September 19, 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.
September 12, 2018
Breakthrough innovation in the life sciences industry will bring regenerative medicine technology to the masses.
September 10, 2018
Digitisation is changing the world perhaps faster than at any time in history. Upskilling and diversity and inclusion is critical to success.
August 29, 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.
August 27, 2018
An intelligent packaged power system and the right partner can help you deliver smarter e-houses at a lower cost.
August 20, 2018
What should you look for in a company? And when you find the right company, what should you do to stand out?
August 13, 2018
Look at training as a way to develop competency and drive greater efficiencies. Promote it internally and externally as an investment.
August 8, 2018
Internships in artificial intelligence and machine learning complement college studies to prepare students for careers in IIoT.
August 1, 2018
As technology and connectivity advance, industrial control system engineers face new security issues.
July 30, 2018
System integrators can bring more intelligence to electrical control systems with intelligent packaged power.
July 23, 2018
Visualization technologies — mixed reality, virtual and augmented reality — can enhance worker capabilities and create safer, more productive processes.
July 16, 2018
More OEMs are choosing independent cart technology to deliver flexible, high volume machines for the disposable medical device market. The results are impressive.
July 9, 2018
Prescriptive analytics can produce immediate ROI. Model Predictive Control stabilizes your processes and gets you closer to your targets.
July 2, 2018
Maybe it is a bit of a cliché to say that business is a team-game, but my recent experiences as sales director – Gulf & NE at Rockwell Automation, have shown me just how important it is.
July 2, 2018
Technologies like IoT and AR are revolutionizing training around the world. Barry Elliott discusses how we could scale these for broader skills development.
July 2, 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.
June 27, 2018
Unifying your electrical and process control systems into one digital infrastructure can give you greater plant-wide visibility and boost productivity.
June 25, 2018
Productivity improvements through technology advances will not result in the demise of manufacturing jobs. Quite the opposite.
June 22, 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.
June 18, 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.
June 13, 2018
With many graduate training programmes available for those entering the workforce, consider these key learnings.
June 11, 2018
More manufacturers are adopting a simpler centralized information management paradigm, and they expect machines to conform.
June 11, 2018
There are pitfalls of going into a digital transformation effort before assessing the bigger picture first.
June 8, 2018
See how today’s new technologies will change how we design, manage and staff operations in a smart factory.
June 6, 2018
Companies are demanding more agile and flexible manufacturing practices in order to meet an industry drive towards more personalised medicines.
May 28, 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.
May 25, 2018
The digital twin and digital thread create a virtual foundation for experimentation and improvement within The Connected Enterprise.
May 23, 2018
Advances in technology and connectivity foster new levels of innovation and collaboration between industry and academia. The benefactors: our next-gen workforce.
May 21, 2018
Marcia, Marcia, Marcia. Remember how Jan Brady felt when her big sister got all the attention? The DC drive is often the overlooked sibling on the plant floor.
May 18, 2018
The drive for digitalization is accelerating the need for digital manufacturing plants that offer the highest flexibility, combined with reduced production costs.
May 16, 2018
Market drivers and new technology are accelerating electric vehicle demand. To keep up, carmakers must adopt a more connected, data-intensive approach.
May 14, 2018
Life sciences companies that rely on multiple OEMs can help mitigate skid integration challenges with upfront planning – and a modern DCS.
May 11, 2018
Alfasigma decided to migrate its pharmaceutical production solution, but needed to find a suitable supplier.
May 9, 2018
To curb the increasing risks of advanced machine design, digital twins help engineers make informed design decisions that won’t break the budget.
May 7, 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.
May 2, 2018
Modern contactors are designed to offer cost savings that you should be considering when trying to cut cost for your panel.
April 30, 2018
Now mining companies can deploy strategies that bolster the reliability of existing equipment – and take cost-effective steps toward modernization.
April 23, 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.
April 18, 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?
April 16, 2018
A digital transformation brings enhanced network and information security to manufacturers as well as performance improvements.
April 13, 2018
Users can now create value and actionable information from IIoT data sources, without the intervention of a data scientist.
April 11, 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.
April 9, 2018
Can digital technologies unlock new value in overcoming skills and infrastructure challenges in Africa?
April 9, 2018
Global localisation will benefit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 strategy.
April 9, 2018
What are the misconceptions around IIoT adoption for micro, small and medium sized enterprises in the UK?
April 4, 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.
April 2, 2018
The way people and machinery interact in automotive plants is fundamentally changing. Collaborative technology makes functional safety more critical than ever.
March 28, 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.
March 28, 2018
Engineers in every industry, from every discipline, are coming together for one purpose: to share their enthusiasm for engineering and make a difference in a young person's life.
March 28, 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?
March 26, 2018
Many manufacturers are using digitalization to improve their operations, tap into new sources of revenue and boost profitability.
