Latest Automation News & Articles

OT and IoT Cybersecurity: The Marriage of Digital Factories and Cybersecurity

OT and IoT Cybersecurity: The Marriage of Digital Factories and Cybersecurity


The more important digital factories become, the more important OT and IoT cybersecurity becomes; the two are married.&n…
Learn More
Kollmorgen Forms Collaboration with Vanderlande

Kollmorgen Forms Collaboration with Vanderlande


Vanderlande has selected Kollmorgen NDC Solutions as a technology and service partner for their automated guided vehicle…
Learn More
Digi-Key Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Product Distribution Center Expansion

Digi-Key Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Product Distribution Center Expansion


The 2.2 million square foot facility makes Digi-Key one of the 10 largest warehouses in North America.
Learn More

Featured Articles

Introduction: The Birth of Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing

Introduction: The Birth of Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing


Smart manufacturing promises improved performance through the digital transformation of manual and mechanical systems, a…
Learn More
How Industrial Organizations Can Thrive in Today’s Turbulent Economy

How Industrial Organizations Can Thrive in Today’s Turbulent Economy


While we come to accept the reality that time may not heal all economic wounds onset by the pandemic, we can focus on wa…
Learn More
Robots Give Humans the Opportunity to Move Up, Not Out

Robots Give Humans the Opportunity to Move Up, Not Out


While the narrative that automation is replacing humans makes a compelling dystopian film, the reality, as usual, is a l…
Learn More

Featured

  • Products
  • Resources
  • ISA Books
Sponsored
TopView software provides industrial alarm notification through Email, SMS/Text, and Voice calls plus Alarm Reports and Analytics. TopView now supports the OPC UA standard for the secure monitoring of industrial data and alarms. Try it for free.

TopView software provides industrial alarm notification through Email, SMS/Text, and Voice calls plus Alarm Reports and Analytics. TopView now supports the OPC UA standard for the secure monitoring of industrial data and alarms. Try it for free.

  • EXELE
Learn More
Sponsored
The explosion-proof CPX series displays from Beckhoff are Zone 2/22 classified for harsh process environments. The rugged range of panels includes a wide selection of screen sizes, installation options and features for process applications.

The explosion-proof CPX series displays from Beckhoff are Zone 2/22 classified for harsh process environments. The rugged range of panels includes a wide selection of screen sizes, installation options and features for process applications.

  • Beckhoff Automation
Learn More
Sponsored
The AZ Series now includes PROFINET compatible drivers. Using the diagnostic tool of the host controller, network diagnostics and topology detection can be performed. For use with all Oriental Motor AZ Series products equipped with the AZ Series.

The AZ Series now includes PROFINET compatible drivers. Using the diagnostic tool of the host controller, network diagnostics and topology detection can be performed. For use with all Oriental Motor AZ Series products equipped with the AZ Series.

  • Oriental Motor USA Corporation
Learn More
Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Temperature & Pressure ebook
Download the AUTOMATION 2022: IIoT & Industry 4.0 ebook.

Download the AUTOMATION 2022: IIoT & Industry 4.0 ebook.

IIoT & Industry 4.0 Ebook
It's easy to get overwhelmed by all that is becoming available to upgrade tools and components, gather and analyze data, and otherwise optimize a facility. This ebook focuses on seemingly small changes that can lead to big results.

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all that is becoming available to upgrade tools and components, gather and analyze data, and otherwise optimize a facility. This ebook focuses on seemingly small changes that can lead to big results.

Cybersecurity & Connectivity Ebook
Emerson's Machine Automation Solutions can provide a range of resources to help end users understand and implement big data solutions that use IIoT and edge computing technologies.

Emerson's Machine Automation Solutions can provide a range of resources to help end users understand and implement big data solutions that use IIoT and edge computing technologies.

Emerson's Edge Computing Ebook
Sponsored
In this edition of Advancing Automation, Dell Technologies OEM Solutions in collaboration with Intel provides insights into the megatrends pushing for digital transformation and the technologies that are enabling it.

