The importance of color to improve operator efficiency

Credit to Author: Peter Hogg| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 02:18:35 +0000

As control systems increase in both scale and data-rich sensors, we need a way to ensure that operators can recognise what is important and act to deliver a more efficient… Read more »

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Schneider Electric strengthens presence in automation solutions for Food and Beverage industry

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 05:45:24 +0000

Today I am pleased to announce that Schneider Electric has signed an agreement to acquire ProLeiT, a provider for industrial automation, process control technology and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for… Read more »

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The “PLC” – Born out of a customer’s need to maximize profitability

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:12:47 +0000

MODICON – Celebrating 50 years of Helping our Customers Maximize Operational Profitability, Safely The year was 1968 and in Flint Michigan a large US automotive manufacturer had commissioned a small… 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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How the IIoT is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management Part 3

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:53:09 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Part 2: we focused on how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive,… Read more »

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Is Digitization and IoT a new thing? Not if you come from industrial automation.

Credit to Author: Fabio Mielli| Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:28:27 +0000

Everywhere and every day we are overwhelmed by articles and talks about the IoT, connectivity, big data, the digital transformation and all the benefits we can derive from this innovative,… Read more »

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Loss of a Legend – And a Friend

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:27 +0000

I am saddened to report that a true legend in the automation industry, Dick Morley passed away on October 17th in New Hampshire.  Dick is one person who truly deserved… Read more »

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Building smarter pumping systems with automation

Credit to Author: Jack Creamer| Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:00:09 +0000

A case study on improving efficiencies and saving energy Growing concern for the environment is driving increased regulatory and consumer focus on energy and water efficiency – and pump manufacturers… Read more »

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