Articles & News on Operations & Management

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.

Ewing-Foley Partners With Softing to Expand IT Network Technology Support to Northwest U.S. Customer Base

  • News

Ewing-Foley, Inc. (EFI), a manufacturers’ representative firm that provides complete sales and marketing services to the datacom and networking industry, has announced its partnership with Softing Inc., an industry leader in industrial communications technology.

CESMII, The Smart Manufacturing Institute, Adds Microsoft as Member

  • News

Elevating interoperability, community, and innovation as imperatives for the smart manufacturing ecosystem.

Yokogawa to Undertake Proof of Concept Test of 5G, Cloud and AI for Remote Control of Plant Systems with NTT DOCOMO

  • News

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the signing of an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) on April 13 to jointly undertake a proof of concept test (PoC) for the remote control of a plant system by utilizing 5th generation mobile communications (5G), the cloud, AI, and other technologies.