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Mid-Range Backlash Precision Gearboxes Grind Forward

In both industrial and precision markets, 5-20 arc-min backlash-rated precision gearboxes are seeing the highest growth, offering a midpoint between high precision and industrial geared motors.
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Industrial Wearable Devices Are Coming
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Industrial Wearable Devices Are Coming

What seemed like science fiction just a few years ago is quickly becoming reality. Will smart wearables allow operations to boldly go where no manufacturer has gone before?
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APM Automation: Problem, Solution or Both?

With the Internet of Things, Big Data analytics, and increasingly sophisticated knowledge about process equipment condition, we are now able to reduce the downtime that automation led to in the first
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The Importance of Interoperability to Asset Management
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The Importance of Interoperability to Asset Management

Asset management discussions tend to focus on the automated management of diagnostic, maintenance, and repair procedures.
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A Plan to Future Proof Automation Software
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A Plan to Future Proof Automation Software

At its second annual user group conference, Inductive Automation explains the need to rethink your SCADA and MES applications to future proof your production operations and your business.
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Summit Media Group Adds Director of Research & Custom Media

As those who follow the media and magazine biz know, custom content has been a noteworthy growth area for both consumer and business titles, with publishers such as Meredith Co., Time Inc., and The Wa
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Industrial Control on the Tennis Court

Datapaq applied its industrial heating analysis capabilities to help Wimbledon court designers optimize the design for retractable roofs.
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Will New HTML Code Impact Mobile HMIs?
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Will New HTML Code Impact Mobile HMIs?

As industry gravitates toward greater use of mobile technologies, new HTML code developments could have an impact.
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ABB joins UN climate initiative
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ABB Joins United Nations Initiative to Promote Sustainable Energy

The global power and automation company will provide expertise on energy efficient technologies, including motors and transformers
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Ethernet: Industry’s Interstate Highway

Likening an industrial Ethernet infrastructure to the improved efficiency of U.S. roadways with the creation of the federal interstate system, Belden’s Mark Wylie detailed 12 best practices for setting up your network.
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Bacon is basted and cooked in its own juices in a spiral oven, providing the appearance of a pan-fried product. Source: Unitherm
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More and Better Bacon

A spiral convection oven provides compelling advantages over linear microwave ovens, mass-producing products that look and taste like they were pan-fried at home. Food processors also like the footprint and energy savings.
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SYNCHRONIZATION. Modern industrial Ethernet systems now make it possible to implement high-precision, high-performance synchronization in time frames of 100 nanoseconds, enabling packaging machinery OEMs to achieve reaction times in their machines as fast as 60 microseconds.
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What’s Next for Packaging Machinery Automation?

Contributing Editor Keith Campbell scoured the miles of aisles at the interpack 2014 show in Düsseldorf, Germany, to deliver this insightful view of what might be next in the world of packaging machinery controls and automation.
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New report on Dragonfly malware
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New Research Reveals Dragonfly Malware Likely Targets Pharmaceutical Companies

According to a new report, the target of the Dragonfly malware campaign was not the energy industry, as was first reported. The implication is that now discrete manufacturers, not just the critical infrastructure industries, need to factor advanced attacks into their cybersecurity risk assessments.
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