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Siemens Expands Analytical Operations in Houston

Going after a growing downstream oil and gas industry, Siemens Analytical Products and Solutions has increased its operation capacity by 50 percent by moving to a new facility and optimizing productio
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day One

A brief look at two of the many exhibits visited on our first day at Hannover Fair 2015.
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day Two

In this video three exhibits are highlighted: Eaton’s XV300 multi-touch HMI/PLC device; Harting’s RFID-enabled, automated custom connector assembly workcell; and Siemens’ Industry 4.0 digitization showcase, illustrating hardware and software applications in continuous process, packaging, and automot
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Yesterday's New Technologies, Today's Commodities

When I reflect over a decade or more of Pack Expo and Interpack trade shows, it is apparent that a new and possibly breakthrough technology from one era may become an almost overlooked commodity in another.
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Foundation Fieldbus Specification Issued For Wired and WirelessHart

Preliminary specification is designed to help end users interface Hart and WirelessHart devices to Foundation Fieldbus for improved control system and end device interaction.
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More Progress on the Education Front

The effort to refill the employment pipeline with skilled technicians took at least two more steps forward this week. If we can sustain a sequence of continuous small wins, we may be able to bring manufacturing back to its rightful and necessary place in our economy.
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Embedded Robotics at Pack Expo

The concept of embedding a purpose-built robotic functionality into a packaging machine is one that can add flexibility to the machine while reducing the time and cost of development.
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New Skills Key to Auto Manufacturing Rebound

There are six actions automakers and other manufacturers can take to create a workforce flexible enough to constantly learn and refresh the skills needed to support growth.
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Representatives of the five automation foundations who signed the agreement to form FDI Cooperation LLC (left to right): Richard

FDI Cooperation LLC Formation Highlights Device Integration Collaboration

FDT Group, Fieldbus Foundation, Hart Communication Foundation, Profibus and Profinet International, and OPC Foundation have founded a company to establish an organization that will manage a single s
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Net Concentrator System
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Process Control Ethernet/Modbus Network

Net Concentrator System, an extreme duty distributed I/O networking device for process control, gets an Ethernet upgrade for dual Modbus and Ethernet capabilities.
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High-Speed, 3D Camera

The C4-2040-GigE, the newest addition to the company’s C4 camera series, comes with 3D sensors and a resolution of 2,048 x 1,088 pixels.
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The new World Trade Center site includes new skyscrapers, a new transportation hub and the creation of the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Powering the World Trade Center Site

Siemens Industry Inc.
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