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Shop Floor to Top Floor: Methodology Matters

If little about the financial view of operations has improved despite achieving shop floor to top floor integration, consider developing a cost model built from an operational model of your organizati
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The Science Timeline portion of http://spacestationlive.nasa.gov lists the experiments being conducted by astronauts on the International Space Station.
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The Industrial Internet of Things…in Space

U.S. National Laboratory on board the International Space Station is dedicated to novel research projects that can potentially yield groundbreaking results.
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Internet of Things: From Well to Wheel

From the technology behind oil exploration to managing traffic at downtown intersections, the Internet of Things is shaping our understanding of the world around us.
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Building an Enterprise-Wide Automation Architecture
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Building an Enterprise-Wide Automation Architecture

As manufacturers collect more and more data for analysis and decision-making, the need for an enterprise-wide automation system architecture strategy becomes ever more critical.
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Accepting Change is Necessary to Improve Machine Safety
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Accepting Change is Necessary to Improve Safety

George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” Both employees and management may resist changes necessary to improve safety and keep OSHA at bay.
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ABB to Unveil Collaborative Robot
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ABB to Unveil Collaborative Robot

YuMi, a human-friendly dual-arm robot design for assembly work alongside humans, is scheduled for release in 2015.
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Pervasive Sensing Gets Even More Pervasive

Since rolling out its campaign for pervasive sensing at last year’s user group meetings, Emerson Process Management has been pushing for more sensors beyond just process control and safety.
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Start Thinking Like a Futurist

As keynote speaker, futurist Jack Uldrich urged everyone at Emerson Exchange this week to step away from the daily grind and think about the future. Technological capabilities are skyrocketing everywhere, and we need to change the way we think about them if we’re going to jump that curve.
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Aventics Celebrates 50 Years in Lexington

Manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems, and specialist supplier of drive and control solutions for the marine industry and commercial vehicles, was formerly Rexroth Pneumatics.
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Leeds University is home to Professor Martin Levesley, an NI award winner.
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NI Announces 2014 Excellence in Engineering Education Awards

Four men and two woman, representing various types and levels of automation education, were honored as innovative teachers of engineering.
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Intel Pilots New Internet of Things Project
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Intel Pilots New Internet of Things Project

Using Mitsubishi e-F@ctory automation as part of an Internet of Things pilot at one of its manufacturing plants, Intel proves significant productivity enhancements.
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Emerson Makes a Case for Reliability

At Emerson Exchange in Orlando this week, executives at Emerson Process Management, its recent reliability acquisition MRG, and customers detailed the impact of reliability on the bottom line.
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Summit Media Group Adds Director of Editorial Content for Healthcare Packaging

With the recent growing readership of Healthcare Packaging, its companion website and e-books, Summit Media Group has added its first full-time editor dedicated exclusively to the media brand, which c
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