list of the CMRT domains and tasks, 50 review questions and answers complete with justifications.
The study guide provides practice questions for Level 2 CCST tasks. Relevant formulas and conversion references are also included, as well as...
This study guide contains practice questions relevant to the tasks that pertain to Level 1, and relevant formulas and conversion references are...
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
By Armin Singer, MPDV
A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is not only suitable to support Industry 4.0 but a necessary requirement. This white...
By David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Statistical Process Control, or SPC, is used to look at things that have already happened and see if the...
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
The decision to replace existing motors with newer premium efficiency motors can be difficult. And, a common...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Emak Fan Industries Inc. chose a modular, dedicated motor and drive solution from Emerson for its latest smoke...
ADLINK’s SETO-1000 platform runs Numascale software to implement big data analytics.
The cell will speed the H & E Knowles' production of wheelbarrow full and part frames by eliminating many labor-intensive aspects of production.
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Meridium Conference 2016 the only Asset Performance Management event globally that features more than 30 user case studies from the world's thought leaders and innovators in asset reliability and optimization.
Pharma MES Congress showcases QbD, MES, PAT and serialization solutions to overcome the challenges faced in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
Join us to discuss "Manufacturing 4.0: The New Rules of Leadership," focusing on all aspects of the manufacturing enterprise – from the plant floor, to leadership roles and business models.
TRAININGin Manufacturing Operations Management
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 online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
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.