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Shale Plays Create Opportunities, Challenges for Automation

As oil producers look for increased efficiencies, particularly within the unconventional exploration and production space, they will make the spend on automation, but will want it to come cheaper.
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Five 200 kW Capstone microturbines are packaged in a single container.
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Phoenix Contact Goes Off the Grid for Earth Day and Beyond

U.S. headquarters facility expansion adds a new natural-gas-based heating, cooling and power system that will generate electricity and reduce waste for the company.
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Emerson Cluj Flow Center in Romania
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Emerson Expands European Manufacturing, Engineering Services

US$76 million investment in new facilities in Romania strengthens Emerson’s growing global manufacturing and engineering services network.
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Will Robots Ever Replace Humans?

It was 1985 when I took my first robot programming class. Wound up taking two. At the time, IBM had a “SCARA” robot that we integrated and the 6-axis robot we used was then known as GMFanuc.
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First Registered Hosts with Fieldbus Foundation Host Profile “61b” Named

Fieldbus Foundation says Emerson and General Electric hosts passed tests for support of the new mandatory host profile for field diagnostics.
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Is Your Enterprise a "Cloud Liver"

I was listening to a recent This Week in Google podcast, a show completely devoted to the cloud, and Jeff Jarvis, blogger, BuzzMachine.com, remarked about “cloud livers.” I did an audio double take.
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10/100BaseTX to 100BaseFX Fiber Media Converters

FCU-1802 is a fast Ethernet bridge 100Base-FX fiber to 10/100Base-TX shielded twisted pair (STP) converter.
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Consulting the Cloud

Reporting is a natural application for cloud-based applications.
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GE Intelligent Platforms Joins Board of PI North America

Bernie Anger of GE Intelligent Platforms joins the board of PI North America, the organization guiding Profibus and Profinet industrial networking protocols.
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Vision Software Gains Enhancements

As the latest release of the vendor’s standard machine-vision software for inspection, Impact 10.1 software can be used with any of the vendor’s smart camera systems, including the M-Series Embedded V
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Wireless Humidity / Temperature Transmitters

UWRH-2 wireless relative humidity transmitter measures both relative humidity and temperature with a stand-alone, compact, battery powered NEMA design that transmits relative humidity, ambient tempera
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Breakthrough Thermal Material System May Enable Faster Computing

Prototype substrate for high-speed electronics conducts heat better than copper that could lead to faster laptops, more advanced radar systems and better aviation and naval electronic control system
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Second from right, Anthony L. Chirchirillo, ceo, Chirch Global Manufacturing LLC
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Cloud Computing Finds Its Target with Mid-Size Manufacturers

Small and mid-size manufacturers are finding "software as a service" to be more than just the latest rage in Internet computing.
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