Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

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.

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.

Beckhoff Automation announces Hank Lee as West Region District Manager

  • News

To accelerate market share gains for Beckhoff, Lee will work directly with strategic accounts as well as with the experienced local sales and applications engineering team. He reports to Joe Martin, West Region Manager.

Lifting More Than You Can Handle?: How to prepare for an unexpected spike in demand

  • by Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
  • Opinion

By Jonathan Wilkins
This article explains how the manufacturing industry can prepare for unanticipated periods of increased demand.

International Manufacturing Technology Show announces cancellation of 2020 event

  • News

IMTS is fully committed to returning to McCormick Place as scheduled for its normal rotation, September 13-18, 2022.

Case Study: Coffee Pod Maker Uses ERP to Double Business Volume

  • Case Study

Pod Pack leverages DELMIAworks to automatically prompt line operators to run the appropriate inspections, trace and manage inventory, and achieve better utilization and uptime on existing equipment.

Redhorse Corporation announces Dr. John Zangardi as President

  • News

In this role, Zangardi will be responsible for the day to day operation of Redhorse Corporation and will be based in Washington, D.C.

Wunderlich-Malec Engineering announces acquisition of IPP Connect

  • News

The mGrid technology provides access to wholesale renewable power as well as software tools for helping utilities make the business case for investments in renewable delivery systems.

Industrial-Grade Secure Remote Access in a World of Physical Risks

  • by Honeywell Cybersecurity
  • Feature

By Honeywell Cybersecurity
Although a part of disaster planning and recovery in increasing resilience, industrial-grade secure remote access also represents a strategic investment that can help grow a company’s operational excellence and capabilities.

ANCA starts manufacturing ventilators for Australian COVID-19 fight

  • News

This initiative directly addresses the critical supply of mechanical ventilation equipment to support COVID-19 patients requiring ventilation to survive. Banding together with other Australian manufacturing businesses, the consortium can harness various industry capabilities to make more ventilators sooner.