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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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Non-Contact Linear Displacement Transducer

The magnetostrictive technology of the Gemco 955 eBrik has no moving parts to wear out and does not exhibit problems common to linear potentiometers.
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Rube Goldberg World Record
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Purdue Engineers Break Own Rube Goldberg Record

New Rube Goldberg machine incorporates 300 steps, breaking old record of 244 steps by a comfortable margin.
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Autonomous Agents In Manufacturing And Automation

I try to talk to the CTOs of as many companies that I follow as possible.
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Trends 2012: Energy Efficiency, Usability and Integration

2012 promises to become a very exciting year in all sectors—economic, technical and political—in Germany and around the world.
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Product
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GE Intelligent Platforms: Rugged COM Express Module

The bCOM6-L1200 resists shock/vibration and temperature extremes.
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Product
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Eplan: Online Database is Larger and More Functional

Data Portal 2.1 adds more data, more manufacturers and more functions to the online-accessible database.
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Product
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Acromag: Intelligent Signal Conditioners

The units independently apply mathematical and analytical functions to inputs for pre-processed outputs.
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Westinghouse Nuclear Plant Chooses Emerson Safety Control Valves

Westinghouse Electric Company has awarded Emerson Process Management a contract to provide critical control valves to be used in two AP1000 pressurized water reactors at the Alvin W.
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Networking: Ethernet Based Sercos III Specification Updated to V1.3

The Sercos vendor organizations have released an update to the specification for the Sercos III Real-time Ethernet solution.
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Case Application
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Cynar Chooses Rockwell for Waste-to-Energy Process Control

Cynar Plc, a technology company in the waste-to-energy market, has awarded an $11 million contract to Rockwell Automation to design and build a new end-of-life, plastic-to-fuel conversion plant in Bri
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