ARC Europe Viewpoints

Feb
16
2017
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

Feb
03
2017
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.

Dec
16
2016
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

Dec
15
2016
Constanze Schmitz — Company and Product News

Panasonic Opens Technical Center in Munich, Germany

The Panasonic Factory Solutions Europe team held an opening ceremony in their newly established Technical Center close to the Panasonic office near Munich, Germany.  The Technical Center was officially opened after tape cutting and a toast spoken by Mr.

Dec
15
2016
Constanze Schmitz — Company and Product News

Valve World Expo Düsseldorf 2016

 

In the first week of December, the fourth Düsseldorf Valve World Expo took place, be it against the backdrop of a
Nov
29
2016
Ann-Kathrin Blech — Company and Product News

ARC at Valve World Expo & Conference 2016

A myriad of valves are doing indispensable jobs in thousands of installations. How can the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) help suppliers and users to simplify and optimize the never-ending job of monitoring and maintaining those valves?