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End game for data integrity warning letters

End game for data integrity warning letters
What’s the craziest law you have ever heard of? In Sweden, it’s illegal to complain about lack of sunlight during the winter months. Bizarrely, it is also illegal to be drunk inside a British pub. Some rules are made to be broken, but in pharmaceutical manufacturing, the rules aren’t lenient. Here, Giuseppe Menin Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical, COPA-DATA, explains how technology is helping pharmaceutical manufacturers comply with data integrity regulations.
21st September 2020

Automation software to aid manufacturing post-COVID-19

Automation software to aid manufacturing post-COVID-19
Post COVID-19 predictions can paint a bleak picture for the future of manufacturing. There is no denying that this pandemic has changed the state of industry, but the impact of the crisis has not been all negative. Here, Martyn Williams, Managing Director at COPA-DATA UK examines how manufacturers can positively adapt to resuming the new normal.
3rd August 2020

Standards of power utility automation with multiple vendors

Standards of power utility automation with multiple vendors
Industrial software supplier, COPA-DATA, is launching a new webinar series for the energy sector. The IEC 61850 masterclass will help engineers understand how COPA-DATA’s software platform, zenon, supports power utility automation with multi-vendor systems. In these webinars, Pascal Schaub, Director and Principal Engineer of DT Partners in Australia, teaches how to comply with IEC 61850, without having to write a single line of code.
25th June 2020


Vertical integration in the smart factory

Vertical integration in the smart factory
Manufacturers have long reaped the benefits of acquiring data from operational equipment, allowing machinery to communicate and improve the manufacturing process. Today, a study Gartner suggests that manufacturers are keener than ever to begin vertically integrating enterprise and IT technologies into the smart factory, with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, sensors and the cloud, with traditional operational machinery.
2nd June 2020

Big data, little waste: delving into process issues

Big data, little waste: delving into process issues
According to figures published by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), up to nine percent of waste in the processed food sector can be attributed to machinery performance problems. Food manufacturing is a notoriously wasteful sector. Here, Lee Sullivan, Regional Manager at COPA-DATA UK, explains how manufacturers can use digital tools to tackle the issue. 
26th May 2020

Engineers can monitor machinery performance on the move

Engineers can monitor machinery performance on the move
Due to increasing market demand, maintenance and service technicians of today are constantly on the move, monitoring multiple machines and potentially, multiple facilities. Couple this with workers not allowed entry into factories, monitoring machinery performance is more important than ever before.
15th April 2020

The future of British manufacturing: Beyond the ‘B’ word

The future of British manufacturing: Beyond the ‘B’ word
Britain was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, but the nation’s manufacturing future is often blighted by Brexit woes. Here, Lee Sullivan, regional sales manager at COPA-DATA UK, gives his prediction for the future of manufacturing in Britain and why. during 2020, the country must invest in technology to join the fourth industrial revolution.
13th January 2020

Predictions for manufacturing: Industrial trends for 2019

Predictions for manufacturing: Industrial trends for 2019
Industry 4.0, the Fourth Industrial Revolution or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Regardless of the phrase used to describe digitalisation in manufacturing, there’s no denying that a shift has already taken place. But, is the age of industrial buzzwords coming to a grinding halt? Stefan Reuther, Chief Sales Officer at COPA-DATA, gives his three predictions for industrial automation in 2019 — no buzzwords included. 
4th January 2019

Even smarter thanks to new software functions

Even smarter thanks to new software functions
COPA-DATA together with five of its partners will be demonstrating how its zenon and straton software products can help achieve smart networking of production processes, while also focusing on the areas of smart cities and workflow management at SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg from 27-29th November, on booth 590, hall 7.
29th October 2018

Digitalisation of the paper checklist

Digitalisation of the paper checklist
Perhaps one of the few pre-digital hangovers is the handwritten paper checklist. It’s a sight seen in many industries, an employee with clipboard and pen, checking off each step with a well-known tick. Manufacturing is no exception. Here, Alan Binning, Regional Sales Manager for COPA-DATA UK examines a digital alternative to manufacturing checklists; the Smart Checklist. 
10th September 2018

