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How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation
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How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation

Multiple technology approaches, the ability to print using many different types of materials, and decreasing costs are poised to make 3D printing a game changer for the global automation market. But is industry prepared for the potential negative impact on intellectual property rights?
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter

Humanoid robot capable of working alongside humans is now testing circuit breakers at Schneider Electric’s plant in Missouri.
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime

Your plant floor data is a repository of informational gold. Have you started digging yet?
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Global Collaboration--Worth Striving For

Successful implementation is not trivial; it involves getting people in many different locations to cooperate meaningfully.
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Average, Laggard Companies Need to Catch Up

Jane Biddle, vice president of Boston analyst firm AberdeenGroup Inc., has researched manufacturing companies’ use of visibility and integration software.
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Compact OEM Surge Protection

TheValvetrab CompactDIN-rail-mountable surge protection device measures just 12mm per channel, which is billed as the smallest footprint in the industry.
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Cyber Security Still a Hard Sell with Management

The need for cyber security measures to protect plant control systems against electronic attacks from hackers, terrorists or others with malicious intent is drawing increased attention these days from
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Lean EOQ Powers Lean Manufacturing

Economic Order QuantityEOQ = √ ã 2*P*S/CP = Production in Units/monthS = Set-up and Ordering Cost per LotC = Inventory Carrying Costs $/unit/month
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4-wire Ethernet Products

A line of 4-wire D-coded Ethernet physical media products, including cables, switches and conduit adapters, are compliant with EtherNet/IP standards.
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Serial-to-Wireless Modules

Product Spotlight: Wireless Products
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Order up!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could order just the right proportions of manufacturing software to fit your diet?
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AC Drives Offer Fast Setup

New generation low-voltage AC drives—model ACS150 and ACS350—are designed for global OEMs and system integrators, and can operator in motor control modes tailored to desired performance levels.
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