FEATURED ARTICLESin Factory Automation
Cloud-Based MES: The Effort to Empower Small Manufacturers
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
In this day and age, it can sometimes seem like the small manufacturer is getting buried underneath the...
Bill’s Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2017 – Convergence, Divergence, or Chaos?
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
2016 was an exciting year of innovation and exploration in industrial automation. All this cutting-edge...
The TCO Check for Joining Processes: Electromechanical Joining Systems
By Alexander Müller, Kistler
Throughout the industry, the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) principle is a critical factor in decisions on procuring...
Industry Super Trends 2017: The best of industrial automation is yet to come
By Leroy Spence, EU Automation
If you are struggling to get over the post-holiday blues, don’t despair. Sit back, relax and read all about some...
NEWSin Factory Automation
- Honeywell announces several products to boost supply chain productivity
- EUnited Robotics warns against over-regulation of European robotics sector
- Nook Industries announces Jim Rowell as COO
- Otto Motors to supply self-driving vehichles for Mississippi Toyota plant
- Siemens announces launch of Lifelong Educational Advantage Program
- HIMA announces framework agreement with Pepperl+Fuchs
- VDMA Report: European machine vision industry sees record year in 2017
- CMR announces opening of Thailand automation engineering operation
- Siemens to deliver automation systems for Chilean mining company
- Huffman Engineering announces opening of Denver office
- item North America announces name change to MB Kit Systems
- Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System
PRODUCT NEWSin Factory Automation
POSITAL adds PROFINET interface to IXARC rotary encoders
Areas of application for these encoders include oil and gas facilities, underground mines, chemical plants, milling operations and grain-handling...
Integration Objects releases updated version of KnowledgeNet Analytics software
Integration Objects’ KNet Analytics is a big data software designed for capturing, storing, processing, analyzing and visualizing raw data.
Bestech Australia introduces the capaNCDT 6112 displacement measurement sensor
The capaNCDT system can be used for thickness, coordinate and oscillation measurements, as well as brake test stands. Other applications can be...
MEDIAin Factory Automation
RESOURCESin Factory Automation
The barcode generator is a free online tool enabling users to create, save, and email custom barcodes. 28 different barcode types, from linear to...
Business Industrial Network, a leading provider of industrial training, announced the release of the new OPC Training for SCADA & DCS Certificate...
Mentor is an automotive systems supplier providing design tools and embedded software in the areas of connectivity, electrification, autonomous...
WHITE PAPERSin Factory Automation
By Leuze electronic
This whitepaper discusses the fundamentals of barcode reading. Automated processes have made barcode reading more efficient...
By Steute USA
Clearly, wireless technology has been widely accepted and embraced in the industrial community. This has resulted in the development...
By Dr. Qin Wang, PULS
This whitepaper is an assessment of the safety situation with AC and DC power supplies and what organizations can do to...
CASE STUDIESin Factory Automation
Located in Northwest India, the mine delivers lignite, sometimes called brown coal, to the Jallipa Kapurdi coal-fired power plant. Initially the...
Pioneer Energy faced a significant engineering challenge: how do you reproduce—and exceed—the processing capabilities of an entire gas...
The product is being used as a regenerative drive on a downhill conveyor at one of the company’s limestone mining facilities. Leroy-Somer was...
EVENTSin Factory Automation
ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.
Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company.
HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.
TRAININGin Factory Automation
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...