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Exploring Automation for Shale

Leading into the inaugural Well Site Automation for Unconventional Oil & Gas next month in Houston, operators discuss the benefits of SCADA and other automation for their shale operations.
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Consortium Extends Focus to Industrial Network Determinism
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Consortium Extends Focus to Industrial Network Determinism

AVnu Alliance launches an industrial market segment to help craft standards defining how standard Ethernet can be used for synchronized networking in industrial control applications.
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ABB and Hitachi Form HVDC Partnership for Japan’s Power Grid

With Hitachi as the prime contractor, the joint venture will take ABB’s direct current technology into Japan’s evolving HVDC market.
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Combining Profile-Specific and Generic Ethernet
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Combining Profile-Specific and Generic Ethernet

Harting prepares to launch its Ha-VIS preLink cabling system in the U.S. after years of implementation in Europe.
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Agile Project Management for MES Deployments
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Agile Project Management for MES Deployments

Successful MES or MOM implementations require a more nimble project management style than traditional project management. Managing in “sprints” is more effective for these long-term, high-risk projects.
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Happy holidays!

Enjoy the sounds of the season with our fifth annual holiday music recording.
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Beckhoff Automation's Graham Harris (left) and Aurelio Banda
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Beckhoff North America Names New President

Aurelio Banda takes over the helm as the subsidiary’s current president, Graham Harris, assumes a regional management role as part of a planned transition.
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Wonderware SmartGlance MyAlerts Watch
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Superheroes of Industry Eye Wearable Tech

Smart watches take mobility to the next level, shrinking a machine interface down to the size of a tea bag. Industrial applications for wearable tech are starting to emerge, and the possibilities are intriguing for plant managers, engineers and technicians.
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Lower Oil Prices Help Drive Chemical Growth

Though there might be concern about how low oil prices could affect the automation spend in that industry, the chemical industry is reaping the benefits.
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Belden to Acquire Tripwire
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Belden to Acquire Tripwire, a Leader in Cybersecurity, for $710 Million

The company expects to incorporate Tripwire technology into selected Belden products to help customers deploy and secure the Internet of Things.
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Det-Tronics: Fire- and Gas-Safety System Controller Adds Ethernet Connectivity

The Eagle Quantum Premier (EQP) safety system controller now has an Ethernet/Modbus TCP/IP interface board option.
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A Different Approach to Industrial Security
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A Different Approach to Industrial Security

Borne out of seven years of research and development inside Boeing, the control system security methods developed there are now offered by Tempered Networks to all of industry.
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Texas Instruments: Microcontrollers Can Double System Performance

The C2000 Piccolo F2807x MCUs boost execution speeds of control tasks.
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