Top 5 Control Engineering content: August 29-September 4, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered Industry 4.0, 5G, SCADA, programming and mergers.

By Tyler Wall September 6, 2022
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology

Control Engineering‘s top 5 content over the past week covered Industry 4.0, 5G, SCADA, programming and mergers. Links to each article below.

1. The driving force behind Industry 4.0 success

Smart sensors play a key role in helping manufacturers achieve Industry 4.0 goals.

2. Plan for the future with 5G mobile edge computing

With the help of 5G and mobile edge computing, business owners, manufacturing facility managers and control engineers are experiencing the benefits of transforming traditional, manual processes into automated, efficient technological solutions.


3. Top 10 modern SCADA system features

A modern supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system should be designed to help manufacturers take advantage of digital transformation and should run on modern technology.

4. Understanding the wiring and programming of a labeler application

Tutorial: Labeling machines are commonly used as part of the packaging process and must be precise. The setup process for wiring and programming can be complex; here’s how make it simpler.

5. Automation mergers, acquisitions, capital markets analysis: August 2022

The Bundy Group reported nine automation transactions in the month of August. Analysis on the acquisitions and reports are highlighted below.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, August 29-September 4, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

Author Bio: Tyler Wall is an associate editor for CFE Media and Technology