Factory Automation

Boosting chocolate manufacturing with industrial wireless

May 18, 2024

Integrating industrial-grade wireless connectivity enabled chocolate manufacturer, Ulmer Schokoladen, to increase productivity, enhance the agility of production lines and deliver a new level of flexibility. The end result is that they to continue offer customers the best quality products, even in higher-paced production.

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Nucor subsidiary POK brings foundry to Industry 4.0

September 21, 2023

Nucor factory saves initial and recurring costs, improves products with groov EPIC and Ignition solutions. The challenge was how, at a reasonable cost, to aggregate all process information from equipment and PLCs and then successfully exchange that information with corporate SCADA and ERP systems.

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Remote Production Management: Anytime, Anywhere

March 19, 2023

The possibility of access to relevant data and use of a virtually unlimited remote management system from any place with Internet access is becoming indispensable for modern production management. High flexibility appears to be one of the best characteristics for the entire system as well.

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Transport changeover time plunges from 1 hour to 1 minute

November 1, 2022

An XTS-based assembly line uses an advanced automation control system to minimize the machine footprint for automotive industry customers. After a second modernization project, two different types of pumps can be produced on a highly condensed assembly line with the same small footprint.

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BeerMaker intelligent process control solution

September 15, 2022

Brewery-specific ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution will support safety and quality improvements, boost productivity and raise operational efficiency

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Temperature Concentrator System Handles Up to 32 Measurements and More

August 19, 2022

Moore Industries’ TCS Temperature Concentrator System is an ideal solution for low-cost temperature measurements.

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Effective Control Systems Key to Launching a Nationwide Equipment Network

July 19, 2022

ALTA Refrigeration uses automation control technology to achieve faster, easier product development and servicing with groov EPIC and MQTT technologies.

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PC-based control and EtherCAT boost machine throughput 55%

May 17, 2022

A fully integrated EtherCAT control platform has resulted in an efficient and precise machine for manufacturing transformer cores. A switch from a legacy PLC to a fully integrated Beckhoff control platform helped increase production rates by more than half, while also improving the level of precision in manufacturing.

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HARTING, B&R and SICK presenting use case for digitalisation in robotics

January 31, 2022

Three strong pillars will enable robot companies to seamlessly network robots from sensors to the cloud in the future, and integrate them into new production processes.

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Barilla implements digital connectivity at sauce plant

January 21, 2022

Digital connectivity at a Barilla factory provided key solutions including elimination of times of inactivity, real-time analyses of huge amounts of data, more effective way of working thanks to remote control and teleservice, repaid investment and maximum cybersecurity and data protection standards.

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