The truth behind the colors of pushbuttons

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:07:31 +0000

While preparing the launch of our new pushbuttons, our communication expert came up with the above picture, which I believe would not be out of place in a modern art… Read more »

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Digitization helps Machine Builder reinvent their “business model” to bring sustainable energy to the world.

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:33:00 +0000

Entrade AG CEO Julien Uhlig had a vision. In 2009, he analyzed his marketplace of energy consumers and recognized a critical need.  There were locations across the globe without access… Read more »

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Five ways digitization can optimize your company’s profitability

Credit to Author: Loic Regnier| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:05:35 +0000

The era of digital transformation is not only upon us, it is already in full swing, accelerating at a blistering pace and reimagining every aspect of our lives. Connectivity, predictability,… Read more »

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Cyber-nationalism in Cybersecurity Standards

Credit to Author: Daniel Desruisseaux| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:00:12 +0000

There are a variety of global standards that have been created to provide guidance to Industrial Control System (ICS) vendors and end users attempting to secure systems.  Examples include ISA/IEC… Read more »

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Industrial Automation: now it’s all about profitability

Credit to Author: Steve Elliott| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:00:29 +0000

Automation has transformed safety, efficiency and reliability of manufacturing, but now it’s also being used to focus on the heart of any business – profitability. Over the last few years,… Read more »

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How “Smart Manufacturing” Opens Doors to Improved Plant Productivity

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:00:03 +0000

Manufacturers across the globe are digitizing their operations in ways that include improvements to design, engineering, operations and maintenance. These companies are investing in digitization to achieve one common goal:… Read more »

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Experience the Innovation Summit in Chicago with EcoStruxure on Display

Credit to Author: Carlos Villa| Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:31:00 +0000

Last month, we hosted our first Innovation Summit: Industry event in Chicago featuring expert speakers sharing insights on Industry 4.0 / IIoT, cyber security, and the value of connected products… Read more »

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How Machine Builders Apply Augmented Reality to Solve End User Business Problems

Credit to Author: Ayush Kedia| Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:02:32 +0000

According to the research firm Markets and Markets, the Augmented Reality (AR) market will grow to nearly $61.4 billion USD by 2023.  Although this figure represents growth across all industries,… Read more »

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Machine Builders Take Initial Steps Towards Digitization-Driven Support Services

Credit to Author: Martin Bauer| Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:53:19 +0000

Today’s manufacturing environment is facing the challenge of rapid acceleration in both the speed-of-business and in the proliferation of new digitized technologies. These trends are impacting all of society and… Read more »

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A Year to Celebrate the Programmable Logic Controller!

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:01:08 +0000

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant inventions in the history of industrial automation. Fifty years ago, our friend Dick Morley introduced the world’s first… Read more »

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The ABC’s of emergency stop buttons…a simple concept that can get really complicated.

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 20:49:32 +0000

The IEC 60947-5-5 & ISO 13-850 which define the specifications of emergency stop buttons are regularly evolving to stay up-to-date with Safety needs. It’s often easy to get lost in… Read more »

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