Discrete Manufacturing - PLCs, PACs

Machine vision applications integrating with the cloud

Advances in cloud computing have improved the quality of service (QoS) for machine vision enough to... » more

Servo and induction motors: what is the cost?

Motors should be weighed by the same standard of total cost of ownership by which other assets in... » more

Benefits of pick-and-place robots for manufacturers

Pick-and-place robots have become a commonplace robotic application in today's facilities and are... » more

What to consider when choosing an ac induction motor

There are many aspects to consider when choosing an ac induction motor such as supply voltage,... » more

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

More robots, more jobs; fewer robots, fewer jobs

Think Again: Automation creates jobs: When more has been invested in robotics in the U.S.,... » more

Robotics team gaining hands-on experience for competition

Students on the College of DuPage (CoD) Robotics Team in suburban Chicago are gaining crucial... » more

Machine vision benefits for autonomous vehicles

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

Maintenance distributor adds electrical specialties group

Motion Industries announced EIS has become the Electrical Specialties Group of Motion Industries,... » more

Implementing analytics for Big Data applications with PC-based control systems

Control engineers can use PC-based control systems to take advantage of Big Data analytics to help... » more

Evaluating the ISA 88 standard for batch control

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

2018 HMI Software and Hardware Study: Upward trends for HMIs

The 2018 HMI Software and Hardware study revealed several upward trends on the usage of... » more

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