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Automation and Cybersecurity: Horner’s WebMI and the Industrial Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) was first recognized as a concept in 1999. It refers to the ever-growing web of network-enabled devices we interact with on a daily basis. From smartphones and wearable technology like Fitbit, to cars and streetlights, a vast multitude of objects and machines...

Horner Automation is Softening Up

For over 20 years Horner Automation has been known as a company that produces strong engineered hardware solutions. Customers and potential customers see us as a company that makes our OCS (Operator Control Station) all-in-one controllers, I/O solutions and communications products. In fact, as the originator of the all-in-one design...

Learn More About the -106 I/O Option Board: THROUGH OUR IN-DEPTH WHITE PAPER

To provide you with the most complete details for the -106 I/O Option Board, we are proud to publish our latest white paper. Outlining benefits, uses, and real-world applications, the -106 Option Board White Paper is a comprehensive article for anyone interested, or curious, about this truly innovative technological addition.

5 Keys To Overcoming Traditional PLC Limitations

PLCs are well adapted to a range of automation tasks. These are typically industrial processes in manufacturing where the cost of developing and maintaining the automation system is high relative to the total cost of the automation, and where changes to the system would be expected during its operational life. PLCs contain input and output devices compatible with industrial pilot devices and controls; little electrical design is required, and the design problem centers on expressing the desired sequence of operations...

Know the Basics of Industrial Automation

The idea of automation has a history of making workers uneasy. When some people hear "automation," they think "layoffs," but the truth is that automation makes their jobs easier and increases productivity. In fact, when automation is added to an existing manufacturing workforce...

Making Excellence Standard with ISO 9001

At Horner, we strive to provide our partners with the best industrial automation solutions. We are able to provide innovative, customizable OCS products because of the standards we hold our-selves to, which help ensure quality, consistency, safety, efficiency and satisfaction...