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Avoiding Wrong Turns

Although everybody makes a wrong turn now and then on a project, these tips will go a long way to helping you avoid them.
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Manufacturing Metrics Are Leading Indicators, Aren’t They?

Though financial results are lagging indicators, they are too often the focus of management attention. Then manufacturing gets put on the hot seat.
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Los Alamos Laboratories technology is being licensed by Whitewood Encryption Systems.
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Promise of Real-Time Encryption at High Data Rates

After 20 years of development, Los Alamos National Laboratories is licensing cybersecurity technology based on quantum systems. If implemented on a wide scale, quantum key distribution technology could be the next frontier for truly secure industrial data systems.
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2011 Siemens Automation Summit: Automation "Amusement"

Renee Robbins Bassett had the enviable task of attending the Siemens Automation Summit, June 27-30, in Orlando, Fla, and has posted these reports, below, on the action near the land of Mickey.
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Honeywell Users Hear About Security, Technology

When the 36th iteration of the Honeywell User Group (HUG) Conference kicked off in Phoenix in June, it had more than 1,000 people in attendance.
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Testing and Evaluation Improve Product Quality for Manufacturers

Whether to protect luxury brands or human life, automated testing is essential to ensuring product quality.
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GE Investment in Brazil

In related news weeks earlier, GE also announced that its fifth and newest GE Global Research facility will be in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Breaking News: Iconics and Mitsubishi Sign Cooperation Agreement

Iconics and Mitsubishi Electric Automation have signed an agreement whereby Iconics will integrate its SCADA and Manufacturing Intelligence software with Mitsubishi IA controllers. 
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Physical Modeling Partnership

B&R Automation and Maplesoft announces a partnership to further development of physical modeling for industrial automation and machine design. The partnership brings together two products, MapleSim (Maplesoft) and Automation Studio (B&R), to provide quicker verification of virtual simulation development.
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40mm Brushless Motor

This 40mm brushless motor is appropriate for industrial applications, logistics equipment, mobile robotics and packaging machinery.
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VLT Drive for Food & Beverage Applications

The VLT FlexConcept is a unified and optimized drive solution specifically engineered for the demands of the food & beverage and packaging industries.
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Steam-Injection Flow Meter for Enhanced Oil Recovery

V-Cone steam-injection flow meter supports enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technologies that produce heavy oil from demanding environments.
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Digital Coriolis Mass Flow and Density Transmitter

Foxboro CFT51 digital Coriolis mass flow and density transmitter is an enhancement to the company’s CFT50 model.
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