Articles & News on Asset Management

HMIs Open the OEM Machinery Aftermarket

  • by Marcia Gadbois
  • Opinion

New technology is making it possible for these OEMs to re-engineer their processes and operations, better support their customers, and capture increasing aftermarket business.

How Bright is the Future of Automation?

  • by Mark Howard
  • Opinion

When machines run 24/7, with or without supervision, their components can wear out quickly. This article explains the potential of lights-out manufacturing.

Orange Business Services to partner with Ekinops and Dell Technologies to introduce universal customer premise equipment (uCPE) solution

  • News

The solution is a result of co-innovation between Orange and its strategic partners Ekinops and Dell Technologies, combining Enterprise Branch Server IT and Virtualization Management.

Bentley Systems announces call for nominations for Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards

  • News

The awards, which are judged by independent juries of industry experts, recognize infrastructure projects for digital innovations that improve project delivery and/or asset performance. The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2020.

Interact Analysis Report: Bumpy road ahead predicted for global manufacturing industry

  • News

The report shows that the current deceleration in manufacturing output seen in 2019 is expected to continue into early 2020. However, a solid recovery is anticipated by 2021, before the sector enters another natural business downcycle towards the end of 2022. A rise in output for most industrial segments is then forecast beyond 2022.

IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020

  • News

From 2020 to 2022 almost 2 million new units of industrial robots are expected to be installed in factories around the world. New technology trends and market developments enable companies to react to changing requirements. The International Federation of Robotics shows top trends to innovate.

Sustainable Manufacturing Through Obsolescence

  • by Mark Howard
  • Opinion

The amount of worldwide e-waste generation is expected to exceed 50 million tons by 2020. Americans specifically, throw away an estimated 55 billion USD in e-waste material each year. This article explains how manufacturers can achieve sustainable manufacturing through obsolescence management.

Cimcorp announces Joel Kuusman as Manager of US Operations

  • News

Through his experience on numerous projects, Kuusman has acquired a breadth of knowledge in the company’s systems and site work management, which he now brings to this new role. Namely, he will be responsible for leading the Cimcorp U.S. office in Norcross, Georgia, guiding its strategic growth and quality of customer service and after-sales support.

Rockwell Automation helps Pacific Coast Terminals enhance process safety and control

  • Case Study

PCT set out to find a solution that would remove the cab from the boom and, instead, allow operators to control and monitor the process remotely. If the company pulled it off, it would be a first for ship loading in North America.

Purdue University announces opening of SOL4CE Cyber/Cyber-Physical Laboratory

  • News

The SOL4CE (Scalable Open Laboratory for Cyber Experimentation) is a collaborative initiative between CERIAS, the interdisciplinary cyber/cyber-physical security research institute, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories.