Blog / Aaron Block

Aaron Block

Marketing Content Writer / Inductive Automation
Aaron joined Inductive Automation at the beginning of 2021. With his background in Cellular Molecular Biology and Chemistry, he brings a unique perspective to the automation industry. When he's not writing, you can find him rock climbing or hiking through the woods.
5 Reasons Why Ignition is the Future of the Food & Beverage Industry Aaron Block Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:54
In today’s world, automation is a necessity for all manufacturers. Food and beverage manufacturers in particular face many challenges that make an investment in automation and supervisory control essential to remaining competitive. The market changes abruptly and often: recipes need to be reformulated to accommodate diet trends, the constant demand for innovative packaging to attract new customers, and seasonal variance of production requirements are all factors that must be considered.
5 Levels of Cybersecurity in Automation Aaron Block Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:19
As manufacturers continue to adopt Industry 4.0 and IIoT technology, cybersecurity is becoming more and more critical with each passing day. Successfully protecting a network requires not only constant vigilance but strategies for securing your organization at every level. However, even with the best preparation, there is always a chance of attack.
Inductive Automation is Now a Remote-First Company Aaron Block Tue, 07/06/2021 - 10:50
When COVID-19 hit the United States in March 2020, it became immediately clear that life — both at work and at home — would be different. The question was: how different and for how long?
6 Quick Ways to Optimize SCADA Alarming Aaron Block Fri, 06/18/2021 - 08:14
As the world of automation continues to embrace Industry 4.0 technology and smart manufacturing, SCADA systems are becoming more and more complex. With added complexity comes more potential for processes or machinery to fall out of spec. Because of this, modern systems require constant monitoring while in operation, which is why having a well-maintained alarm system is so essential.