Automation & Control News & Articles

ISA Introduces Automation Project Management Specialist Certificate Program

  • by Melissa Landon
  • News

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced the availability of new professional certificate program covering the unique challenges of project management in the automation industry.

Evolution of AI in Logistics and Supply Chain Sector will Drive More Revenue to Companies

  • News

The Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics and Supply Chain Market Ecosystem was valued at USD 1.7 bn in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 12 Bn in 2027, growing at a CAGR of 24%.

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Smart Ship and Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

  • News

Strategic cooperation to expand the new mtu NautIQ marine automation portfolio with remote and autonomous control systems to offer complete automation solutions from a single source.

KUKA to Offer CMTS Attendees Innovations for Bin Picking and Machine Tending

  • News

With a focus on flexibility, modularity and ease of use, KUKA Robotics Canada will showcase numerous innovative automation technologies and solutions at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show 2021 (CMTS), including bin picking and machine tending.

New Report from Positive Technologies Finds Ransomware Attacks Have Reached ‘Stratospheric’ Levels

  • News

Deep research into Q2 2021 cybersecurity threatscape also shows evolution in attack strategies, and rise in malware created to target Unix systems.

Improve Operations with Access to Plant-floor Data Using DTM Enhanced HART I/O Modules

  • News

In today’s rapidly changing manufacturing environment, remote access to real-time data and plant performance metrics has never been more important, and it starts (all this information originates on the plant floor) in the field.  

Cobots Come to the Rescue in Packaging and Supply Chain Industries Struggling with Labor Shortages

  • News

As labor issues persist, Universal Robots, the pioneering leader of collaborative robotics, will show PACK EXPO attendees automated solutions for hard-to-staff tasks such as box erecting and palletizing. Powering many of these applications is the company’s most popular cobot, the UR10e, now able to lift 25% more.

Study: 60% of Companies Plan to Increase Innovation, Budgets Due to COVID-19 But Execution Threatens to Derail Opportunities

  • News

New report from Wellspring reveals that longstanding Innovation Ops issues constitute a deep-seated risk to corporate growth performance.

Mujin Brings Production-Ready Intelligent Robotics Solutions to US Logistics Companies

  • News

Award-winning Japanese industrial robotics company celebrates 10th anniversary with first U.S. office near Atlanta; showcases robotic palletizing with AMR pallet transport at Pack Expo, booth SU-7233.

Meet 2021 ISA Fellow David Strobhar

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

David Strobhar, one of three ISA Fellows named in 2021, is being honored for applying human factors in control system human machine interfaces and alarm management to improve safety and productivity.