The Automation Newsletter #008

(from the latest issue of the SolisPLC Automation Newsletter)

Hey there :wave: Karim from SolisPLC here. The Automation Newsletter brings you the best resources for automation & control engineers like yourself. This includes the latest SolisPLC tutorials, industry news, PLC programming tips, and much more.

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The Manufacturing Hub Podcast :studio_microphone:

Ep. 9 - Special Guest [Amos Purdy] | Manufacturing Intelligence, MES Integration & Leading Teams – In this episode, we spoke with Amos Purdy, who’s MES & Manufacturing Intelligence Lead at GPA, a company that specializes in data forensic systems integration and much more. We discussed manufacturing intelligence, projects he has worked on, and his insights on leading cross-functional teams.

You can find listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Youtube.

Ep. 10 - Special Guest [Huck Bales] | Smart Manufacturing, Change Management, Subject Matter Experts – In this episode, we spoke with Huck Bales. He’s a director of Smart Manufacturing at Grantek and has a wealth of insights in manufacturing intelligence, change management, and continuous improvement. We’ve discussed his projects, the way Grantek approaches customers, how system integration projects are executed and what the company is doing to retain top talent.

You can find listen to this episode on Youtube.

Industry News :newspaper_roll:

New Tutorial :open_book:

Complete Guide on Buying Your First Allen Bradley PLC for Programming – PLC Programming is challenging; it doesn’t have to be costly. We recommend that those who are looking to get into this career invest in an entry-level PLC that allows them to practice without breaking the bank.

Ladder Logic Symbols | PLC Programming in RSLogix 5000 Studio Allen Bradley – In this tutorial, we discuss each symbol, the functionality it brings to the ladder logic plc programming language as well as illustrate two examples where they may be used.

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