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Smart Devices
May 19, 2017
Tony Kaminiski, Industrial Control & Drive Specialist.

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 don’t like it… I mean, “bullet-proof” and “fire-proof” are meant to prevent ‘bad’ things from damaging us...

Networking; Cybersecurity; WannaCry; ransomeware
May 16, 2017
Julia Santogatta & Rockwell Automation

As you are probably well aware, this past weekend provided a sizable scare for corporations and IT departments around the world.

Plant PAx
Rockwell Automation
April 25, 2017
Ed Gallagher, PLC/HMI Software Product Specialist

Where has time gone?  While Rockwell let us know 2 years ago the 5560 processors were entering maturity and the last time buy was coming, June 1, 2017 sure has approached quick.  This upcoming last time buy for the ControlLogix 5560s (L6x processors) might leave you wondering if the 557

Power Management
Uninterruptible Power Supply
April 17, 2017
Daniel McGinn, Guest Blogger from Schneider/APC

Guest Blog from Schneider/APC

April 12, 2017
Donna Wyatt, Industrial Controls Product Specialist

As a machine builder, are Short-Circuit Current Ratings important to me?  What standards to I need to review?  How do I know if I am compliant?

Remote Access
March 27, 2017
Julia Santogatta, Network, Security & Information Solutions Manager

So you have started using the award winning Secure Remote Access product from eWON, the Cosy 131, and now you are wondering what connection package might be right for you?  In this blog, we’ll try to break down the key differences between the

Food & Beverage
March 24, 2017
John Kinsey, Industrial Controls & Drives Product Specialist

As of February, Hoffman and Pentair are now offering new stainless steel concept models making the total 316L SS & 304 SS offering available to you the broadest in the market.  With a combined 174 models, we’re pretty impressed.

March 14, 2017

Time has come again for Rockwell to conduct its annual survey. Your feedback and ideas matter. Last year, more than 80% of Rockwell Automation customers worldwide participated in the survey, resulting in changes across the globe.

February 28, 2017
Donna Wyatt, Industrial Controls Product Specialist

Shakespeare once said “To Bypass or Not to Bypass? That is the question”.

Well… maybe not exactly that, but something similar…

February 28, 2017
Jared Roberts, Drives Product Specialist

Our Drives Headquarters training on January 31 and February 1 was a huge success. Rumsey welcomed 38 customers over the two-day training that featured hands on labs, product demonstrations and a PowerFlex 525 to take home!