Control Systems

Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Control Systems September 21, 2022

Automate packaging process to meet growing demand

Automating packaging requires time and research because there's no one-size-fits-all approach.

By Jeff Swecker
Courtesy: ABB
Control Systems September 15, 2022

Re-industrialization at risk from automation education gap

A survey by ABB finds there is a growing desire to reshore or nearshore manufacturing, but there's a major automation education gap, which could hamper efforts.

high availability controllers
PLCs, PACs September 21, 2022

PLCs, PACs and edge controllers in an era of high availability

The emergence of new high availability technologies is making it more economical to implement a redundancy strategy for PLC, PAC and edge controllers.

By Darrell Halterman
IMTS sustainability at edge
Edge Computing, Embedded Systems September 19, 2022

Navigating the road to sustainability at the edge

Achieving sustainability at the edge looks different for every organization. There are key steps to help narrow down which path to take to reach those sustainability goals.

By Morgan Green
Dedicated Controls June 17, 2017

Industrial motor control system

Striatech's switched reluctance (SR) motor and dedicated control combination is designed for industrial applications such as large conveyors for steady operation.

By Striatech
PID, APC September 11, 2022

Plant instrumentation and controls: Modernize or maintain?

Best project practices: How to achieve successful plant modernization and how to properly prepare for the project. See related article: Why modernize plant instrumentation, controls.

By Kevin Finnan
The infrastructure on the vessels subscribed to the Purdue Model of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, which meant the information was protected and could travel up the chain.
DCS, SCADA, Controllers September 8, 2022

Modernizing SCADA vessel control systems with Ignition

Setting out to make better use of data and workflows in the remote, a maritime company adopts data-driven technology.

By Arlen Nipper