FEATURED ARTICLESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Maximizing the life of your legacy HMI installation
By Jim Bowser, Cross Company
While nobody can deny the benefits of progress, sometimes there can be too much progress in the...
Fear of darkness: Integrating automation systems to a more complex protocol convertor
By Bruce Billedeaux, Maverick Technologies
As data collection becomes a larger task, it may be time to see if you need an...
Treating security like safety
What’s New in Process Technology
By Mike Baldi, Honeywell Process Solutions
Safety and security work hand in hand in the manufacturing...
Top tips for specifying VFDs
What’s New in Process Technology
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
Variable frequency drives can reduce energy consumption, improve real-time...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
- B&R opens subsidiary in Singapore
- OPC Foundation Elects Schmid-Lutz to Board
- OPC opens architecture to all
- OPC-UA OKed as communications standard for Industrie 4.0
- OPC Foundation and EtherCAT Technology Group to cooperate
- Werum promotes Benjamin Pieritz to Senior VP of Operations
- Endress+Hauser Opens Process Training Units to Give Users a Real Feel for the Job
- Siemens supports the Digital Enterprise
- ICONICS Announces ReportWorX Express App for Office
- ICONICS Applies Energy-Smart Solutions to Manufacturing
- ICONICS Automation Software Integrates with Microsoft Azure
- Bosch Rexroth opens Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center at high school
PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Data Translation Announces VIBbox Sound & Vibration Measurement System
VIBbox is a portable system with 64 IEPE input channels, 8 stimulus D/A channels, 4 tachometer channels, digital I/O, counter/timer, and measure...
Dataforth adds OPC to MAQ20 DAQ system
The MAQ20 OPC server uses Kepware Technologies’ KEPServerEX OPC Server and Modbus TCP driver.
M.A.C. Solutions expands alarm management in ProcessVue software
Services now include alarm management benchmark assessments, alarm philosophy, alarm rationalisation, nuisance alarm remediation, advance alarm...
MEDIAin Manufacturing Operations Management
RESOURCESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Classes are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser Process Training Unit (PTU) or live instruments in...
Emotor Rewind Pilot Program promotes energy efficient rewinds for small to large companies in the industrial/manufacturing sector.
Report examines the use of virtualization technology in industrial automation and control system (IACS) environments.
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
By Steve Sponseller, Kepware
Big Data applications change the focus from reaction and response to anticipation and prevention. By incorporating...
The implementation of the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) has forced all large UK businesses to make energy efficiency a...
The gateway in an industrial controller or higher-end system can convert from OPC-UA to a backend system, in a controller-to-enterprise...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
B-Scada software aggregates data from several hundred AlgaeConnect systems, each with several photobioreactors/ponds in a single system.
How Beckhoff and Intel supply the standardized and open technologies required for engineers to implement intelligent production...
Xothermic used B-Scada’s Status Enterprise software to identify a failed thermocouple in a furnace at the unidentified glass plant.
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Featuring more than 40 industry expert presentations and workshops, Meridium Conference 2015 connects you to innovative simplicity for your Asset Performance Management initiatives. Learn about the latest in APM software and technology including how the industry will change with the introduction of the industrial internet. Nightly events include a trip to Universal Studios & Kennedy Space Center.
Data-driven manufacturing intelligence is transforming shop floor operations at an incredible pace. The [MC]2 Conference brings together thought leaders and industry insiders to share innovative ideas, network, and showcase cutting-edge solutions for the rapidly expanding world of connected manufacturing.
This OPC Day conference will be held at the Microsoft Conference Center, Le Campus in Paris. The conference will feature OPC Unified Architecture experts and users from a number of industries. Catering will be included during the conference sessions.
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). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...
This course will provide attendees with the knowledge and the tools required to successfully supervise and manage departments and groups involved in industrial control systems (manufacturing, sales, design, installation or maintenance).