Articles & News on Operations & Management

Schneider Electric Appoints Barbara Frei Executive Vice-President of Industrial Automation Business

  • News

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Barbara Frei as the new Executive Vice-President of its Industrial Automation global business.

Emerson’s Virtual Events to Help Industrial Companies Achieve Environmental Sustainability Goals

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Emerson will host a series of Green Innovation Days to provide industrial companies with valuable insights about transforming their operations to achieve environmental sustainability and decarbonization targets.

How to Detect, Prioritize and Quantify the Costs of Compressed Air System Leaks

  • by Javier Irazola
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An estimated 30% of compressed air is lost to unrepaired leaks. That means a loss in air pressure, which can lead to reduced productivity due to underperforming pneumatic tools. Neglected leaks can, over time, lead to unplanned downtime. Here's how to repair compressed air system leaks.

Okuma Announces New Member of Partners in THINC Network

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The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce that Goellner, Inc. has recently joined the Partners in THINC network! 

Fostering Future Net Zero with Sustainable Food Manufacturing

  • by James Sopwith
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Here, James Sopwith, group strategic account director at multi-disciplinary engineering firm, adi Group, discusses engineering’s part in supporting a smarter, healthier and altogether more sustainable food manufacturing operation.

FieldComm Group Seeks Nominees for 2021 Plant of the Year Award

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FieldComm Group is actively seeking qualified nominees for the 19th annual Plant of the Year Award. End users and manufacturers from all world areas are encouraged to nominate their plant or customer’s plant for this prestigious award.

Open Secure Remote Operations: A Vision Fulfilled

  • by Albert Rooyakkers
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Improving efficiency through real-time monitoring and control of distributed equipment. This article is from the Ebook Automation 2021: OT/ICS Cybersecurity.

HARTING Har-modular Takes the German Innovation Award 2021

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Modular PCB interface for individual device development starting from batch size 1.

Kathrin Rüschenschmidt Wins 2021 Engineer Powerwoman Award

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The award honors women in STEM who drive innovation and was presented at HANNOVER MESSE Digital Edition.

ABB Robotics Advances Construction Industry Automation to Enable Safer and Sustainable Building

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Nine out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81% saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, with safety and the environment also catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics.