FEATURED ARTICLESin Plant & Asset Management
Manufacturing Software: Taking a Step Back to Reach the Digitized Future
By Kapil Venkatachalam, Technology Crossover Ventures
While manufacturing software vendors want their customers to focus on the technological...
Engineering vs IT: A Perfect Storm for Manufacturing
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
Technology is advancing at a phenomenal pace and now, many industrial components are becoming obsolete in as...
Schneider Electric Broadens Hybrid Systems at Connect 2016
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The Schneider Electric Connect 2016 event was buzzing with energy and Schneider fueled the excitement with the introduction...
Exploring Obsolescence Management: Managing Obsolete Automation Systems in Oil and Gas
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
With technology racing ahead, it’s unsurprising that obsolescence management in the industry is complicated....
NEWSin Plant & Asset Management
- 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
- Bruce Rodewald joins EPLAN Americas as President and CEO
- HIMA announces investment in IFS' ERP solution
- Recipharm appoints Ann Flodin as General Manager
- Honeywell announces acquisition of Intelligrated for $1.5B
- Borgwand Group AG partners with KUKA Roboter AG
- Digital transformation leads agenda at Honeywell Process Solutions' annual Users Conference
- Rockwell Automation releases v7.0 FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software
- Fives Cincinnati names Steve Thiry as president
- Hilscher partners with SAP to facilitate IT/OT integration
PRODUCT NEWSin Plant & Asset 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 Plant & Asset Management
RESOURCESin Plant & Asset Management
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...
This handy resource explains how to apply ISA-95 in manufacturing enterprise systems (MES) and vertical integration projects, as well as reveals...
WHITE PAPERSin Plant & Asset 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...
By Anthony Borges, PINpoint Information Systems
This document summarizes the error-proofing solution a leading heavy machinery manufacturer...
CASE STUDIESin Plant & Asset 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 Plant & Asset 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.
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.
Wonderware is again changing the Industry landscape from Human Powered to Empowered Humans. Let us show you a new level of control – a level of control that has the power to change industry itself. Learn about the latest advances in process and automation engineering, share your professional insights, attend roundtable forums on the latest industry topics and network with your peers.
TRAININGin Plant & Asset Management
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.
This hands-on workshop is 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.