Articles & News on Asset Management

Litum IoT helps Ferrero Group enhance worker tracking

  • Case Study

Ferrero needed a way to confirm that all its employees could be safely accounted when an emergency evacuation was underway.

NUM announces opening of Indian office

  • News

NUM AG has opened a branch in Bangalore in November 2019. With this expansion in Asia, the international company with headquarters in Teufen, Switzerland, intends to reinforce its position in the field of CNC controls.

Inside the Rise of 5G Industrial Automation Networking

  • by Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor, Automation.com
  • Feature

5G is starting to make the goal of wireless industrial automation a reality. Companies are already starting to deploy private 5G networks within plants and are seeing increases in performance, determinism, low latency, and reliability.

B&R and ABB announce integration of robotics and automation solutions

  • News

With the ability to offer machine flexibility and precision, merging robotics with machine control into one unified architecture will enable manufacturers to embrace the trend of mass customization and optimize their lot size one processes.

The Push and Pull of Composite Manufacturing

  • Feature

By Robert Glass, Exel Composites From window and door manufacturers to the professional tree surgeon, weighing up material options usually comes down to cost —but there are a variety of factors to consider before making a purchase.

ABB uses swimming robots to help Australian silicon company enhance transformer inspections

  • Case Study

Simcoa Operations sought the expertise of the local ABB Transformer Service team in Australia to perform an internal inspection for one of their power transformers that handles 50% of the facility’s production capacity.

Seeq announces achievement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Industrial Software Competency status

  • News

To receive the AWS Industrial Software Competency designation, APN Partners undergo rigorous AWS technical validation related to industry specific technology as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their solute

Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol and Callisto Integration announce strategic partnership

  • News

Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol and Callisto work with each manufacturing customer to deliver initial solutions that have tangible results, and then collect more data from more sources, provide more insight and analysis, roll out to more manufacturing lines and plants, and provide a roadmap to a full manufacturing execution system for true automation.

Arena Solutions announces strategic partnership with PRG

  • News

This deepened strategic partnership expands PRG’s services for Arena customers that desire assistance or simply have limited internal resources. These services enable companies to optimize product development, establish quality systems, and design for manufacturing, then establish strong supply chains and transition to manufacturing.

PLC Programming Preference Survey: Insights & User Comments

  • by Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor, Automation.com
  • Feature

The PLCopen organization and Automation.com conducted a joint survey of PLC programming preferences. Here are some of the results to inform you of current trends in PLC programming and users thoughts on vendors.