Greenfield
Factory Automation
Bassett
Batch Processing
Hand
Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
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Honeywell Targets Upstream Oil and Gas with Software and Services

Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground.
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Adaptive Robots
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Adaptive Robots

Following the sensation created by new adaptive robots like Big Dog, research in this area continues to deliver exciting news. The newest development is a robot that can re-learn how to walk with a broken leg in less than two minutes.
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Why Lead Integrators Are Important to the Future of Manufacturing
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Lead Integrators and the Future of Manufacturing

A new level of partnership between manufacturers and automation solution providers aims to fill the engineering skills gap.
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Case Application
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Tips For Good OEE

Users and vendors explain how they have been able to boost the efficiency of their equipment by monitoring and controlling those factors within their manufacturing operations that have a direct impact
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Case Application
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Optimizing Maintenance through Information

Establishing an efficient and effective maintenance team requires sufficient and timely information.
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HMI Technology Leap?
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German Conference Shows HMI Technology Potential

Keyboard, mouse and touchscreen dominate the realm of human interfaces to machines. Once again the world of information technologies could be a valuable provider of ideas for automation.
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Sixnet Deal Finalized
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Industrial Networking: Sixnet Joins Red Lion

United Kingdom based Spectris, a supplier of instrumentation and control products, acquired Sixnet and is merging it with its Red Lion business unit.   
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Automation Rises at Pack Expo 2011

Automation World editor-in-chief Gary Mintchell talked with more than 35 exhibitors at the most recent Pack Expo Show and came away with these impressions.
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Reliability Pays Big Dividends

The global process industries lose $20 billion, or five percent of annual production, due to unscheduled downtime and poor quality.
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Dr. Ben Wang, incoming exec. dir. of the Manufacturing Research Center at GIT.
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Manufacturing with a Big "M"

Celebration of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Research Center’s 20th anniversary is marked by a plan to advance manufacturing in the U.S. through development of “collaboratories.”
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AC Servo Alternative to Traditional Stepper

Junma AC Servo, designed to provide an alternative to traditional  stepper technology at a comparable price, uses a new plug-and-play design concept that requires no parameter settings or gain adj
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Asset Management, Video and More Video

This issue looks to increase the spotlight on how innovative asset management strategies can improve plant optimization, and possibly find cost-savings for an organization.
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