System Integration

System Integration March 9, 2020

Standards capture stranded data, help with device design, data integration

Standards update: Integrated systems and standards help support advanced information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) collaboration and optimization in three key ways. Also see four advantages of future process automation facilities.

By Ted Masters
System Integration February 12, 2020

Five automation design tips for the future

Automation design and system integration: When designing automation for the future, consider open source, capital costs, evolution, multi-vendor capability and cybersecurity.

By Josh Eastburn
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Energy, Power September 24, 2022

Gaining energy intelligence at equipment, process level

Gaining vision of site-wide energy consumption – especially at an equipment and process level – can transform both energy and operational efficiency, says Jakob Gossmann.

By Jakob Gossmann
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
Workforce Development September 15, 2022

Developing the existing and future workforce

The great resignation movement is forcing companies to adjust their tactics and turn to third parties who can provide the technical support needed to keep manufacturing system online.

By Randy Otto
System Integrators June 28, 2022

The future of work is shifting and changing

The CSIA Executive Conference returns for the first time since 2019 with the world grappling with the changes of a pandemic and many other challenges that are changing how people work and interact with others.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Hitech CADD Services
Project Management April 13, 2022

Minimize design planning, optimize time to market

Design automation software enables mass customization, accelerates manufacturing, improves efficiencies from sales to manufacturing, and reduces lead times across functions.

By Ketan Panchal
The Acuity Brands rCMSB Wireless Occupancy and Daylight Sensor: The rCMSB is a wireless battery-powered ceiling mount sensor. To install, simply mount it to the ceiling and program with the mobile app. Combine the Acuity Brands rCMSB with nLight AIR switches and fixture-based controls for easier installation to drive the lowest installed cost of lighting controls. Courtesy: Acuity Brands, New Products for Engineers
Energy Efficiency July 2, 2022

Digital tools help with sustainable, greener designs

Digital twins can provides actionable data that can capture the effects of micro- and macro-scale changes on a real environment, allowing users to make more informed decisions on creating greener built spaces.

By Carl Coken