Greenfield
Factory Automation
Bassett
Batch Processing
Hand
Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
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Transportation Leads Trip to More Connected Operations

Examples in the railroad and airline industries show how sensor data and analytics can save millions of dollars in unplanned downtime and other operational inefficiencies.
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Sercos IP Core Now on FPGAs and SoCs
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Sercos IP Core Now on FPGAs and SoCs

The move to embed ever more industrial automation capabilities continues to pick up speed with the Sercos III protocol now available on Altera Cyclone chips.
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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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Automation in the Cloud

Cloud computing means using large, remote Internet-based servers in the same way as if they belonged to your own company.
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Emerson's Nanjing, China campus adds sensor and electronics design, multi-fluid application testing, and other capabilities.
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Emerson expands Asia Flow Technology Center in China

The opening of an Engineering and Development Center within the Asia Flow Technology Center in Nanjing strengthens the company’s overall presence in China and Asia Pacific.
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Inductive Sensor Extends Range

With a sensing range up to 40mm and a small housing, the Q40 inductive proximity sensor has the ability to sense aluminum and steel at the same distance.
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Industrial Sensors

The FB series of M18 plastic direct current (DC) 18mm photoelectric sensors come in diffuse, polarized reflective and through-beam models with sensing distances ranging from 70mm to 8 meters.
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Nutraceuticals: Comparing Automated Label Inspection Solutions

Falling between drug and food products, nutraceuticals are increasingly subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations, including 21 CFR Part 11 and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
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IT View
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Need MES/MOM Software? Get Educated

In keeping with the goal of exploring the opportunities and challenges organizations face as they travel the real-time software journey, this column focuses on education.
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Raw Materials Costs Top List of Concerns for Manufacturers

Cost-saving pressure on engineering managers is likely to increase as manufacturing executive management seeks to offset rising costs for raw materials over the next six months.
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New Operator Panels with Upgraded iX Software

A new line of operator panels, called the ix Panel TxA, offers three different sizes and comes equipped with the company's upgraded iX 1.30 software.
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Temperature Signals without RTD Input Card

TTM series of temperature transmitters feature an analog output that eliminates the need for specialized resistive temperature detector (RTD) PLC input cards, saving the user the expense associated wi
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Food/Beverage: Process Genealogy Supports Traceability

While food and beverage producers are watching legislative developments very closely, they should also take the time before any legislation becomes law to fully evaluate their current food safety an
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