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Bassett
Batch Processing
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Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
Improving Operations with Cloud-Based Enterprise Systems
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Improving Operations with Cloud-Based Enterprise Systems

iAutomation’s move to a unified cloud environment for ERP and CRM helps drive double-digit revenue gains and improve customer service.
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Honeywell Targets Upstream Oil and Gas with Software and Services

Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground.
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Adaptive Robots
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Adaptive Robots

Following the sensation created by new adaptive robots like Big Dog, research in this area continues to deliver exciting news. The newest development is a robot that can re-learn how to walk with a broken leg in less than two minutes.
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Reduce Wi-Fi Roaming Downtime

AWK Series Industrial Wireless Access Points feature Turbo Roaming for easier, faster Wi-Fi roaming.
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Product
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Housing Adds Wireless Versatility

A compact metal housing rated for Class I, Division 1 hazardous locations is now available for the vendor’s intrinsically safe DX99 Wireless Node product line.
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Gerdau Ameristeel's Jacksonville, Fla., mini mill melts and rolls about 90 tons of steel an hour, or the equivalent of 750,000 c
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Mini-mill Operator Gets a Handle on Data

An OPC Server system enables Gerdau Ameristeel to better connect and manage its manufacturing operations.
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U.S. Manufacturing: Innovation or Bust

A recent news item on U.S. manufacturing, “ISM Factory Index Jumps to 60.8% in January,” touts manufacturing’s rebound for the last 18 months, and that’s the good news.
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OMAC Shows Signs of Life

The Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) held its annual meeting in conjunction with the annual ARC Manufacturing Forum in Orlando Feb. 7–10.
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Technically Innovative, Market-Savvy Machine Builders Will Thrive

“Machine tool builders remain the foundation of our manufacturing industry,” says Sal Spada, research director in discrete automation at ARC Advisory Group Inc. (www.arcweb.com), Dedham, Mass.
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Different Perspectives On Engineering Training

The article on engineering training for the future, “Future Engineers Need New Technology Education,” (Automation World, February, 2011, p.
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Drew Greenblatt, president of Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC.
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Making the Case for Automation

Drew Greenblatt, president of Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC, a Baltimore-based manufacturer of fabricated wire products, is a champion for automation.
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Hart Communication Foundation Executive Director Ron Helson (2nd from left) presents the 2010 Hart Plant of the Year Award to MO

MOL Danube Refinery Wins Hart Plant of the Year

The Hart Communication Foundation (HCF, www.hartcomm.org) announced on Feb.
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ARC Advisory Group Holds 15th Florida Confab

ARC Advisory Group Inc. (www.arcweb.com), an analyst firm covering manufacturing based in Dedham, Mass., held its annual Forum in Orlando Feb. 7-10.
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