IT in Manufacturing


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Yokogawa’s Smart Terminal Automation Solution
April 2019, Yokogawa South Africa
Yokogawa has accumulated more than two decades of experience in the automation of such terminals and supplied its Terminal Automation Solution to suit varying customer needs.

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Listening to the Voice of the Machine
April 2019, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
The value of discrete IoT.

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Measurement data on the lookout for artificial intelligence
April 2019, Phoenix Contact
In the global race for competitive prices, it is the most efficient processes that win the race.

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IoT-enabled field services improve industrial asset availability
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019
Today, many equipment manufacturers are reclaiming the service relationship from the distribution channels with a modern field service management system and remote monitoring.

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Understanding how predictive analytics tools benefit power utility management
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, IS³ - Industry Software, Solutions & Support
This paper reviews how predictive analytics tools can be applied to both utility operations and maintenance.

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Seamless acquisition and analysis of plant data
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT Analytics supports the ability to investigate machine optimisation and facilitate predictive maintenance.

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Faster results with a digital twin
April 2019, Siemens Digital Industries
High tech company Grenzebach’s portfolio includes the simulation of material flow in complex plants in the glass industry. To achieve this, Grenzebach uses Siemens’ simulation solutions. Together, the ...

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Mining in the Industry 4.0 era
April 2019
Pitram from Micromine can assist mining operations to automate and boost efficiency.

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Stepping carefully into the Fourth Industrial Revolution
April 2019
Rapid advances in technology and artificial intelligence in the mining industry raise issues like data protection, intellectual property ownership and legal liability. In the current absence of specific ...

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Paving the way to digitalisation in oil and gas
April 2019, RJ Connect
Oil and gas are still indispensable fuels for the global economy, and exploring for new sources of oil and gas remains a lucrative and attractive endeavour. New oil platforms, rigs and pipelines are constantly ...

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Compact splice boxes for future-proof data transmission
April 2019, Phoenix Contact
Phoenix Contact has extended its range of splice boxes with the new FO range. These FDX 20 series splice boxes ensure continuously reliable data transmission in real time. With their compact and uniform ...

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Emerson enhances asset management software
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, Emerson Automation Solutions
A new release of Emerson’s AMS Device Manager helps improve plant reliability with better organised data for more informed and proactive management of field devices. New embedded tools allow project and ...

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Festo Automation Suite
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, Festo
Software for quick and reliable commissioning.

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Protect critical power assets
March 2019, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric releases EcoStruxure Power 2.0 compliant with latest cybersecurity standards.

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Blockchain enhances traceability and safety in food production
March 2019, Schneider Electric South Africa
Advances in blockchain technology could enable the food and beverage industry (F&B) to enhance traceability. In the US alone, food recalls and foodborne illnesses cost some $77 billion per annum, including ...

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Traditional vs manufacturing IT
March 2019
Decades of technological evolution have introduced an era of fast-paced information consumption that has no end in sight. In fact, it often seems to be more needed than wanted with Data Lakes/Big Data ...

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Cloud-based solution enhances compliance and risk management
March 2019
A cloud-based platform to enhance performance in procurement and on-boarding times, Passport 360 allows for improved visibility with regard to compliance, time, safety, and risk management, resulting ...

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Now might be the time to have a talk with your IT service provider
March 2019, Absolute Perspectives, Editor's Choice
The Gartner hype cycle provides a simple graphic representation of how emerging technologies are adopted in the market. The principle is quite simple: a new technology (such as augmented reality) will ...

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Live insight into production processes
March 2019, Live Monitoring
Live Monitoring is a local South African software house that develops MES as well as asset monitoring and energy efficiency systems to provide a competitive edge through cost effective live insight into ...

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Asset management and compliance
March 2019
Bosch Munitech, a member of the Bosch Holdings group of multi-disciplinary consulting engineering companies, offers municipalities a smart solution for infrastructure management through assessing assets ...

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