Articles & News on Continuous & Batch Processing

Innovative Engineering Solutions Contribute to COVID-19 Medical Protection

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Many organizations in the manufacturing industry have shifted assets in order to innovate and produce solutions that are contributing to the protection of medical personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight. In this article, we highlight two of these innovative engineering solutions that are keeping these crucial personnel safe

Guide to Improving Temperature Measurement Accuracy

  • by Gary Prentice
  • Feature

You may be unsure whether accuracy is important for your particular application, or whether improving accuracy will make enough of a difference in your process results to justify the cost and effort. This article from the InTech FOCUS May 2020 edition, can help. 

Hyster-Yale Group announces free lift truck operator training video content

  • News

The videos are available at no cost for a limited time through the company’s Yale and Hyster brands. The content covers characteristics of class I-V lift trucks, operating environment considerations, requirements of OSHA 1910.178 and safe operating practices.

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.