Resources for Operations & Management

How Will the PLC Market be Impacted by the Manufacturing Slowdown?

  • White Paper

With the manufacturing sector facing a bleak outlook in 2019, we thought it prudent to share our projections for the growth and development of the programmable logic controller (PLCs) market in key countries and industries, calling out specific bright spots and those set to suffer more deeply.

Mobile Safety in Hazardous Areas

  • White Paper

Mobile devices can solve many challenges in hazardous industrial environments. But a device that lacks the proper protection could seriously compromise the safety of your plant and personnel.

How to Conduct an Energy Audit to Acheive Long-Term Savings

  • White Paper

The goal of an energy audit is to get accurate energy data that shows you where your facility’s energy went over the period; which equipment, circuits, buildings or divisions consumed the energy; and exactly when this usage occurred.

What is An Energy Audit?

  • White Paper

The aim of an energy audit is to reduce usage and improve performance.  It is becoming a standard practice for large industrial locations as well as smaller operations

Webinar: Exposing Cybersecurity Total Cost of Ownership

  • Webinar

This presentation shares a unique definition and perspective on Cybersecurity TCO (total cost of ownership). We will expose the unexpected costs of loss with a cyber incident, as well as both the cost savings and value-add to the organization by investing in cybersecurity early.

Webinar: Optimizing energy management in industrial facilities using a process-focused approach

  • Webinar

This presentation demonstrates a solution approach that integrates the machine assembly system closely with the facility energy and power management system (EPMS), leading to improved process energy efficiency. Some project deployments and their associated returns on investment will also be discussed.

Advancing Automation: Manufacturing Software

  • Ebook

Automation.com has teamed with industrial innovators to showcase efficiency and productivity technologies within manufacturing operations. IoT gateways, cloudbased MES and more are covered in this Manufacturing Software ebook.

Advancing Automation: Safety Innovations

  • Ebook

This ebook is dedicated to promoting workplace safety strategies and new technologies. With articles and tips devoted to safety, this ebook has the tools and resources to help ensure an incident-free workplace.

Webinar: Remotely Configure Connectivity for Improved Security and Efficiency

  • Webinar

In this webinar, Kepware and JPI  introduce the KEPServerEX Configuration API and discuss two advanced use cases that allowed JPI to quickly implement critical connectivity for their customer’s operations.

Webinar: EtherNet-IP Secure Transport - What it means to users and EtherNet-IP device vendors

  • Webinar

This webinar will discuss what EtherNet/IP Secure Transport is, how it will impact ControlLogix based manufacturing networks and what device developers need to do to enable their EtherNet/IP Adapters to support this important technology.