Maker of barcode printing, labeling and EPC/RFID solutions gains privately held adhesive labeling firm based in South America.
Emerson Process Management announces that selected models of its Mobrey Horizontal Magnetic Float Level Switches have been certified in accordance with IEC61508 to attain (Safety Integrity Level) SIL 1 for a single device and SIL 2 for a pair of devices.
New commercially available utility offers customers solution configurability.
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More companies are finding that folding energy into overhead is no longer necessary. Applications exist today for modeling energy usage in processing plants, and reaching across corporate networks to track energy as a direct cost of products. The energy savings can be enormous.
The ability to measure and model energy consumption has benefits that go beyond allocating energy costs to products and processes.
Tracking and modeling energy use became more important in January 2012 when President Obama announced a $4 billion effort to improve the energy efficiency of both government and private-sector buildings in the U.S.
Measuring and reducing carbon footprint of manufacturers and producers has become increasingly important. In some regions of the world, this is becoming mandated. In others, it's either good business practice or will be mandated at some point in the future.
“Greentelligence” is the motto of the Hanover Fair 2012. At an online press conference on 27 March 2012, Festo responded to this in advance with a preview of the highlights awaiting visitors to the Festo stand, dealing with topics from resource conservation in urban infrastructures to the production worlds of the future and the latest developments from Festo Bionic Learning Network.
Visitors to the Create Your Own Candy Bar attraction at The Hershey Company’s corporate headquarters in Hershey, Pa. can become custom candy makers and get a taste of the complexity inherent in confection manufacturing.
Video integration is easier than ever, and new applications keep cropping up. Here’s what you need to know if you want to add live digital video feeds to operator control panels.
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