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Industrial Internet Journey Begins with Asset Management
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Industrial Internet Journey Begins with Asset Management

At the forefront of Industrial Internet technology development and deployment, GE is devoting significant amounts of research into the transformation of technology, people and processes across industries. GE’s Chief Technology Strategist offers insights into how the journey toward the Industrial Internet goal is progressing.
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Get Rid of Dead MRO Inventory

As your production assets evolve over time and your maintenance, repair and overhaul inventory is no longer aligned, don’t let it become a drag on operational excellence.
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Reality Modeling and Its Potential in Manufacturing
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Reality Modeling and Its Potential in Manufacturing

Bentley Systems acquisition of Acute3D, and its alliance with Siemens PLM, could affect how production lines are designed and automated.
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Automation Federation Names Managing Director

Bruno L. Kisala brings significant development and leadership experience in military, civil and commercial endeavors to the new association position.
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Automation To Keep Gasoline Pure in India

Indian Oil Corp. has embarked a project to fight adulteration through automation of its retail outlets.
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The Mechatrolink Members Association is a Japan-based user organization dedicated to the development and promotion of the Mechat

Phoenix Contact Supports Mechatrolink

The standard provides a cost-effective solution for multi-axis servo systems.
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Emerson and Siemens to Expand Interface Support

Technology exchange between the two companies will extend interoperability and end-user benefits.
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Active Power's CoolAir technology combines a flywheel, compressed air and thermal energy storage to provide backup power.

Battery-free Backup Advances

New technology combines three environmentally friendly energy storage techniques for use in uninterruptible power supplies.
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OPC-UA Specifications Released

The new OPC Unified Architecture specification provides a service oriented architecture that facilitates secure, reliable interoperability across corporate firewalls and platforms.
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Martin Slark, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Molex Inc.

Molex Targets Industrial Market with Woodhead Deal

The electronic components maker will acquire Woodhead Industries for about $256 million.
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Ken Brown has been named acting President at Invensys Process Systems.

Leadership Change at Invensys Process Systems

Mike Caliel resigns as president while Ken Brown is named acting president during search for replacement.
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Bin Control System

The Pick2Light bin control system is designed to offer reliable hand detection and a 360-degree visible job LED for assembly and picking applications.
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High-performance Stepper Drives

The STAC6-Q high-performance stepper drives feature Q programming—a comprehensive programming language with options for downloading, storing and executing multiple programs with a single drive.
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