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Top 11 Industrial Automation Articles for 2021

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

Automation.com published 2,600 industrial automation feature, news and new product articles in 2021. Here are the best-read ones that you might have missed.

Five Trends for Industrial Automation in 2022

  • by Eric J. Halvorson
  • Feature

Thomas Jefferson once said, “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” Given what we have all experienced over the past 2+ years, Digi-Key Electronics' Eric J. Halvorson tends to agree with Mr. Jefferson. Looking ahead in 2022, here are five trends Halvorson predicts for the world of industrial automation.

Honeywell to Provide Integrated Control and Safety System Solution for Spain's First Advanced Biofuels Production Plant

  • News

Honeywell today announced that it has been selected by Repsol to supply an integrated control and safety system (ICSS) for the first advanced biofuels production plant to be built in Spain.

The Chaos of Legacy Equipment

  • by Johan Jonzon
  • Feature

How to manage a complex network of new and legacy equipment.

Lockheed Martin Achieves First Ultra-secure, IIoT-based Smart Factory with IPC-CFX and Aegis' FactoryLogix

  • News

The IPC-CFX IIoT-based, “Plug and Play” standard is successfully utilized, together with Aegis’ FactoryLogix MES Platform, across all key process types.

International Process Plants Acquires High Purity Gas-to-liquids Wax Plant

  • News

International Process Plants (IPP) and its affiliates announced today the acquisition of Juniper Acquisitions LLC, owner of the Juniper Specialty Products commercial-scale high-purity gas-to-liquids (GTL) wax manufacturing plant in Westlake, Louisiana.

Rotork Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

  • News

Rotork plc ("Rotork"), the global flow control and instrumentation group, announces the appointment of Kiet Huynh as chief executive officer (CEO).

Yokogawa Enhances Cybersecurity and Safety for the OpreX Control and Safety System Lineup

  • News

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has obtained ISASecure CSA Level 1 certification from the ISA Security Compliance Institute* (ISCI) for its CENTUM VP integrated production control system, a product in the OpreX Control and Safety System family.

Everactive Announces Significant Impact on Decarbonization and Data Capture in 2021

  • News

The leader in self-powered industrial IoT has generated more than 1.5 billion data points using less energy than it takes to brew three pots of coffee.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Donates $50,000 to Charitable Organizations in the Chicagoland Area

  • News

Backed by the employee-led VISION Committee volunteer group, Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. donated $25,000 to Northern Illinois Food Bank and $25,000 to A Safe Place.