Ready or not, the age of the ‘smart’ factory is upon us in ways
only a few short years ago were inconceivable. Today, any
industrial sector business whose plant floor is not online may well
On June 11, 2019
In the vast universe of manufacturing, machine performance is often
the difference between a delay and on-time delivery; downtime and
productivity; profit and loss. Ensuring peak performance out...
On June 4, 2019
The ever-changing industrial Internet of Things has revolutionized
the traditional landscape and business model of the construction
machinery industry. Domestic and foreign parts and service
On December 14, 2018
We are all witnesses to the fourth industrial revolution, or
Industry 4.0 as it has been coined, as most of us will have seen
robots, machines, vehicles or control systems connect to the
On November 20, 2018
Lighter, versatile, non-corroding and cost-effective. These are
some of the advantages as to why manufacturers are increasingly
replacing metals with plastics for product development....
On November 13, 2018
It seems like every industrial company is at some stage of planning
for or deploying industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
According to a survey of IoT decision makers and influencers in...
On November 8, 2018
Not so long ago, only the largest OEMs could afford to develop
complex proprietary control systems. But the recent introduction of
versatile digital ecosystems connecting electronic control...
On October 3, 2018
As a company that has produced motion and control components and
subsystems in core industrial sectors for 100 years, Parker has
recently taken a significant step forward by embarking on a...
On August 13, 2018
Last year, PwC found that 85 percent of U.S. manufacturers are
already delivering, or planning to deliver, products with IoT
capabilities. Considering the promise of IoT, this should come as
On June 19, 2018
As the technology that powers the Internet of Things (IoT)
progresses, it’s changing the way industrial companies operate. But
that technology brings security risks. Ransomware. Malware.
On June 6, 2018
From our personal devices to medical systems and online shopping,
it’s clear we live in a digital world—and the rapid progress of
that world is driven by data. The collection and application of
On June 5, 2018
If you’re familiar with Parker, you know we’ve been manufacturing
components and subsystems for industrial equipment for a long time.
One hundred years to be exact. You also know the world is...
On June 4, 2018
There’s volumes of material that focus on the technology behind
IoT. However, a more significant discussion should be had around
the value IoT delivers. While that value must begin with end users
On May 22, 2018
Manufacturers have become accustomed to the presence of
mobile-enabled data platforms called dashboards that display real
time information about machine assets on screens. All too often,
On April 25, 2018
Implementing an effective asset management and maintenance program
for critical assets and components such as hydraulic hoses
constitutes a challenge for many companies; however, it is the...
On March 21, 2018
IoT is driving solutions providers like Parker to develop
innovative new products and technologies that help customers work
more efficiently and improve their bottom line. But while some
On February 20, 2018
As technology fueling the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to
advance at a rapid pace, data analytics presents an exciting
opportunity for companies who want to build on their position as
On November 3, 2017
For the past 100 years, Parker has been building and delivering
ever more complex motion and control components and systems. We are
well into a digital transformation that has caused us to rethink
On October 17, 2017