Industrial networks & buses

Improving turns in machine building

07 October, 2015 by Shishir Rege* | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Management at turnkey automation systems providers are always seeking ways to improve production efficiencies on the manufacturing floor. The challenge is to keep up with sales growth and deliver systems on time, while maintaining the same amount of resources.


White paper from Cisco and Rockwell helps simplify IP address management

10 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Deploying network address translation helps resolve complications of duplicate IP addresses.


Profinet's role in the future of industrial networks

25 August, 2015 | Supplied by: PROFIBUS Association of Australia

Last week at the ACI Connect conference and exhibition, Rafael Koenig, chairman of Profibus Australia, presented at the Future Networks Forum to an audience of automation, control and instrumentation professionals about Profinet's role in Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things.


Remote access today

14 August, 2015 by Tom Hardy, Product Manager - Secomea, Daanet Pty Ltd | Supplied by: Daanet Pty Ltd

Australia is a tricky market. Whether you're a contracted engineer, systems integrator or OEM machine builder, our small population density and the vast distance between existing and potential clients can often be great.


Five reasons to switch to distributed modular I/O

13 August, 2015 by Will Healy III, Balluff, Inc.* | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

For machine builders there is a great demand to increase the productivity and flexibility of their machines, while maintaining healthy margins. This can be a difficult balancing act between using the most effective technology while working within a shrinking budget.


Belden contributes to Industry 4.0 standardisation

30 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

Combining time-sensitive network (TSN) technology with the OPC UA specifications will allow the Industry 4.0 vision of a high-performance, real-time-capable network to be realised without any vendor-specific technology.


Harnessing information to meet rapidly changing packaging demands

10 July, 2015 by Michael Vlahos, Rockwell Automation | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Michael Vlahos of Rockwell Automation discusses the benefits that a connected enterprise delivers to help packaging machinery builders and their customers remain competitive.


Profibus Australia announces second consecutive year of profit and plans for coming year

30 June, 2015 | Supplied by: PROFIBUS Association of Australia

At its 2015 annual general meeting, Profibus Australia (PAA) announced a profit for the 2014 financial year, but forecast a softer financial return in 2015 following a slowdown in Australia's resources sector.


From SCADA software to cloud-based monitoring

18 May, 2015 by Motti Gill, ZigSense Product Manager, Conlab Pty Ltd | Supplied by: Conlab Pty Ltd

How I fell in love with the cloud.


Visibility is everything

07 May, 2015 by Steffen Terreblanche, National Wireless Specialist, Emerson Process Management | Supplied by: Emerson Process Management Aust P/L

By now, many of us have heard of the Internet of Things and the principle of networking any number of devices and systems to assist us in our everyday lives - and the same thing is happening in the world of processing and heavy industry.


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