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Robotic cucumber harvester. Source: www.ieee-ras.org
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Data-Driven Food Processing Extends to the Farm

Just like their food processing counterparts, U.S. food farmers are using data-based decisions to maximize production and increase profitability.
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Enterprise View
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Optimize Supply Chain Risk Management

The industrial equipment manufacturers that see the best return on their investment in risk management are those that make it a priority, centralize responsibility and invest aggressively.
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Industry View
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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Cognitive computing could help provide a solution to the knowledge gap left by industry experts retiring in great numbers.
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Energy Management: Tips for Packaging Machinery OEMs

See below for tips on how to reduce energy consumption:
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Gear Manufacturer Finds Savings

Forest City Gear Inc., in Roscoe, Ill. has more than 100 computer numeric control (CNC) machine tools manufacturing gears (some of which are on Mars on the rover). 
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Energy Efficiency: The Secret to Sustainable Machines

The focus for machine design is no longer simply maintaining acceptable production rates at an appropriate level of quality.
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Beyond the Buzz, Sustainable Manufacturing Works

Sustainable manufacturing has evolved through phases of energy saving to the politically charged word “green,” to the current terminology.
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PMMI Strengthens Relationship with OMAC

PMMI (Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute) has announced that it will provide staff support to further the mission of OMAC, the Organization for Machine Automation and Control.
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Web Media Boosts Automation Knowledge

Education is just not keeping up with today’s speed of technology change, causing a growing skills mismatch in the industrial automation arena.  Today, individual skills are bolstered and expanded thr
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Coupler Enables EtherNet/IP Communication

The APAX-5072 high-density EtherNet/IP communication coupler features ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendors Association) authorization, allowing it to link with any EtherNet/IP master to build an EtherNet/IP r
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Versatile, 16mm Push Buttons

Allen-Bradley 800B 16mm push buttons feature LED pilot lights that can indicate if a motor is in operation and trigger-action emergency-stop (E-stop) devices that cease motion.
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Option Doubles Thrust Capacity

Uhing RG3 linear drives are now available with an extra bearing option that doubles the axial thrust capacity of the drive unit without significantly increasing the length of the drive box.
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CPU Upgrade Boosts Power

A new CPU board with an Intel Core2 Duo P8400 processor provides a more powerful platform for the Automation PC 810 and Panel PC 800 devices.
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