4 reasons a single, integrated distributed control system is key for industrial operations

Credit to Author: Robyn Buckland| Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2023 14:00:00 +0000

A long-standing adage in industrial manufacturing says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That sage wisdom has caused many manufacturing facilities to delay system modernization or take advantage of the time-saving, reliability, and efficiency benefits of software-centric systems. The need to re-evaluate available technology…

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Smart operations: Why the future is now

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2023 19:20:50 +0000

In a post-pandemic world that has become increasingly uncertain, so too has consumer behavior. According to new research from Accenture, 72% of consumers say that external factors – such as climate change, economic instability and political unrest – are impacting our lives more now than…

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Are machine builders agile enough to stay relevant in the face of changing consumer needs?

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 19:00:00 +0000

Recent research by Accenture calls for companies to see consumers through the context of their own lives, rather than as ‘walking wallets’. In our post-pandemic world customers’ lives are impacted by so many different factors and needs are changing fast. Influences such as climate change,…

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A digitized, condition based maintenance approach boosts operational efficiencies for energy recovery plant

Credit to Author: Philippe Arsonneau| Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2023 09:00:00 +0000

Businesses across the globe are increasing their commitment and investment in circularity. However, most recognize that raw materials will become more difficult and expensive to access in the future, and the demand for materials will outpace supply projections by a wide margin. The solution to…

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How to keep people comfortable more sustainably

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Fri, 12 May 2023 19:00:00 +0000

Arguably one of the most significant inventions since industrialization was the development of the first practical heat pump in 1755, which would lay the foundations for the modern HVAC and refrigeration we now take for granted in the developed world. Like so many of the…

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Industrial Robotics Provides Immense Contributions to Achieving Sustainability Goals as Industry 5.0 Emerges

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2023 21:00:00 +0000

By Roderick Gaines, Research Director for IDC’s Worldwide Supply Chain Strategies Program In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, sustainability has become a critical consideration for companies worldwide. As the world faces pressing challenges such as climate change and resource depletion, businesses are increasingly expected to…

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Is robotics an answer to the current labor crisis?

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:00:43 +0000

Have you ever thought about the journey your package makes when you order something online? The logistics of how goods are moved along the supply chain can and are having… Read more »

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From design to disposal: why green product is a must for sustainability

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 15:00:43 +0000

As we transition to renewable energy and electrification there is concern over the environmental impact of new products and technologies like batteries used in electric vehicles or solar panels. There… Read more »

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