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Cybersecurity is a challenge for many manufacturers. System integrators can help, but their role is often ill-defined and that needs to change as information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) continue to merge.
Automation was needed for a refrigerated line, but customized fabricated equipment from three original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) wasn’t working. Work included simplifying the complexity of disparate systems.
A system integrator explains six industrial data requirements for factories of the future using an apple-pie baking example.
System integrators can help improve operational visibility and cybersecurity posture for industrial control systems (ICSs) with serial communications monitoring.
Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) provided benchmarking factors to improve operational and financial performance, as well as recruiting and retention for engineering and technology personnel.
Automation system integrators contractors can provide a central point of coordination and responsibility for all aspects of an automation project.
Achieve that go/no-go decision and avoid killing a project before it begins
Integrator companies Andritz Automation, Applied Control Engineering and The JDI Group are recognized for their outstanding achievements.
Andritz Automation is the 2021 System Integrator of the Year for the Large System Integrator Category. Adam Creery, PE, vice president, automation solutions at ANDRITZ Automation discussed his company’s approach in an interview with CFE Media.