Articles & News on Manufacturing Digitalization

Continued Evolution for Process Automation

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
The Process Automation industry has been heavily impacted by the influx of new technologies and, as we enter the next decade, several organizations are providing roadmaps in order to help process automation companies enable the best practices to leverage these technologies and drive competitiveness and productivity forward.

How Industry 4.0 Can Get Factories Running At Full Speed

  • by Chris Turlica, MaintainX
  • Opinion

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.

Digitalization Driving Manufacturing to New Heights

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Manufacturing and production companies are realizing digitalization requires structure, organizational changes, and integration of information technology (IT), operations technology (OT) and automation technology.

PTC LiveWorx on Moving Digitalization from Vision to Reality

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

The multi-session live event, recorded and available on demand for those who missed it, described how digitalization is a competitive imperative for manufacturing and production companies that want to thrive and survive.

Deutsche Messe AG announces 2020 HERMES AWARD nominees

  • News

Originally, the prize was to be announced at HANNOVER MESSE 2020 in April, which was cancelled due to the developments surrounding Covid-19. As a result, Deutsche Messe, together with the jury, decided to announce the winner during the HANNOVER MESSE digital event on 14 July

Can Automation Save the World? The Impact of Automation in 2020 (Part 1)

  • by Cory Fogg, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Cory Fogg
Social distancing requirements and efforts to facilitate remote workers have called for automation to play a starring role in making things feasible for many organizations.   Here are a few instances where automation is playing a significant role in facilitating a more harmonious world in the future.

 

e-Magic announces joining of Digital Twin Consortium

  • News

Digital Twin Consortium is a global ecosystem of users who are accelerating the digital twin market and demonstrating the value of digital twin technology.

Leveraging the Digitalization Toolbox to Distance Workers in the COVID-19 Era

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Running a manufacturing plant in the COVID-19 pandemic era means distancing coworkers and minimizing their interactions. Fortunately, there are a range of industrial automation solutions available that can help organizations achieve these new goals while also being consistent with digitalization investments to improve productivity. 

The Missing ‘Industry 4.0/Digitalization’ Link – Open Programming Standard Conformance & Certification

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Achieving the benefits of digitalization requires organizations to leverage Industry 4.0 and IoT (Internet of Things) concepts, technology, and architecture with open standards.

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.