Top 5 Control Engineering content: June 12-18, 2023
The top 5 articles from the past week include Realize Live 2023, PLC ladder logic and control system modernization.
Control Engineering’s top 5 pieces of content over the past week covered Realize Live 2023, PLC ladder logic and control system modernization.
Innovation and a willingness to push new ideas forward is valuable and needed, but the ability to be agile and flexible is critical.
Programmable logic controller (PLC) ladder logic code can be mass produced with Microsoft Excel to generate repetitive logic like I/O mapping and alarms.
Future-proof manufacturing holds the promise of smart, connected factories starts with digitization and digitalization to make better and more informed decisions.
The digital journey for manufacturers is an arduous one, but it can have a meaningful impact that goes well beyond the bottom line.
While some justifications for control system modernization projects have remained virtually unchanged for decades, others such as workforce shortages, cybersecurity and sustainability are relatively new considerations. See 6 control system update justifications.