FEATURED ARTICLESin Manufacturing Operations Management
OT Security Management and its Importance in the Manufacturing Industry
By Eli Mahal, NextNine
Monitoring equipment and taking informed decisions is easier through IIoT and the remediation of technical problems and...
Cyber Security: Where Does the Reasoning Begin?
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Usually during cybersecurity presentations, the speakers talk about serious consequences of cyber security...
The Benefits of ICS Network Monitoring Throughout the Entire Industrial Control System’s...
By Preston Futrell, NexDefense
ICS network monitoring can help maintain the reliability of mission critical equipment. It does so by providing...
ICS Networks: Three Major Security Pitfalls
By Barak Perelman, Indegy
The emergence of cyber-threats is forcing industrial sectors to take a long, hard look at how they protect their control...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
- Automation Federation welcomes SANS Institute as its seventh working group
- TrendMiner announces $1.1 Million funding from The Innovation Fund
- The past, present and future of smart factories
- Eclipse Automation joins newly formed Smart Automation Group
- AAES receives top ASAE Honors for its Engineering Competency Model
- Ransomware Masked as Rockwell Update
- HCC Embedded announces acquisition of InterNiche Technologies
- aeSolutions' aeShield selected by BP for CASIS monitoring
- Sercos announces 2nd Machine Communication Forum
- ISA announces MAVERICK recognized as 2016 50 Best Companies to Watch
- Bruce Rodewald joins EPLAN Americas as President and CEO
- HIMA announces investment in IFS' ERP solution
PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
RedViking to introduce Argonaut MES at IMTS 2016
Argonaut lets users install only the manufacturing apps they need, only where they need them and control them from a central location.
Siemens announces Version 8.2 of Simatic PCS 7
Version 8.2 of Simatic PCS 7 offers networked plant monitoring. Web systems can now also be operated and observed over the Intranet/Internet with...
Yokogawa releases Exaquantum R3.02
Exaquantum is a plant information management system that is used in many industries. Release R3.02 provides improved web and data analysis...
MEDIAin Manufacturing Operations Management
RESOURCESin Manufacturing Operations Management
The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was...
Manufacturers around the world are contending with a growing skills shortage resulting from the influx of new technologies. To address these...
Per MFGWatch 2016, both U.S. buyers and manufacturers see 2016 as a year of growth for their firms. This shared optimism is fueling investments in...
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
This whitepaper tackles the seven most common myths and misconceptions surrounding version control and data management in the current technological...
By Anthony Borges, PINPoint Information Systems
This document summarizes the manufacturing execution system (MES), or manufacturing operations...
While Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things have brought agility and flexibility to manufacturing, it has also brought a host of...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Since June 2016, Brenntag GmbH has been using the OpenTAS Terminal Management System to load its heating oil and diesel products at its terminal in...
Epicor ERP will provide ESP Group with the platform for managing growth by connecting all business critical systems and data sources to increase...
HighJump’s warehouse management system (WMS) will be implemented in Rheem’s distribution center in Central Mexico. From its facility in Mexico...
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
The 22nd annual NIWeek conference brings together the brightest minds in engineering and science. More than 3,200 innovators representing a wide spectrum of industries, from automotive and telecommunications to robotics and energy, will discover the latest technology to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control.
AM3D is the only cross-industry event designed specifically for the Engineering Community. Join us for applications-based sessions on challenges associated with every step of the AM lifecycle.
Featuring the cutting-edge in factory, process, and building automation, this event has established itself as the place to see the automation industry’s most innovative solutions and technologies. Industrial Automation will stand alongside four additional shows from Germany's HANNOVER MESSE and provide an exceptional opportunity for business development.
TRAININGin Manufacturing Operations Management
Students who successfully complete this live, online 6 week program will be eligible to sit the exam with the ISA and receive the highly regarded ISA99/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Fundamentals Specialist certificate.
SANS has joined forces with industry leaders and experts to strengthen the cybersecurity of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). The initiative is turning ICS cybersecurity around by equipping both security professionals and control system engineers with the security awareness, work-specific knowledge, and hands-on technical skills they need to secure automation and control system technology.
The Best Calibration Practices: Interactive Workshop is technically driven and education-based, designed to equip engineers and technicians in the field with strategies for improving daily maintenance processes and tasks. Tactics for strengthening accuracy and quality, while saving time and lowering risks will be taught by industry experts.