Articles & News on Process Automation and Control

NORD Meets the Demand for Specialized Food Processing Solutions

  • News

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS powers equipment that is used to process food and refine simple ingredients.

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $330.3 Million in November, an Increase of 1.4% from November 2019

  • News

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $330.3 million in November 2020, a decrease of 13.3% from October, but an increase of 1.4% from November 2019, the frst positive year-over-year change since January 2019, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT.

Leadec Expands its Automation Footprint with the Acquisition of US-based Diversified Automation

  • News

Leadec has acquired Diversified Automation, an automation controls and software solution provider, effective Dec. 31, 2020.

Amazon Industrial Digitalization Platform

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

Discrete and process manufacturers constantly struggle to create integrated manufacturing systems using disparate automation systems within a facility. Amazon Web Services now provides a flexible and open solution for achieving effective holistic operations, from sensor to enterprise.

Graybar Acquires Shingle & Gibb Automation

  • News

Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Shingle & Gibb Automation.

Digitalization in Service and Maintenance: Process Industry in Transition

  • News

Where once technicians used a clipboard and a pen, remote monitors, smartphones, and tablets with the appropriate applications, software solutions, and real-time information are now the tools of choice.

Clippard Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for the New Eclipse Proportional Isolation Valve

  • News

Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc., announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Patent No. 10,738,904 to Clippard’s new Eclipse Proportional Valve.

FDT Group Welcomes GP Systems GmbH as a New Corporate Member

  • News

End users drive manufacturers to deliver FDT standardized, data-centric asset management solutions.

Case Study: A Philosophy of Automation

  • Case Study

In its truest sense, automation means controlling a process automatically, without human intervention. It’s little wonder then that Ricoh, one of the world’s leaders in office automation solutions, applies that ethos holistically across its business.

The State of the Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS)

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

In a presentation during the International Society of Automation’s (ISA) Virtual Process Industry Conference (PIC) on Nov. 17, 2020, Don Bartusiak, president of Collaborative Systems Integration and co-chair of the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF), gave an overview of OPAF’s published standards and the planned future work of the forum.