• 5 Jun
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    Swift upgrade puts an end to obsolescence

    Established in Cork in 2016, Alpha Automation and Controls is a system integrator specialising in the provision of end-to-end industrial automation solutions to organisations in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage and manufacturing industries in the UK and Ireland.

  • 1 Apr
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    The Davos debrief

    Nick Boughton digital lead at integrator Boulting Technology, outlines the findings of WEF’S 2019 Global Risk Report and how manufacturers can enhance their cybersecurity strategy.

  • 4 Feb
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    Complete documentation at the touch of a button

    Industrial automation specialist Festo has introduced a new software tool that enables customers to generate complete EPLAN projects for individually configurable products using a single type code – saving time and reducing human error.

  • 4 Feb
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    Implementing cybersecurity in a smart environment

    As the stakes between cyber attackers and their targets continue to rise over the coming years, the value of cybersecurity knowledge will only increase.

  • 5 Dec
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    Cyber security for energy infrastructure

    Power grids are fast becoming digital jungles. Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, smart meters and integrated cloud services are bringing new considerations for organisations in relation to hackers, cyber security and data protection.

  • 5 Nov
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    Sensor data available globally

    Making sensor data and information from different sources available globally and linking both together in a meaningful way is the crux of Industry 4.0.

  • 2 Oct
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    The transformational benefits of data

    HMI SCADA software has transformed the efficiency of our operators and processes, creating immersive user experiences.

  • 2 Oct
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    Digitalisation of the paper checklist

    Perhaps one of the few pre-digital hangovers is the handwritten paper checklist. It’s a sight seen in many industries, an employee with clipboard and pen, checking off each step with a well-known ‘x’ or tick. Manufacturing is no exception.

  • 31 Jul
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    A winning combination

    When power distribution specialist Burnell Switchgear and Control needed help with increasing productivity to cope with its fast-growing order book, the company approached EPLAN for advice.

  • 27 Jun
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    Retrofitting cybersecurity

    In 1982, long before a cybersecurity threat to control system networks was widely recognised, a Trojan horse attack on control system software reportedly caused a huge explosion in a Siberian gas pipeline.

  • 8 Mar
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    Data sovereignty: an obstacle to cloud adoption?

    Data sovereignty is a serious consideration for any organisation which stores its data outside of its own country because the data will be subject to the laws of the country in which it resides.

  • 1 Feb
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    EPLAN increases efficiency by 70% for PNE Controls Ltd

    When Pete Walton and his associates founded PNE Controls eighteen months ago, their vision was to launch a modern, dynamic panel building company that would stand out from the rest.

  • 1 Dec
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    Modernising IT plant infrastructure

    Scott Bader was established in 1921 and today is a £227 million-pound global chemical company, employing more than 650 people worldwide.

  • 2 Oct
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    What is pushing the development of ‘future-proof’ SCADA?

    With the role of SCADA changing within the industry, it pays for plant managers to become familiar with the trends that are shaping the development of next generation SCADA systems.

  • 2 Oct
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    CAE: The top ten FAQs

    CAE specialist EPLAN is in constant dialogue with its customers, and its trained specialists are always on hand to answer their questions.