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9 January 2019
Identify alcohol production equipment abnormalities before they negatively impact quality and consistency with MPC and analytics.
7 January 2019
The ROI for companies applying digital strategies will help amplify IIoT adoption throughout industry this year.
2 January 2019
Our most popular blogs in 2018 were about artificial intelligence, blockchain, industrial security and safety.
24 December 2018
Robotics opens a new world of possibilities for smart, flexible machinery. The latest technologies enable OEMs to take control.
19 December 2018
The spirit industry is managing the growing demand by looking to model predictive control to help maximize throughput and efficiency.
5 December 2018
Diversity recruitment supports a business strategy driven by values, not numbers. The result is more inspired thinking and collaboration that leads to higher employee engagement.
3 December 2018
How progressive OEMs can differentiate themselves by helping customers meet expectations for highly flexible manufacturing facilities.
30 November 2018
Your plant may be ready for Industry 4.0. But is it cyber secure?
28 November 2018
How can distillers maximize throughput without sacrificing quality or tradition, while also minimizing alcohol loss?
28 November 2018
Data – how it’s collected and used – will revolutionize manufacturing and process operations. What companies can do now to unlock additional levels of productivity.
26 November 2018
When it comes to finding ways to reduce your acquisition costs, what risks are you really willing to take?
12 November 2018
Operational intelligence and the subsequent analytics can only be really useful if you use the right smart devices coupled to the right software.
7 November 2018
Cyber threat detection isn’t enough. Learn how you can implement threat hunting to help stop infestations from impacting your beverage and food production.
5 November 2018
Stop thinking it's human or machine. The real power is human plus machine. AI augments and empowers human potential and leads to breakthrough innovation.
2 November 2018
Single platform, single environment control and process solutions support what many of your end customers are deploying in their operations.
29 October 2018
Now life sciences manufacturers can harness the power of IIoT devices in new ways to maximize production efficiency and minimize process deviations.
22 October 2018
The next seismic change in autos is in AFVs. Find out how to use real-time information and analytics to keep up with demand for millions of new EV batteries annually.
8 October 2018
The social change associated with Industry 4.0 will not be the first brought about by increased levels of automation although it may be the first to fundamentally change the nature of work.
3 October 2018
Is the use of digital twin causing confusion in your organization? You’re not alone. Digital twin applies to three distinct phases. Clarify now and enjoy greater benefits later.
24 September 2018
Your automated material handling equipment can help you decrease costs and optimize resources – and wireless solutions can help boost their performance.
19 September 2018
We're here to help you make the case for why your boss should let you go to Automation Fair, which, by the way, is November 14-15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
12 September 2018
Breakthrough innovation in the life sciences industry will bring regenerative medicine technology to the masses.
10 September 2018
Digitisation is changing the world perhaps faster than at any time in history. Upskilling and diversity and inclusion is critical to success.
29 August 2018
EV manufacturers are under pressure to expedite their launch schedules. Global program management paves the way for a successful EV launch – and smart manufacturing.
27 August 2018
An intelligent packaged power system and the right partner can help you deliver smarter e-houses at a lower cost.
20 August 2018
What should you look for in a company? And when you find the right company, what should you do to stand out?
13 August 2018
Look at training as a way to develop competency and drive greater efficiencies. Promote it internally and externally as an investment.
8 August 2018
Internships in artificial intelligence and machine learning complement college studies to prepare students for careers in IIoT.
1 August 2018
As technology and connectivity advance, industrial control system engineers face new security issues.
30 July 2018
System integrators can bring more intelligence to electrical control systems with intelligent packaged power.
23 July 2018
Visualization technologies — mixed reality, virtual and augmented reality — can enhance worker capabilities and create safer, more productive processes.
16 July 2018
More OEMs are choosing independent cart technology to deliver flexible, high volume machines for the disposable medical device market. The results are impressive.
9 July 2018
Prescriptive analytics can produce immediate ROI. Model Predictive Control stabilizes your processes and gets you closer to your targets.
