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Dow Wins FutureEdge 50 Award for Predictive Intelligence Capability

Dow Wins FutureEdge 50 Award for Predictive Intelligence Capability


Dow Polyurethanes’ transformative product development innovation among 50 honorees for the most cutting-edge trials and applications of emerging technologies.

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PI North America Launches PROFIBUS Online Training Course

PI North America Launches PROFIBUS Online Training Course


PI North America, the non-profit member-supported organization for PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link, and omlox technologies in North America, is excited to launch a brand new PROFIBUS Online Training Course.

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IoT Devices: The Newest Source of OT Network Security Gaps

IoT Devices: The Newest Source of OT Network Security Gaps


Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, like asset management sensors and environmental monitoring devices, deliver huge benefits to critical infrastructure and industrial organizations, including cost reduction and safety improvements. But they also create security gaps because many operators don’t have the tools needed to monitor and protect them.

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Dow Wins FutureEdge 50 Award for Predictive Intelligence Capability

Dow Polyurethanes’ transformative product development innovation among 50 honorees for the most cutting-edge trials and applications of emerging technologies.

PI North America Launches PROFIBUS Online Training Course

PI North America, the non-profit member-supported organization for PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link, and omlox technologies in North America, is excited to launch a brand new PROFIBUS Online Training Course.

IoT Devices: The Newest Source of OT Network Security Gaps

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, like asset management sensors and environmental monitoring devices, deliver huge benefits to critical infrastructure and industrial organizations, including cost reduction and safety improvements. But they also create security gaps because many operators don’t have the tools needed to monitor and protect them.

Mariner Announces Free Deep Learning Proof of Value Program for Manufacturers

Mariner, a leading global Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions provider focused on reducing manufacturers' cost of quality, has launched its new no-risk, no-obligation 30-Day Proof of Value program for its Spyglass Visual Inspection solution.

Senseye Forms New Steering Group

Senseye increases collaboration with its predictive maintenance customers to develop an expert community.

Festo: Hardware Expertise Paired with Software and AI Competence

AI software solutions for predictive maintenance, predictive quality and predictive energy.

CESMII, The Smart Manufacturing Institute, Adds Microsoft as Member

Elevating interoperability, community, and innovation as imperatives for the smart manufacturing ecosystem.

Siemens and Google Cloud to Cooperate on AI-based Solutions in Manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens simplify the deployment of artificial intelligence to the shopfloor, empowering employees and improving overall quality.

Yokogawa to Undertake Proof of Concept Test of 5G, Cloud and AI for Remote Control of Plant Systems with NTT DOCOMO

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the signing of an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) on April 13 to jointly undertake a proof of concept test (PoC) for the remote control of a plant system by utilizing 5th generation mobile communications (5G), the cloud, AI, and other technologies.

How to Use IoT to Set Measurable Efficiency Goals for Your Loading Docks in 5 Simple Steps

In the warehousing and logistics industry, pressures from increasing globalization including foreign competition and the need for ever faster operations has meant the industry has been an early mover on this innovative technology. Applications for IOT in this industry are already embraced, be it in the way warehouses inventory is tracked or how forklifts movements are monitored. IOT is allowing sites to raise the bar on performance to levels that were unattainable in the past, making sure they can compete in the global market.

New Research Identifies 16 Industries Key to Restoring US Manufacturing Competitiveness and National Resilience

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) argues that the United States has a now-or-never moment to revitalize its industrial base and regain capabilities and market share—an effort that would simultaneously give the US economy greater momentum over the long term. The research takes a micro, activity-level view and finds that revitalizing growth and competitiveness in 16 key manufacturing industries could boost annual GDP by more than 15%.

IFS Appoints Johan Made Chief Commercial Officer

IFS bolsters executive leadership team to continue growth momentum.

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6th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing Report

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