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Automation News

Daily news headlines for industrial automation, process control and instrumentation professionals from Includes product news, company and organizational news, and application news.
  1. Obtaining clear guidance for securing your smart factory isn’t easy to come by. This article discusses smart factory security and what manufacturers should consider when protecting their facility.
  2. This system release leverages enabling technologies to eliminate a complexity barrier for small to mid-sized operations seeking to implement a DCS. By consolidating servers into a single machine, applications can implement the full functionality of a modern DCS.
  3. This agreement provides that Sartorius Stedim Biotech will use Siemens automation technologies, which will include industrial PCs, the S7-1500 software controller, the TIA Portal and the SCADA system Simatic WinCC, among others.
  4. The new modular automation system is designed for pharmaceutical plants, biotech manufacturers, fine chemical factories and food and beverage industries. It is the first time that ABB offers a solution based on the modular automation concept to automate and orchestrate intelligent modules tailored to the plant’s manufacturing needs.
  5. The updates include extensive functionality for smart factories and energy distribution, as well as new predictive analytics calculations.
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