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Panel discussion at the HSBC Made For Trade tour
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Global Trade Requires Advanced Manufacturing

At the Made for Trade tour in Chicago, advanced manufacturing, the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute and manufacturing workforce development training were all part of the discussion on how to revitalize manufacturing locally. Our own Pat Reynolds was there. The tour will also be making stops in Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.
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Photo source: Hirschman Products, a Belden Company
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Wanted: Wireless Communications Reliability

With its roots in wired industrial Ethernet networks, Parallel Redundancy Protocol is directly addressing concerns about wireless communications reliability.
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Merging Control and IT for OEMs
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Merging Control and IT for OEMs

Open Core Engineering development platform from Bosch Rexroth builds on open standards and technologies to allow control applications to work with higher level languages commonly used for IT applications.
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Automation Applied: Intelligent Marshalling for Density Management
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Automation Applied: Intelligent Marshalling for Density Management

Using Intelligent Marshalling to manage the desnity of I/O points contained in a cabinet.
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Automation Applied: Operations Workflow
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Automation Applied: Operations Workflow

Using workflow software to director operator actions and confirm that management is aware of those actions.
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Automation Applied: Intelligent Marshalling - Remote Point Changeover
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Automation Applied: Intelligent Marshalling - Remote Point Changeover

How Intelligent Marshalling allows for remote changing of fieldbus I/O points.
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Automation Applied: Energy Management
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Automation Applied: Energy Management

Using software to monitor energy use and costs in a brewery application.
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OpsManage'11 Conference Wrapup

With more than 1,300 attendees in Nashville, President and CEO Sudipta Bhattacharya emphasized the continuity of leadership over the past three years as a major factor for the success thus far of the
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ROI Safety Calculator
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Calculating a Return on Safety

By crunching the numbers on project cost, overall equipment effectiveness, direct and indirect injury costs and capital asset depreciation, a new Web-based tool made available by Rockwell Automation (
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Siemens Makes Changes at the Top of Its Industry Organization

Daryl Dulaney adds Infrastructure and Cities Sector responsibilities to his role as CEO of Siemens Industry, while Helmuth Ludwig steps into the role of North America Industry Sector CEO.
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Automation Applied: Refinery Optimization
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Automation Applied: Refinery Optimization

In this example, we'll see how software can be used to automate the analysis of operations data to optimize setpoints on controllers in a refinery when switching from production of a light crude blend to heavy crude.
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Siemens to Acquire Engineering Software Provider Vistagy

Addition of Vistagy software functionalities gives Siemens added capability to address the design and manufacture of products using composite materials.
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High Speed Outdoor Wireless Ethernet Radio

New outdoor wireless Ethernet radio has twice the speed of the company’s previous generation radio for the same price.
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