Coordinated motor starters: the right choice for reduced downtime and increased safety

Credit to Author: Anmol Joneja| Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:00:34 +0000

We all know that downtime for any business can be expensive, even devastating. But did you know the cost of downtime is rising? Aberdeen Group reports that, on average across… Read more »

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The modern mine: How digitization is transforming industry from pit to port

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:28:58 +0000

Original Article was promoted by CNBC on June 22, 2018 A recent paper from the World Economic Forum and Accenture estimates digitization could bring more than $425 billion of value for… Read more »

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Plastic or metal: what’s driving the choice of pushbutton materials?

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:30:21 +0000

Did you ever have trouble when choosing from restaurant menu, should I have the sumptuous meat or rather the so-nicely flavored fish? When looking at your typical pushbutton catalog, we… Read more »

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Blockchain is offering some exciting possibilities to enhance traceability for Food and Beverage Industry

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:17:14 +0000

Among the dizzying array of new technologies that are reshaping business today, blockchain is among the most intriguing.  The theory behind blockchain is quite compelling. Networks of computers use consensus… Read more »

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Out of Control Asset Performance!

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 20:16:24 +0000

Elevated levels of asset performance are being attained for non-industrial assets. Look at the progress made with autonomous automobiles. Twenty years ago, how many would have guessed there would be… Read more »

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How to Create a Security Culture

Credit to Author: Jay Abdallah| Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:22:48 +0000

With ever increasing media coverage of cybersecurity attacks, the awareness of cybersecurity is expanding. This important subject is something everyone is talking about in manufacturing facilities across the globe. With… Read more »

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TIPs to Effectively Maintain Industrial Control System Security

Credit to Author: Daniel Desruisseaux| Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:57:27 +0000

Industrial Control System (ICS) operators recognize the need to improve cybersecurity, but many lack the understanding on how to operate a system in a secure manner.  Schneider Electric has authored… Read more »

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How manufacturing can harness digital innovation and reap the benefits of growth

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:10:33 +0000

Original article promoted on CNBC on April 27, 2018. The era of digital transformation is impacting every industry — and manufacturing is seeing cutting edge innovation delivering some impressive results…. Read more »

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How to get on the road to Smart Machines: The ABC’s of control interface ergonomics

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:26:30 +0000

Nowadays, most computers use a mouse that have 2 clicking buttons and a middle scroll wheel, unless you are a hardcore gamer. The differentiation of the middle actuator is clearly… Read more »

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Solving the LV vs MV dilemma in motor management for mining

Credit to Author: Delcho Penkov| Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:05:56 +0000

(This blog is part of our series on motor management which covers various aspects of motor integration in an electrical network and the industrial process.  See end of blog for other topics)… Read more »

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Get Smart: 4 ways technology is helping food and beverage producers increase efficiency and profitability

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:35:26 +0000

Original article promoted on CNBC on August 2, 2018   With the global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that world… Read more »

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