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The Impact of Industrial Automation on the Maintenance Department

The Impact of Industrial Automation on the Maintenance Department


Industrial automation has been a bit slower to make an impact on the maintenance department. The nature of the work and the conservative tendencies of industry are perhaps some reasons for this. Recently, though, there has been more focus on automation in maintenance. These efforts have led to influence maintenance in several ways, which will be covered below.

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Senseye announces ROI Lock initiative to guarantee manufacturers ROI

Senseye announces ROI Lock initiative to guarantee manufacturers ROI


ROI Lock is supported by an AA- rated global reinsurance company and will apply to eligible customers monitoring 50 or more assets for a minimum of 12 months.

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How Industry 4.0 Can Get Factories Running At Full Speed

How Industry 4.0 Can Get Factories Running At Full Speed


By Chris Turlica, MaintainX
Modern factories are as sophisticated as any server farm or computer lab, and to keep them firing on all cylinders we’ll need high-tech solutions too.

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The Impact of Industrial Automation on the Maintenance Department

Industrial automation has been a bit slower to make an impact on the maintenance department. The nature of the work and the conservative tendencies of industry are perhaps some reasons for this. Recently, though, there has been more focus on automation in maintenance. These efforts have led to influence maintenance in several ways, which will be covered below.

Senseye announces ROI Lock initiative to guarantee manufacturers ROI

ROI Lock is supported by an AA- rated global reinsurance company and will apply to eligible customers monitoring 50 or more assets for a minimum of 12 months.

How Industry 4.0 Can Get Factories Running At Full Speed

By Chris Turlica, MaintainX
Modern factories are as sophisticated as any server farm or computer lab, and to keep them firing on all cylinders we’ll need high-tech solutions too.

Conquering Manufacturing Bottlenecks with Industrial IoT

While bottlenecks still exist in today’s manufacturing environment, the good news is that the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) is providing new ways to solve them.

Digital Twin Strategies: Manufacturing tips for successful implementation

The definition of Digital Twin has been well vetted over the last few years, yet it seems when it’s time to pilot projects, it is forgotten. By working out these kinks, everything else―including performance monitoring, IIoT, predictive analytics and operational simulation―will fall into place.

Vector Solutions announces 60+ Facilities Maintenance Courses in 3D

The Facility Management & Maintenance Library features 69 courses in 3D specifically designed to train facility managers, building engineers and maintenance technicians of commercial buildings.

MSC partners with Plus One Robotics to support customer fulfillment centers

With Plus One Robotics, MSC has deployed a patent-pending 3D-vision and AI-enabled robotic packing system in its Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, customer fulfillment center and now plans to implement the system across its five major centers.

HMIs Open the OEM Machinery Aftermarket

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.

AUVESY's versiondog helps maintenance department HTD at Tata Steel reduce downtime

The versiondog change management and version control software has played a key role at Tata Steel for some time now. It was first used by the company in 2011 at its Ijmuiden plant in the Netherlands. At the time, this kind of software was not completely new to the company.

Emerson to provide predictive maintenance services to BP's Clair Ridge project

Emerson’s cloud engineering services enabled global project personnel to remotely collaborate on design, development and testing in a common virtualized environment. This allowed project changes and testing to be managed efficiently and remotely.

3 Reasons Routes for Predictive Maintenance Programs May Be Dead

By Brett Burger, National Instruments With automated data collection, SMEs will spend more time focused on the risky asset of the day, as reported by the automated data collection, and less time focused on manual data collection.

Predicting the Future of Industrial Maintenance

By Gernut van Laak, Group Automation Solutions Leader, ABB Food and Beverage The need for factory maintenance often goes unnoticed. This article explains how plant managers can budget for maintenance and ensure optimum efficiency for all processes.

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