Will B&R acquisition give ABB a boost in industrial automation?
By Alex West, IHS Markit
Early this month ABB; a supplier of robotics, process automation, and...
What Production Data is Necessary to Drive Your Industry 4.0 Agenda?
By Mathew Daniel, Sciemetric Instruments
Data, data and more data. It’s the hot topic in...
Emerging Efficiencies for Packaging Lines
By Tom Egan, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Talent is Key to Successful Industrial Digital Transformation
By Jennifer Waldo, GE Digital and IoT Talent Consortium
Given the rising importance of the...
The Robots are Coming — But They’re Here to Help
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
While it may still be some time before we replace ourselves...
Schneider Electric releases System Platform 2017
This next generation offering includes an interface with improved visualization, smarter navigation and is integrated with...
Rotork actuators used to help upgrade Brazilian water treatment plant
Profibus DP enabled Rotork IQ multi-turn electric valve actuators were installed during the upgrade and expansion of the...
Opto 22 announces joining of The Linux Foundation
In joining The Linux Foundation, Opto 22 hopes to spearhead the adoption of open-source technology in the industrial...
Rohde & Schwarz announces MODBUS protocol detection capabilities for R&S PACE 2 DPI engine
With the new Modbus content and metadata extraction functionality, vendors of security products, such as firewalls or...
Fluke announces release of DATAPAQ EasyTrack 3 system
Fluke Process Instruments has equipped the data logger with a polycarbonate casing that withstands harsh treatment and...
APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS
Indoor Autonomous Mobile Robots : A Maturity Framework
As the market for robots evolves and these devices are used in new ways, it becomes important to look at what it means to be an...
What is a Cloud Serialization and Traceability Solution?
The core principles of a Level 4 system make it uniquely positioned to deliver data sharing capability up, down, and across the supply chain.
Industry 4.0 and Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in an Age of Connected Production
This new Deloitte study outlines the strategies that businesses must take to build cybersecurity efforts into their larger business plan and...
HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.
This workshop is "the" event for testing OPC products for interoperability and preparing them for market. Vendors can test and debug their products against one another for interoperability, compliance and reliability.
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...