Asset management

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Achieving smarter instrumentation maintenance through increased connectivity

Version 3.0 of the ABB Ability Field Information Manager (FIM) aims to boost engineering efficiency and productivity for fleets of field instrumentation.
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Field information manager helps future-proof operations

The latest version of the ABB Ability Field Information Manager aims to boost engineering efficiency and productivity for fleets of field instrumentation.
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Combined vibration/temperature sensor with IO-Link

Turck has introduced the CMVT, a robust vibration sensor with integrated temperature measurement for condition monitoring applications.


  1. 25/04/2022 Condition monitoring software expands visibility to asset health

    Emerson is updating its machinery health platform to enable customers to migrate to a more holistic, modern interface for condition monitoring.

  2. 22/11/2021 Moving from preventative to predictive maintenance in emissions monitoring

    ABB’s Datalyzer is designed to help respond to the need for increased agility and reliability of emissions monitoring in real-time. 

  3. 21/06/2021 Making predictive maintenance deployment in just 14 days possible

    Senseye has launched its new plug and play Starter Parks to help organisation’s rapidly begin their predictive maintenance journey.

  4. 02/11/2020 Collaborative information server

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has developed Collaborative Information Server (CI Server) as part of its OpreX Control and Safety System family.

  5. 22/06/2020 Enhancing remote collaboration and workforce effectiveness

    Emerson has introduced augmented reality (AR) technology to its Plantweb Optics asset performance platform, in a move designed to deliver enhanced access to real-time diagnostics and analytics, as well as live remote assistance, to industrial plant workers responsible for maintaining and optimising plant equipment.

  6. 15/06/2020 Improving lubrication management

    SKF has extended the capability of its Enlight ProCollect portable data collection system with the goal of enabling maintenance engineers to plan lubrication routes around a factory or process operation.

  7. 19/05/2020 Contactless data collection added to cloud-based condition monitoring solution

    AVT Reliability has enhanced its Machine Sentry suite of cloud-based condition monitoring tools with the launch of a long range, low energy Bluetooth router, Gateway.

  8. 21/04/2020 New functions for cloud-based remote maintenance

    New functions have been added to the mGuard Secure Remote Service from Phoenix Contact with the extension of the company’s cloud-based remote maintenance platform.

  9. 10/02/2020 Plant information management system with expanded data acquisition and export capabilities

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released Exaquantum R3.20, an enhanced version of its plant information management system (PIMS) software package in the OpreX Asset Operations and Optimisation family.

  10. 14/10/2019 Predicting when drives need replacing

    ABB has extended the scope of its ABB Ability Digital Powertrain concept, which connects drives, motors, pumps and bearings, with a new Condition-Based Maintenance service option for drives to provide an early warning of any abnormal conditions that might cause a drive to fail prematurely.

  11. 14/10/2018 Cloud interface for smart Festo products

    Festo has launched a new Cloud interface for smart Festo products. The CPX-IOT Gateway offers a secure, low-cost and digital solution provides the first step for companies wanting to develop Industry 4.0 proof of concept or pilot projects with simple, programming free, on-boarding.

  12. 19/08/2018 Vibration monitoring delivers actionable asset health data in hazardous environments

    Emerson has upgraded AMS machinery health monitoring systems to deliver asset protection and fault prediction in hazardous areas.

  13. 30/10/2017 Enterprise software turns measurement data into actionable insights

    NI has released the Data Management Software Suite, an enterprise software solution that standardises measurement data across teams, mines the data for useful information, transforms it through automated analysis and delivers reports with valuable insight.

  14. 16/08/2017 Harnessing the power of portability

    The EPOCH 6LT ultrasonic flaw detector from Olympus is said to offer fast and precise industrial inspections on a rugged, portable device.

  15. 27/02/2017 Data management tool enhances line performance monitoring for food industry compliance

    To support global food manufacturers in meeting the documentation and active managerial control requirements of the Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA) when exporting their products to the US, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched the enhanced ProdX 2.0 data management software system.

  16. 06/02/2017 Enabling a holistic approach to predictive maintenance

    At the last SPS/IPC/Drives event Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated a development of its condition monitoring technology for predictive maintenance, which builds on the capabilities of add-on smart sensors by integrating them with an intelligent sensor controller.

  17. 21/09/2016 Cloud-based IIoT offering helps increase plant utilisation and performance

    Honeywell UOP has introduced a new software-based service designed to allow refiners, and petrochemical and gas processing plants to improve performance.

  18. 08/08/2016 Device management software reduces maintenance workload

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has enhanced its FieldMate device management software, which is being released as FieldMate R3.02. 

  19. 30/06/2015 Management platform enables secure and simple remote access

    Sinema Remote Connect is a management platform from Siemens for efficient and secure remote access to globally distributed machines and plants. The server application is said to simplify remote services, such as the remote maintenance of machines and plants, in addition to other remote applications, such as condition monitoring. 

  20. 23/06/2015 Predictive analytics promises up to 30% reduction in maintenance costs

    GE used the recent ACHEMA event to showcase applications for its Asset Performance Management (APM) in the chemical and process industries.