2 July 2018
There is no magic bullet for turning data into business advantage. To thrive in the global digital industry UK enterprises must harness the power of the data they produce.
27 June 2018
Unifying your electrical and process control systems into one digital infrastructure can give you greater plant-wide visibility and boost productivity.
25 June 2018
Productivity improvements through technology advances will not result in the demise of manufacturing jobs. Quite the opposite.
22 June 2018
For all the benefits that smart manufacturing can offer, it also requires a more comprehensive approach to security. Start with these three basic steps.
18 June 2018
The two foundations of a digital transformation — the digital twin and the digital thread — offer new ways to trial practices, processes, and product concepts in a virtual environment.
13 June 2018
With many graduate training programmes available for those entering the workforce, consider these key learnings.
11 June 2018
More manufacturers are adopting a simpler centralized information management paradigm, and they expect machines to conform.
11 June 2018
There are pitfalls of going into a digital transformation effort before assessing the bigger picture first.
8 June 2018
See how today’s new technologies will change how we design, manage and staff operations in a smart factory.
6 June 2018
Companies are demanding more agile and flexible manufacturing practices in order to meet an industry drive towards more personalised medicines.
28 May 2018
TÜV Rheinland-certified machinery functional safety experts earn one of the most rigorous accreditations for industrial safety professionals. Hear tips from recently certified pros.
25 May 2018
The digital twin and digital thread create a virtual foundation for experimentation and improvement within The Connected Enterprise.
23 May 2018
Advances in technology and connectivity foster new levels of innovation and collaboration between industry and academia. The benefactors: our next-gen workforce.
18 May 2018
The drive for digitalization is accelerating the need for digital manufacturing plants that offer the highest flexibility, combined with reduced production costs.
16 May 2018
Market drivers and new technology are accelerating electric vehicle demand. To keep up, carmakers must adopt a more connected, data-intensive approach.
14 May 2018
Life sciences companies that rely on multiple OEMs can help mitigate skid integration challenges with upfront planning – and a modern DCS.
11 May 2018
Alfasigma decided to migrate its pharmaceutical production solution, but needed to find a suitable supplier.
9 May 2018
To curb the increasing risks of advanced machine design, digital twins help engineers make informed design decisions that won’t break the budget.
7 May 2018
The fourth industrial revolution is creating an era of exponential change. Here are five tips for leaders to help them guide their companies through it.
2 May 2018
Modern contactors are designed to offer cost savings that you should be considering when trying to cut cost for your panel.
23 April 2018
Industrial disruptions are changing the way we do business. From big data to blockchain, the decisions you make now will influence your business success for years.
18 April 2018
Pipeline companies around the world are already taking advantage of artificial intelligence to improve operations. Do you have the information you need to stay competitive?
16 April 2018
A digital transformation brings enhanced network and information security to manufacturers as well as performance improvements.
13 April 2018
Users can now create value and actionable information from IIoT data sources, without the intervention of a data scientist.
11 April 2018
At the iBio plant in College Station, Texas, they are leveraging the Rockwell Automation PlantPAx DCS to make vaccine grade proteins from living plants.
9 April 2018
What are the misconceptions around IIoT adoption for micro, small and medium sized enterprises in the UK?
4 April 2018
An open and unsegmented network is a gift to cyber attackers. By using network segmentation, you can restrict their access and limit potential damage.
2 April 2018
The way people and machinery interact in automotive plants is fundamentally changing. Collaborative technology makes functional safety more critical than ever.
28 March 2018
Blockchain has the potential to transform the supply chain with a secure and unchangeable record that can be viewed and verified by every stakeholder, at any time.
28 March 2018
Motor Control Centres (MCCs) power just about every manufacturing facility in the world, but do these unsung heroes get the attention they deserve? And what is the cost of MCC failure?
26 March 2018
Many manufacturers are using digitalization to improve their operations, tap into new sources of revenue and boost profitability.
21 March 2018
Consider these key things when deciding to repair your industrial automation equipment.
21 March 2018
The digitalization of production processes creates new challenges. How are end users adjusting?
