Latest Optimal Industrial Automation Press Releases

Automation helps transform medical plastic waste into a reliable, economical resource

18th May 2023

Plastic can be found everywhere in medical and healthcare settings – in fact, we probably cannot imagine sanitary practices in the sector without it. Given that the material is so ubiquitous, it is no surprise that hospitals and other health centres generate large volumes of plastic waste. However, using data-driven chemical recycling strategies, this can be turned into a valuable resource, supporting circularity while potentially reducing costs.

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Controlling past, present and future

14th December 2022

Since the first PLC was introduced, automation controllers have been a staple in industrial applications, boosting productivity and enabling the digitalisation of manufacturing activities. 

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Digital twins heat up the capabilities of energy storage plants

9th August 2022

Renewable natural gas (RNG), solar, wind and other sustainable resources are at the core of decarbonisation and energy transition strategies. To effectively support their large-scale adoption, it is necessary to ensure dispatchable generation and predictable supply to the grid. Future-oriented energy storage plants that leverage cutting-edge industrial automation, such as digital twin technology, can succeed in this by taking advantage of accurate, real-time simulation models.

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