Canadian Packaging’s sister magazine PLANT Magazine provides the results from its 2018 Manufacturers’ Outlook study.
New computing system from HARTING and Arrow Electronics provides wireless functionality.
Cloud-based system from Rockwell Automation provides intuitive access to machine information.
Company experts say that sending all data from real-time devices to the Cloud may not be practical—unless edge-computing is utilized to ensure only important data is sent to the Cloud.
The Modicon M241 and M251 PLCs are ready for Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).