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On the Edge
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Enterprise View
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4 Considerations for a Successful Mobile Manufacturing Strategy

Pay attention to platform, device, security and reliability factors as you make your move into mobile manufacturing.
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Going Beyond MES/MOM to Smart Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing combines agility and responsiveness, the digital factory and knowledge workers to optimize processes.
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Multifilm’s large, high-volume flexographic and extruding machines produce piece-wraps and high-barrier laminates for the snack,
Feature Article
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Maintenance Software Enhances Predictive Routines

A computerized maintenance management system is helping a packaging film supplier meet stringent food and beverage industry reporting requirements and further its continuous improvement.
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Automation Applied: Virus Prevention Using Deep Packet Inspection, part 1
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Automation Applied: Virus Prevention Using Deep Packet Inspection, part 1

Eric Byres, cto and vp Engineering of Tofino Security, a Belden Company, provides a look at how viruses attack a PLC/HMI without Deep Packet Inspection via an USB memory stick. (Approximate Time - 3:24)
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Technology Roadmap: Deep Packet Inspection for SCADA and Process Controls
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Technology Roadmap: Deep Packet Inspection for SCADA and Process Controls

Eric Byres, cto and vp Engineering of Tofino Security, a Belden Company, provides a quick tutorial on how Deep Packet Inspection provides a more thorough defense for Industrial Control Systems. Visit www.automationworld.com/video to see how a worm will shut down a PLC soon! (Approximate Time - 2:59)
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Fault Detection
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Saelig: Detect Problems in Electrical Control Systems

The FTR-Birdie is a self-contained electrical test and fault-finding logger that records and displays all on/off voltage changes at its 16 inputs.
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Safety Laser Scanner
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SICK Inc: S300 Safety Laser Scanner

A new, mini version of the company’s S300 safety laser the scanner, the S300 Mini, provides safeguarding for hazardous area protection, hazardous point protection and access protection.
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Fluke Power Analyzer
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Fluke: Power Analyzer With Inverter Efficiency Function

The 430 Series II Three Phase Power Analyzers, which use a patented algorithm to measure energy wasted by power quality issues and quantify its cost, have been improved.
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Packaging Machine Site
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Website Targeted to Packaging Machine Community

Targeting the needs of those who design, build, buy and operate packaging machinery, Mitsubishi will bring all its packaging oriented solutions together in one site.
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Feature Article
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9 Steps to Building a Better Network

Follow these guidelines for a solid network system.
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Perspective
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Applications: Network Tester Sniffs Out Multi-Location IT Woes

Jensen International, a diverse manufacturer founded in Coffeyville, Kansas more than 90 years ago, now has more than 130 employees spread across multiple buildings on two campuses – and a small IT st
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Case Application
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Network Security Matures

From oil platforms to auto parts manufacturing, the how-to of industrial network protection is improving in this post-Stuxnet world.
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Integrator View
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Food Manufacturing: Batch Control for Multiple Kitchens

With only 11 weeks before the first production trials, a systems integrator concurrently creates hardware designs and programming based on the ISA 88 Batch standard to support three cooks and more tha
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