The Paradigm of Digital Industries – Beyond Vision

Growth insight from the Global Information & Communication Technologies team Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner, Frost & Sullivan – an excerpt from SPS...

Essential MES Tool #2: Downtime Tracking

As discussed in the first post in our nine-part series on manufacturing execution system (MES) tools, manufacturers can use MES tools to better understand...

Achieve Automation Project Success By Selecting the Right Integrator

Successful automation projects provide increased value by improving operations, safety, or quality; reducing costs; or directly increasing profitability. The investment made to achieve one...

How IIoT Will Change Robotics

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a branch of the larger type of technology collectively known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Connected...

Exploring the Virtual Plant

Every plant has its unique lifecycle, which sees both equipment and employees evolve over time. Industry 4.0 has expedited this evolution, with...

Getting lean with MES

The role of an MES suite in implementing lean principles Lean manufacturing has for many years been something that many industrial companies have...

Improved SCADA data integrity using store and forward

by Titus Crabb Our clients put a lot of money into protecting their process data. It’s pretty standard to protect data with redundant...