Automation & Control News & Articles

Wear Resistance: The underlying property in modern steels

  • Feature

By Ben Smye, Matmatch While automation greatly enhances productivity, it also places additional demands on steel components. This article examines why wear resistant steels are vital to modern, enhanced production.

National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

  • News

These innovators, whose landmark inventions range from the hard hat to the sports bra, will be celebrated as the newest class of Inductees during the NIHF Induction Ceremony.

Tompkins Robotics to help Nordstrom enhance distribution operations

  • News

Nordstrom is utilizing Tompkins Robotics’ t-Sort system to handle unit and item sortation of e-commerce and store fulfillment orders as well as the provider’s larger t-Sort Plus robots for parcel and carton shipping sortation to outbound carriers and modes.

Skkynet software networks OPC A&E data in Turkish pipeline project

  • Case Study

DataHub middleware from Skkynet was used by ABB to support redundant, secure networking of OPC A&E and real-time data on the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project in Turkey.

CIMdata releases eBook on CGTech's VERICUT manufacturing program verification solution suite

  • News

Since 1990, CIMdata has provided coverage of the CAM and Digital Manufacturing software market spaces. This is eBook on CGTech's manufacturing program verification and optimization solution suite

Exploring Technology in the Food and Beverage Industry

  • Feature

By Darcy Simonis, ABB food and beverage Many manufacturers are turning to new technology to help them keep up. This article discusses the technology being used and the impact it is having on the industry.

Cisco's Catalyst IE3x00 Rugged Series switch earns 2019 exida Cyber Award

  • News

The exida Cyber Awards honor exida-certified products and processes that best demonstrate new and innovative work in the realm of automation cybersecurity. exida found the Catalyst IE3x00 demonstrated considerable security and resilience according to the IEC 62443-4-1 cybersecurity standard.

ISA95 In the IoT & Digitalization Era

  • by Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor, Automation.com
  • Feature

The ANSI/ISA95 standard, generally referred to as ISA95, is an important tool for digitalization. It provides the framework, modeling, and vendor independent common information models which can be applied in any manufacturing or process industry production architecture.

Nozomi Networks announces Cisco Compatible certification for Guardian cyber security solution

  • News

This latest Cisco integration provides visibility into OT and IoT assets so IT teams can holistically secure ubiquitous access, streamline connectivity, and ensure they apply security best practices across all their networks.

International Federation of Robotics announces Steven Wyatt as President

  • News

The IFR President, Steven Wyatt, has a decade of international experience gained in the flexible automation industry. He is currently global Head of Portfolio and Digital for ABB’s Robotics & Discrete Automation business.