Automation & Control News & Articles

Understanding Open Process Automation

  • by Jack Smith
  • February 1, 2023
  • Feature

OPAF members think OT systems should adopt IT tools and techniques; vendors and integrators are on board. This feature originally appeared in the ebook Automation 2022 Volume 6: IIoT & Industry 4.0.

ABB and Hynamics Collaborate to Reduce Hydrogen Production Cost

  • February 1, 2023
  • News

ABB and Hynamics, the hydrogen subsidiary of EDF group, have signed an agreement to integrate the ABB Ability OPTIMAX energy management system to optimize hydrogen production costs.

How to Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions With Real-time Data Transparency

  • by John Delligatti
  • February 1, 2023
  • Feature

Ensuring precise data about all parts, materials and components at every link in the supply chain provides an early-warning system and puts actionable information where it can be mobilized.

Key Tax Credits Can Help Automation Businesses Get Ahead

  • by Myron Moser
  • February 1, 2023
  • Feature

With the start of another tax season, businesses in the automation and manufacturing industries are forced to evaluate how persisting economic and industry trends have impacted their profit margins and viability.

Fine-Tune Linear Motion Positioning for High-Speed, Automated Machines

  • by Dean Crumlish & Karl Wickenheisser
  • February 1, 2023
  • Feature

The right positioning table and digital drive combination enables precision adjustments with fast response and settling times.

Key Trends & Takeaways: Industrial & Collaborative Robots

  • by Maya Xiao
  • February 1, 2023
  • Feature

New market insight by Interact Analysis outlines some key takeaways from 2022 for the industrial and collaborative robot market.

Endress+Hauser Records Strong Sales Growth in 2022, Looks Ahead with Confidence

  • February 1, 2023
  • News

Endress+Hauser is heading into its special anniversary year with momentum.

Nord Drivesystems Displays Reliable, High-Performance Drive Solutions at CONEXPO–CON/AGG 2023

  • February 1, 2023
  • News

NORD’s construction industry solutions include heavy-duty MAXXDRIVE industrial gear units, versatile helical bevel gear units, robust parallel shaft gear units and efficient electric motors.

QAD Acquires Redzone, the World’s #1 Connected Workforce Platform, to Fortify its Vision of the Adaptive Enterprise

  • February 1, 2023
  • News

This latest acquisition helps manufacturers transform productivity and frontline engagement to deal with the challenges of rising input costs and labor shortages.

MiddleGround Capital Announces Acquisition of Megatech

  • February 1, 2023
  • News

MiddleGround Capital has acquired Megatech, a new digital manufacturing platform investment focused on computerized numerical control machining of highly-complex, highly-precise, low volume engineered parts.

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