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Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency

Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency


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

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HMIs Open the OEM Machinery Aftermarket

HMIs Open the OEM Machinery Aftermarket


New technology is making it possible for these OEMs to re-engineer their processes and operations, better support their customers, and capture increasing aftermarket business.

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Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Italy-based ASEM

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Italy-based ASEM


The transaction includes the purchase of a minority interest in ASEM held by KEB Group, Germany. Post-close, Rockwell Automation will maintain ASEM’s strategic supplier and technology partner relationship with KEB.

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Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency

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

HMIs Open the OEM Machinery Aftermarket

New technology is making it possible for these OEMs to re-engineer their processes and operations, better support their customers, and capture increasing aftermarket business.

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Italy-based ASEM

The transaction includes the purchase of a minority interest in ASEM held by KEB Group, Germany. Post-close, Rockwell Automation will maintain ASEM’s strategic supplier and technology partner relationship with KEB.

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

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

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

Rockwell Automation helps Ithaca Beer enhance brewery automation process

Working with OBG, Ithaca Beer Co. upgraded to a semi-automated brewing process based on the FactoryTalk Craft Brew solution from Rockwell Automation. The pre-configured solution offers control to customize and automate a craft brewhouse. And it is pre-engineered, -programmed, -tested and -validated, significantly reducing commissioning and startup time.

Epicor Strategy Empowers Digitalization for Small & Medium Manufacturers

By Bill Lydon, Automation.com While many manufacturers are aware of the benefits of digitalization, it can be difficult to figure out where to begin, in order to reap those benefits. EPICOR has put together an architecture for companies, particularly small and medium manufacturers, to implement Industry 4.0, and Internet of Things conceptsy.

Siemens helps Vietnamese car manufacturer produce first vehicles

The VinFast plant in Hai Phong went live in June 2019 and has a total design capacity of 250,000 cars per year.The first vehicles have been E-Scooters, compact cars, sedans, and SUVs. These will be followed by battery electric passenger cars as well as electric buses.

Delta Electronics helps enhance agile motion control for packaging company

By Bill Faber, Delta Electronics The heart of the module consists of four motion axes: two to drive nip-rolls that control the speed and tension of the operation; and two for a linear flying, stamping and engraving process.

Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Eco Obsolete Technology

By Mark Howard, EU Automation This article explains why sourcing Eco Obsolete Technology (EOT) could keep automated processes running — without compromising on efficiency.

ISA publishes guidelines for optimizing HMI usability and performance

The International Society of Automation's first American National Standard on HMI, ANSI/ISA-101.01-2015, Human Machine Interfaces for Process Automation Systems, covers the philosophy, design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of HMIs for process automation systems.

Finding HMI Performance for the Long Run

By Linda Htay, IDEC Corporation While it is true that an HMI needs the right technical capabilities, it is equally important for designers to examine how robust an HMI will be over the long run. This article looks at some of the quality, durability and environmental features designers should place high on their requirements list.

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