Automation & Control News & Articles

How Good Is Your Digital Transformation Peer Group?

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By Mike Guilfoyle, ARC Advisory Group Digitally transformed organizations will be able to transition to and thrive in digital economies, making digital transformation a matter of not “if,” but “when.” Given that industrial digital transformation is necessary to remain viable and competitive, why are mistakes, false starts, and dead-end investments all too common?

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance announces 23 organizations as new members heading into 2020

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ISAGCA is organized into four general focus areas for cybersecurity including: Awareness & Outreach; Compliance & Prevention; Education & Training; and Advocacy & Adoption.

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery

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Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of Lohr am Main, in Bavaria, and surrounding areas.

Getting Your Money's Worth: Reducing the cost of owning a motor

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By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation An electric motor is a device that converts electrical energy into rotary kinetic energy, powering many diverse processes like a drive, fan, pump or conveyor belt. Each process requires a specific motor, with specialised characteristics for each unique function. This article explores the best ways of reducing costs related to running a motor.

Tripwire joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance; releases Industrial Appliance line of cybersecurit

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Tripwire’s Industrial Appliance provides industrial organizations a one-box solution for gaining visibility into their operational technology (OT) networks through a passive asset discovery approach.

Taking an Incremental, Multi-Stage Approach When Upgrading Aging DCS Systems

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By Stephen Armstrong, Freelance Industrial Writer With some DCS systems now decades old, system users often know they need to upgrade but find the task daunting given the cost and potential for disruption of operations while the new system is brought online.

StratEdge announces Reginald (Regi) Nocom joins company as process engineer

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Nocom comes to StratEdge from Samtec, where he served as a research and development process engineer. He is certified in Six Sigma Green Belt training, has 5S and RETC semiconductor training, and has developed numerous manufacturing tools and processes.

Universal Robots announces "National Cobot Awareness Month" for January

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UR cobots allow employees to move from repetitive, low-value tasks to higher-value activities that increase productivity and quality as well as work conditions.

Critical Manufacturing partners with HCL Technologies to support MES clients

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The partnership involves Critical Manufacturing’s Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) customers in the complex manufacturing for hi-tech, semiconductor, and medical device manufacturing industries.

Volaris Group announces acquisition of Tribute Software

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Based in Hudson, Ohio, Tribute Software provides integrated ERP software solutions. Tribute systems power millions of dollars in transactions every month and supply thousands of users with critical information.