System Integration

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Dec. 7-14, 2020

Articles about the 20201 System Integrator of the Year award winners, robotic offline programming in a COVID-19 world, cybersecurity and the rise of IT-enabled OT systems, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Dec. 7-14 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay December 14, 2020
Courtesy: Vertech

The top 5 most read articles online, from Dec. 7- 14 for Control Engineering covered the 20201 System Integrator of the Year award winners, robotic offline programming in a COVID-19 world, cybersecurity and the rise of IT-enabled OT systems, and more. Links to each article below.

1. 2021 System Integrator of the Year award winners announced

Integrator companies Andritz Automation, Applied Control Engineering and The JDI Group are recognized for their outstanding achievements.

2. The need for robotic offline programming in a COVID-19 world

Offline robot programming platforms are increasingly being used during the COVID-19 pandemic. Four scenarios, key programming features and perks are highlighted.

3. Cybersecurity and the rise of IT-enabled OT systems

Information technology strategies can help combat new cybersecurity vulnerabilities and deploy a solid cybersecurity program for operational technology use for industrial control systems, remote terminal units, supervisory control and data acquisition systems, as Industrial Internet of Things deployments increase.

4. Top 5 VFD parameter changes explained

Programming variable frequency drives (VFDs) to fit most industrial applications require only the most basic settings to operate the motor. Understand these 5 VFD parameter changes to optimize VFD programming to fit most motor-drive applications.

5. Tea time at AriZona Beverage Co.

System integrator, Vertech, provided automation for AriZona Beverage Co.’s new greenfield facility.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Dec. 7-14, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media, kgay@cfemedia.com.


Keagan Gay
Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.