Top 5 Control Engineering content: January 8-14 2024
The top 5 pieces of content from the past week includes PLC programming, 2024’s system integrator giants and AI motion control applications.
Control Engineering’s top 5 pieces of content over the past week include PLC programming, 2024’s system integrator giants and AI motion control applications.
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are the main method of controlling discrete machinery in manufacturing.
Labor and skills shortages justify increased automation; SIs occupy key position in today’s supply chains; SI Giants embrace the opportunities.
Automation system integrators explain how automation upgrades benefit from digital transformation, analytics and automation asset data. Get more advice from an automation upgrade example of PLC system updates and about the automation project development lifecycle.
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.
The low-voltage ac motor market is expected to contract slightly in 2024, but will grow again in 2025 according to Interact Analysis.