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It’s Not the Internet of Things; It’s a Business Case

It doesn’t make any sense to buy or sell IoT as a concept, but rather the value the related technologies can bring, whether for turbines or cows. Panelists at The Automation Conference discuss real-world use cases and the best way to get started.
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Co-Created Products Come to Market
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Co-Created Products Come to Market

One year after the launch of FirstBuild, some of the first co-created products—designed though crowdsourcing of engineering and consumer input—are being released for sale.
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 Building the Automation Workforce
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Building the Automation Workforce

With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
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Ten Tips for Generating Growth

Who can be so bold as to plan and budget for ambitious automation business growth in these uncertain times?
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Mitsubishi Electric Makes Equity Investment in Iconics

Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., its subsidiary selling industrial automation equipment in the U.S., has made a 19.9% equity investment
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Think With Perspective

Henry Blodgett has been running some of the best economic analyses this side of Alan Beaulieu, economist and Automation World columnist.
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Shopping for Microstepping Technology

The affordability and reliability of step motors—“steppers”—has made this technology highly popular among machine builders in many industries, ranging from electronics to aircraft controls to CNC equi
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Belden, Yokogawa Electric Sign Long-Term Supply Agreement

Belden's Hirschmann brand of industrial Ethernet products will be used in Yokogawa's global industrial automation and control solutions for process markets.
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Industrial Ethernet Switch with 10GbE Connectivity

New 10 Gigabit Ethernet industrial core switch (ICS) product portfolio, the ICS-G7000 series, reportedly provides greater reliability, extensive power and network redundancy for non-stop operation
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EDDL Enables Wireless Device Integration

With all the new types of WirelessHart devices now becoming available, a facility’s control system must be able to handle the integration of a great mix of devices that already exist and stay up to da
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How Social Media Is Improving Manufacturing Collaboration

Social media isn’t just for personal use any more.
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Terminal Block with Push-Button Operation

The 2060 Series 2-pole SMD-Terminal Block provides push-button termination/re-terminations for a broad range of solid/stranded conductors.
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