PLCs, PACs

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
40 under 40
PLCs, PACs September 12, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering content: September 5-11, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered engineering leaders under 40, controllers and more.

By Morgan Green
PLCs, PACs August 30, 2022

How to improve PLC programming with Git workflows

Answer these questions to add speed, quality, and lower costs related to developing code for programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Many industrial automation workflows and software for PLCs haven’t kept pace with traditional software development.

By Darren Henry and Vaughn Varma
Courtesy: Sigmatek, New Products for Engineers Database
PLCs, PACs August 28, 2022

Controllers through the ages

Controllers have developed since the introduction of the first programmable logic controller (PLC) and their role in modern and future automation systems will continue evolving.

By Eamonn Garry
edge system
PLCs, PACs August 8, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering content: August 1-7, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered PLC programming, digital transformation, control systems, cybersecurity and more.

By Morgan Green
Courtesy: Applied Manufacturing Technologies
PLCs, PACs August 2, 2022

Control Engineering hot topics, July 2022

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in July 2022 included stories on PLC programming, digital transformation, direct-drive servos, IIoT optimization and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
PLC computing
PLCs, PACs August 1, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering content: July 25-31, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered PLC programming automation, safety, analytics foundations and more.

By Morgan Green
PLCs, PACs July 7, 2022

PLC programming: What you need to know

While the programmable logic controller (PLC) is very important, the programming inside the controller is just as critical and can be overlooked.

By Matt Fether
Darrell Halterman, director, PACSystems controllers, Emerson, explains how to design a modern, flexible and secure machine control system in the June 15 webcast, “Truly open and secure machine control.” Courtesy: Emerson
PLCs, PACs June 24, 2022

Modern machine control system design in 7 steps webcast preview

Seven steps can help with modern machine control system design: Get a preview below of a June 15 webcast providing more detail.

By Mark T. Hoske
PLCs, PACs June 3, 2022

Modern machine control system design in 7 steps

Seven steps can help with modern machine control system design: Get a preview below of a June 15 webcast providing more detail.

By Mark T. Hoske