Articles & News on Computer-Based Control

PMD Motion Control Products Now Available Through Mouser

  • News

Mouser Electronics and Performance Motion Devices, Inc. (PMD) announce global distribution of PMD’s Motion Control ICs, Modules and Boards.

Celebration of Richard Morley to Take Place via Zoom Dec. 16

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A celebration of Richard "Dick" Morley, a giant of modern manufacturing, will take place via zoom Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, from 11 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. EST.

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

  • by Gary L. Pratt, P.E.
  • Feature

Your plant or equipment is assembled from objects–your control should be, too. New tools deliver the productivity of OOP without the complexity.

CODESYS Tech Talk User Conference Debuts Online in October

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Registration open! Book your spot at the CODESYS Tech Talk Users Conference Oct. 16-22, 2020.

Object Oriented Industrial Programming (OOIP), Part 1

  • by Gary L. Pratt, P.E.
  • Feature

Your plant or machine is assembled from objects–your control should be, too. New tools deliver the productivity of OOP without the complexity.

Case Study: IIoT for Car Wash Management

  • Case Study

Learn how the CODESYS Automation Server and IIoT devices provide precise cloud-based control.

R. Stahl Offers Digitalized Industrial Automation Solution for Hazardous Locations

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R. STAHL develops and produces complete system solutions for digitalized automation system around the world based on its comprehensive product portfolios, which are certified in accordance with NEC, CEC, ATEX and IECEx.

Era of Empowerment for Automation Professionals

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
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Automation professionals are critical to successfully selecting and applying these technologies and guiding management to maximize their productivity. This role will continue and expand, as more companies look to make informed productive technological investments and implementation decisions to yield profitable results. 

Enhanced Integration Drives Need for Enhanced Cybersecurity

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
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There is an increasing recognition that an integrated cybersecurity approach is required for an entire manufacturing and production company. Many manufacturing companies are realizing with the integration of IT, OT, automation and other functions that designating one leader responsible for all cybersecurity for the company is most effective.

ABB helps Indian cement plant enhance electrification and automation systems

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ABB will also provide the new cement plant with electrification infrastructure items such as MV Switchgear with MV relays on IEC 61850 communication and LV Switchgear with ABB UMC100.3 intelligent motor controllers which combine intelligent motor protection and control functions and fieldbus communication, and fault diagnosis in a single device.