Articles & News on Operations & Management

Industry 4.0 and Machine Service: Why Assets Are The Source of All Customer Strategy

  • by Joseph Kenny
  • Feature

How machine makers and their customers are benefitting from Industry 4.0 technologies, including IIoT and predictive analytics.

Large Project-Based Manufacturers Suffer from Disjointed Data Utilization, Causing Lack of Visibility and Control

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Feature

Project business executives typically have very little visibility into the current real-time status of their projects and therefore the business as a whole. Decision-making becomes extremely difficult for large manufacturers of project business operations with limited, outdated and inaccurate information.

Siemens Digital Industries Software Partners with Siemens Energy to Simulate Next Generation of Energy Systems

  • News

Siemens Digital Industries Software today announced the adoption of Simcenter software as the core simulation technology for the Generation Division of Siemens Energy AG in developing its next generation energy systems.

IFS Outlines Multi-year Sustainability Strategy

  • News

The three-year plan will create positive impact within IFS, its customers and through industry-wide action.

Workplace Safety in the Age of COVID: How Automation is Paving the Way to Keep Workers Safe

  • by Eric Halvorson
  • Feature

Automation has improved overall safety in common spaces such as break rooms, locker rooms, bath rooms and lounges.

Festo in the Fight Against Covid-19

  • News

As well as providing components for ventilators and protective facemasks, Festo supplies systemically relevant areas.

Rockwell Automation and Comau Partner to Simplify Robot Integration for Manufacturers

  • News

Collaboration offers industrial customers easier, smarter, and more productive ways to design, deploy, and manage robot applications.

ODVA Updates Terminology in Specifications to Help Create a More Inclusive Industry

  • News

ODVA announces that the April 2021 publication of the DeviceNet and ControlNet Specifications have replaced the usage of the words “master” and “slave” within ODVA references.

Festo Makes Customers Ready for Energy-efficient Production

  • News

Festo Energy Saving Services and energy-saving products reduce CO2 emissions.

Mitsubishi Electric and Eplan Strengthen Their Digital Partnership

  • News

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and long-term e-Factory solution partner Eplan are strengthening their digital solution's collaboration further as Mitsubishi Electric joins Eplan's new partner network; an initiative to further facilitate the structured implementation of digital manufacturing.