Improving manufacturing with predictive analytics

Improving manufacturing with predictive analytics
A report from Statistics MRC estimates that the global predictive analytics market will grow from $3.89bn in 2016, to $14.95bn in 2023. You could argue that this growth is a result of advancing technology. However, I believe that a larger contributor to this adoption is the growing understanding of the benefits predictive analytics can offer.
24th August 2018

BACnet certificate for COPA-DATA software zenon

BACnet certificate for COPA-DATA software zenon
The BACnet Testing Laboratories, BTL for short, have confirmed that the automation software zenon by COPA-DATA complies with the criteria of the BACnet standard. Entry onto the international list of products requires conforming with the standard and receipt of the BTL certificate affirm the reliable communication between zenon and other systems and devices in building automation.
24th July 2018

Bridging the skills gap with automated engineering

Bridging the skills gap with automated engineering
The engineering industry requires 265,000 new skilled entrants annually in order to meet demand by 2024, according to the State of Engineering Survey by Engineering UK. Martyn Williams, Managing Director at COPA-DATA UK, examines Britain’s engineering skills shortage and explains how automated engineering can redefine the role of the manufacturing engineer and ultimately bridge the skills gap.
10th April 2018

Achieving digitalisation through servitisation

Achieving digitalisation through servitisation
  While technology such as AI, robotics and the IoT are significant in their own right, it is the combination of these technologies that will really impact Industry 4.0. However, to successfully converge these technologies, you need to invest in software. In this article, Stefan Reuther, Chief Sales Officer at COPA-DATA, explains why servitisation will improve the onboarding process of new software.
9th February 2018

As Britain prepares for Industry 4.0 let's take an optimistic view

As Britain prepares for Industry 4.0 let's take an optimistic view
At the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018, the ‘Readiness for the Future of Production’ report was released and it highlights Britain as one of 25 countries in a positive position to benefit from Industry 4.0. However, much of the media coverage following the release of the report has centred on the threat these technologies pose to jobs. Here, Martyn Williams, Managing Director of automation software provider, COPA-DATA UK, explains why automation could create more jobs than it replaces.
31st January 2018

Making Britain’s manufacturing smarter

Making Britain’s manufacturing smarter
The dawn of the mechanical machines were first, followed closely by the introduction of electricity, and then we saw the third industrial era, the advent of computers and the internet. Now we enter the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ Industry 4.0 is bouncing from buzzword to reality. It is finally here, so Martyn Williams, Managing Director of industrial software provider, COPA-DATA UK, here examines what is needed to achieve Britain’s goal of becoming an Industry 4.0 leader in 2018.
22nd January 2018

Stop, collaborate and listen

Stop, collaborate and listen
Martyn Williams, Managing Director of industrial software specialist COPA-DATA UK, explains why manufacturers should consider independence when striving for more collaborative facilities and supply chains. Independence for collaboration. This concept might sound like an oxymoron, but in the era of smart manufacturing, valuing independence can be the difference between failure and success. 
6th November 2017

Smart technology for the smart factory

Smart technology for the smart factory
Taking place at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool on 15th-16th November, the Smart Factory Expo 2017, has been hailed as the UK’s biggest showcase for the fourth industrial revolution.
13th October 2017

Industry 4.0: from talk to action

Industry 4.0: from talk to action
The results of an Industry 4.0 study by PwC show that manufacturers intend to invest five percent of their revenue on digitisation by 2020. The most substantial part of the $907bn investment will be spent on digital hardware like sensors and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) panels - but what about the software that brings this equipment together?
27th September 2017

COPA-DATA provides independent software solution

COPA-DATA provides independent software solution
Manufacturing has traditionally been seen as a predominantly manual industry, but now, industrial automation has transformed the way manufacturers operate. As of 2015, the booming industrial automation industry is worth more than $200bn globally. Enabling organisations to mass produce commodities and complete tasks with increased speed and quality, industrial automation has become an unbeatable ally in manufacturing environments.
31st July 2017


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