January’s meeting on the Industrial Internet of Things

January’s meeting at Rumsey drew more than 25 attendees to hear Rockwell Automation’s Tim McCain speak on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and plant automation. McCain began with a discussion of relevant terms, such as analytics, edge devices, and … Continue reading

Manufacturing Execution Systems and scholarship awards

For printable flyer with maps, click here. May Topic: Manufacturing Execution Systems Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) automate the information loop between the shop floor and enterprise information systems. An MES makes up-to-the minute shop floor information available companywide, which allows … Continue reading

Cyber Security for Industrial Facilities

Wednesday 27 January 2016 | Rumsey Electric For a printable copy with maps, click here. Cyber security is a regular topic on news programs; every week we hear about another breach or cyber attack on commercial and government systems. Critical … Continue reading

Server Virtualization Explained

Brian Fields, Channel Manager of Stratus Technologies, provided an informative and well-paced presentation on server virtualization at the September Philadelphia Section meeting. Fields notes that server virtualization is being done in both the enterprise and in manufacturing — process and … Continue reading