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What's trending in the world of digitalization and automation? The COPA-DATA blog about the fusion of OT and IT with zenon.

    Prevent costly downtime

    By Bernd Wimmer

    In automotive production, cars pass through untold, well-tuned stations. Thanks to compatibility, terminals don’t have to run the same zenon version for it.

    Embracing IoT independence

    By Stefan Reuther

    Stefan Reuther explains how businesses can choose an effective IoT platform, and why operational technology might hold the best solution.

    Load management technology crucial for Britain’s energy future

    By Martyn Williams

    The energy grid’s challenge is not wholly a capacity issue, but a technology issue. Here, Martyn Williams of COPA-DATA explains.

    Load flow analysis for substation management

    By Jürgen Resch

    Jürgen Resch, Industry Manager for Energy and Infrastructure explains why load flow data is key for grid operations.

    Compensating volatile supply from renewable sources

    By Stefan Hufnagl

    Stefan Hufnagl explains why using batteries to store energy on a large scale could help create a more economic and environmentally friendly energy grid.

    What other industries can learn from pharmaceutical manufacturing

    By Alexandra Hughes

    Alexandra Hughes discusses what other industries can learn from how pharmaceutical manufacturers ensure compliance and quality with a data driven approach.

    If you can’t think outside of the box — get rid of the box

    By Stefan Reuther

    Stefan Reuther explains how a software-based approach can eliminate manufacturers‘ dependency on hardware, in light of lengthy PLC lead-times.

    Paving the last mile between the shop floor and MES

    By Giuseppe Menin

    Giuseppe Menin discusses the benefits of linking shopfloor machinery to a manufacturing execution system for the pharmaceutical industry.

    Optimised production for pharmaceutical waste reduction

    By Alexandra Hughes

    Alexandra Hughes explains how pharmaceutical manufacturers can use automation to improve production line processes with sustainability in mind.

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