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On the Edge
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Olive Producer Embraces Automation

The 100-year-old company's first foray into robotics involved installation of a robotic retort tray loader for their packaging line. Says the project engineer, “This experience really changed our mindset regarding automation.”
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Automotive Supplier Collaborates with Cloud PLM
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Automotive Supply Chain Partners Collaborate Using Cloud PLM

The 300 members of Air International Thermal Systems global supply chain have begun collaborating using cloud-based product lifecycle management software to cut costs and accelerate deliveries.
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Reduce Risk and Costs by Improving Project Selection
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Reduce Risk and Costs by Improving Project Selection

Why taking the time early on to devise up-to-date project specifications saves time, money, and risk in the long run.
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Programmable Fieldbus Controller with SD Card

The 750-880 “Ethernet 2.0” Programmable Fieldbus Controller includes 1MB of data memory and an SD port for up to 8GB of extra memory and increases intelligence and high-frequency processing by h
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EtherCAT Control Solution for Motion Apps

SPiiPlusSC (Soft Controller) features sophisticated motion control software that leverages the processing power of modern PC and the connectivity of a real-time open industrial Ethernet network.
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Multivariate Analysis Prevents Problems in Biotech

Early detection and identification of the root cause of process upsets using advanced multivariate analysis (MVA) techniques provides significant economic benefits and cost savings.
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Measuring Array Sensors with IO-Link

A-Gage EZ-Array two-piece measuring light curtain with IO-Link output has been added to the company’s line of measuring array sensors.
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Martin Buchwitz, mbuchwitz@sps-magazin.de, is editor of SPS Magazin in Germany.
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German Automation Companies Focus on Market Development

Some companies seem very unimposing, but if you take a closer look they show an enormous potential for innovation.
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The Benefits of Energy Intelligence

Best-in-class companies have taken a holistic approach toward energy management by effectively changing in business processes, organizational structures, knowledge and performance management.
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C Programmable Control System

Moacon is a programmable modular industrial control system that lets customers select and assemble just the modules needed for a specific requirement.
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In U.S., Exports Could Be Key

Manufacturing companies and wholesale distributors of all sizes are employing a number of different strategies to stay in the game in these challenging economic times.
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Global Food Manufacturer Tracks Operations

Microsoft SharePoint use continues to increase as more corporate information technology (IT) departments adopt it for providing a company-wide infrastructure for collaboration, information sharing a
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Electrode-less Conductivity Measurement

Foxboro 876EC a 2-wire loop powered intelligent transmitter, when used with appropriate electrochemical sensors, provides measurement, local display and transmission of electrode-less conductivi
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