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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Industrial Cybersecurity Status Quo and Trends 2018

Business Models in the Age of IIoT

ARC Europe Viewpoints

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.

Ann-Kathrin Blech — Industry Trends

SPS IPC Drives 2016

The 28th annual SPS IPC Drives show in Nuremberg, Germany closed its gates last week with the expected high numbers of visitors and exhibitors.  The continued success of the show is due to its no nonsense approach, clear focus on discrete automation, and high quality of visitors.  The show remain