1. Top 50 Automation Companies of 2017: Digitalization takes over
The storm surge of digital transformation, driven by the IIoT, cloud computing, advanced analytics and the push to managed services, continues to transform how the Top 50 do business. Read more.
2. Compressor surge control: Deeper understanding, simulation can eliminate instabilities
We tend to rely on companies specializing in surge control to protect our plants, but what happens if something is not quite right in the middle of the night, causing a surging fright and piping to take flight? Read more.
4. Good grounding practices - Part 1 & Part 2
Part 1 discusses what makes up a good instrument grounding system and why, while Part 2 explains why it’s necessary to connect instrumentation to the power ground system, and the theory and practice of shielding. Read Part 1. Read Part 2.
5. Alliance with PTC brings FactoryTalk Innovation Suite
“Our software strategy brought FactoryTalk Analytics, and Rockwell Automation is going through digital revolution along with our customers, seeing in our own plants, the great rewards in quality and on-time delivery," said John Genovesi, incoming senior vice president, enterprise accounts and software, Rockwell Automation, at the Rockwell Automation Process Solutions User Group conference. Read more.
6. Future engineers strut their stuff
"We are working to make sure the students have a base knowledge of math, so it’s not a barrier to them getting into a STEM or automation career in the future," said Jay Flores, global STEM ambassador at Rockwell Automation. Read more.
8. Rockwell Automation leads through people, partnerships
"We're looking forward to 2019, and are looking at double-digit growth and continued inorganic investments in partnerships. We don't do it all, but we're able to harness the expertise and market access of our partners." Read more.