Automation & Control News & Articles

Association for Advancing Automation Launches Four Events to Promote Vision & Imaging Technologies

  • News

The Vision Show and Conference returns to Boston in October 2022.

Raising the Bar on Company Performance Through Data-driven Operations

  • by Brian McCaffrey
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To run a successful manufacturing operation, plant managers rely on data every step of the way to guide business decision-making and optimize production. Quality data provides the insights needed to measure performance and remove barriers to employee productivity.

Veristor Systems and Forty8Fifty Labs Announce Partnership with HashiCorp

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Leveraging HashiCorp’s consistent workflows, Veristor and Forty8Fifty Labs help customers secure, connect and run any infrastructure for any application.

Conquering the Cloud with OPC UA

  • by Jim Redman
  • Feature

This vendor-independent standard can take your designs from the device to the cloud and back, protecting your automation investment. From Volume 1 of the Automation 2021 Ebook: IIoT & Industry 4.0.

Endress+Hauser Donates to Support Houston Area Non-Profit Organizations

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In the wake of events from the recent Texas winter storm that left millions of people without power, heat, or running water, Endress+Hauser is helping Texans in need. The company’s Houston area employees worked together to select four local non-profit organizations, each of which Endress+Hauser will support with a donation of $2,500.  

Okuma Welcomes Newest Member to Partners in THINC Network

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The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce that BIG KAISER Precision Tooling Inc. has recently joined the Partners in THINC network!

ICP DAS USA Announces New Website Design

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The tech and marketing teams at ICP DAS USA are working harder than ever to bring customers a new and improved online experience.

PI North America Releases PROFINET Product Testing & Certification Guide

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PI North America, the non-profit member-supported organization for PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link, and omlox technologies in North America, is excited to introduce a comprehensive guide for PROFINET Product Testing and Certification.

Bentley Systems Enters Agreement to Acquire Seequent, Global Leader in 3D Modeling Software for the Geosciences

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Bentley Systems announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with investors led by Accel-KKR to acquire Seequent—a leader in software for geological and geophysical modeling, geotechnical stability, and cloud services for geodata management, visibility, and collaboration—for $900 million in cash.

Batteries Designed to Run an IIoT Marathon

  • by Sol Jacobs
  • Feature

Ultra-long-life lithium batteries can overcome the problem of high self-discharge to run for long distances while delivering the high pulses required for two-way wireless communications. From Volume 1 of the Automation 2021 Ebook: IIoT & Industry 4.0.