Articles & News on Operations & Management

SPE PIONEER SUMMIT: New Platform of the SPE Community is Successfully Launched

  • News

The SPE PIONEER SUMMIT held its kick-off event on Nov. 3 and 4, which was a complete success. With 2200 participants, 24 speakers and newly introduced cooperations, it was a growth driver for the SPE ecosystem.

Case Study: A Natural Gas Distributor Solves Local Access Challenges

  • Case Study

A distributor of natural gas needed a lightweight, local, wireless access solution at remote sites to replace old paper recording calibration methods. The patent-pending Xona platform met the distributor’s stringent efficiency and cybersecurity requirements.

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $373.7 Million in September, an Increase of 26.4% from August 2020

  • News

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $373.7 million in September 2020, an increase of 26.4% from August 2020, and the highest monthly total of the year, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT.

Harting Increases Commitment to ODVA and Ethernet/IP to Become ODVA's Newest Principal Member

  • News

ODVA is pleased to announce that HARTING, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial connectivity technology, has become a principal member of ODVA alongside Cisco Systems, Endress+Hauser, Honeywell, Omron, Rockwell Automation, and Schneider Electric.

E Technologies Announces Leadership Transition, Introduces Matthew Wise as CEO

  • News

E Technologies Group, one of the largest engineering and system integration firms in the United States, announced today that Matthew Wise has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective Nov. 9.

ABB Automation Products GmbH Achieves Secure Product Development Certification

  • News

The manufacturer of the AC500 PLC family has shown that its development processes meet the demands of IT-security.

Schneider Electric Climate Change & Sustainability Commitment: Innovation Summit World Tour 2020

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

Attending the Schneider Electric Executive Briefing as part of the Innovation Summit World Tour 2020 provided insight into the company’s leadership values, thinking and direction from Chairman and CEO Jean Pascal Tricoire; Philippe Delorme, executive vice-president, energy management; Peter Herweck, executive vice-president, industry automation; and Chris Leong, chief marketing officer.

GROB Systems Apprenticeship Celebrates 30th Year

  • News

Training program provides top-notch training for successful careers.

Universal Robots Launches First Accredited Collaborative Robot Certifications for Schools and Industry

  • News

Universal Robots becomes the first collaborative robot manufacturer accredited to issue Continuing Education Units. The accreditation enables the cobot leader to provide a comprehensive collaborative robot curriculum for students and industry professionals that now launches as part of a Universal Robots Education Program package.  The new education offering will be showcased at the virtual Cobot Expo 2.0 Nov. 16-17.

Sensor Advancements Will Be Key to Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions

  • News

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on retail and manufacturing supply chains, but innovative new sensors will save the day.