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MES Upgrades from Werum IT Solutions and Critical Manufacturing
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MES Upgrades from Werum IT Solutions and Critical Manufacturing

New versions include a user-guided graphical interface and the integration of finite scheduling to increase overall operational efficiencies.
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Marathon Oil Saves Millions with Measurement Program

Formalizing and automating metering at allocation tanks has saved the oil producer close to $15 million, with a view to implementing more measurement in more places to overcome inaccuracies.
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream

Long viewed as a design and testing tool, 3D printing is quickly moving into regular manufacturing operations as evidenced by recent announcements from Renishaw and Stratysys.
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Shale Oil Needs to Virtualize Operations

At the Well Site Automation for Unconventional Oil & Gas conference this week in Houston, speakers urge shale operators to embrace the technology and philosophy of more automated production.
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HVAC vs. Industrial Automation—Lessons Learned and Perspectives Shared

At AHR Expo this week at McCormick Place in Chicago, the equipment is a bit different than what we’re used to talking about. But many of the conversations are the same.
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BigLever and Aras Bridge the Engineering Gap
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BigLever and Aras Bridge the Engineering Gap

The integration of product line engineering and PLM unifies mechanical, software and electronic assets across a product portfolio.
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The Industrial Internet of Things, 3D Printing, and Smart Manufacturing Headline the Agenda at The Automation Conference 2015

The Automation Conference 2015, held in Chicago May 19-20, will explore the technologies and strategies transforming manufacturing worldwide.
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It’s the End of Google Glass As We Know It
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It’s the End of Google Glass As We Know It

Considering all the automation technology development that has revolved around Google Glass in the past few years, how will the end of the product in its current form impact the industry?
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For this metal industry plant, the production goal was seven-minute cycles per crane to move metal coils weighing 1 to 20 tons.
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Automating Gantry Crane Operations

Metals manufacturers use laser-guided sensors, PC-based control and a robust object-avoidance system to stack 20-ton metal coils almost entirely with automation.
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3 Things Your System Integrator Wishes You Knew
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3 Things Your System Integrator Wishes You Knew

In this open letter to end-users, a system integrator offers some suggestions on how to make a good client-integrator relationship even better.
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Tips for Successful EBR Projects

As worthy a goal as going paperless can be, Edgewater Fullscope's Reddy Beeram considers the following considerations to be important success factors for EBR projects.
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Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
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Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement

The story of electronic batch records began as a way to streamline regulatory compliance. Now these records can also help users produce higher-quality batches and ensure optimal workflow.
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Producing Electric Vehicles in an Evolving Market

Uncertainty over whether electric vehicles (EVs) will become mainstream creates a challenging environment for automotive OEMs.
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