Cultivate a Green Patch in Your Brownfield

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) takes advantage of the latest software and hardware capabilities to increase productivity. It stands to reason that greenfield manufacturing plants might be planned with native IIoT technologies. After all, today’s factory automation systems can incorporate web servers and clients, standards-based communications, and substantial processing power and memory. But the majority of manufacturers face a mandate to increase the ...

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Will OMAC and OPC UA collaboration end the ‘fieldbus wars?’

At a recent meeting in Microsoft’s Copenhagen offices, more than 120 controls and automation professionals gathered to seek out ways of better aligning PackML and OPC UA. from Packaging World   By Pat Reynolds, VP Editor Machinery buyers, machinery builders, technology suppliers, integrators, consultants, and a number of other stakeholders in the smart packaging and line integration arena gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark, this past March at ...

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CEO Spencer Cramer on camera at Fachpack 2016

Transcript of the Video Good afternoon I’m Spencer Cramer, the founder and CEO of ei3, and I’m very pleased to be talking to you today from the show floor of FackPack.  Together with Lenze we’re offering some very exciting services that enable machine building companies, large and small to take advantage of Industry 4.0 and offer digital services to their customers. Let’s just take ...

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