Increasing networking of manufacturing equipment is opening up factories to the benefits of flexible production and wireless mobile communications. However, the rising use of connected devices is also exposing production sites to security breaches and cyber-attacks, compelling companies to seek ways to protect their networks.
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MOTORS, DRIVES & BEARINGS: Applied Motion Products' integrated steppers are specifically designed for wet environments and are ideal for outdoor use.
VRTX Technologies’ wireless remote monitoring systems for their cooling water treatment solutions automatically and instantly provide operational feedback and alerts.
In a world where manufacturing production is king, capital expenses are laser-focused on tools and equipment, leaving IT to strategically minimize capital investment while delivering enterprise-class IT operations. Data is the nucleus of the business.
For an IT department, working with cloud applications and their providers can present a number of new challenges. Where the IT department previously took a facilitating role that is now transitioning to a coordinating role. In addition, it can be significantly more difficult to control user and access privileges in cloud applications.
According to the 2013 Verizon Data Breach report, 22 organizations, mainly in manufacturing and professional services, with only one to 100 employees became a victim to cyber espionage last year. And 23 firms, mainly in manufacturing with 101 to 1,000 employees, also were breached.
Opportunity beckons intelligent device manufacturers. They must evolve their products from fixed function and disconnected systems to flexible and seamlessly connected devices. Making products smarter will provide a wide array of benefits.
The CHEM SHOW is where professionals involved in the processing of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods, and other process industries come to find solutions to their process applications. Thousands of CPI professionals that are involved in mixing, blending, heating, cooling, filtering or drying materials come to the CHEM SHOW to see all the latest technologies and innovations being showcased by more than 300 exhibiting companies.
Yes, there’s a place for mobile in manufacturing. Seven, actually. Today’s mobile solutions can help your business run more profitably and predictably, by putting the right tools and information right where they’re needed.
New and continually improving technological advancements are opening the doors to a mobile future for the global workforce. But until recently, obstacles prevented workplaces from seeing true mobility as more than a future ideal.
Remote monitoring is exciting technology for meat processors. The benefits are numerous, including better yields and increased profits, less raw material waste due to improper cooking, product consistency, energy savings, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) compliance, improved worker safety and reduced liability.
These five practices will help you augment your current marketing strategy by being prepared for success in an increasingly device- and context-ready world.
To workers being pushed out of jobs by today's technology, history has a message: You're not the first.
Emerson has released Mobile Worker: Voice and Video, a communications technology designed to help process manufacturers save time and money on plant maintenance and trouble-shooting by bringing the problem to the experts.
T&D Corp. recently released the RTR-576 wireless data logger for use with any of its RTR-500 Series wireless data collectors.
Lean manufacturing ... While you may think you have strategies in place to make you more efficient, you may be missing a big part of the picture.
There is little disagreement that data has value. In fact, digital data seems to be the new world currency. So protecting valuable data assets is a central concern for business continuity management.
Organizations that operate across several regions grapple continually with differences in language and culture, as well as efficient collaboration across multiple time zones.
The Balluff BIS V Radio Frequency Identification system is founded on a new generation of processors that maximize flexibility.
MYNAH Technologies offers professional services for the design and implementation of Virtual Dynamic Simulators based upon Private Cloud Computing and VMWare Virtualization technology.
AutomationDirect’s high-speed FC-ISO-D optical isolators provide the versatility to solve various interface problems between an incremental encoder signal and a PLC, servo drive or other input devices.
Chem.Info has teamed up with industry experts in order to help answer your processing-related questions!
Lantronix Inc. introduces the xSenso™ as a compact DIN-rail or wall-mount analog device server (ADS) that enables sensors with analog outputs to transparently send real-time data to any node on the network or over the internet.
Bulluff’s BIS-V RFID controller is a compact evaluation unit that enables the simultaneous connection of up to four read/write heads.
Tharo Systems Inc., manufacturer of THARO H-Series printers, offers a stand-alone label-printing station that can be remotely operated and can perform many software functions using a keyboard — with no computer attached.
Today’s machine-control systems with programmable automation controllers (PAC) and servo drives have capabilities that enhance their usefulness in the manufacturing environment.
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