Info Management - Manufacturing IT, MES

PC-based controls: Busting myths, revealing benefits

PC-based control systems provide many benefits and simplified solutions for industrial... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, June 20-26: Natural gas flowmeters, Salary and Career Survey, partial stroke valve testing, more

Articles about natural gas flowmeters, the 2016 Salary and Career Survey, partial stroke valve... » more

Agreements reached for global adoption of field device integration technology

FieldComm Group announced a series of agreements, contracts, standards and events to accelerate... » more

Advice on securing the supply chain

While managing cybersecurity for the supply chain is a challenge, companies can take many steps to... » more

Securing the supply chain with cybersecurity

While manufacturers are becoming more aware of cybersecurity threats, they need to be aware that... » more

Smart manufacturing and the continuing need for MES

Manufacturing execution systems (MES) are still useful even with smart manufacturing because they... » more

Managing processes with the IIoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is creating more streamlined and efficient methods to... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles, May 14 to June 13: Salary and Career Survey, binary-coded decimals, high-performance HMIs, more

Articles about the 2016 Salary and Career Survey, binary-coded decimals and PLCs, high-performance... » more

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Multi-touch stationary panel for chemical, food and beverage applications

Advantech's SPC-1881WP is a widescreen multi-touch stationary panel is suitable for areas such as food and beverage or chemical manufacturing. » more

Natural gas measurement and data management solutions for natural gas utilities

Honeywell Process Solutions' (HPS) integrated portfolio of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-ready natural gas measurement and data management solutions are designed to help optimize the entire gas value chain and consists of... » more

HMI touchscreen series with built-in Ethernet communications

Omega's NS Series of touchscreen human-machine interfaces (HMIs) feature built-in Ethernet communications, alarming/recipe/data logging capabilities and live video input/display capabilities. » more

Dual-Ethernet HMIs with IIoT capability, enhanced security

Maple Systems' 7-in. HMI5070DL and 9.7-in. HMI5097DXL dual-Ethernet human-machine interfaces (HMIs) has two separate Ethernet networks that offers a connected Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) system while providing security. » more

Signal conditioning modules with Bluetooth configuration

Acromag's microBlox uB modules can safely interface a wide variety of voltage, current, temperature, frequency, and other field signals and are designed for embedded or portable applications such as test stands, defense systems,... » more

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Microsoft Windows XP Embedded ends extended support

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Your orthodontic appliance may have been 3D printed

Creating unique items to satisfy medical... » more

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Poll of the Week

Which industrial Ethernet protocol is most used in your facility, machines, or installations? (A June CE article looks at networks.)
EtherCAT
EtherNet/IP
Modbus TCP
Powerlink
Profinet
SERCOS
IEC 61850


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