migration

March 19, 2019

Running on Borrowed Time

How well do you know your plant floor? Is there a mix of brands for drives, controllers and HMI’s? Where do these products fall within the manufacturer’s lifecycle? When should you consider migrating these systems?
February 11, 2019

Migration Made Easy – Upgrading a Standard PanelView to a PanelView Plus

In this short tutorial, I walk through the steps of converting a project from a Standard PanelView to a PanelView Plus using FactoryTalk View Machine Edition. This process allows you to get your project operating on the new PanelView Plus without any initial rework, and to have the same performance, or better, as the original project.
October 17, 2018

Water/Wastewater Highlights Coming to Automation Fair

REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.ROCKWELLAUTOMATION.COM This November, Rockwell Automation is bringing their Automation Fair event to Philadelphia. This 2-day event brings together the top industry experts from […]
September 10, 2018

What you Need to Know – Converting MicroLogix to Micro800

Migrating a MicroLogix MicroLogix controllers have been around since the mid-1990s and are still one of the most used micro PLCs around the world. However, as […]
September 6, 2018

Modernization & the Value of an Automation Assessment

Do you: Know which components on your floor are no longer supported? Have a 2 or 3 year capital improvement or modernization plan? Have confidence that […]
April 9, 2018

Migrating from a SLC to a Logix Controller – Easy or Hard?

As technology changes, many of you have asked us about migrating from your SLC processors into a new CompactLogix or ControlLogix solution. While this may seem […]
March 14, 2018

Solving Your Compatibility Questions… the PCDC

Have you ever wondered if a Rockwell Automation software product is supported by a certain operating system?  Ever needed to know if two Rockwell Automation products […]
June 28, 2017

Four Things to Remember about DCS Migrations

Plant and operations managers don’t wake up one day and realize their distributed control systems (DCSs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) may be approaching obsolescence and […]
May 19, 2017

Future-Proofing Purchases

How do you “future-proof” your daily plant electrical purchases and exactly what does that mean? We’ve had discussions here at Rumsey about that phrase and some […]