Manufacturing Software

GE seeks to drive MES adoption with their latest Plant Applications 7 software

With the recent release of GE Digital’s new Plant Applications Manufacturing Execution (MES) solution, hybrid manufacturing companies are now able to benefit from improved operational visibility for more effective decision-making. Plant Applications, commonly referred to as ‘Plant…

🕘 31/08/2017

Calculating the value of automation

When it comes to processing panels, CNC machining centres, such as Perforex from Rittal Automation Systems, are light years ahead of the alternative, manual approach when it comes to productivity and efficiency. In fact, machining centres speed up processing by as much as 66 percent compared to the…

🕘 18/07/2017

Reining in on industrial automation: The benefits of cloud computing in the manufacturing industry

The domestic canary isn’t what most of us would consider a tool for industrial labour. But in 1988, hundreds of these birds were made redundant from their small, yet significant roles in Britain’s coal mining industry. Earlier mines lacked air ventilation, which meant these ill-fated…

🕘 10/05/2017

EPLAN Cogineer set to revolutionise automated engineering design

CAE solutions provider EPLAN has launched an innovative configuration-based automation software package, which simplifies the changeover to automated working methods by enabling design engineers to generate electrical and fluid schematics at the push of a button – without the need for expert…

🕘 05/05/2017

Schneider Electric makes industry simpler and more profitable with EcoStruxure for Industry

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced a significant step forward in its ability to help its industrial customers remove complexity, leverage open technology and experience new levels of value and efficiency with the introduction of…

🕘 25/04/2017

Is your ERP system Industry 4.0 compatible?

We are on the cusp of Industry 4.0, the fourth Industrial Revolution. Over the next decade, Industry 4.0 will emerge to meet demand for tailor made products at affordable prices – from mobile phones to cars and from household goods to sheet metal fabrication. At the same time it will give…

🕘 22/08/2016

Smart solutions from AutoCoding Systems

AutoCoding Systems has recognised that there is a growing requirement to communicate with and collect data from a wide range of devices, as well as interface to various business information systems to enable factories to work smarter. As a global provider of automation solutions to factory…

🕘 21/06/2016

ABB zenon extends automation solutions for the Internet of Things, Services and People

ABB has extended its discrete automation offering to deliver more connectivity and application solutions for discrete manufacturing, general machinery and food and beverage machine builders. The ABB zenon software, developed by the Austrian automation company COPA-DATA, extends communications…

🕘 31/05/2016

New communication platform for design engineering and development teams launched at Hannover

At this year's Hannover Messe, Eplan and its affiliate Cideon are launching ‘Syngineer’ – a communication and information platform offering a foundation for companies in machine and plant engineering. MCAD, ECAD and PLC software are all interfaced directly through the mechatronic…

🕘 26/04/2016

Software provides real-tme visibility into critical plant network infrastructure

Panduit, the world-class developer and provider of physical infrastructure solutions, has announced a new release of its IntraVUE industrial network visualisation and analytics software. This release - part number ZDF48-EA – speeds the process of problem detection by allowing the user to…

🕘 25/04/2016