Voice of the Machine

5 Considerations Before Using Condition Monitoring on the Plant Floor

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 find...
On June 11, 2019

Cloud-based Solutions for Monitoring Machine Performance

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

Industrial IoT Solutions with Voice of the Machine at Bauma China

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 providers...
On December 14, 2018

Industry 4.0 is Taking Place in Front of Our Eyes

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 Internet at...
On November 20, 2018

Results-Driven Approach to Improve Productivity and Quality in Injection Molding

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

The Industrial IoT Journey: A Framework for Moving from Pilot to Broad Deployment

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

Modern Digital Ecosystems Take Mobile Hydraulic Systems to a New Level

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

Who Holds the Stakes When Deploying IoT? Everyone

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

When New Machines Have a Voice, What Will Old Machines Do?

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 no...
On June 19, 2018

Aggressive Measures for Industrial Cybersecurity

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. Viruses....
On June 6, 2018

How IoT Analytics Can Optimize Productivity

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 data...
On June 5, 2018

Taking IoT to the Last Mile by Listening to the “Voice of the Machine”

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

Defining the Value of IoT in a Connected World

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 of...
On May 22, 2018

You Have A Dashboard, So Now What?

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, however, they...
On April 25, 2018

Implementing an Asset Management and Maintenance Program? Consider Risk

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

Parker Teams Deploying IoT to Help Customers Improve Operations

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 businesses...
On February 20, 2018

The Internet of Things: How Your Company Can Get Ready

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 industry...
On November 3, 2017

Building an IoT Offering to Maximize Value

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 not...
On October 17, 2017