Melting Blog

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

Why independent SCADA is essential for integration

By Martyn Williams

Let's explore the role of SCADA software in smart factories and why hardware-independent software is essential for making the transition to Industry 4.0.

End game for data integrity warning letters

By Giuseppe Menin

Let's take a look at how technology is helping pharmaceutical manufacturers comply with data integrity regulations by using zenon.

Riding the wave of tidal energy

By Garry Forfar

Generating three terawatts of energy a day, tidal power truly is colossal. Yet, compared to other renewable methods, it has yet to make an impact. Let's take a look why!

Serial communication to TCP/IP

By Jürgen Resch

Let's take a look why manufacturers should move their information systems from serial communication to TCP/IP.

Battery storage for zero emission cities

By Alan Binning

‘Range anxiety’ is a term coined to describe the worry of getting ‘stranded due to power loss’ when driving an electric vehicle (EV). How can battery storage make EVs feasible for public transport?

Secure in the knowledge

By Reinhard Mayr

When managing security remotely, knowledge is power. Let's explore how automation software is vital for protecting the security of previously-isolated systems.

Sustaining the new normal

By Martyn Williams

Lets take a look at how manufacturers can positively adapt to resuming the new normal after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Could coal mines solve Britain’s energy crisis?

By Garry Forfar

Let's take a look at the Seaham Garden Village project and how industrial automation software could be critical to supporting the success of similar projects.

Improving resilience with industrial automation

By Stefan Reuther

Let's explore how industrial software can help manufacturers stay resilient during times of crisis.