Automation & Control News & Articles

Building Operational Intelligence

  • by Kenneth Tran
  • May 17, 2022
  • Feature

Industrial automation systems are now able to create true operational intelligence by combining the efficiency of modern AI computing with the experience of operations personnel.

Star Cutter and Garr Tool Create Next-generation Production Automation

  • May 17, 2022
  • News

Star Cutter and Garr Tool are developing innovative multi-process CNC machine tools for complete end mill manufacturing.

Global Collaborations Create Hybrid Conferences for Workforce Development

  • by Renee Bassett
  • May 17, 2022
  • Feature

ISA Hybrid conferences—virtual events with in-person components—are being strategically held around the world with support from ISA sections and local partners in specific regions. This piece originally appeared in the June issue of InTech magazine.

Eight of 10 Warehouse Associates Say Positive Workplace Changes Are Happening Amid Labor Shortage

  • May 17, 2022
  • News

In a new Zebra study, about 60% report improving work conditions and better adoption of technologies that make their jobs easier.

So, You Want to Automate?

  • by Eric Halvorson
  • May 17, 2022
  • Feature

Manufacturers all over the world are sprinting to automate their factories and facilities, but how does one start? There is so much to consider that the entire process can be quite overwhelming. Here are a few tips to get you moving in the right direction.

Seeq and Customers to Present at AVEVA PI World in Amsterdam

  • May 16, 2022
  • News

Presentations and demos will showcase how Seeq and the PI System enable customers to gain new insights to improve operations and production outcomes.

Survey: Digital Transformation Efforts Lag Despite Surge of Pandemic-Driven Investments

  • May 16, 2022
  • News

An iBASEt survey of more than 400 manufacturing executives in the U.S and U.K. found that manufacturers are lagging in digital transformation efforts in spite of earlier pandemic-driven investments in new technologies.

3M Earns RBR50 Innovation Award for the 3M Finesse-it Robotic Paint Repair System

  • May 16, 2022
  • News

Robotics Business Review named the 3M Finesse-It Robotic Paint Repair System as a 2022 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Award Honoree.

Antaira Factory Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification for Information Security Management Systems

  • May 16, 2022
  • News

The certification validates to customers and partners that Antaira has implemented and met the highest cybersecurity standards for its systems.

Kassow Robots Partners with BlueBay Automation, Expands Reach in Eastern US

  • May 16, 2022
  • News

Kassow Robots, a developer of 7-axis cobots for machine tending, material handling, and related applications, has partnered with BlueBay Automation, an industrial automation solutions provider.

What Is Deep Packet Inspection, and Why Is It Needed for Industrial Cybersecurity?

  • by Jon Lavender
  • May 11, 2022
  • Feature

Learn how underlying application information analysis can provide critical communications data to protect your network. This feature originally appeared in Automation 2022: Cybersecurity & Connectivity Volume 2.

Voxel Raises $15M to Decrease Workplace Injuries and Prevent Workplace Accidents

  • May 11, 2022
  • News

Voxel uses AI to enable security cameras to automatically identify potential workplace hazards and operational inefficiencies, allowing on-site personnel to address concerns in real-time.

Lightly Secures $3M Seed Round to Clean Up Data for Machine Learning

  • May 11, 2022
  • News

Swiss YC-backed startup Lightly has secured funding round led by Wingman Ventures to solve data challenges in machine learning as it plans to launch in Silicon Valley.

Wibu-Systems at Hannover Messe 2022: Back to the Industrial Future

  • May 11, 2022
  • News

Wibu-Systems is returning in person to Hannover Messe from May 30 - June 2 for a busy and exciting four days of networking, discovery of new technologies, and introduction of Wibu-Systems’ own innovations to an enthusiastic audience.

Implementing Planned Security Technology

  • by Brock Josephson
  • May 10, 2022
  • Feature

As new security risks emerge and technologies improve, more sophisticated electronic security measures become necessary. This feature originally appeared in Automation 2022: Cybersecurity & Connectivity Volume 2.

Endress+Hauser Canada Celebrates 'Green' Building

  • May 10, 2022
  • News

Endress+Hauser Canada has erected one of the country’s “greenest” commercial buildings for 20 million euros.

Viking Masek Named a 2022 Top Workplace by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • May 10, 2022
  • News

Viking Masek Packaging Technologies, a leading manufacturer of automated packaging systems, was named a 2022 Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for the second year in a row.

ABB Robotics Unveils World’s First Robot-painted Art Car

  • May 10, 2022
  • News

Advanced robotic technology meets the demand for sustainability and personalization in the automotive industry.

InOrbit Announces Collaboration with Kärcher, Bringing Robot Operations Best Practices to Autonomous Cleaning

  • May 10, 2022
  • News

Industry-leading, cloud-based RobOps platform launches advanced capabilities providing data management and real-time operation for the new KIRA B 50 autonomous floor scrubber.

Comez International Uses Dassault Systèmes’ Planning & Scheduling Solutions to Deliver Fabric Machinery on Time

  • May 10, 2022
  • News

Dassault Systèmes announced that Comez International is using Dassault Systèmes’ digital planning and scheduling solutions to improve its production efficiency and its competitiveness.

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