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Olive Producer Embraces Automation

The 100-year-old company's first foray into robotics involved installation of a robotic retort tray loader for their packaging line. Says the project engineer, “This experience really changed our mindset regarding automation.”
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Automotive Supplier Collaborates with Cloud PLM
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Automotive Supply Chain Partners Collaborate Using Cloud PLM

The 300 members of Air International Thermal Systems global supply chain have begun collaborating using cloud-based product lifecycle management software to cut costs and accelerate deliveries.
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Reduce Risk and Costs by Improving Project Selection
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Reduce Risk and Costs by Improving Project Selection

Why taking the time early on to devise up-to-date project specifications saves time, money, and risk in the long run.
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AS-I Safety Module

The SB-INT-01 AS-Interface Safety at Work Module is IP67 protected and is equipped with two safety rated solid-state inputs, making it well suited for interfacing with light curtains and safety laser
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Enhanced Valve Positioner

The PMV D3 digital valve positioner has added Foundation Fieldbus support and gained ATEX EEX approval as an explosion-proof device.
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Seeing Security Through Clear Lenses

Industrial networking leaders are studying potential and real security problems—and trying to lay a plan for combat.
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Industrial Strength WiFi Ethernet

Billed as the first industrial WiFi product to offer a Lifetime Warranty, the 240U-E Industrial WiFi Wireless Ethernet is an industrial strength 802.11 unit designed to provide reliable, high-speed co
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Infor to Acquire Datastream

Manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) supplier Infor ( is continuing its aggressive growth-through-acquisition strategy with a planned acquisition of Datastream Systems Inc.
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Up, Down, All Around

The OMH-VL18 Mounting Bracket is designed for use with 18mm cylindrical photoelectric sensors.
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Manage Materials Replenishment

Designed to help manufacturers digitally manage all forms of material replenishment with suppliers, Supplier Replenishment software combines the vendor’s Electronic Kanban capabilities with new featur
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Standards to the Rescue

The Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA) aims to help keep factories secure.
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Keeping Automation Secure

Automation professionals are a pretty smart bunch of people. For decades, control system vendors packaged automation solutions in black-box configurations—open them and make changes at your own risk.
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Safety Engineering Certified by T?V

The TÜV organization ( has certified that all of the engineering work done by safety instrumented systems (SIS) engineers from Austin, Texas-based Emerson Process Management (www.emersonpr
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