Resources for Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Webinar: A Playbook for Optimizing Your Assembly Line with Digital Workflows

  • Webinar

Join us to see how leading manufacturers have implemented effective digital discrete assembly lines and expanded beyond digitizing work instructions—while leveraging connections to sensors, machines, scales, light strips and cameras to build error-proofed workflows.

Annual Industrial Automation & Control Trends Report 2022

  • Ebook

In Bill Lydon's 7th annual trends report, he discusses the manufacturing industry's tipping point that's providing the opportunity to pull ahead of competitors with digital transformation enabled by many ideas and technologies.

Webinar: Engineering Solutions for OT Cybersecurity

  • Webinar

In this webinar, we dig into engineering solutions to industrial control system cyber risk, especially the emerging field of network engineering: designing networks to eliminate entirely the most important classes of cyber-attacks.

Automation 2022 Volume 3: IIoT and Industry 4.0

  • Ebook

​Look inside this edition of AUTOMATION 2022: IIoT and Industry 4.0 for ways to enhance condition monitoring using vibration transmitters and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Explore energy harvesting and motion sensing with the “Wiegand effect.” Learn how to use modular 5G cells to enable real-time communications.

White Paper: OT/IT Convergence by Data

  • White Paper

In the past few years, the convergence of OT and IT has moved from curiosity to necessity in just about every industrial sector. Demands for improved efficiency brought on by the possibilities of Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 are compelling management to find better ways to extract value from OT data.

Ebook: Getting Started with Industrial Edge Computing

  • Ebook

From PLCs and PACs to edge automation, beginning the digital transformation journey begins with knowing the best technologies to apply. As edge computing evolves, adopting these basic tools and strategies can future-proof your industrial control system. Download the Ebook to learn more.

White Paper: Industry's First Digital Twin Readiness Guide

  • White Paper

This Readiness Guide provides the foundation, the necessary steps, and the path for each utility to achieve those essential insights that lead to an efficient and optimized utility.

Webinar: OT Network Security Challenges in Enterprise Environments

  • Webinar

The Ukraine Russian conflict has sadly and tragically highlighted the importance and criticality of our OT, IT and IoT environments.

White Paper: Building a Data-Driven Culture for Smart Manufacturing

  • White Paper

This report examines the importance of data to the digital transformation of manufacturing and the ways the right tools and a data-driven culture can enable predictive maintenance.

Real-Time Data: Unified Environment Enables Multi-purpose Digital Twins·

  • Ebook

Whether you are in the process or discrete industry, a vendor or end-user, FDT empowers the business and operational workforce with a unified environment offering data-driven business models enabling IIoT and Industry 4.0 applications.