In this edition of Advancing Automation, Dell Technologies OEM Solutions in collaboration with Intel provides insights into the megatrends pushing for digital transformation and the technologies that are enabling it.

Digital Transformation Ebook
Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Flow & Level Ebook
A best-selling, practical introduction to the principles, technologies, and strategies of industrial process control.

A best-selling, practical introduction to the principles, technologies, and strategies of industrial process control.

  • ISA
Learn More
Develop confidence in uncertainty analysis results and use measurement uncertainty to select instrumentation systems.

Develop confidence in uncertainty analysis results and use measurement uncertainty to select instrumentation systems.

  • ISA
Learn More
Understand each phase of the ISA-TR84.00.07 FGS design life cycle and learn how to develop an FGS design.

Understand each phase of the ISA-TR84.00.07 FGS design life cycle and learn how to develop an FGS design.

  • ISA
Learn More
Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

  • ISA
Learn More
Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

  • ISA
Learn More
Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

  • ISA
Learn More

New Products

LAPP Introduces UL AWM-Certified Single-Core ÖLFLEX Cables for Extreme Temperatures

LAPP Introduces UL AWM-Certified Single-Core ÖLFLEX Cables for Extreme Temperatures

Learn More
Turck Extends Offering of Compact Position Sensors with the WIM-IOL Series

Turck Extends Offering of Compact Position Sensors with the WIM-IOL Series

Learn More
SIKO's AP05 IO-Link Position Indicator Is Most Compact Solution for Reliable Format Adjustment

SIKO's AP05 IO-Link Position Indicator Is Most Compact Solution for Reliable Format Adjustment

Learn More
Balluff Offers Promising Standard for Wireless Communication in Process and Factory Automation

Balluff Offers Promising Standard for Wireless Communication in Process and Factory Automation

Learn More

Resources

Otto Mation Comics

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: July 2022

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: July 2022

“I must have uploaded the heat sterilization recipe into the HVAC system by accident.” Congrats to Rick Z…

Learn More
Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2022

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2022

"When I said we need to have everything covered... this isn't exactly what I had in mind."

Learn More
Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2022

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2022

He tried to cheat by clicking, "I'm not robot" and paid the price! Congrats to Ananth B. of India …

Learn More

Events

Directory

Featured Suppliers

  • Automation Product Suppliers
  • Machine Manufacturers
  • Systems Integrators
Sponsored
EPLAN Software & Services

EPLAN Software & Services


EPLAN offers software and services in fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. We develop leading s…
EPLAN Software & Services
Sponsored
GE Digital

GE Digital


Our years of hard won insights in power generation, utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing mean we are uniquely positi…
GE Digital
Sponsored
Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries


Moore Industries-International, Inc. designs and manufactures signal interface instruments for industrial process contro…
Moore Industries-International, Inc.
Sponsored
Allied Electronics & Automation - Industrial Automation & Control Products Distributor

Allied Electronics, Inc.


Allied Electronics and Automation is a leading distributor of industrial automation and control products, electronic com…
Allied Electronics, Inc.
Sponsored
FCI - Fluid Components International

FCI - Fluid Components International


Fluid Components International (FCI) designs and manufactures mass flow meters, flow switches and level switches for ind…
FCI - Fluid Components International
Sponsored
Arthur G Russell Co Inc

Arthur G Russell Co Inc


Arthur G. Russell selects the most appropriate platform and technologies, solves complex automation problems, and provid…
Arthur G Russell Co Inc
Sponsored
Wunderlich - Malec

Wunderlich - Malec


Wunderlich-Malec has successfully designed and implemented engineering solutions for commercial, industrial and governme…
Wunderlich - Malec
Sponsored
Interstates

Interstates


Interstates is a total systems integrator with the ability to automate all plant equipment, collect and provide data rep…
Interstates
SeQent

SeQent


SeQent is a leading industrial automation software provider and early pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT…
SeQent

 Browse the Latest Information by Automation Topic

Go