Archive: Nov 2012

Keeping all of your manufacturing data in one place

Kepware Technologies published a press release about their flagship software, KEPServerEX. In their press release Kepware announced that their software has been selected as a finalist in the Plant Engineering 2012 Product of the Year Awards as well as explaining the benefits of their software to the manufacturing industry. Kepware’s KEPServerEX is a communications platform…

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Molex announces new controller firmware update

Automation World post an article yesterday about a new controller communications product from Molex that allows you to connect controllers from multiple vendors in order to improve the control you have over you automation. One of the newest releases of this type comes from Molex, which has upgraded the firmware on its SST Ethernet communication…

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Manufacturing is doing well in North Dakota

In North Dakota, the manufacturing sector has stayed strong even in spite of the recessional and economic problems that have plagued the industry in other parts of the country. During the worst period of the recession, the Grand Forks firm Applied Products Inc. experienced something new: a drop in sales for the first time since…

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Cloud computing could help improve manufacturing processes

Jim Pinto, over at Automation World, recently wrote an article about some innovative new ideas for manufacturing: Cloud computing. Use of “the cloud” is a transformative approach that provides more than just the conventional data center model. It fundamentally changes how masses of data can be stored for interaction. It offers services on demand at…

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