Articles & News on Plant Facility Safety & Security

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.

Crisis Further Highlights Importance of Connected Human Workers Across Industrial World

  • by Lawrence Whittle
  • Feature

Connected work and connected worker technology make it possible for humans on the frontlines to perform at their safest, most productive best. As the current global situation clearly indicates, humans will always be essential in manufacturing and production – and they deserve to be supported and empowered by technology.

NEMA publishes COVID-19 Guide for Disinfecting Electrical Equipment

  • News

Members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) have developed specific guidance to answer common questions for how to maintain cleanliness while preserving the functionality and integrity of electrical equipment. 

CERATIZIT USA partners with companies to join ventilator manufacturing process

  • News

High-precision drilling, reaming, countersinking and boring are specialties of CERATIZIT. Involved in this effort is Staub Precision Machine and the industrial distributor Abrasive Tool.

EXELE helps Aqua America enhance alarm notification capabilities

  • Case Study

Aqua America’s existing alarm notification system at the PA facility was experiencing frequent failures, which eventually lead to a catastrophic failure of the entire alarm notification system. Aqua America turned to TopView Alarm and Notification software for their new platform.

Ergonomic SaaS Automation During COVID-19

  • by Sam Bradbury and Mark Heidebrecht
  • Opinion

By Sam Bradbury and Mark Heidebrecht
Until now it was nearly impossible to cost-effectively automate ergonomic functions. In-depth plant-site visits and evaluations were needed. That has all changed in this era of COVID-19.

Festo partners with MassRobotics to enhance robotic development

  • News

Festo has entered into a strategic partnership with MassRobotics, based in Boston, to further global market growth and innovation initiatives dedicated to the development of the next generation of robotics.

Wurth Elektronik announces task force for medical device manufacturing

  • News

As a European supplier of electronic components, the Waldenburg based company thus wants to ensure that the production of urgently needed medical technology can be further expanded worldwide.

Eaton uses 3D printing to deliver face shields to hospitals in four states

  • News

The first batch of face shields made at Eaton’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Southfield, Michigan were donated to hospitals in Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Michigan.

Counterfeit Parts: Manufacturing’s next threat?

  • by Nigel Smith
  • Opinion

By Nigel Smith
This article explains why counterfeit industrial equipment could present a ticking time bomb for manufacturers.