• May 17, 2021, 11:52 AM

    Making the Case for Lighting & Control Solutions in Warehouse Applications

    Warehouses and distribution centers need consistent, bright light for employees to safely do their jobs. Replacing outdated lighting with energy efficient LED luminaires means that the aisles are well lit and glare free, allowing foot and equipment traffic to travel safely throughout the warehouse. Product labels are highly visible, and flicker free lighting makes it easy to spot moving machinery and prevent accidents. Full story
    • May 13, 2021, 13:38 PM

    Network Design Benefits for Digital Transformation

    Like many industries, Food and Beverage manufacturing are undergoing a digital transformation. Learn about why a secure, scalable network with high reliability is fundamental to your digital transformation. Full story
    • May 10, 2021, 15:27 PM

    20 Benefits of a CMMS

    We know what introducing a new software solution at work isn’t easy— you have to spend time researching vendors, going through the sales process, justifying the cost, and training your team. But the benefits of CMMS software are definitely worth the work, and can help you save time and money, improve health and safety, and more. Full story
    • Apr 29, 2021, 11:36 AM

    What is Double Hearing Protection and When Would You Need It?

    You might be asking yourself if double hearing protection is something you should be considering. This article from PIP discusses the risks and rewards of wearing adequate ear protection on the job. Full story
    • Apr 8, 2021, 16:52 PM

    Cloud and Network Services: Leading cloud-native and as-a-service delivery models

    Revenue and cost pressures are forcing communication service providers (CSP) to rethink how they architect, operate, and secure their networks. Meanwhile, the global pandemic is magnifying the need for resiliency, capacity, and automation to stay productive. These market dynamics and disruptions are accelerating demand for critical networks and driving Nokia’s aim to lead the transition to cloud-native software and as-a-service delivery models. Full story
    • Apr 7, 2021, 08:49 AM

    It's Time to Rethink Machine Safety and Security

    More productivity. Less risk. Smart safety and CIP Security strategies can help OEMs meet the challenges of The Connected Enterprise head-on. Full story
    • Mar 9, 2021, 14:51 PM

    Creating a Safer, More Efficient Workplace Through Visuals

    As companies prepare industrial operations for the future, they need a strong partner ecosystem that can help accelerate their digital transformation. Full story
    • Mar 9, 2021, 10:16 AM

    4 Strategies for Creating a More Agile, Resilient Supply Chain

    Manufacturers need supply chain processes agile enough to make faster changes and resilient enough to recover from a lack of people, products, or capacity. Full story
    • Feb 9, 2021, 11:08 AM

    The Power of Partners: Accelerating Your Transition to Smart Manufacturing

    As companies prepare industrial operations for the future, they need a strong partner ecosystem that can help accelerate their digital transformation. Full story
    • Feb 9, 2021, 11:04 AM

    Electrical Consumption Data: Giving Factories More Power Than Ever Before

    Learn more about how tracking a new data flow can further increase uptime and minimize waste. Full story
    • Jan 11, 2021, 14:26 PM

    Top Four Areas of Focus to Reduce Arc Flash Incidents

    By focusing on these four areas of electrical safety, you can feel more confident in your plan to reduce arc flash incidents. Full story
    • Jan 7, 2021, 11:28 AM

    What You Need to Know About Lockout/Tagout Audits

    These three steps can help your company stay up-to-date and compliant with OSHA lockout/tagout standards. Full story
    • Dec 16, 2020, 09:00 AM

    Optimize your Wi-Fi to Create a Hybrid Work Environment

    A hybrid work environment provides the flexibility and security to get your business back to business-as-usual. Full story
    • Dec 15, 2020, 14:24 PM

    Augmented Reality Modernizes Technical Support in Manufacturing

    Machine downtime hurts. It hurts productivity and profits – and it causes frustration. Every minute that slips by with a machine unable to operate negatively impacts the bottom line. So, it’s no surprise that manufacturers are looking for the most cost-effective and time-efficient way to get the technical support they need to deal with downtime and repairs. Full story
    • Nov 13, 2020, 12:14 PM

    Five Ways to Overcome Your Top Operational Challenges

    Failure: whether it’s hardware or software or an application of the two, the thought of something bringing down production keeps every plant manager or production engineer up at night. How are your OT assets performing? Do you know how to fix an issue in real time? Do you know how to change out an asset? Can you get things back to running and keep them running? Full story
    • Oct 23, 2020, 16:40 PM

    Redefining Machine Flexibility

    Recent events have highlighted the next significant challenge for all of us that serve the industry: How do we build smarter, highly flexible machines – that don’t compromise on throughput? Full story
    • Oct 23, 2020, 13:03 PM

    Manage Downtime...Before its Too Late

    If there is one word that fills the owner or manager of a manufacturing plant with fear it’s probably “downtime.” Downtime throws the entire schedule out of whack. It disrupts workflow, throws schedules into chaos and, worst of all, costs money. What are the causes of downtime in manufacturing, and what are some effective downtime reduction strategies to employ? Full story
    • Sep 18, 2020, 10:16 AM

    Not All LEDs are Created Equal

    All LED luminaires are not created equal. If you’re not careful, you could fall victim to the potential downfalls that come with luminaires produced by second-rate manufacturers. And the results could be disastrous. Poor lighting can lead to a whole host of issues: decreased productivity, safety concerns, wasted energy, and occupant discomfort. A cheap invoice price can really be quite costly in the long run. Full story
    • Sep 17, 2020, 14:22 PM

    Safety Should be Part of Cybersecurity

    The dangers that cyber threats pose to intellectual property, customer records and productivity are well known, but safety implications of these threats are discussed less often. A cyberattack on your industrial control system (ICS) can damage physical assets, alter recipes, injure workers or cause severe environmental damage. Full story
    • Aug 20, 2020, 09:35 AM

    Connecting Safety to the Bottom Line

    When it comes to safety in the modern automation environment, there are two big reasons that leaders should strive to be the best they can be: your staff and your bottom line. Reduce the risks to your bottom line, by striving to have the best safety plans in place. Full story