Automation & Control News & Articles

SME Honors 25 Outstanding Leaders Transforming Manufacturing

  • News

SME, the professional association committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled workforce, today honored 25 leaders in smart manufacturing who are transforming the way the industry designs and produces goods.

6 Tips to Help Manufacturers Get Automation Right

  • by Ken Koenemann
  • Feature

To help manufacturers get the most out of their automation programs, here are 6 tips that can make the difference between a big win and a major flop.

OT Cybersecurity Best Practices Take Center Stage at Accenture’s Operation Next Event

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

Accenture hosted the virtual event on March 24, 2021. It featured conversations with leaders in the operational technology (OT) cybersecurity field, who shared how industrial organizations are conceptualizing risk, maximizing budget and implementing programs to overcome OT security challenges.

High-efficiency Motor Series from Siemens Now Consistently Available in Efficiency Class IE4

  • News

Simotics SD motor series from Siemens is now consistently available in efficiency class Super Premium Efficiency (IE4).

Optimas Solutions Appoints Daniel Harms, Formerly of DSC Logistics, to Chief Operating Officer

  • News

Optimas Solutions, a global industrial manufacturer/distributor and service provider, announced today the appointment of Daniel Harms to chief operating officer.

Abaco Systems Partners with Rebel Alliance to Demonstrate Integrated Battle Management Solution

  • News

Abaco Systems announced a partnership with Rebel Alliance, allowing the company to demonstrate their Rebel’s Safe Strike™ software product for Battle Management and Command & Control applications.

Automating the Final Manual Frontier: Plant Asset Management

  • by Ben Myers
  • Feature

The last area where plants tend to give up manual monitoring and take up automation is asset health management. Here’s why operations and maintenance teams must take this critical step. This article comes from the March 2021 Ebook InTech Focus: Temperature and Pressure.

Rittal Celebrates 60th Anniversary: We Love the Future

  • News

From steel manufacturer to an international digital company: in 60 years.

Thermocouples and Raspberry Pi for IIoT Machine Monitoring

  • by Steve Radecky
  • Feature

DAQ devices can accurately measure thermocouples in a Raspberry Pi environment. Here’s how. This article comes from the March 2021 Ebook InTech Focus: Temperature and Pressure.

Eastern Controls Expands Northeast Territory to Include Municipal Market

  • News

Endress+Hauser announces its representative partner, Eastern Controls, is now its exclusive authorized sales and service provider for the municipal market in Northern New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area.