FEATURED ARTICLESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Expecting one-year ROI on automation systems is short sighted
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Many users, systems integrators, and manufacturing managers expect one year to eighteen month Return on Investment (ROI)...
Workflow and Automation for Account and Password Management
By Dean Wiech, Tools4Ever
Workflow and automation procedures for identity and password management can reduce time spent, increase security and...
Network security concerns extend to production systems
Industrial Ethernet Book
By John Browett, CLPA
Security requirements for industrial Ethernet networks are continuing to evolve, with...
Explosion protection for bulk solids
By RichJohannes Lottermann, REMBE
All companies that process bulk solids have their own specific features, yet their plants all have...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
- Smart and Mobile Supply Chain Solutions Market
- Global Access Control and Authentication Market
- Enhanced security due to two-factor authentication
- China’s MV drive sales drop in 2014 and 2015
- Web seminar: How to calibrate temperature instruments
- NEMA says Business Conditions Rebounded Sharply in July
- Panduit Acquires IntraVUE Network Diagnostic Software
- OPC forms working group to fight counterfeiting
- Honeywell To Acquire Elster for $5.1 billion
- ProSoft Technology Names Joe Rich Director of North America Sales
- PLCopen wants comments on Coding Guidelines
- Exida opens office in Middle East
PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
AESolutions updates aeShield with aeFacilitator safety lifecycle management software
aeShield and aeFacilitator enable different personnel/groups throughout organizations to transfer data to support the entire process safety...
Phoenix Contact releases TP 3000 Touch-panel HMI
Screen sizes range from 5.7 to 15 inches, with certain panels available in a 16:9 aspect-ratio wide screen.
Bud Introduces PTQ plastic NEMA 4 enclosure
The enclosure is available in 10 sizes ranging from 5.91 inches. x 5.91 inches. x 3.34 inches. to 24.8 inches. x 20.87 inches. x 10.04 inches.
MEDIAin Manufacturing Operations Management
RESOURCESin Manufacturing Operations Management
The Filter Select program's database of hydraulic fluid information now includes hydraulic fluids from Houghton International.
This Web Card by Fluke provides a brief tutorial on how to measure frequency with your digital multimeter.
Machinist Calc Pro 2 for phones, tablets and PCs provides hundreds of fast, precise machining-specific solutions for face, end and slot milling...
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
By The OPC Foundation
The OPC Foundation has further developed its standard into the OPC Unified Architecture (UA) which provides solutions to the...
Inaccurate measurements and process oversights can result in imperfect product, decreased output, non-compliance with industry...
Glass-reinforced polymer (GRP) composite material for protective enclosures is electromagnetically transparent, making it easier to...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Processcomponent in Sweden used the Anybus M-Bus to Modbus-TCP gateway to quickly connect M-Bus sensors to the OptoEMU Energy Monitoring System.
Connecting machines to IT systems provides a number of benefits for machine builders and their customers. Here are several examples.
The Owens Design 300 mm wafer platform is designed for semiconductor metrology equipment applications and is linked to IT systems...
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
NIWeek delivers technical networking and instruction with interactive sessions by NI R&D engineers and guest lecturers; targeted industry summits; hands-on workshops; exhibitions on the latest advancements in design, research, and test; and keynote presentations from leading technology thought leaders.
PIB 2015 is a solution-focused, three-day event for professionals interested in solving today’s biggest data-driven challenges.
Automation 2015 is a four day event in India, set to introduce new and upcoming technology this year.
TRAININGin Manufacturing Operations Management
Global Training Solutions Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada is now offering the North American Power Industry, fully interactive, role-based NERC CIP V5 Online Training Courses. CIP V5 Courses Include: Base Training – Cyber Security; Information Handling; Electronic Access Controls; Physical Access Controls (Includes Visitor Management); Cyber Security Incidents, Response and Recovery. ...
This introductory course will by provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous pressure, temperature and calibration technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment, as well as the skills needed to set up and maintain such equipment. Introductions and lectures on the technologies will be followed...
Gain a deeper understanding of validation, verification and transfer of analytical methods. Learn compendial methods, analytical methods, data, procedures, USP chapters, ICH Q2 and more about Lab compliance.