Articles & News on Asset Management

The Three Zeroes for Managing Production Operations

  • by Michael Brooks
  • Feature

Asset Performance Management 4.0 (APM 4.0) must assure all assets perform their intended duty as efficiently as possible for its whole lifecycle with minimal risks.

Digital Water Will Increase Efficiency in the Water and Wastewater Industries

  • by Dr. Charlotte Coles
  • Feature

Digital water technologies will innovate and drive forward new solutions in the water and wastewater industries.

Productive Robotics Enhances Cobots with Real-time, Cyber-secure Remote Monitoring

  • News

Productive Robotics releases Productive Analytics, providing real-time status monitoring for all OB7 cobots.

Survey: Manufacturers Don’t Expect Recovery until 2021

  • News

A new survey shows that manufacturers are facing continued economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in the need for Congress to continue to provide access to federal loan programs.

Pushing Plant Computing to the Edge and to the Cloud Factories

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Time synchronization and accelerate the continued integration of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) groups. This trend has been facilitating changes in organizational structures, and the creation, in many cases, of integrated IT/OT groups.

Phoenix Contact announces Smart Communities online conference

  • News

During each one-hour session, industry experts will lead discussions about the latest technology developments in smart infrastructure and buildings. The free events will be held every other Tuesday, beginning on July 14, from 11 a.m. until noon.

Digital Transformation Leads to Integrated Factories

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon,
Implementing Digital Twin concepts is quickly becoming fundamental for organizations achieve real-time integrated manufacturing.

Three Ethical Considerations for Manufacturers Investing in Artificial Intelligence

  • by Antony Bourne, IFS
  • Feature

By Antony Bourne
This article highlights what he believes are three major ethical issues facing the industry, as manufacturers weigh up their AI investments and embark upon this new technological direction in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Universal Robots announces The Cobot Expo

  • News

The Cobot Expo is free to attend and is open for anyone with an interest in collaborative robotics, July 28-30, 9am-4pm EDT. Attendees are invited to visit booths that feature new insights and resources on the most common cobot applications such as machine tending, packaging and palletizing, product inspection, assembly, welding, dispensing, and finishing.

ABB works to enhance sustainability with recycled and remanufactured robots

  • News

Remanufacturing enables existing robot users to sell inactive or legacy robots to ABB with an attractive buy back service, rather than scrapping them or leaving them unused in a corner of the factory.