Windows Meltdown and Spectre Patches Impact Rockwell Software Users

Apparently, Microsoft released several security updates for Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Server 2012 and 2016 this month that have been discovered to cause multiple issues with popular Rockwell Software products.  Read More…

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PAC Basics – More Options

The Automation School is pleased to announce that we are now offering two PAC Basics Courses. You now have the option of a shorter and less expensive option, with our PAC Basics Standard Edition, or the longer and more advanced option with our PAC Basics Extended Edition.  Read More…

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Your Local Rockwell Rep

A common question my students ask is who they should call to purchase Allen-Bradley Software and Hardware. To address this I send them a link to Rockwell’s website, which will allow them to look up their local Rockwell representative or distributor. Read More: [divider]

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ViewSE: What Do You Want To Learn?

With the new year upon us, and my 2017 consulting engagements complete, I’m now embarking on the creation of my next training course, ViewSE Basics.  With that in mind, I wanted to reach out to the readers of the blog to get your thoughts on what should be included in a FactoryTalk View Site Edition…

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Here We Grow Again! Guest Bloggers Wanted!

The Automation Blog is looking to expand its reach with new content and know-how by welcoming guest bloggers who have expertise and knowledge about automation products from some of the leading automation manufacturers from around the world.  Read More…

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Guest Blog! Careers in Industrial Automation

When you think “industrial automation” you may visualize robotic arms putting cars together on an assembly line. The field is about so much more than that. Industrial automation covers everything from robotics to the tiny devices that run them. Read More…

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2017

It’s been a great year for The Automation Blog!  We’ve had a record number of visitors to our site this year, and we continue to see these numbers trending upwards as we head into 2018.  As we look back, here is a list of the top ten blog posts that were most read for 2017. …

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