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Molex Releases Report on Thermal Management Challenges and Opportunities for I/O Modules amid Emerging Solutions for Next-Gen Data Center Cooling

Molex Releases Report on Thermal Management Challenges and Opportunities for I/O Modules amid Emerging Solutions for Next-Gen Data Center Cooling

Molex has published a report that examines thermal management pitfalls and possibilities as data center architects and operators strive to balance high-speed data throughput requirements with the impacts of growing power density and the need for heat dissipation on critical servers and interconnect systems. Molex’s In-Depth Report of Thermal Management Solutions for I/O Modules addresses the limitations of legacy approaches for thermal characterization and management and explores new innovations in server and optical module cooling to better support 112G and 224G connectivity.

OT Cybersecurity Assessments – Which is Right For You?
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OT Cybersecurity Assessments – Which is Right For You?

The adoption of smart manufacturing is spreading at a rapid pace. With the introduction and implementation of new technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Industrial Internet of Things, technology is taking manufacturing to a place it’s never been before. With the increased connectivity comes increased cybersecurity risk. Threat actors are evolving and advancing their techniques for infiltrating OT networks, and according to the Rockwell Automation State of Smart Manufacturing report, 71% of all ransomware attacks on industrial organizations are focused on manufacturing.

Omron Proof of Concept Center Hosts Engineering Students Exploring Advanced Manufacturing Solutions

Omron Proof of Concept Center Hosts Engineering Students Exploring Advanced Manufacturing Solutions

A group of engineering students from the University of Michigan–Dearborn recently had the unique opportunity to visit Omron’s Detroit Proof of Concept Center (PoCC). Hosted by the assistant director of CECS Engineering Experiential Learning at UM-Dearborn, the students were given a firsthand experience of Omron’s cutting-edge traceability 4.0 demonstration. This immersive visit provided valuable insights into the benefits of advanced quality and traceability solutions in the manufacturing industry.

What Does the VX Plinth Have to Do with More Flexible Cable Management?
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What Does the VX Plinth Have to Do with More Flexible Cable Management?

As modern manufacturing continues to diversify and incorporate a larger variety of environments or locations, the need for more flexible, versatile industrial automation equipment has emerged as one of the top priorities to maximize productivity. A large component of this includes the ability to scale production quickly and easily, and this starts with specifying industrial enclosures that allow for accelerated customization and configuration.

ABB Expands Centralized Protection and Control Offering to Address Aging Infrastructure; Future-Proof the Grid
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ABB Expands Centralized Protection and Control Offering to Address Aging Infrastructure; Future-Proof the Grid

REX615 is a technological leap forward from the 615 and 620 series relays, offering unparalleled flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and standardization. With its multiapplication coverage combined with fully modular and scalable hardware and software, REX615 picks up where its predecessors left off, ensuring users are poised for the grid of the future. “ABB understands the challenges the utility industry is facing and is committed to providing innovative electrical solutions that help utilities improve reliability, prevent outages and meet their sustainability goals,” says John Hayter, Vice President of Utilities Market, ABB Electrification.

Maximizing Safety and Cleanliness in Modular Process Skids

Maximizing Safety and Cleanliness in Modular Process Skids

Many manufacturing plants are increasingly embracing modular processing systems to improve their efficiency, flexibility and scalability. As part of this approach, they’re using self-contained “skids,” which contain all the necessary components for a specific manufacturing process. A pharmaceutical plant, for example, might have a skid-mounted bioreactor with all the related pumps, piping and control systems.

Accelerate Production Without Sacrificing Flexibility and Quality

Accelerate Production Without Sacrificing Flexibility and Quality

Pharmaceutical and biopharma companies looking to improve quality and compliance need modern, digital solutions that can evolve with their needs. The goal is a solution that provides greater visibility and real-time insight that can help improve quality and compliance. This is especially true for companies that must properly handle thermo-sensitive material. Those that rely on cumbersome, error-prone paper tracking systems are at a disadvantage. Increasing the rate of production while staying compliant requires real-time production data using digitized compliance procedures.

