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Batch Processing
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GE Drives the Brilliant Factory Concept Home

Hardly an easy customer, GE corporate operations push GE Intelligent Platforms to get the automation and data intelligence they need to improve efficiencies.
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Mobile HMI: Facilities Technician Accesses Essential Information

A compact operator interface running on an Android smartphone securely monitors and controls compressors, lighting, air conditioning units and more.
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Eaton Pro-Fx software
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PC-based Control and ‘Smart Valves” Improve Machine Hydraulics

By embedding intelligence into hydraulic products, Eaton is helping create more intelligent machinery.
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Automation Team: What Makes a Leader?

John Berra says there are six competencies that make a leader—Vision, Passion, Integrity, Action, Influence and Belief in Others. In this column he discusses Vision and Passion
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Are We Making a MES of Information Technology?

Manufacturing Execution Systems, known as MES, have long seemed to be a solution in search of a problem.
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PAS, NovaTech Partner for Substation Automation

System integrator to offer PAS automation and operations effectiveness software to clients worldwide.  
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ISA100.11a Field Wireless Devices

Field wireless devices based on the ISA100.11a industrial wireless communications standard are now available.
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Pharmaceutical: Custom Filling System

Single-use dosing system eliminates risk of cross-contamination and speeds production start-up time.
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Microsoft ERP Software Combines Discrete, Lean, Process Manufacturing

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 includes pre-built capabilities for five industries, and is said to simplify operations while increasing flexibility.
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SCADA Cyber Security

zONeGUARD, an addition to the company’s supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) telemetry product line, is a security solution for industrial communication networks that ensures both data enc
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Will Robots Ever Replace Humans?

It was 1985 when I took my first robot programming class. Wound up taking two. At the time, IBM had a “SCARA” robot that we integrated and the 6-axis robot we used was then known as GMFanuc.
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First Registered Hosts with Fieldbus Foundation Host Profile “61b” Named

Fieldbus Foundation says Emerson and General Electric hosts passed tests for support of the new mandatory host profile for field diagnostics.
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Is Your Enterprise a "Cloud Liver"

I was listening to a recent This Week in Google podcast, a show completely devoted to the cloud, and Jeff Jarvis, blogger, BuzzMachine.com, remarked about “cloud livers.” I did an audio double take.
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