Discrete Manufacturing - Machine Safety

Improve engineer safety with NFPA 70E labeling requirements

In the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, there are updates to label requirements and information about how... » more

Cyber hub for manufacturing launched in Chicago

The Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII) announced today the launch of a... » more

Machine vision benefits for autonomous vehicles

Machine vision capabilities will play an increasingly important role in the development of... » more

Evaluating the ISA 88 standard for batch control

Deciding whether to employ a programmable logic controller (PLC), distributed control system (DCS)... » more

The importance of cloud security

Moving to the cloud still provides many challenges for manufacturing organizations to overcome, but... » more

Exploring the updated safety standard for integrated manufacturing systems

ANSI B11.20-2017 increases worker safety with added processes for those working on or near... » more

Robotic picking and cleaning system developed

Engineers from MIT and Princeton University have developed a robotic system designed to assist in... » more

Ladder Logic: Fault detection and messages

In ladder logic, faults are used to capture abnormal circumstances and each cell or station in a... » more

Asset management's role in ICS security

Most industrial control system (ICS) networks were designed and implemented before the advent of... » more

Advancing to IIoT means back to security basics

Manufacturers may see advantages to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0, but... » more

Updating a DCS for optimized operations

If a company‚Äôs distributed control system (DCS) is more than 10 years old, it is likely a... » more

Alarm management: 6 hazards, 4 strategies

Alarm management in an IIoT world: Correlation and classification of industrial process control... » more

Avoid alarm overload with consolidation and escalation

Take steps to improve supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) alarm management and avoid... » more

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