Automation World covers news and trends around industrial automation software and hardware for professionals in the discrete and batch/hybrid manufacturing industries.


Bringing Modern SCADA Visualization to Industry

Integrating new equipment often requires developing new SCADA screens, which can slow operations significantly. CSE Icon’s Ignition for Upstream Accelerator addresses this by streamlining the integration process.

With Powerful Networks Comes Great Cybersecurity Responsibility

Regulatory frameworks and the Cyber Resilience Act aim to address cybersecurity deficiencies in industrial networking products with digital elements.

Custom Integrator Streamlines Panel Building

Using Weidmuller’s Configurator, Blue Collar Automation simplified its control panel design process by using the software platform to select components, lay out panel designs,...

How Two-in-One Encoders Deliver Robot Accuracy

The ability of two-in-one encoders to provide motor feedback and position measurement in one device are critical to the space and safety needs of collaborative robots.
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End-to-End Automation for Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturers

Has Vention cracked the plug-and-play automation code for smaller manufacturers? The company’s platform, covering everything needed from design to deployment and support, appears...

Why Manufacturers Are Reluctant to Digitalize (and Why They Shouldn’t Be)

A certain level of digital maturity isn’t required to begin your digital transformation. Even a factory with older equipment can benefit with as little as a few IoT sensors for...

Revolutionizing the Supply Chain with Generative AI

How generative AI is being used to boost efficiency and resilience in supply chains and manufacturing.

Making Installation Standards Understandable

The complexities of installing a new magnetic flowmeter in an industrial setting.


Product Spotlight: EZ5 Series Human-Machine Interface

EZAutomation, a division of the AVG Group, has released its EZTouch EZ5 series of  HMI/operator interface panels in 4, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 15-inch display sizes with free ...

Fault-Tolerant Edge Computing

Stratus Technologies has released its new Stratus ztC Endurance platform, a new family of fault-tolerant computing platforms for sustainable operations. The platform introduces...
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Robot Gripper Suction Cup

The FLIW (Foam Lip Wide) from Piab is a new addition to the company’s PiGrip series. Configurable in a multitude of combinations, it is well suited for any picking application...
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Hermetically Sealed Position Sensors

Offering rugged operations and performance with low power consumption, Newtek’s HI series of hermetically sealed 4-20 mA LVDTs ensure consistent data output and are offered with...


Vention at Automate 2024

A look at how Vention seeks to ease the process of automation for small and mid-sized manufacturers,

Teradyne Robotics and Nvidia at Automate 2024

The companies are working to enable robots to operate more precisely in unstructured and changing environments.

Automate 2024 Highlights

When I started covering automation and robotics in the early 1990s, I heard from a few experienced editors in the field that, unfortunately, I had missed the heyday of robotics...

Omron and Roeq Expand AMR and Top Module Collaboration

The partnership between Omron and Roeq enables greater focus on intralogistics projects for faster execution.


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