Smart Flow Control for Fandis Roof Exhaust Units: Comparison With the Traditional System
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Smart Flow Control for Fandis Roof Exhaust Units: Comparison With the Traditional System

How does smart flow control work on roof exhaust units if compared to a traditional system? Fandis has recently introduced a new temperature regulation system on it’s roof exhaust units, based on Fandis IoT device, called Sensis. Below the system in question will be compared with a traditional solution, using a concrete application example, created in Fandis laboratories, where the applications of our customers are replicated and simulated.

Robroy Industries Appoints Alex Erwin Business Development Manager for Enclosures Division

Robroy Industries Appoints Alex Erwin Business Development Manager for Enclosures Division

May 2, 2024 Robroy Industries Enclosures Division announces the appointment of Alex Erwin as its Central Region Business Development Manager. Mr. Erwin has been involved in the electrical product industry his entire professional life.  A graduate of Georgia State University Erwin provides more than 40 years expertise as an electrician, serving as lighting manager for a…

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Omron’s Enabling Technologies for Semiconductor Manufacturing

May 1, 2024 By Omron Automation Omron has a broad portfolio of technologies that help enable semiconductor manufacturing With semiconductor manufacturing booming in the Americas, fabrication facilities are on the lookout for innovative ways to quickly produce high-quality wafers and gain a competitive advantage. Omron has the solutions to make that happen. Their portfolio of…

How is Industrial AI Supercharging American Manufacturing?

How is Industrial AI Supercharging American Manufacturing?

It’s been a little over a year since ChatGPT arrived on the scene and put the future of artificial intelligence in the spotlight. Top of mind were risks. Questions were heard such as: Are technologies becoming too powerful? Is AI advancing too rapidly – faster than we’re prepared for? These questions are now prompting important conversations between government and industry. Collaboration will be needed not only to guard against risks but to seize the many positive opportunities ahead.

How Digitalizing the Design of Your Industrial Enclosure Cooling Units Can Help Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

How Digitalizing the Design of Your Industrial Enclosure Cooling Units Can Help Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

The modern manufacturing space is becoming “greener” than ever before. A recent survey of more than 200 manufacturers found that adopting new technologies in service of reducing their environmental impact is a top-tier concern in 2024 and beyond. While a more sustainable approach to manufacturing that reduces your carbon footprint certainly includes more traditional methods like reducing energy consumption, digitalizing the design and configuration of your industrial automation infrastructure can also be key in hitting sustainability benchmarks.

What Does Smart Enclosure Climate Control Look Like?
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What Does Smart Enclosure Climate Control Look Like?

The modern manufacturing industry is adopting smart technology solutions to drive performance and increase efficiency. These kinds of smart systems help alleviate a variety of pain points, like time-consuming, manual tasks and the lack of real-time data in order to optimize production programs. These principles certainly apply to smart industrial enclosure climate control systems, but there’s more to smart enclosure cooling than just automating tasks or streamlining workflows.

Automation in Food and Beverages

Automation in Food and Beverages

Traditionally, the automotive sector has been the driving force behind robotic investment and development. However, as technology has advanced, automation has become far more versatile. For a good example of that versatility in action, look at the food and beverage industry. During Q2 2023, food and beverage robotics orders totaled $21,800—and shipments in that same sector totaled $30,900. It’s clear that food and beverage companies have thoroughly embraced automation. Consider the sheer amount of products and services that food and beverage companies provide and it’s easy to see why.

What Kind of Industrial Enclosures Are Ideal for High-Pressure Processing in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
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What Kind of Industrial Enclosures Are Ideal for High-Pressure Processing in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

The importance of food safety reached new heights for consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic — in fact, a majority of consumers still identified food and beverage safety as a top tier concern even as the pandemic began to subside. As such, food and beverage manufacturers began embracing new technologies not only to ensure high hygienic standards, but also to increase the shelf life of products and better combat the potential for spoilage with items like meat and dairy. High-pressure processing (HPP) answered the call as an efficient method of manufacturing food and beverage products.