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Webinar: Addressing your OT network issues

07/07/2019
Industry 4.0 and IIoT has resulted in an OT network transformation but with greater connectivity comes greater network security issues. Control Engineering Europe is host...
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Industrial cybersecurity strategies need a radical rethink

08/06/2019
While Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is enhancing the digital and connectivity capabilities of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) it has also ope...
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Slow down for UK robot sales

03/06/2019
The preliminary results of the World Robotics Report 2019, published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has highlighted the fact that installations of indu...


News Archive

  1. 28/05/2019 Find out how machine vision can improve your processes

    The annual UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition is set to take place on 6 June 2019 at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes.

  2. 28/05/2019 Collaborating for Single Pair Ethernet

    Phoenix Contact, Weidmüller, Reichle & De-Massari, Belden, and Fluke Networks recently announced that they are to jointly develop mutually compatible components for Single Pair Ethernet (SPE).

  3. 28/05/2019 Edge and cloud computing convergence

    Together, Rittal and Innovo Cloud have created digital twins as well as the necessary infrastructure ecosystem for connected Industry 4.0 scenarios.

  4. 21/05/2019 Preparing for digitalisation: There’s no time to lose

    Dr Maurice J Wilkins offers some food for thought about the need for UK industry to come together to ensure that the engineering workforce is prepared for the digital transformation.

  5. 21/05/2019 New PROFINET security whitepaper

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) has published a security whitepaper documenting the basic concepts for protecting the PROFINET protocol.

  6. 21/05/2019 ODVA expands CIP Security for improved productivity

    ODVA has released its first round of specification enhancements to its technologies for 2019, which includes specific enhancements to the EtherNet/IP Specification, including key updates to the CIP Security technology.

  7. 21/05/2019 Putting Industry 4.0 into practice

    The new Rittal plant in Haiger represents the company’s largest-ever single investment, enabling it to establish an advanced manufacturing facility for its new AX compact and KX small enclosure ranges. The facility has been designed to embrace the principles of Industry 4.0.

  8. 06/05/2019 Spend wisely to address cyber threats

    Brian Harrison highlights the findings of a report on the cost of cyber security testing for manufacturers.

  9. 03/05/2019 PROCENTEC moves forward

    PROCENTEC has announced the addition of three new shareholders / partners. Pieter Barendrecht, Matthew Dulcey and Raoul Heesters will, in addition, form the basis of a new board and will work together to steer the future of the company.

  10. 30/04/2019 Whitepaper on Business Impact of TSN in IIoT

    Avnu Alliance, an industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking, has produced a new technical whitepaper, titled Avnu Alliance Business Impact Whitepaper on Time Sensitive Networking: New tools to manage and converge networks, improve performance and reduce costs.

  11. 30/04/2019 Industry needs to act on energy saving opportunities

    Research has found that the manufacturing sector has the greatest potential for energy savings, yet many organisations are failing to act on opportunities to cut cost and carbon.

  12. 24/04/2019 Moxa joins OPC Foundation initiative to extend OPC UA to field level

    Moxa has announced its participation in the OPC Foundation Field Level Communications (FLC) initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to the development of time-sensitive networking (TSN) technologies.

  13. 24/04/2019 Phoenix Contact awarded IEC 62443-4-1 and 2-4 certification TÜV SÜD

    Phoenix Contact is one of the first companies in Germany to have been certified by TÜV SÜD in accordance with the IEC 62443-4-1 and 2-4 series of standards for IT security.

  14. 23/04/2019 Compliance risk associated with rise in mobile plant

    Following significant growth in the use of mobile plant equipment, Bureau Veritas is warning companies to be vigilant when it comes to achieving compliance.

  15. 15/04/2019 Expanded CIP security for improved productivity

    ODVA has released the first round of specification enhancements to its technologies for 2019, which included specific enhancements to The EtherNet/IP specification, including key updates to the CIP Security technology.

  16. 08/04/2019 Siemens and SAS to deliver AI-embedded IoT analytics for edge and cloud

    Siemens Digital Industries Software and SAS have announced a partnership that will help companies create new IoT edge and cloud-enabled solutions by applying SAS and open source streaming analytics through MindSphere.

  17. 08/04/2019 Emerson acquires KNet Software

    Emerson has acquired KnowledgeNet (KNet) software from Integration Objects. KNet’s analytics application software is designed to accelerate digital transformation initiatives for process and hybrid industries.

  18. 01/04/2019 Emerson adds hybrid and discrete solutions to its portfolio

    The addition of a new portfolio of PLCs – part of Emerson’s acquisition of General Electric Co.’s Intelligent Platforms group – has allowed the company to offer more end-to-end automation solutions for its traditional process control customers.

  19. 22/03/2019 Industry-first cybersecurity certification issued

    Emerson has received the industry’s first ISASecure System Security Assurance (SSA) Level 1 certification for cybersecurity for its latest DeltaV distributed control system (DCS).

  20. 22/03/2019 UK machine vision events focus on AI-based and 3D image processing

    Industrial camera manufacturer IDS is running Industrial Vision Days in the UK at the National Space Centre, Leicester on 14th May 2019 and HMS Belfast, London 16th May 2019.