Finding resilience in automation supply chains

We often take supply chains for granted, but the recent pandemic has highlighted the need for greater resilience. The supply chain is an integral part of business and not for dismissal as someone else’s…

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Machine retrofit reduces scrappage and improves quality

Machines in food and beverage production must be dependable, safe, fast, and maintain production quality over years, if not decades. For older equipment, a machine retrofit to update the control automation provides a cost…

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Time sensitive networking removes Ethernet limitations

Information Technology (IT) is becoming a key part of manufacturing operations and we are seeing more convergence between the factory floor and high-level IT levels. Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) offers an interesting way to increase…

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