PLM, Control Design

PLM, Control Design July 5, 2018

Strategies for upgrading PLC hardware

As technology advances, hardware needs to be updated for optimal efficiency.

By Evan Novakowski, Avanceon
PLM, Control Design March 1, 2018

2018 ERP, IIoT and the Cloud Study

The IIoT for Engineers 2018 Enterprise Resources Planning, IIoT and the Cloud Study unveiled several key findings regarding usage of ERP, IIoT, and the Cloud. This includes connections to process control, HMIs, SCADA, data historians, alarm management, and data acquisition systems.

By CFE Media
PLM, Control Design March 1, 2018

2018 ERP, IIoT and the Cloud Study

The IIoT for Engineers 2018 Enterprise Resources Planning, IIoT and the Cloud Study unveiled several key findings regarding usage of ERP, IIoT, and the Cloud. This includes connections to process control, HMIs, SCADA, data historians, alarm management, and data acquisition systems.

By CFE Media
PLM, Control Design February 16, 2018

Apply technology advances to automation software

Automation software design inspiration comes from new technologies, partners, and involved customers.

By Melissa Topp, Iconics
PLM, Control Design February 15, 2018

Automation product designs cure pain points

When the research and development (R&D) team communicates with customers, automation product designs improve, and the resulting designs resolve pain points.

By Vikram Kumar, EZAutomation
PLM, Control Design February 14, 2018

Reliable data enhances automation product designs

As the world progresses to digital, analog measurement reliability is more important than ever to ensure quality input for product design.

By John Lehman, Georg Haubner, Dataforth Corp.
PLM, Control Design January 30, 2018

CAN networks make mobile machine upgrades easier

CAN J1939 is the communication network used by electronic diesel engines to transmit data about the operating conditions of the engines to other devices necessary to operate mobile machinery.

By Paul Badowski, Cross Company
PLM, Control Design January 20, 2018

Requirements for a seamless quality management system

A seamless quality management system (QMS) allows companies to close gaps across product lifecycle manufacturing (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and manufacturing execution systems (MES) and enhance continuous improvement and Lean manufacturing initiatives.

By Valérie Goulévitch
PLM, Control Design January 9, 2018

Hot topics in Control Engineering for 2017

Think Again: Control Engineering readers choose hot topics of 2017 based on online traffic at the automation industry website. What can you learn from these top Control Engineering articles of 2017? Also see the top three covers of 2017.

By Mark T. Hoske
PLM, Control Design January 4, 2018

Product lifecycle management research program on cloud-based solutions published

CIMdata announced the publication of a multi-sponsor collaborative research program report on the use of cloud-based solutions to enable product lifecycle management (PLM) strategies and processes in industrial companies.

By CIMdata