March 21, 2018
Consider these key things when deciding to repair your industrial automation equipment.
March 19, 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.
March 14, 2018
Three insights into the future of mining based on broad market trends: data, analytics and safety and security.
March 12, 2018
How do you shop in a supermarket? Have you noticed how digitisation of manufacturing is changing the experience?
March 7, 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.
March 5, 2018
Follow these three key considerations for a holistic approach to cyber security in your power generation systems.
February 28, 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.
February 26, 2018
By prioritizing investments around smarter technologies, a connected chemical plant can help you monitor and improve production performance.
February 23, 2018
For new graduates and seasoned professionals, being among the minority can make job searching difficult. Questions to ask to pick the right company.
February 21, 2018
Nabors Drilling is using Rockwell Automation technology to power innovative services, software and rigs.
February 19, 2018
Digital transformation is driving improved productivity, quality, compliance, and profitability for manufacturers.
February 16, 2018
Specifically designed coursework can increase your value in the workforce and improve opportunities for hire or advancement.
February 14, 2018
As IIoT continues to drive growth, successful power generation operations will need to reconsider information and control methodologies, worker training and technology implementation.
February 12, 2018
When building your career, remember these three things: diversity and inclusion matter. Find leaders who listen (and act). Be patient and empathic.
February 7, 2018
STEM is changing, and saving, lives. Bringing together invention and production is giving people new hope.
February 5, 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.
January 31, 2018
Aging systems at the Pettit National Ice Center meant skyrocketing energy costs. An upgrade would improve sustainability and ice conditions.
January 31, 2018
As we strive to unlock the power of IIoT, it’s important to unlock the potential of what we already have.
January 29, 2018
To fully realize the benefits of smart manufacturing we must harmonize standards. It’s how we will address both interoperability and cybersecurity.
January 24, 2018
Scalable analytics platform delivers insights tire manufacturers need to improve quality, performance and productivity – from the edge to the cloud.
January 22, 2018
Pharmaceutical plants generate a staggering amount of data. See how scalable analytics can cut through clutter to accelerate innovation and improve quality assurance.
January 15, 2018
What defines Rockwell Automation for me? Our corporate ethics culture and customer intimacy.
January 15, 2018
In 2017, industry in the UK was exploring the potential of the Industrial Internet of Things. Now it is implementing it.
January 10, 2018
As we begin the new year, we’ve compiled a list of ten tips to help you improve safety and productivity.
January 8, 2018
If your plant is aging, you have a choice: migrate specific equipment, or modernize to realize the value of new technologies.
January 1, 2018
Our most popular blogs in 2017 were about drives, Logix, sensors, smart manufacturing and our company’s culture of diversity and inclusion.
December 20, 2017
Scalable analytics closes the loop between big data and the plant floor to speed the impact of smart devices.
December 18, 2017
Modernization can help companies increase output and productivity of their operations.
December 13, 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.
December 11, 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.
December 6, 2017
Improving your lockout procedures by just one minute can save you $2.8 million annually. Find out how.
December 4, 2017
Companies driven by fast-changing consumer demands soon won’t have a choice about connectivity; it will be essential to stay competitive.
December 3, 2017
Join the Hour of Code and help a student experience the thrill of computer science. You don’t need to be an expert.
November 29, 2017
There is an often overlooked distinction between technology and innovation. True innovation is about much more than technology.
November 27, 2017
The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers monitor and improve safety while boosting plant productivity.
November 22, 2017
Are you procrastinating when it comes to modernization? You are risking lost opportunity for greater productivity.
November 15, 2017
The lines between engineering disciplines blur in the fourth industrial revolution. New careers require new ways of looking at manufacturing. Find the right career fit.
November 13, 2017
For the future workforce, the ability to gain knowledge will be more important than knowledge itself.
November 10, 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.
November 8, 2017
We need women to get involved with FIRST so this generation of students is inspired to pursue STEM careers and be the next generation’s mentors, coaches, judges and referees.
November 6, 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.
October 30, 2017
Over the next five years nearly a third of maintenance staff will retire. The next generation expects a dashboard experience. Are you prepared?
October 25, 2017
Understanding and implementing a safety architecture, performance levels, integrity levels and reaction time calculations can improve the health of your safety system.
October 23, 2017
Take a look at how commercial apps are revolutionising teamwork in industry and how young workers needed to meet the skills gap are changing industry from the inside.
October 20, 2017
Learn how craft brewers can automate an existing two to five barrel system to produce more – more consistently, and save money and time.
October 18, 2017
The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers minimize the potential for employee safety and business security problems while improving productivity.
October 16, 2017
Packaging plants can become connected, flexible and responsive and bring smart factories to life.
October 9, 2017
Learn how soft starters utilize the phase angle control on resistive loads.
October 9, 2017
What lessons can be learnt from the automotive sector following their adoption of IIoT?