Tech Tips - What You Need To Know About EtherNet/IP Compatible Instruments
By now nearly every factory floor and office in the world makes use of Ethernet for its connectivity backbone. Worldwide it is also a given that IT Departments consider all things Ethernet a core capability of their expertise.
Leveraging ubiquitous investments in Ethernet technology and extending its reach throughout the factory floor is a logical next step for many manufacturers. This is especially the case if and when a manufacturer seeks to integrate test data with MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems.