Articles & News on Industry Segments

Industrial Internet Consortium announces winners of Smart Buildings Challenge

  • News

Designed to help digitalize the smart buildings industry, the Smart Buildings Challenge had technology suppliers compete to design solutions for four different use cases.

Rockwell Automation helps Pacific Coast Terminals enhance process safety and control

  • Case Study

PCT set out to find a solution that would remove the cab from the boom and, instead, allow operators to control and monitor the process remotely. If the company pulled it off, it would be a first for ship loading in North America.

Wunderlich-Malec Engineering (WM) announces acquisition of AECm Architects | Engineers

  • News

This strategic initiative is intended to expand Wunderlich-Malec’s services including Civil and Structural Engineering and enhance their capacity for Architectural and MEP services.

How Hydrogen Fuel Cells are Transforming Industry

  • by Håkan Holmberg
  • Feature

A fuel cell is a device that converts energy stored in molecules into electrical energy. Using hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) as power, the fuel cell produces water, electricity and heat without creating any emissions other than water vapour. This article explains the possibilities of hydrogen fuel cells.

OleumTech announces partnership with Tranter IT to expand African presence

  • News

Tranter IT is a technology service provider with an established presence in all 36 states of Nigeria with over 400 employees, of which 270 are engineers.

Using Technology to Improve Food Quality and Safety

  • by Mark Howard
  • Feature

By Mark Howard, EU Automation
To prevent the risks of foodborne illness and improve shelf life, food processors and manufacturers prioritize safety. This article shares three ways that technology is improving food quality.

Cimetrics announces start of Secured by Cimetrics Early Access Program

  • News

The Secured by Cimetrics Early Access Program (SbC-EA) is designed to deploy BACnet/SC and the Secured by Cimetrics (SbC) security management framework to the building automation industry.

Rockwell Automation helps City of Tacoma upgrade DCS to enhance visibility in wastewater treatment

  • News

The city collaborated with Carollo Engineers, an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater facilities, to help with the technology selection process. The team evaluated different solutions’ capabilities, support services, and more. The PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) from Rockwell Automation came out on top.

Single Pair Ethernet Industrial Automation Joins IoT Revolution

  • by Bill Lydon
  • News

By Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor
Attending the Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Symposium hosted by Harting Electronics and the SPE Partner Network organization, I learned more about the 10BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet. SPE is an exciting development enabling seamless ethernet connectivity from sensor to enterprise, connecting the IoT universe.

Securing Industrial Operations in the Food and Beverage Industry

  • by Tatjana Milenovic
  • Feature

By Tatjana Milenovic, ABB Food & Beverage
Connected automation systems are making food and beverage manufacturing more efficient, productive and cost-effective, but this greater connectivity creates greater opportunities for agroterrorism. This article discusses the need to integrate data protection into a wider plant safety system.