19 March 2018
Using soft starters can be an easy way to reduce waste in your operation by minimizing the time and expense associated with servicing the equipment.
14 March 2018
Three insights into the future of mining based on broad market trends: data, analytics and safety and security.
12 March 2018
How do you shop in a supermarket? Have you noticed how digitisation of manufacturing is changing the experience?
7 March 2018
Energy is the largest operating cost for pipeline companies. Anything that can be done to reduce energy usage while maintaining throughput can directly impact your bottom line.
5 March 2018
Follow these three key considerations for a holistic approach to cyber security in your power generation systems.
28 February 2018
Smart machines help transform data into knowledge. For OEMs, easy machine integration is pivotal to success. Here’s what to consider before you start.
26 February 2018
By prioritizing investments around smarter technologies, a connected chemical plant can help you monitor and improve production performance.
19 February 2018
Learn how craft brewers can automate an existing two to five barrel system to produce more – more consistently, and save money and time.
19 February 2018
Digital transformation is driving improved productivity, quality, compliance, and profitability for manufacturers.
14 February 2018
Learn how monitoring and managing the brewing process ensures the quality, consistency, and repeatability of the end product.
12 February 2018
When building your career, remember these three things: diversity and inclusion matter. Find leaders who listen (and act). Be patient and empathic.
5 February 2018
Industry faces a big challenge to improve gender diversity. A challenge that leaders of industry must accept at a personal level, and companies at a company-culture level.
31 January 2018
As we strive to unlock the power of IIoT, it’s important to unlock the potential of what we already have.
29 January 2018
To fully realize the benefits of smart manufacturing we must harmonize standards. It’s how we will address both interoperability and cybersecurity.
24 January 2018
Scalable analytics platform delivers insights tire manufacturers need to improve quality, performance and productivity – from the edge to the cloud.
22 January 2018
Pharmaceutical plants generate a staggering amount of data. See how scalable analytics can cut through clutter to accelerate innovation and improve quality assurance.
15 January 2018
In 2017, industry in the UK was exploring the potential of the Industrial Internet of Things. Now it is implementing it.
10 January 2018
As we begin the new year, we’ve compiled a list of ten tips to help you improve safety and productivity.
8 January 2018
If your plant is aging, you have a choice: migrate specific equipment, or modernize to realize the value of new technologies.
25 December 2017
Popular topics included posts about economic trends, drives, security and insights into the pharmaceutical industry.
20 December 2017
Scalable analytics closes the loop between big data and the plant floor to speed the impact of smart devices.
18 December 2017
Modernization can help companies increase output and productivity of their operations.
13 December 2017
To create a “facility of the future” that pays dividends for years to come, biotech companies must first take a close look at automation and integration strategies.
11 December 2017
Managing the maintenance tasks through specialized software and other tools can help reduce manual entry of device readings, and share vital information with other areas of production.
6 December 2017
Improving your lockout procedures by just one minute can save you $2.8 million annually. Find out how.
4 December 2017
Companies driven by fast-changing consumer demands soon won’t have a choice about connectivity; it will be essential to stay competitive.
29 November 2017
There is an often overlooked distinction between technology and innovation. True innovation is about much more than technology.
27 November 2017
The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers monitor and improve safety while boosting plant productivity.
22 November 2017
Are you procrastinating when it comes to modernization? You are risking lost opportunity for greater productivity.
13 November 2017
For the future workforce, the ability to gain knowledge will be more important than knowledge itself.
10 November 2017
Modern MES can simplify quality challenges. Let’s take a look at how you can save in three areas: labor/people costs, quality/recall costs and downtime.
6 November 2017
Is your most vital asset, your staff, helping you enter the digital era? Here are three recommendations for becoming an employer of choice for tomorrow’s talent.
30 October 2017
Over the next five years nearly a third of maintenance staff will retire. The next generation expects a dashboard experience. Are you prepared?
25 October 2017
Understanding and implementing a safety architecture, performance levels, integrity levels and reaction time calculations can improve the health of your safety system.