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5 Keys to Successful Manufacturing Intelligence Implementation
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5 Keys to Successful Manufacturing Intelligence Implementation

Virtual Presentation: Sherwin Williams shares best practice information from the front lines of manufacturing intelligence systems implementation.
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Connecting Expertise Along the Supply Chain
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Connecting Expertise Along the Supply Chain

A combination of video, audio and data can be used to connect remote experts in the manufacturing supply chain to avert or solve production bottlenecks and train workers.
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Managing Relationships Among Operations, IT and Engineering
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Managing Relationships Among Operations, IT and Engineering

In an MES project, each of these actors has different goals and viewpoints that sometimes turn out to be almost confrontational. However, the contribution of each is critical to the success of the project and its subsequent maintenance and evolution.
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Hershey's New Direction on Controls

At upcoming Forum, Hershey executives will discuss changes in control platform policies that have produced cost savings and improvements.
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Moving Ahead With RFID

Recent reports tap management expectations about radio frequency identification, and provide help on using the technology.
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Foundation Fieldbus Gains Key Safety Approval

One of the hot topics in industrial networking is safety instrumented systems. Foundation Fieldbus now has TÜV type approval.
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Infor to Acquire Datastream

The move continues a software industry consolidation trend.
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Manufacturing Software Standards to Converge

The Open Applications Group and ISA announce their intent to work together to minimize redundancy and converge their work.
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The Motoman DA20 dual-armed robot can perform tasks that were ?EURoeonce done only by people,?EUR? the company says.

Flexible Robots Mimic Humans

New industrial robots from Motoman feature flexible arm technology that the company says can handle tasks previously done only by people.
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Machine-control Flat Panel

The FPM-3060G is a 6-inch flat panel monitor with high luminance and a compact design.
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Small, Versatile Panel Meters

The CUB5 digital series of panel meters offers features similar to those found in the vendor’s PAX meters, but at half the size of the larger panel models.
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The Motoman DA20 and IA20 rely on patent-pending actuator technology to boost flexibility.

Flexible Robots Mimic Humans

Watch for a new generation of highly flexible, industrial robots from Motoman Inc.
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In Condition Monitoring, Earlier is Better

Innovations help manufacturersdetect problems sooner to avoid costly breakdowns.
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