Automation & Control News & Articles

FDT 3.0 (FITS) to Launch with FDThub

  • by Lee Lane
  • Opinion

Secure online and offline DTM repository meets use case requirements benefiting suppliers and end users

Syncron announces launch of servitization maturity model

  • News

The servitization maturity model is a four-step process that will serve as the roadmap for manufacturers to navigate the necessary steps and changes required for the journey to delivering Product-as-a-Service (PaaS).

exida joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance

  • News

ISA created the Global Cybersecurity Alliance to advance cybersecurity readiness and awareness in manufacturing and critical infrastructure facilities and processes.

Industrial Internet Consortium announces launch of IIC Community Forum

  • News

IIC Community Forum will be an IIoT discussion forum to provide helpful, relevant content to technology users, vendors, integrators, technology experts, researchers, government entities and academicians.

CoreTigo and SKF partner to implement wireless energy conservation solution at French plant

  • News

The project includes an implementation of a wireless energy conservation solution that enables SKF a deployment with minimal impact on the manufacturing line.

Securing Industrial Operations in the Food and Beverage Industry

  • by Tatjana Milenovic
  • Feature

By Tatjana Milenovic, ABB Food & Beverage
Connected automation systems are making food and beverage manufacturing more efficient, productive and cost-effective, but this greater connectivity creates greater opportunities for agroterrorism. This article discusses the need to integrate data protection into a wider plant safety system.

Lanner Electronics announces partnership with MBX Systems for Taiwan-based system manufacturing

  • News

The partnership enables MBX customers to have their Lanner-based platforms imaged, tested, configured and shipped directly from Lanner's Taiwan plant, while also giving Lanner and its customers full access to MBX's manufacturing controls, inventory management programs, and global logistics and export compliance capabilities.

Cimcorp announces Jarkko Hakkarainen as General Manager of Cimcorp Iberia

  • News

The new subsidiary—Cimcorp Iberia, S.L.—based in Madrid is intended to better serve the Spanish market.

Coordinate Metrology Society announces Level-One and Level-Two Certifications for traditional coordinate measuring machine (CMM) professionals

  • News

CMS Certification credentials aid in verifying an employee’s knowledge of metrology, which is essential to ISO certified manufacturers and companies with Quality Management Systems.

Verizon partners with Honeywell to integrate connectivity LTE solutions into smart meters

  • News

By integrating Verizon’s Managed Connectivity LTE solutions into Honeywell’s smart meters and other electric, gas, and water solutions, the two companies intend to drive energy savings by more quickly deploying smart electric grid technologies.