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How Schneider Electric plant energy performance solutions are coming together.
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Walking the Path of Industrial Energy Management

While many companies are on different stages of the energy management journey, Schneider Electric software tools and services are already coming together to help--no matter where a company is on the p
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Rob McGreevy explains how the InStep acquisition fits.
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Schneider Electric: Operations and Asset Management Improved by Integration

The Software business of Schneider Electric, which encompasses the company’s operations management, asset management and operations integration product lines, is combining technologies to enable bette
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Role of Advanced Software in the Refinery of the Future

With oil & gas use expected to increase nearly 50 percent on a global basis in the next 25 years, for numerous aspects of refinery operations Schneider Electric is already helping refineries manag
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Operator Simulation: What Happens at the Next Turn?

McLaren Applied Technologies is using what it’s learned through Formula 1 racing—modeling and simulating racing conditions through sensor data analysis—to optimize operating conditions in other industries.
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Ease of operation. Flexible and easy to configure, the programmable safety controller now used by S&R Robot Systems is operator friendly.
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Safety controller fits robot integrator

Taking safety inputs and keeping track of them redundantly to prevent harm to operators—it’s an important task in today’s increasingly sophisticated machines.
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Note to Automation Suppliers: Manage the Complexity

No longer just a tool for control, automation systems must operate as business tools, managing all the complexities of an entire operations, noted retired Shell executive Simon Lam at the Yokogawa Users Conference.
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Honda Deploys Common Interface for Multiple Systems Access
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Honda Deploys Common Interface for Multiple Automation Systems Access

Honda’s integrated IT and production department reduces production complexity arising from multiple PLC and automation software implementations by keeping its systems largely in place and adopting a n
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Beumer: Friction Wheel Drive System for Bag and Package Sorters

The OptiDrive BS25/55 is an alternative to the asynchronous linear motor drives used previously.
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Data Collection Basics: Start with OEE
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Data Collection Basics: Start with OEE

The problem with data collection is that everyone wants to collect everything. However, this often leads to little or nothing being done with the data. Here's why you should start calculating overall equipment effectiveness before digging deeper into the data collection possibilities.
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Westermo: Layer 2 Industrial Managed Gigabit Ethernet Switch With Power Over Ethernet

The PMI-110-F2G is for surveillance applications in environments such as industrial automation, machine building and building automation.
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Silicon Designs: Portable Data Acquisition System

The Model 3340 G-Logger is a three-channel, low cost, portable data acquisition system, offering FFT analysis and display, as well as real-time acceleration and GPS data collection and viewing.
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Siemens: Motion Planning Software Updated

Version 3.0 of the KineoWorks software component for collision-free path planning is useful in a broad range of applications, including robotics, human accessibility studies and assembly/disassembly v
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Moog: Class 6 Industrial Ethernet SmartMotors

Available in standard and high pole count versions, the motors have a new processor that operates at nearly twice the processor speed of Class 5.
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