Citect, a leading international real-time intelligence and industrial automation software company, has appointed Christopher Crowe as chief executive officer.
Keeping physical assets in proper working order is essential to any organisation. Today, most maintenance is still performed either according to a set calendar schedule or according to that most ancient of operating procedures: “if it breaks, fix it”. But in a modern, data-intensive industrial environment we can do much better, and take plant performance to the next level with condition-based maintenance (CBM).
Interworld Electronics supplies a range of USB data acquisition modules including multi-function analog I/O, analog output, digital relay output, TTL I/O, isolated input and counter timer modules.
Increased regulatory pressure is forcing manufacturers to improve production agility, enhance reporting capabilities and reduce overall costs by investing in manufacturing execution systems, according to a market analysis by Datamonitor.
With the release of Autodesk Inventor Service Pack 1, Autodesk Inventor software is fully supported on the Windows Vista operating system. Customers with Inventor 2008 and Windows Vista will enjoy the native support of the Microsoft Direct3D application programming interface, the underlying graphics technology for Windows Vista and all 64 bit Windows systems.
Toyota and Denso have been using model-based design and automatic embedded code generation technology by The MathWorks for simulation, modelling and code generation products in their production software development programs
In Part 1 of this article we discussed the findings from the Industrial Security Industry Database, which indicated a significant rise in cyber attacks on SCADA, manufacturing and processing systems.
Historically, critical infrastructures and manufacturing processes have been monitored and controlled using industrial control and SCADA systems that have operated in isolated environments. These control systems rarely shared information with outside systems, and were typically composed of proprietary hardware and software components designed specifically for control operations.
A formal, strategic, integrated systems approach can help reduce cost, provide higher security and lower risk, according to new research.
SAP Australia and IBM Australia today announced an agreement that will see IBM and its Business Partner network take SAP all-in-one industry-specific ERP solutions to the local mid-market.