Automation & Control News & Articles

Object Oriented Industrial Programming (OOIP), Part 1

  • by Gary L. Pratt, P.E.
  • Feature

Your plant or machine is assembled from objects–your control should be, too. New tools deliver the productivity of OOP without the complexity.

IDTechEx Report: Sensors in a Post-Covid World

  • by Dr. Peter Harrop
  • Feature

The new IDTechEx report, "Sensors 2021-2041" uniquely analyses the whole subject in the light of such seismic changes as the COVID-19 virus.

Case Study: Prepared for the Future with Software-Supported Robotics

  • by Silke Glasstetter and Christopher Abel
  • Case Study

ZF Friedrichshafen relies on a special programming software environment for the simulation of robot applications, the generation of program code using a modular principle, and the reduction of maintenance costs as well as the ability to work independently of manufacturers.

AVEVA Roundtable Insights: Digitalization Reenergizing Industry

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

AVEVA hosted a virtual roundtable panel discussion Aug. 26, 2020 with key people from the world’s largest oil & gas organizations to understand how technology is reenergizing industry.

Ametek Surface Vision Inspection System Helps Major Aluminum Manufacturer Meet Customer Quality Targets

  • News

AMETEK Surface Vision, the leading provider of online surface inspection solutions, has supported aluminum manufacturer Laminazione Sottile S.p.A. in meeting customer specifications for product quality.

Endress+Hauser Strengthens Presence in the Middle East

  • News

Endress+Hauser is strengthening the Group’s presence on the Arabian Peninsula with the establishment of Endress+Hauser Middle East.

Emerson Extends OEM Program to Life Sciences to Accelerate Industry’s Digital Transformation

  • News

Collaboration with leading OEMs will reduce cost and time to bring therapies to marke.

Electrocomponents Supports Student Engineers Competition

  • News

Invent for the Planet brought together more than 800 engineering students around the world to inspire solutions for global problems such as microplastics in the oceans, sustainable airline waste management and single-use plastics.

Peak-Ryzex Workforce Safety Solution for Distancing, Contact Tracing

  • News

Enterprise solution for employee distancing and contact tracing developed for customers, is first deployed internally to better understand technology, reporting, and workflows.

Breaking Free From Batteries: Industrial “Internet of Things” Platform Built on Battery-Free Sensors

  • by Zach Winn
  • Feature

Everactive presents the factory of the future, batteries not included.