ARC Europe

Since 1999, ARC has established its European headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany.  ARC has several offices across Europe, located throughout Germany, Belgium, and France.  ARC European analysts cover a wide range of topics including Industrie 4.0, smart machinery, sensors, automation, plant and enterprise software. 

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Future Automation Architectures

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ARC Europe Viewpoints

Constanze Schmitz — Company and Product News

ExxonMobil @ EIF 2017 - Regulatory Control Systems in Refining and Chemicals

On May 16th and 17th 2017, ARC Advisory Group will host its European Industry Forum (EIF) in the Meliã Hotel Sitges in Spain.  The European Industry Forum is part of ARC’s successful series of worldwide conferences in the USA, India, China, and Japan.


David Humphrey — Acquisition or Partnership

ABB’s Acquisition of B&R - The Making of an Industry Powerhouse

ABB announced the acquisition of B&R, a supplier of factory automation solutions for machinery.  Founded in 1979, B&R is headquartered in Eggelsberg, Austria, and employs more than 3,000 people, including about 1,000 R&D and application engineers.  It

David Humphrey and Constanze Schmitz — ARC Report Abstract

OPC UA TSN: A Unified Solution for Industrial Networking?

Industrial processes in the era of IIoT and Industrie 4.0 need open communications between devices, systems, and layers.  The industry began replacing industrial networks with Ethernet over a decade ago.  Since Ethernet was designed in the 1970s for office use, the technology’s inherent drawbacks

Valentijn de Leeuw — Industry Trends

NAMUR Open Architecture Introduced at ARC’s Orlando Forum 2017

NAMUR is an association of automation and manufacturing IT users, service providers and technical or scientific institutions.  The organization was founded in 1949 and has been growing steadily, especially in the 2000’s. It currently has 145 members.