Kurt Niehaus

Have You Optimized These 8 Frequently Neglected VFD Parameters? – Part 1

Over the last century, electric motors have become ubiquitous for powering a variety of industrial devices including pumps, fans, and compressors. In the last few decades, variable frequency drives (VFDs) have emerged as a powerful, and now common, tool for reducing energy consumption and optimizing control of electric motors.

Improving Cybersecurity Resilience

The first thought most people have when it comes to industrial, or OT, cybersecurity relates to the...

Systems Integrators: A Key Resource for Helping Vendors Execute and Support MES Platforms

Recently, Gartner released its 2021 Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), a...

Strengthening your Cyber Security through Role-Based Access Control

Industry has come a long way from the days where the only security was physical security. In a...

Basic Obsolescence Risk Analysis for Key Automation Components

How do you determine where your limited capital funds will be spent? What control systems should be...

Top Six Things To Improve Your Cyber Posture Today

When someone asks what can be done to improve their cybersecurity situation, the explanation often...