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Marathon Oil Saves Millions with Measurement Program

Formalizing and automating metering at allocation tanks has saved the oil producer close to $15 million, with a view to implementing more measurement in more places to overcome inaccuracies.
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream

3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream

Long viewed as a design and testing tool, 3D printing is quickly moving into regular manufacturing operations as evidenced by recent announcements from Renishaw and Stratysys.
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Shale Oil Needs to Virtualize Operations

At the Well Site Automation for Unconventional Oil & Gas conference this week in Houston, speakers urge shale operators to embrace the technology and philosophy of more automated production.
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Infor to Acquire SSA Global

The deal will create the industry’s third largest enterprise software provider.
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Compact Coriolis Flowmeter

As a new generation of compact, highly integrated Coriolis flowmeters, the Sitrans FC300 DN4 flowmeter has a maximum capacity of 350 kilograms/hour (772 pounds/hour).
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High-current DC Power Supplies

Developed to address increasing DC power requirements for industrial control applications, the Quint single phase, 40 amp, 24VDC power supplies effectively double the maximum current output available
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Function Blocks Make Motion Easier

“This standardization integrates safety aspects and/or motion control with industrial control.”
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Larry E. Kittelberger, Chief Information Officer and the Senior Vice President, Honeywell International

Honeywell Launches Expansion Spree in India

The company’s Indian workforce is expected to double as the firm taps local engineering talent.
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RoHS-compliant Wireless Module

IEEE 802.11b/g wireless capabilities have been added to the vendor’s WiPort embedded 802.11 networking module.
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Extreme Environment Power Supply

The SCP-X extreme environment power supply delivers 24VDC power from an IP67-compliant package resistant to dust, water and other contaminants.
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To Track ROI, Define It First

There are no standard definitions for ROI and ROA
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Packaging Automation Forum Plays to Packed House

The first annual Packaging Automation Forum, produced by Automation World and Packaging World magazines, met all expectations and more.
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Touchscreens Add Ethernet Drivers

Three new drivers and additional enhancements to the WindO/I-NV2 3.01 programming software enable the vendor’s touchscreens to remotely communicate simultaneously with up to 16 devices in an Ethernet
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