Delivering a Tasty Recipe for Productivity

Noosa yoghurt’s one-of-a-kind authentic Australian recipe was dominating the flourishing yogurt industry. The company’s strong dedication to delivering a quality food product to yogurt consumers in new and different ways propelled it to invest in a $5 million plant upgrade in 2015. As anticipated, this upgrade to their network infrastructure increased production and nationwide awareness…

Segmenting Networks for Security

Historically, there has been little convergence between manufacturing and enterprise in the plant network. Instead, there are multiple, separate networks – one network may run fieldbus protocol at the device level, another network may run ControlNet protocol for machine-to-machine communications, while a third protocol, such as Ethernet, or a proprietary network, links the machines to…

EMI Noise Mitigation – A Key Factor to Control Panel Optimization

One of the core issues affecting the performance and reliability of industrial  control systems is electrical noise. It can cause field device misreads; devices to fail, reset, or enter a fault state; equipment damage; or signal retransmission that inflicts communication delays. The topic of mitigating performance issues caused by electrical noise is wide ranging, but…

Oil and Gas Networking Success Depends on Speed of Deployment and Reliability

Panduit solutions have helped Oil and Gas processors deploy networks faster and more reliably. Use of standard IP (Internet Protocol) and EtherNet/IP in oil and gas applications is growing. Oil and Gas customers have deployed integrated, pre-tested managed switch solutions to provide fast installation and risk mitigation. To accommodate the demands of managing increased productivity,…

Panduit Solutions Support Faster Systems Migration to Reap Value of Connected Enterprise

At the recent Rockwell Automation Fair, in Houston, TX many of the 10,000 attendees learned about the Connected Enterprise, its importance in realizing the value of the Internet of Things, and how Industrial IP is providing a common platform to boost productivity, efficiency and flexibility. Attendees of the Process Solutions Users Group also learned how…

Increase Your Industrial Networking IQ

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”   -Albert Einstein To capture your share of the value of the Internet of Things for manufacturing ($3.88 trillion for manufacturing), rethink how you deploy your industrial plant networks.  Too many existing industrial networks are full of security holes…