Articles & News on SCADA & RTU

SCADA Systems are an Enabler for IT/OT Connectivity

  • by Christian Nomine
  • Feature

Formerly a simple, convenient tool for managing a plant or process SCADA platforms are now vital to the digital transformation of a factory or utility site.

ABB helps Italian company power water purification plant

  • Case Study

The purification plant will treat wastewater from 26 municipalities across two provinces, servicing the needs of more than 90,000 inhabitants.

The Challenge of OT Security in a Converged World

  • by Rick Peters, Fortinet
  • Feature

Absent an effective OT security plan, OT enterprise and their integrated ICS/SCADA systems are left vulnerable to cyberattacks that could result in financial loss, reputational damage, diminished consumer confidence, and even threaten the safety of citizens—and in the case of critical infrastructures, also threaten national security.

Yokogawa to help Turkish company monitor Saudi Arabian water project

  • News

The Jubail-Riyadh water transmission system, owned by the state-run Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), will transport water from desalination plants near Jubail on the Persian Gulf coast to Riyadh, the growing capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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.

Epson Robots announces Air Automation Engineering as an Authorized Service Center

  • News

The partnership establishes AAE as an official Authorized Epson Service Center and will expand beyond selling Epson Robots, automation products and integrated solutions to include maintenance and repair of the installed base of Epson robots.

Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency

  • Case Study

Madison-Kipp Corporation (MKC), based in Madison, Wisconsin, makes precision machined aluminum die castings and subassemblies for the transportation, lawn & garden, and industrial markets. When it wanted to bring down costs and raise efficiency, MKC implemented Ignition by Inductive Automation

Local Learning: Gruhn to speak on safety, HMIs, more

  • by Renee Bassett
  • Feature

ISA past president Paul Gruhn, PE, CFSE, will be presenting at local meetings around the country during the first quarter of 2020. As a global functional safety consultant with aeSolutions, Gruhn has gained extensive experience consulting with sites around the world.

Global Market Insights Report: SCADA Market Revenue to Surpass USD $50B by 2026

  • News

The SCADA market growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of automation technologies by oil & gas, utility, and manufacturing industries.

Open Systems International to enhance energy management for Tucson power company

  • News

This will replace TEP’s legacy EMS system in mid-2021. TEP has previously contracted with OSI to implement OSI’s Advanced Distribution Management System with Outage Management capabilities for control of their distribution networks.