Articles & News on Continuous & Batch Processing

Impact of COVID 19 on Manufacturing

  • by Janice Abel
  • Feature

ARC Advisory Group and Automation.com recently conducted a web survey to gain insights into the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on industrial manufacturers and what they are doing in response. Here, we provide a summary of the results of that original survey supplemented with some additional insights. 

NEMA publishes COVID-19 Guide for Disinfecting Electrical Equipment

  • News

Members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) have developed specific guidance to answer common questions for how to maintain cleanliness while preserving the functionality and integrity of electrical equipment. 

5G with an Edge: How factories of the future are staying ahead of the competition

  • by Jim Kilmer
  • Opinion

By Jim Kilmer
Combining 5G and edge computing can give manufacturers more from their technology—simply put, better factories and better products

EPLAN announces strategic partnership with Revere Electric Supply

  • News

The EPLAN-Revere partnership is intended to bring together decades of acute business strategy, product development and technological advancement and deployment to support digital transformations.
 

Industrial Digital Transformation Made Easy with MQTT

  • by Arlen Nipper
  • Opinion

By Arlen Nipper
This article will look at the problems with proprietary manufacturing protocols and discuss how the open-standard MQTT can enable Digital Transformation.

Beckhoff helps LSP Technologies increase flexibility in laser peening system

  • Case Study

To meet challenges, LSPT sought technologies that were reliable, accurate and fast. The system’s complex requirements made Beckhoff Automation a fit for LSPT.

What's Fueling Our Data? Improving energy efficiency in data centers

  • by Simone Bruckner
  • Opinion

By Simone Bruckner
With global data traffic more than doubling every four years, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of data centres is coming under scrutiny. 

Electromate earns recognition as 28th Best Workplace in Canada

  • News

This list, and related stories, appeared in a Special National Report on Friday April 17, 2020 in Canada’s National Newspaper, The Globe and Mail.

Wurth Elektronik announces task force for medical device manufacturing

  • News

As a European supplier of electronic components, the Waldenburg based company thus wants to ensure that the production of urgently needed medical technology can be further expanded worldwide.

Rockwell Automation boosts TAE Technologies' efforts for nuclear fusion energy

  • News

While designing upgrades to the vacuum, the TAE Technologies team determined simulation wasn’t necessary, although they did need an understanding of the system limits to know what’s possible. They chose a solution they’re familiar with and turned to their partners at Rockwell Automation.