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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The Growing Influence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Smart Manufacturing

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 10:00:24 +0000

According to a recent Accenture Artificial intelligence (AI) research report, corporate profits will increase by an average of 38% by 2035 in large part thanks to a more advanced deployment… Read more »

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System integrators: Your guide on the road to digital transformation

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:57:08 +0000

It’s a new day for industrial companies as smart manufacturing technologies bring new levels of profitability and flexibility, driven by advances in connectivity, cloud computing, big data analytics, mobility, and… Read more »

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Hackers are after your Water and Wastewater Network – Big or Small!

Credit to Author: William Moulton| Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 19:52:20 +0000

“Ours is too small” you say. Is it? For a second, let’s consider what these cybercriminals stand to gain from you: financial, data (operational, client, etc.), bandwidth, processing, and power…. Read more »

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Technology isn’t the only weapon for effective cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Jay Abdallah| Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 20:32:27 +0000

Technology can serve as a solid tool to ward off cyber attacks, there is no doubt, but what really comes into play is superior knowledge in recommending the proper devices,… Read more »

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Why use the same controller to manage process and safety systems?

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 15:30:55 +0000

Looking back at the evolution of the PLC, we can certainly see leaps and bounds in development since the invention of the Modicon 084 controller in 1968. Fast forward to… 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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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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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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Science vs the senses: where predictive analytics and intuition converge

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 20:08:46 +0000

 “Electrical science has disclosed to us the more intimate relation existing between widely different forces and phenomena and has thus led us to a more complete comprehension of Nature and… Read more »

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Researching APM providers Part 3: Open, agnostic system

Credit to Author: Kim Custeau| Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:02:23 +0000

This is the last blog in a three part series on the three things you should look for in your APM provider. Read the first blog in the series, “look… Read more »

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