Automation & Control News & Articles

Wood Adopts Connected Worker Solution Enabled by Honeywell Forge

  • News

Honeywell Forge Workforce Productivity is being adopted by Wood, a global leader in consulting, projects and operations solutions in energy and the built environment.

Impact of COVID 19 on Manufacturing

  • by Janice Abel
  • Feature

ARC Advisory Group and Automation.com recently conducted a web survey to gain insights into the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on industrial manufacturers and what they are doing in response. ARC supplemented the survey responses with additional interviews from a cross section of industries. Here, we provide a summary of the results of that original survey supplemented with some additional insights from a second web survey performed in the interim. 

Beumer Corporation announces Joseph Dzierzawski as President and CEO

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Mr. Dzierzawski will be fully responsible for the business of BEUMER Group in the North American market in alignment with BEUMER Group business objectives, strategy, and key pursuits.

ANCA starts manufacturing ventilators for Australian COVID-19 fight

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This initiative directly addresses the critical supply of mechanical ventilation equipment to support COVID-19 patients requiring ventilation to survive. Banding together with other Australian manufacturing businesses, the consortium can harness various industry capabilities to make more ventilators sooner.

Digital transformation: Getting started, accelerating quickly

  • by Greg Gorbach
  • Feature

To gain insight about how organizations are keeping up with the changes and transformations taking place, the Digital Transformation Council and ARC Advisory Group, in conjunction with ISA and Automation.com, conducted a survey of industrial companies.

Prosys OPC announces acceptance as member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

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The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, which was launched at that time, currently has 55 members. In the meantime, four working groups have come together to develop concrete use cases for each of the industry segments and technologies.

FDT Group announces Flowserve Corporation to join Board of Directors

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Based in Irving, TX, Flowserve has been a member of FDT Group and a participant on the organization’s technical working groups, and recently upgraded its membership to “Sponsor” status and assumed roles on both the FDT Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

Bentley joins Digital Twin Consortium

  • News

Digital Twin Consortium aims to influence the direction of digital twin technology development, become the focal point for digital twin thought leadership, and promote, evolve, and refine digital twin best practices and benefits.

Industrial-Grade Secure Remote Access in a World of Physical Risks

  • by Jeff Zindel
  • Feature

By Jeff Zindel
Although a part of disaster planning and recovery in increasing resilience, industrial-grade secure remote access also represents a strategic investment that can help grow a company’s operational excellence and capabilities.

OPC Experts Interview: What is OPC?

  • by Michael Clark
  • Feature

The OPC Experts Interview is a series taking a deep dive into open platform communications, OPC/OPC UA and related technology. This interview is with Stefan Hoppe, President and Executive Director of the OPC Foundation.