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PMMI To Buy Summit Media Group

The association responsible for the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows is the new parent company of the print and online media company responsible for the Automation World, Packaging World, Healthcare
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How Technology and People Are Steering the Future of Manufacturing
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How Technology and People Are Steering Manufacturing's Future

From new technologies and new customer demands to new employee expectations, it’s clear that dramatic shifts in manufacturing are taking place. Here’s one view of the top factors driving these changes and what it could mean for you.
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?

As management staff approaches retirement, will expanding the use of MES/MOM to manage operations become crucial?
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3 Reasons to Use Mobile Technology in Manufacturing
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3 Reasons to Use Mobile Technology in Manufacturing

Mobiles devices are no longer just a consumer gadget. Tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming indispensable tools in production environments.
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Pharma Expo Conference Program Announced

Chicago conference in November, co-located with Pack Expo International, will include Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends and Pharmaceutical Packaging tracks.
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Cost Information for New Product Introductions

Cost modeling focused on decision support provides improved managerial insights and information.
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What Kind of MES Do You Need?

When considering what kind of manufacturing execution system (MES) your operations should have, you need to consider several factors related to technical and business needs, and particularly context.
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Maxon Motor Takes Part in Chase to Catch up with a Comet

After more than ten years of travel through space, the European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury.
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Workforce, Competitive Pressures Push Services Growth

Automation services are expected to see more than 50 percent growth over a seven-year period as process industries look to solution providers for help outside their core competencies, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
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Machine Vision Moves Beyond Inspection
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Machine Vision Moves Beyond Inspection

Bead Industries has increased its reliance on vision systems not only to ensure quality, but to analyze production trends, predict tool life, and proactively schedule tool changes and other preventive
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Yokogawa to Control Indonesian Geothermal Unit

Yokogawa Electric will supply the control system for the Kamojang geothermal power station in Indonesia to monitor and control Unit 5’s steam turbine and auxiliary facilities.
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Remote wellhead surveillance solution developed by Moxa and Terra Ferma.
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Moxa Joins Fieldbus Foundation to Specify New Tech and Protocols in Oil & Gas Industry

Moxa has become the newest member of the Fieldbus Foundation. It's goal is to help specify new technology and protocols for the oil and gas industry.
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Internet of Things Gains Real World Traction
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Internet of Things Gains Real World Traction

The hype around the Internet of Things concept has been pulsing heavy for a few years now. Recent announcements make it clear that the Internet of Things is quickly materializing in real world industrial applications.
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