Top 5 Control Engineering content: July 31-August 6, 2023
The top 5 articles from the past week include PLC programming, Industry 4.0 and edge computing.
Control Engineering’s top 5 pieces of content over the past week covered PLC programming, Industry 4.0 and edge computing.
Programmable logic controller (PLC) programming languages help keep manufacturing operations running smoothly. Learn about the five types of PLC programming languages and how they’re used.
2023 marks a dozen years of Industry 4.0. Control Engineering asked an Industry 4.0 expert how companies can tell if they’re moving quickly enough toward smart manufacturing and digital transformation. Are Industry 4.0 benefits passing you by?
There are several ways to make a field device or a sensor “smart” and turning them into valuable IIoT devices.
Archived version of the webcast “Edge series: Edge computing architectures, advantages” is available for viewing online; a summary of information offered follows along with more answers to audience questions about industrial edge computing architectures.
NPI’s singulation and sortation solutions, which leveraged PC-based controls and EtherCAT, helped a California distribution center reduce difficult-to-fill labor requirements while increasing throughput and decreasing turnaround times.