RFID: Doing More with Less

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 15, 2017 8:02:11 AM

Even though IoT based industrial automation is still in the works, manufacturing technologies have advanced to such a level that they have taken over the most repetitive tasks from human operators. A prime example is inventory management and component-level tracking system.

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Topics: RFID, Monitoring Solutions

How RFID Tags Can Help Clean Up Your Inventory

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 3, 2017 9:01:23 AM

It is very likely that you encounter RFID tags everyday, even if you aren’t familiar with them. Radio-Frequency Identification tags (RFID) are small transponders attached or embedded in objects for identification. Common examples include clothing theft tags, EZ Passes, and implanted chips in pets.

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Topics: RFID, Monitoring Solutions

ACD Receives the Carlo Gavazzi Outstanding Distributor Achievement Award for 2017

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jul 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

July 14, Cranberry, PA  ACD was recently recognized by Carlo Gavazzi for our sales performance this year and received the Carlo Gavazzi Outstanding Distributor Achievement Award for 2017.  ACD is pleased to have the opportunity to work with Carlo Gavazzi, and we look forward to much more successful business in the future!

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety, Controls, Monitoring Solutions

How IoT is Changing Manufacturing

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 5, 2017 8:44:31 AM

Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Industry

Internet of Things (IoT) sits at the heart of Industry 4.0, the current trend of automation and data exchange that is hitting industries worldwide and becoming an essential component for cyber-physical systems. IoT holds great technical and economic worth as it promises to lower operational costs, increase durability of products and turn remote operation a reality. Experts have estimated that by 2025 there would be over 100 billion connected IoT devices, having a global impact of $11 trillion.

At the very core of IoT is the "Smart Factory", a term used to describe an industrial environment that fully utilizes the power of Industry 4.0 concepts.

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Topics: Industry News, Monitoring Solutions

Tremendous Benefits of a Remote Monitoring Solution

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 6, 2017 11:55:37 AM

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Eliminate daily challenges with remote monitoring.

Remote monitoring of a machine or process using eWON products can provide tremendous benefits in several different ways. First, any brand of PLC and/or HMI can be accessed remotely without the need to gain VPN access at the machine location.

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Topics: Monitoring Solutions, Remote Monitoring

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