Automation & Control News & Articles

RS Components Launches Go-kart Design Competition to Promote STEM Skills Through Motorsport

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In partnership with PDC Racing, the competition uses motorsport as a gateway for students to develop STEM skills and engineering knowledge.

Warehouse Automation Market Boosted by Accelerating E-Commerce Growth

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New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Warehouse Automation & Control Systems market shows that substantial order backlogs and strong demand from e-commerce fulfillment projects will enable the market to eke out growth in 2020.

Zigbee Alliance Launches Europe Interest Group

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Open IoT standards organization establishes new member forum dedicated to european market requirements, regulations, events and more.

Hannover Messe 2021: Analog. Digital. Hybrid.

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When HANNNOVER MESSE opens its doors in April 2021, companies will once again have the opportunity to bring their products to life at the world's leading trade fair for industrial technology–analog, digital and hybrid.

ABB Enhances Portfolio of High-speed Industrial Robots with Codian Acquisition

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Strategic buy builds on industry-leading food and beverage, pharmaceutical and logistics portfolio.

Rockwell Automation Recognised for Culture of Supporting Women by The Society of Women Engineers

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Award highlights Company’s focus on building a diverse and innovative workforce.

Honeywell to Supply Integrated Safety and Security Platform for New Offshore Production Unit in Mexico

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Integrated approach to access control, intrusion detection, CCTV and real-time worker location will ensure highest level of safety and security performance.

PLC and PLC-based PACs Market Is Growing with the Challenges of Industrial IoT

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New ARC Advisory Group research on the global PLC and PLC-based PAC market reveals that programmable logic controllers (PLC) and programmable automation controllers (PAC) continue to be the preferred choice among machine builders and end users.

What IT Needs to Know About OT/IoT Security Threats in 2020

  • by Alessandro Di Pinto
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"As head of the security research team at Nozomi Networks Labs, today I’m proud to introduce our review of the OT/IoT threat landscape for the first half of 2020 (1H). During this time, our team saw an increase in threats to OT and IoT networks, especially IoT botnet, ransomware and COVID-19-themed attacks." -Alessandro Di Pinto, security research manager with Nozomi Networks.

Object Oriented Industrial Programming (OOIP), Part 2: Abstraction, Nesting and Interfaces

  • by Gary L. Pratt, P.E.
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Your plant or equipment is assembled from objects–your control should be, too. New tools deliver the productivity of OOP without the complexity.