Category: Automation

Preparing to Integrate IIoT: How can controls, automation, and instrumentation help with integration and use of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies? (Part 2)

This is the second of a two-part series on the integration and use of IIoT technology. Potential Challenges and Hurdles   Integrating new technologies into existing environments can present unique challenges to overcome. While connecting legacy equipment and systems offers potential big benefits and is an important step in the IIoT initiatives at many industrial companies, …

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Preparing to Integrate IIoT: How can controls, automation, and instrumentation help with integration and use of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies? (Part 1)

This is the first of a two-part series on the integration and use of IIoT technology. As advances in technology make it more cost-effective to deploy IIoT, industries will need to acquire a strategic approach to integrating new sensor data with pre-existing data environments. Now, more than ever, industries are seeking simple integrations with controls, …

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What Role Does Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance Play in Manufacturing?

In the manufacturing industry, equipment maintenance is integral to keeping your company running. If a piece of equipment fails, the downtime is expensive — both in equipment repair costs and lost production time. Depending on how much you produce in an average day, a single hour of downtime can cost you anywhere from $1,000 to …

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Quick Ways You Can Optimize Your Warehouse Layout

Your productivity is directly related to your warehouse layout. With just a few changes, you’ll get more organized storage, faster order processing and safer working grounds. The best way to boost your productivity is through rethinking your warehouse. Evaluate Storage There are always products in every warehouse that seem to sit on the shelves gathering …

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ASK THE EXPERT: Dassault Systèmes’ Fred Thomas on Manufacturing Transformation

Many manufacturers have continued to invest in technology and systems using a disjointed, piecemeal approach. In this interview, Fred Thomas, DELMIA Global Industry Director for Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industries at Dassault Systèmes tells The Record why the time for real change is now. How would you define the concept of digital transformation within the manufacturing space? Digital …

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