Automation & Control News & Articles

Labor Shortages a Major Barrier to Recovery for Manufacturers

  • by Adrian Lloyd
  • Feature

Swathes of global industry are still suffering from a hangover from the pandemic, with a number of negative factors playing out–vaccine hesitation, semiconductor shortages and labor shortages being three major drags on sustained recovery. In this insight, we cast a light on the issue of worker shortages: Why are they happening? What are the implications?

Five Recommendations for Reliable EtherNet/IP Control Systems

  • by John S. Rinaldi
  • Feature

The search for reliable, practical information on building EtherNet/IP subnetworks on Ethernet for factory floor manufacturing systems is over. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

Wibu-Systems' New Karlsruhe Campus: Engineered for Security

  • News

Advanced structural engineering made possible with CodeMeter-protected CAD technology.

VALTEKSUL Joins FDT Group as Newest Member

  • News

Brazilian control valve company to develop DTMs to meet industrial application demand.

Sea Machines Embarks on World’s First Autonomous, Remotely Commanded Voyage by an Ocean Tugboat

  • News

In a milestone moment slated to prove that the world’s waterways are primed and ready for autonomous technology, Sea Machines will circumnavigate Denmark on a multi-week 1,000 nautical mile remotely commanded commercial voyage.

Telit FN980, ME910G1-WW and ME310G1-WW Modules Complete Inter-Operability Testing for Use on KDDI’s 5G and LTE-M Networks

  • News

FN980 enabled device OEMs, systems designers and their customers to take immediate advantage of KDDI’s 5G network in sub-6 GHz. ME310G1-WW and ME910G1-WW LTE-M modules also are 5G-ready, providing flexibility and futureproofing.

Avanade Joins MESA International as Sponsor

  • News

Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International announced today that Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, has joined MESA as a Gold Keystone Sponsor and Smart Manufacturing Community Sponsor.

MassRobotics Opens Applications for Second Jumpstart Fellowship Program

  • News

Following a successful pilot run of the MassRobotics Jumpstart Fellowship Program, applications for the second cohort are now open through Nov. 1.

MT100 Multipoint Flue Gas Flow Meter Earns TÜV Certification for AMS/QAL1 Compliant Continuous Emissions Monitoring

  • News

Accurate, dependable gas flow data for large industrial plants producing electric power, petrochemicals, steel, waste incineration and other industries.

CGTech to Demonstrate VERICUT 9.2 at CMTS

  • News

CGTECH will exhibit VERICUT 9.2 in booth #2507 at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) from Oct. 4-7 at the International Centre in Toronto, Ontario. VERICUT is the industry standard for CNC machine simulation to detect incorrect tool path motions, collisions, bugs and other areas for improvement.