Yaskawa’s i3-Mechatronics concept is an example of a control architecture that uses data analysis to improve manufacturing production and quality. Courtesy: Yaskawa
AI and Machine Learning December 5, 2023

6 AI motion control applications to improve OEE

AI offers end-users the ability to analyze information collected from machines or manufacturing lines to optimize operational performance. Below, see six common motion control applications that can benefit from AI.

By Scott Carlberg
PLCs, PACs December 6, 2023

PLC programming fundamentals and uses in discrete manufacturing

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are the main method of controlling discrete machinery in manufacturing.

By Frank Lamb
Analytics December 6, 2023

The role of data in navigating change

Key process data includes for design, production and supply-chain management

By Michael De Boer
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 4, 2023

The dark side of the IT/OT integration equation

Are operations cyber-vulnerable due to lack of resources, lack of understanding or both?

By Dino Busalachi
Ethernet November 17, 2023

Video: Time sensitive networking – A game changing industrial technology

By Control Engineering
Machine Safety December 4, 2023

Benefits of critical servo safety measures for industrial automation systems

By Control Engineering
Motors and Drives November 28, 2023

Decentralized inverter market expected to triple in growth over next decade

By Future Market Insights
Process Safety December 4, 2023

How to create comprehensive automation safety for process industries

By Sunil Doddi
Eric J. Silverman, PE, PMP, CDT, is vice president, senior automation engineer, CDM Smith, and a Control Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Workforce Development December 6, 2023

Mentoring automation and controls professionals by sharing advice, experiences

By Eric J. Silverman

A letter from the editor

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