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Bill Lydon

Bill Lydon

Lydon has been active in manufacturing automation for more than 25 years. He started his career as a designer of computer-based machine tool controls; in other positions, he applied programmable logic controllers and process control technology. In addition to experience at various large companies, he cofounded and was president of a venture-capital-funded industrial automation software company. Lydon believes the success factors in manufacturing are changing, making it imperative to apply automation as a strategic tool to compete.

Recent Posts:

Industry 4.0 Concepts for Discrete Manufacturing Applied to Process Automation

  This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief...
Bill Lydon Dec 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Why Automation Professionals Need to Go Beyond the Obvious and Create Elegant Solutions

  This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief...
Bill Lydon Oct 30, 2019 9:00:27 AM

Why Industrial Cybersecurity Needs to Start at the Top and Be Embraced by All

This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief e...
Bill Lydon Aug 26, 2019 9:00:16 AM

Redefine and Transform How You Execute Automation Projects

This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief e...
Bill Lydon Sep 3, 2018 10:42:31 AM

How Industry 4.0 and Digitization Improves Manufacturing Responsiveness, Quality, and Efficiency

This article was written by Bill Lydon, automation industry authority, journalist and former chief e...
Bill Lydon Jun 18, 2018 10:42:45 AM

Should STEM Education Programs Include the Arts?

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Bill Lydon Aug 28, 2017 10:42:04 AM

Automation Professionals Are Catalysts for Change in Manufacturing

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine. 
Bill Lydon Jul 10, 2017 10:42:47 AM

Successful Automation Engineers Build Relationships and Collaborate

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine.
Bill Lydon Mar 22, 2017 10:42:17 AM

Is the Internet of Things Creating Unfocused Urgency to Monitor Everything?

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine. 
Bill Lydon Jan 11, 2017 10:42:26 AM

How Cloud Computing Delivers a New Industrial Automation Tool for Improving Operations

This post was written by Bill Lydon, InTech’s chief editor. 
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