Automation & Control Manufacturing Resources

Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021: The Digitalization Dozen

  • Ebook

Bill Lydon's sixth annual trends report discusses new technologies from outside the realm of traditional automation solutions, as well as the rapid expansion of proven tools and techniques, that are being applied to improve the productivity, profitability and competitiveness of manufacturers.

Webinar: Leveraging Innovation- Practical Implementations of Digital Transformation for Manufacturing

  • Webinar

This webinar goes over some practical implementations of the digital transformation realizing the value proposition of a smart factory. Mitsubishi Electric is proud to sponsor this webinar and provide you with the guidebook of practical implementations, including the basics necessary to achieve information integration; implementation strategies; and some real live example solutions that demonstrate small companies and how they benefit from automating their facilities.

Case Study: Machine Builder Bridges PLC and Enterprise System Databases Without Writing Code

  • White Paper

Trantek Automation, a machine builder specializing in robotic welding systems, was facing a challenge connecting information technology (IT) systems with production machinery. The tManager Enterprise Appliance Transaction Module provided a solution. With this innovative appliance in place, TranTek Automation quickly delivered a plasma cutting robotic system that could communicate with its customer’s enterprise database without having to write any code.

Automation 2021: IIoT and Industry 4.0

  • Ebook

In this edition of AUTOMATION 2021, you’ll learn about Industry 4.0 technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices, edge computing, robotics, and 3D printing. In addition, you'll reader about smaller batteries, single-pair Ethernet, and open communications standards support communication and integration, enabling secure use of IIoT, HMI/SCADA, and other systems.

OT Cybersecurity: Leveraging ISA 62443-3-2 for IACS Risk Assessment

  • White Paper

The ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance explains Security Risk Assessment for Design in a new whitepaper.

InTech Focus: Process and Safety Control 2021

  • Ebook InTech Focus

This edition of InTech Focus understands that digitalization and innovation are transforming process control and process safety, and how automation professionals are critical to successfully selecting and applying new technologies.

Report: Cybersecurity Best Practices Helped OT Organizations Better Withstand Pandemic Vulnerabilities

  • White Paper

A new report from Fortinet focused on operational technology found that insider breaches increased by over 100% in the past year and that industrial organizations continue to grapple with immense security challenges. The full 2021 State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity report is available for download.

Webinar: Industry 4.0, Where the Battle Between Domain and Data Expertise is Won

  • Webinar

How the digital transformation of a food manufacturer brought domain expertise and data together to lower energy costs and carbon emissions.

FDT Mobility Secures Open Automation in the Age of Industry 4.0

  • White Paper

How FDT 3.0-based solutions help industrial personnel work smarter, faster, safer and more effectively.

Webinar: Get Smart. Go Paperless. Making the Shift to a Paperless Material Flow Management System.

  • Webinar

If you need more flexibility in your manufacturing process, then now is the time. This webinar will discuss the benefits of a wireless, paperless, end-to-end IIoT system that optimizes material flow and enables full visibility and flexibility.