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How Processors Can Guard Against Cyberattacks
In a recent interview for Food Engineering Magazine, Process and Data's Director of Data Services, Scott McCausland, shared his cybersecurity expertise. “Industrial control systems should be isolated on their own networks—independent of any extraneous business network,” says Scott McCausland, director of data services at Process and Data Automation - Data…

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Open Lab Exemplified
Engineering firm leverages partnership with Behrend Any successful business owner knows the value of a reliable supply chain. That’s true not only for materials but also for human resources. A pipeline of talent is as important to the bottom line as efficient shipping of raw materials or the right channel…

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Belden Training Coming this May
Process and Data Automation and Grant Industrial invite you to 2 days of training! Day 1 focuses on NETWORKING. The training offers the basics of Ethernet, Redundancy Options and the Advantages of Using Network Management tools. Day 2  focuses on CYBERSECURITY. In the training, you will learn to identify cyber risk within your Industrial…

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SCADA Lab Expansion
Process and Data Automation continues to expand the SCADA Lab at our Erie facility on PSU’s Knowledge Park at Behrend campus.  The expanded SCADA lab, shown here, allows us to simultaneously run 20+ virtual environments showcasing a wide variety of industrial software solutions as well as related VM management, networking…

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Rockwell Automation Awards Process and Data Automation’s Digitalization Group
Process and Data Automation’s Digitalization Group (DSG) has achieved the status of Recognized Systems Integrator in the Information Discipline for Rockwell Automation. Inclusion in this select group of systems integrators comes with the completion of factory training, demonstrated competency on FactoryTalk Information software products, and successful ratings on customer satisfaction…

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Process And Data Automation Has Been Purchased By KRONES, INC.
Dear Valued Customers, We are pleased to announce the sale of Process and Data Automation, Inc to Krones, Inc. As of February 14, 2017, Process and Data Automation, will officially conduct business as Process and Data Automation, LLC, a Member of the Krones Group. Our headquarters will remain in Erie…

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PDA is Now Ignition 7.9 CORE Certified
Process and Data Automation is proud to announce we have recently been Ignition 7.9 CORE Certified. Ignition by Inductive Automation is the industry’s only server-centric industrial automation software platform with unlimited licensing, built for connecting industrial devices, databases, and business data together in one central location. Now, with the new…

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PDA Shares Their Perspective on Leveraging Capstone Design Projects to Enhance Their Business
Process and Data Automation (PDA) President, Joe Snyder, and Electrical Design Manager, James Carrucci, have contributed as authors in the June issue of American Journal of Engineering Education. The article’s focus is Capstone Projects and how to best get industrial companies like PDA to support them. Below is the abstract…

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