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Working Internationally in Industrial Automation

Use Physics to Move Forward with Your Industrial IoT

The Art of Possible: 3 Smart Manufacturing Success Stories

Avid Solutions Named to CRN’s Debut IoT Innovators List

Virtual Reality and 3D Modeling in Automation Controls

The Big Picture – Improving Situational Awareness for Operators

Why Using a PI Historian May be Right for Your Manufacturing Process

DCS Migration Benefits and Optimization Considerations

How Industrial IT can Support OT in ICS Development 

Return to Process Control Fundamentals–Applications of Override Control

Finding Pride in What You Do in Industrial Automation

Using Gigasoft Software to Create Highly Customizable Plotting Graphics

Online Startup at Paper Manufacturer Sets Precedent

Professional Pointers for Surviving the Transition to the Workplace

AI & Manufacturing–Part 2:Three Ways to Use AI in Manufacturing Automation

Using OSI PI to Help a Pulp and Paper Manufacturer to Monitor Costs

Tips and Tricks for How to Trend in Logix Designer and RSLogix 5000

Configuration Management and Version Control for System Integrators

It is Past Time to Migrate from Allen Bradley PLC-5 to ControlLogix

AI and Manufacturing - Part 1: Four Critical Questions     

Using Mentoring and Extensive Client Engagement to Grow Professionally

Why Critical Industrial Data is More Secure in the Cloud 

How System Integrators Can Help Purchasing Reach Their Goals

Webinar: How AI is Transforming Smart Manufacturing [Now On Demand]

Troubleshooting Lessons from a Factory Acceptance Test

Avid Solutions Named a Rockwell Automation Solution Partner

Applying the Jidoka Principle to a UV Coating Manufacturing Process

MES Is Dead

How to Ensure a Successful Start-Up after an Automation System Upgrade

The Importance of Leadership in Industrial Automation 

Successful Project in the Power Generation Industry

A Backup Plan for a Batch-Ready System

Avid Solutions: Green to Guru–Accelerating the New Grad Transition

The Goal of Avid Solutions is to Create a Perfect Candidate Experience

Avid Solutions Named One of the Triad's 50 Fastest-Growing Companies

Automating Industrial Automation:The Benefit of Relational Data Models (Or Discovering Microsoft Access)

Becoming a Thought Leader in Industrial Automation (Or a Related Field)

Wonderware InTouch Omni Preview

STEM – A Glimpse into the World of Industrial Process Control

Webinar: Top Automation Leaders Discuss the Current and Future State of the Industrial IoT

We Are Ready for the Industrial IoT

Traveling to a Trusted Partner to Program a PLC

Automation Solutions - Wire and Cable vs. Pharmaceuticals

Manufacturing Execution System - The Value of Looking Within

How an MES Helps You Optimize Production Planning

Not Having a Quality Testing Plan is Risky Business

Why Your Company Needs a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

The Real World of Automation Solutions - Right Where I Want to Be

Creating a Custom Integration for a Tire Manufacturer’s Utility Data Measurement System

Adding Automatic Scanners to Production Line Increases Efficiency

Getting Back to the Fundamentals of Process Control

8 Important Questions to Ask Today that Will Affect Your Future Plant

Liquid Particle Counter Integration into DeltaV

4 Ways an Automation Systems Upgrade Can Save You Money- Evaluate These 4 Variables to Quantify Cost Savings of New Automation Systems

The Benefits of Connecting Control Systems to Enterprise Systems

How to Write a Successful Automation Systems Upgrade Proposal

Make These 5 Changes to Increase Plant Efficiency

MES Can Be a Powerful Motivation and Empowerment Tool

Avid Employees Come Together to Illustrate Teamwork Across Continents

How to Work with an Integrator During the Bid Process

The Value of a Thin Slice vs Big Bang MES Implementation

Avid Solutions Hosts Successful Oktoberfest

Why a Parts Survey is Vital Before the Execution of a Systems Migration Plan

Energy Conservation Through Smarter Controls

Justifying Cyber Security

Book Review: Industrial Network Security

Expanding Your Triple Bottom Line: People, Planet, and Profits

Could This Remote Terminal Unit Replace Your Small DCS or PLC Application?

ISPE-CaSA Automation Forum - December 3rd

Spotlight on Business Development Manager, Eric Mayer

Happy Halloween from Avid Solutions!

Avid Solutions Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Thoughts from the User Conference and Opening Up

Oktoberfest Is Here!

Migration to Virtual Systems

Benedict and Donath of Avid Solutions Named to Control Engineering and Plant Engineering's List of Engineering Leaders Under 40

Traveling the World

Avid in the News

Lego Physics

Keeping the Startup Gremlins Away

Adapting to Changing Market Demands

Improved Cascade Solutions

Virtualization - Safe and Effective

System Integrators, raising the bar and offering solutions

Five Steps to Avoid the Nightmares When Replacing a Legacy Control System

Avid Solutions Presenting at Rockwell Automation on the Move

Automation for Continuous Bioprocessing

Getting Value Out of an Electronic Batch Record System

Motivating Monday

Keeping Your Operator Happy, Happy, Happy

Avid Solutions' Growth Prompts Move to New Facility in Atlanta

Avoid the Cost of Common System Traffic Jams

Safety: A Friend's Plea

Why Partnership with a System Integrator is Critical

Ramblings on KISS Principle, Einstein, & Occam in Automation

The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth

Legacy Controls in Modern Manufacturing

Not All Systems Are Created Equal

Terminal Services

Visit Avid Solutions at the 2014 ISPE-CaSA Technology Conference in Raleigh

Keep That Train Moving

Centralized Recipe Management for Islands of Automation

A Level-Headed Approach to Eliminate Nuisance Alarms

Is Your Chiller Frozen In Time?

Celebrating Pi Day

Are You Using the Best Approach

Change Is Not Always Good

Maximized Security