IT in Manufacturing


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Digital Enterprise offering with ­future technologies for Industry 4.0
February 2019, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives
By expanding its Digital Enterprise portfolio and integrating future technologies, Siemens is driving forward the digital transformation of the discrete and process industries.

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Improved supply chain efficiency and energy saving at Namibia Breweries
February 2019, IS³ - Industry Software, Solutions & Support
Established in 1920, Namibia Breweries is one of the leading beverage manufacturing companies in Namibia and southern Africa. Today, with the stated vision to be the ‘most progressive and inspiring company’, ...

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Operators step into the future
February 2019, SKF South Africa
Recognising the increasingly vital role that technology plays in business, SKF continues to move with the Industry 4.0 tide. In line with its ‘World Class Manufacturing’ initiative, SKF has implemented ...

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Spresense platform brings sound and vision to IoT devices
February 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has boosted opportunities to create smarter IoT devices by introducing Sony Spresense, featuring Arm Cortex-M4F performance and extensive sensing, audio, and imaging capabilities. The low-power ...

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Towards the Smart Factory
February 2019, Omron Electronics
With much of the reported paradigm of Industry 4.0 resting on self-configuration of machinery and production lines, Omron’s Victor Marquess looks at what can already be achieved to get on the path to ...

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Unobtrusive approach to digitalisation
February 2019, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
As Industry 4.0 continues to unfold, increasing numbers of manufacturers, big and small, are seeking the best opportunities to increase the automation of their industrial processes and improve productivity. ...

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Enhanced intelligence at the edge
February 2019, RJ Connect
A new computing model that helps create autonomous edge nodes is changing the IIoT landscape. Edge nodes are data-aggregation points in an IIoT system, where the physical world of sensors and actuators ...

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Simple connection of converters supports cloud-based applications
February 2019, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives
The new Sinamics Connect 300 from Siemens provides a simple plug-and-play solution for integrating converters of the Sinamics family into the IT world. The new solution is suitable for low-voltage converters ...

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Yokogawa adds OpreX redundancy
February 2019, Yokogawa South Africa
Yokogawa has announced a platform that enables software packages to run on general-purpose computers in a redundant configuration, which has been added to its OpreX Control and Safety System family. This ...

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New performance management ­solutions for intelligent valves and pumps
January 2019
While digital transformation has been getting its fair share of hype in recent years, end-users in the heavy process industries actually began digitising their plants decades ago with the introduction ...

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Rockwell Automation drives digital transformation
January 2019, Rockwell Automation
New FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC, accelerates digital transformation strategies.

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Flexible standardisation for data centres
January 2019, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric has created flexible standardisation for data centre operators that allows the company to support the different sized deployments its customers require, while eliminating inconsistencies ...

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Personalised, portable content with SKF Shelf app
January 2019, SKF South Africa
Digitalisation is changing industries and opening up new possibilities. We now have a wealth of information from a multitude of sources at our fingertips. But is it reliable? Having fast access to a trustworthy ...

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Key digital transformation IT concepts for operations
December 2018
Rather than focus on the digital transformation IT concepts through a technical lens, this article looks at them in terms of their implication on industrial operations.

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Data centre management as a service
December 2018
DMaaS aggregates and analyses large sets of anonymised customer data that can be enhanced with machine learning.

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Operator guided solutions
December 2018, Adroit Technologies
At parts assembly production sites, where parts are picked from stock, it is almost inevitable that picking mistakes will occur. As parts become more complex and their component types increase, the problem ...

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Software for low voltage distribution planning
November 2018, ElectroMechanica
New software from Hager facilitates planning and configuration of low voltage switchgear.

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SKF ups the digital ante at ­Göteborg plant
November 2018, SKF South Africa
Swedish group, SKF, has been implementing digital transformation since 2015, investing close to €19 million to carry out its digital revolution at the Göteborg plant which has, for over a century, been ...

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3D software eliminates ­programming
November 2018, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
More and more industrial users are discovering the potential of three dimensional software-aided object measurement. With the VisionApp 360 software, Wenglor now offers a smart tool that makes 3D object ...

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Advanced data management from Siemens
November 2018, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives
Siemens is innovating its data management software for process analytical technology (PAT) with Simatic Sipat version 5.1, which allows users to monitor and control the quality of their products in real-time ...

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