IT/OT Convergence

IT and OT must work together to secure systems, protect information and ensure safety. This eBook includes the permanent Microsoft DCOM hardening patch could shut down your ICS, RSA Conference 2023: How to secure OT systems, risks and challenges confronting IT/OT convergence and how to manage them and so much more inside!

Sponsored by Opswat, Red Lion

Securing the IIoT

The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offers manufacturers a great deal of potential because it connects many devices to the internet that could not before. That connectivity, however, comes with a potential drawback because it also makes devices more vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. Featured articles in this eBook include how to mitigate cloud security threats, […]


Enterprise Asset Management

Asset management helps plant-floor engineers make more informed and better decisions. Featured articles include what are the challenges and solutions in asset management, how an MES can help companies take advantage of manufacturing changes and so much more in this 61-page eBook!

Sponsored by Eptura, Yokogawa


Robotics are one of the fastest-growing industries and their impact can be felt on many manufacturing floors. There’s more to the robot, however, than what you see on the plant floor. This helpful eBook includes teaching robots to perform tasks faster, tiny, shape-shifting robot can squish itself into tight spaces, mobile robot component market growth due to […]

Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric


Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are a mainstay for engineers and allow them to better perform their tasks in a variety of industries. This eBook features articles on SCADA’s role in Industry 4.09 and how HMIs work in rugged applications.

Sponsored by Tadiran Batteries, Trihedral


Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been at the heart of manufacturing facilities for decades. The rise in new technologies is making them even more important. Featured articles include PLC programming language fundamentals and the impact of a time-constrained PLC integration project.

Sponsored by AutomationDirect, Copia Automation

Material Handling & Automation

The modern supply chain must run at warp speed, and the tools available—from conveyors and robots to automatic picking systems and digital orders—have evolved to keep pace with the speed of change. Featured articles include select the right PPE to take control of electrical risks, seven clean-in-place design best practices and benefits of a rack […]

Sponsored by Lapeyre Stair

AI & Machine Learning

人工智能(AI)和机器学习are becoming crucial to manufacturing’s success. How a machine and an industrial network learn and adapt to their surroundings is as important for them as it is for humans. Featured articles in this eBook include how to organize, protect and apply big data in automation and AI in manufacturing: […]

Sponsored by TwinThread

过程ss Instrumentation & Sensors

过程ss instrumentation and process sensors are used to monitor temperature, flow and more in process manufacturing facilities. They play a key role in ensuring these facilities, which include oil and gas and chemical manufacturing, operate safely. Featured stories in this eBook include advanced process control and more sensors, despite strained supply chain.

Sponsored by Balluff, SOR Inc.

Pain Points & Solutions in Discrete Manufacturing

Discrete manufacturing covers many different industries, but they do have common challenges and issues they need to overcome. Featured articles in this eBook include five safety fencing benefits and considerations, using edge machine learning for anomaly detection, predictive maintenance and so much more in this 54-page eBook!

Sponsored by iBASEt, Stratus