Automation & Control News & Articles

World Economic Forum 2020 - Fourth Industrial Revolution or Evolution?

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor
Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies are disrupting the manufacturing industry, and that disruption has risen to the highest levels: a topic for discussion at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in late January

OleumTech announces partnership with Tranter IT to expand African presence

  • News

Tranter IT is a technology service provider with an established presence in all 36 states of Nigeria with over 400 employees, of which 270 are engineers.

HANNOVER MESSE announces entries open for 2020 HERMES Award

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When judging entries for the award, the emphasis will be on the following criteria: degree of technological innovation, benefit for industry, environment and society, economic viability and readiness for implementation.

FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool

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A solution for developers and application engineers, information, such as speed and torque, is sufficient in order to determine the appropriate solution. A list with the most important parameters shows the choices calculated.

Coordinate Metrology Society announces formation of Board of Directors

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In addition to electing its current seven-member Executive Committee, the CMS membership voted to establish a formal Board of Directors at the 35th Coordinate Metrology Society Conference in Orlando, FL in July 2019.

Applied Manufacturing Technologies announces Craig Salvalaggio as COO

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As COO, Salvalaggio will lead overall operations of Applied Manufacturing Technologies services along with sales, engineering, and talent management.

Using Technology to Improve Food Quality and Safety

  • by Mark Howard
  • Feature

By Mark Howard, EU Automation
To prevent the risks of foodborne illness and improve shelf life, food processors and manufacturers prioritize safety. This article shares three ways that technology is improving food quality.

Rockwell Automation helps City of Tacoma upgrade DCS to enhance visibility in wastewater treatment

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The city collaborated with Carollo Engineers, an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater facilities, to help with the technology selection process. The team evaluated different solutions’ capabilities, support services, and more. The PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) from Rockwell Automation came out on top.

Single Pair Ethernet Industrial Automation Joins IoT Revolution

  • by Bill Lydon
  • News

By Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor
Attending the Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Symposium hosted by Harting Electronics and the SPE Partner Network organization, I learned more about the 10BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet. SPE is an exciting development enabling seamless ethernet connectivity from sensor to enterprise, connecting the IoT universe.

Cimetrics announces start of Secured by Cimetrics Early Access Program

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The Secured by Cimetrics Early Access Program (SbC-EA) is designed to deploy BACnet/SC and the Secured by Cimetrics (SbC) security management framework to the building automation industry.