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On the Edge
Co-Created Products Come to Market
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Co-Created Products Come to Market

One year after the launch of FirstBuild, some of the first co-created products—designed though crowdsourcing of engineering and consumer input—are being released for sale.
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 Building the Automation Workforce
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Building the Automation Workforce

With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
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 Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing
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Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing

Jim Wetzel, director of global reliability at General Mills and Chair of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, asked attendees at The Automation Conference an important question: “Are You Read
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Automation Conference: Day 1
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Discrete, Process Automation and Packaging Come Together at The Automation Conference

The first annual Automation Conference, bringing together process, discrete and packaging professionals in one conference, kicked off this morning with keynotes speakers from Boeing and ExxonMobil.
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OEE, Six Sigma Secrets
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Pepsi Bottler Shares Secrets of OEE, Six Sigma, Lean

Pepsi Bottling Ventures boosts uptime, improves OEE scores 21 points, adds more than an hour to daily productivity and covers automation costs in one year in Nampa, Idaho, the project's leader to
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Automation Management Tutorial with Dave Chappell
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Automation Management Tutorial with Dave Chappell

Bob Sperber, special projects editor, Automation World, talks with Dave Chappell, past chairman, OMAC Working Group, on what he's presenting at the The Automation Conference and the current landscape. (Approximate Time - 1:40).
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Automation Evangelist Asks: Are You Certifiable?

A leading consultant says automation pros are under-appreciated, and makes a compelling case for nascent certification programs.
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DC Water Implements Secure SCADA

The process automation track of the first Automation Conference kicked off with a presentation on implementing a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system at DC Water—the Washington D.C.
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Fluke 62 Max
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Fluke: Infrared Thermometers Survive Dust, Water and Drops

The new 62 Max and 62 Max+ infrared thermometers are designed to withstand the harsh conditions faced by technicians in electrical, service, HVAC, process, industrial and facilities maintenance applic
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Automated Report Generation and Data Analysis Software

XLReporter Version 10.0 provides data entry management and reporting from text files.
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Matrox: Embedded Industrial Computer for Image Capture

The 4Sight GP is a high-performance embedded system for image capture, processing, display and I/O.
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Festo: HMI with Visualization and Server Functions

CDPX panels are high-performance processors combined with wide-screen technology.
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