FEATURED ARTICLESin Plant & Asset Management
Flexible Manufacturing in the Modern Age: Three Steps to Automated Engineering
By Martyn Williams, COPA-DATA UK
This article explains how implementing custom machinery and combining industrial equipment with intelligent...
CyberSecurity Strategy at Ford – IT & Automation Cooperation
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Mike Bastian, Global Controls Manager at Ford, shared the motivations behind their cybersecurity strategy,...
Developing a Model-Based Culture: Optimizing Chemical Production
By Terumi Okano, AspenTech
This article discusses the focus of chemical companies on implementing operational efficiency measures, such as...
The State of Analytics within Manufacturing: Moving Beyond the Four Walls of the Enterprise
By Greg Goodwin, LNS Research
This article dives deeper into the methodology of the 2015-2016 Metrics that Matter Research study, important trends...
NEWSin Plant & Asset Management
- Industrial Automation BEIJING 2016: Solid growth for Chinese smart manufacturing
- HIMA chooses Singapore as regional hub in Asia Pacific region
- Technological Innovation Seen as Essential to Spur Growth in U.S. Manufacturing
- March USMTO: Manufacturing technology orders grow, but outlook remains flat
- NovaTorque and Wolong Electric announce manufacturing partnership
- Xometry announces Scott Rothrock as Senior VP of Software Engineering
- Jabil announces predictive analytics solution built with Microsoft Azure
- ESMA opens first Holmatro Service Center in the Middle East
- Siemens introduces Digital Services for Energy powered by Sinalytics
- FDT Group adds Schneider Electric, Yokogawa executives to Board of Directors
- CIMdata adds AEC & Manufacturing Convergence consulting practice
- Rotork to maintain VTTI Vasiliko oil terminal
PRODUCT NEWSin Plant & Asset Management
igus introduces isense 'smart plastics' systems
Networked smart plastics, which incorporate a range of sensors and monitoring modules, can expand the possibilities of preventative maintenance and...
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 Plant & Asset Management
RESOURCESin Plant & Asset Management
This third edition of a best-selling classic shows how the investment in a preventive maintenance program repays a company in longer equipment...
By Jim Pinto
An updated and enhanced collection of ISA’s “Pinto’s Points” columns, the book covers management topics, globalization,...
By Michael A. Boudreau and Gregory K. McMillan
Doing modeling in the process development and early commercialization phases is advantageous...
WHITE PAPERSin Plant & Asset Management
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
The decision to replace existing motors with newer premium efficiency motors can be difficult. And, a common...
By Brian S. Elliott, AutomationDirect
“Electrical Arcs” explains how arcing develops, the dangers of electrical arcs and various means of arc...
By Denso Robotics
White paper examines the many factors — some obvious and some not so obvious — that determine cost of robot ownership, and...
CASE STUDIESin Plant & Asset Management
Emerson contributed to the turnaround by providing automation technologies and services that help Longview provide enough reliable, affordable...
The belt system will deliver copper ore from the underground mine directly to the concentrator plant, 13 kilometers away from the mine site.
The Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) systems will be used to create highway-ready, 3D-printed cars, off-road vehicles with on-road capability...
EVENTSin Plant & Asset Management
HUG has a long tradition of customer led knowledge. Learn how your industry peers solve similar problems, attend valuable and relevant training courses and network with colleagues and leading experts. Join us for roundtables on topics such as migration, cyber security, alarm management, and more. You’ll have many opportunities to gain knowledge. As part of your registration, you can attend...
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.
International Exhibition on Facility Management Equipment, Maintenance, Technology & Services.
TRAININGin Plant & Asset Management
This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
This hands-on introductory course to instrumentation will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of wiring, signals, instrumentation technologies, applications and installations. Fundamental operation of the common instruments found in today's process industries will be examined from a view applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment....
This Coriolis flow course (8 hours) will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of the Coriolis principle. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on density and concentration measurements. This class will be a combination of...