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Factory Automation
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Batch Processing
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Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
A redundant Ethernet switch fabric between the controller and I/O level allows differing levels of redundancy to mix freely in t
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GE Argues for Ethernet Backbone

With Ethernet communications so prevalent and cost-effective at the upper levels of process control, it makes sense to take it to the lowest level of the architecture, replacing the traditional rack-based approach.
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The Connected Smart Bottle Is Calling
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The Connected Smart Bottle Is Calling

Thinfilm and Diageo plc partner on a prototype that uses printed sensor tags and near field communication to deliver personalized messages from a bottle on the store shelf to consumers’ smartphones.
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How to Approach Mobile Manufacturing
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5 Questions for Mobile Manufacturing

By answering the right questions, you can reap the benefits of incorporating mobile technology into your operations through careful consideration of key issues.
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Optical Angle Encoders

Signum RESM optical angle encoders are well-suited for direct drive rotary motors, eliminating position error and backlash while delivering speeds to more than 3,600 rev/min, accuracy to +/-0.5 arc se
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New Hires Must Match Team and Company Culture

Hiring the best means considering several strategic factors.
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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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Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Rapid Growth Fuels Schneider Indian Expansion

Schneider Electric (www.schneider-electric.com), a player in electrical distribution, industrial control and automation, is bullish on the Indian market, and plans to make India an export hub.
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Current Monitoring Relay

Designed for industrial heating equipment where load failures need to be monitored for and prevented, the RJCS Series Current Monitoring Solid State Relay is the latest entry in the vendor’s Solitron
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Training Simulators Boost Bottom Line

Practice makes perfect, the old adage goes. And when it comes to plant operator training, it’s a maxim that more process industries manufacturers these days are taking to heart.
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M2m To Grow In Europe

A new research report from the analysis firm Berg Insight (www.berginsight.com), Gothenburg, Sweden, forecasts that at least 25 million machines will be connected to mobile networks in Europe by 2009.
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Ultra Bright Monitors

The latest additions to the vendor’s line of ultra high bright monitors are the 10.4-in. and 12.1-in. sizes. The ultra high bright display systems—previously available only in 8.4-in and 15-in.
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MOST Fills Honeywell's SIL 2 Gap

MTL Open Systems Technology (MOST, www.mtlmost.com), the Hampton, N.H.-based systems division of Luton, UK-based MTL Instruments, has pulled off something of a coup by persuading Honeywell (www.Honeyw
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