Automation & Control News & Articles

What’s That in SCADA Claus’ Sack?

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By Sean Robinson, Novotek UK and Ireland As with most manufacturers, much of the success comes from choosing the right tools for the job. So, what will be on your industrial wish list this Christmas?

Modernizing Non-Technical Industries with Low Power Wide Area IoT Connectivity Services

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By Ken Lynch, Senet Whether it is delivering propane for residential heat, optimizing industrial operations, reducing energy consumption in cities or reducing water loss through smart metering and water management solutions, an entire ecosystem of partners has the opportunity to provide limitless societal and economic benefit, delivering on the ultimate promise of the Internet of Things.

Benshaw announces acquisition of Aucom Electronics

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The combined organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., offers a full range of applied motor control solutions, and is a supplier of low and medium voltage soft starters. Global operations now include facilities in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Middle East and Asia.

Rockwell Automation Fair 2019 – Expanding System Integration/Services & Leveraging PTC Software

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By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Integration was the heavy emphasis for Rockwell Automation at Automation Fair 2019, th a particular focus on expanding the system integration business and launching Rockwell Automation Lifecycle Services, as well as greater PTC software integration

Siemens partners with Navantia to digitalize shipbuilding processes

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Using Siemens’ Xcelerator platform, Navantia will implement a digital twin for its new F-110 Frigate program, thus meeting the Spanish navy requirements. Siemens is the industrial supplier who has been able to present an end-to-end project that virtually covers the whole lifecycle process of a vessel

Fives DyAG announces opening of Center of Competency for Controls Engineering in South Carolina

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The facility replaces Fives DyAG Corp.’s previous operations in Charlotte, North Carolina, bringing automation support closer to existing customers, while expanding visibility within the region’s commercial manufacturing

Nanotechnology and the Future of Manufacturing

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By Mark Howard, EU Automation Nanotechnology involves the manipulation of matter on the atomic and molecular scale —structures between one and 100 nanometres in size. This article discusses three exciting applications of nanotechnology in manufacturing.

Verizon helps Virginia shipbuilding company implement 5G service

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With 5G’s increased bandwidth and ultra-low latency, NNS will be equipped to meet network connectivity demands and will test new ways its engineers can use augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) to support everything from architectural design to employee training.

Kinedyne announces John Seliga as Vice President of Finance

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A certified public accountant, Seliga holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cleveland State University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.

IFR Report: Korea hits record 300,000 industrial robots

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Within five years, the country has doubled its number of industrial robots. Following Japan and China, the country ranked third in 2018. But the dynamics of robot installations has decreased in recent years and for 2019 a continued decrease is expected.