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PMMI To Buy Summit Media Group

The association responsible for the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows is the new parent company of the print and online media company responsible for the Automation World, Packaging World, Healthcare
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How Technology and People Are Steering the Future of Manufacturing
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How Technology and People Are Steering Manufacturing's Future

From new technologies and new customer demands to new employee expectations, it’s clear that dramatic shifts in manufacturing are taking place. Here’s one view of the top factors driving these changes and what it could mean for you.
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?

As management staff approaches retirement, will expanding the use of MES/MOM to manage operations become crucial?
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Luminous Blue Switches

Blue illuminated Piezo and mechanical switches are now available as part of the vendor’s Metal Line offering.
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Secure Device Servers

The two-port SD4002 and eight-port SD4008 are billed as the first secure device servers to offer the highest level of security together with an ability to control any device with an RS232/422/485 seri
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Expanded Relay Line

Several new additions to the vendor’s line of relays are available.
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Power Up

There was a time not so long ago when manufacturers had so many places to look to cut costs that energy savings ranked far down the list.
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Manufacturing Summer School for Middle School Kids

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation (SME-EF, plans to team up with a not-for-profit organization, Project Lead The Way (PLTW,, in developi
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Advanced H2S Sensing

Thanks to what is billed as a breakthrough in electrochemical cell sensor technology, the TS Series Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Detectors provide advanced protection against the deadly hazards of hydrogen su
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Upgraded Network-based Control

Strengthened network and communication functions and new pulse width output modules are among upgrades to Stardom, the vendor’s open network control system.
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All-In-One Industrial PC Chassis

The ATM-4233 is an all-in-one chassis for industrial automation platforms.
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Soft Starts for Motors

The Telemecanique Altistart 01 soft start family is designed to provide sophisticated starting and stopping for motors in an extremely compact footprint.
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Unsecured Manufacturing Systems Present Real Danger

The most pressing information technology (IT) security issue is recognizing that manufacturing systems need protection through separate security policies, says Dennis Brandl, principal of BR&L Con
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