Imagine a scenario where a devastating flood engulfs all the Industrial Control System (ICS) equipment that powers your machinery and orchestrates your processes. PLCs, drives, HMI/SCADA systems, recipes, MES configurations, historical data—all lost to the flood. As the waters recede, a daunting question emerges: How long will it take to recover your manufacturing operations, if recovery is even possible? This somber picture underscores the vital significance of having a service like OT SafetyNet that not only provides an OT asset inventory and discovery tool, but also a disaster recovery strategy, making the difference between a momentary setback and an insurmountable halt. Read More
Industry 4.0 is marching towards digital transformation in life sciences and smart factories are being driven by IIoT, real-time data, cloud computing, and machine learning. With its implementation comes the promise of increased efficiencies and improved processes. The idea sounds simple, but manufacturing has many distinct data points across its entire process and integrating a digital transformation strategy and data across an enterprise is a far more challenging undertaking, especially in regulated environments. Read More
NeoMatrix utilized Allen-Bradley programmable automation controllers (PACs) and Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk® Batch system to provide flexible, efficient solution.
A leading U.S. pharmaceutical company with offices throughout the United States and 17 other countries, the company wanted to expand its capabilities in its purification suite from “islands of automation” to a distributed control system. Read More
Ignition Software Provides FDA Compliance for Pharma, Along with Speed and Flexibility
Snapdragon Chemistry is a leader in developing continuous-flow chemistry solutions for the discovery and production of active pharmaceutical ingredients, intermediates, and materials. The company is based just outside Boston, and its customers discover and manufacture pharmaceuticals, animal care products, materials, and other fine chemicals. Read More