New safety standards and technology are allowing plants to grab productivity gains by implementing safety systems.
It’s a new game out there. Don’t complain about it—join it and enjoy it.
Try talking seriously about network administration without mentioning security. You can’t, can you?
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Problems arise because pure talent only works as long as the going is easy.
Recent activity would suggest that automation companies believe robust investment opportunities exist in their businesses.
A slower rate of growth in 2007 doesn’t mean there aren’t still plenty of sales opportunities.
Is advanced control-loop tuning a mystery?
Regardless of why people interact, when they do, someone’s selling or buying.
Vibrant growth with strong macroeconomic fundamentals has characterized developments in the Indian economy in 2006-07. Growth of 9 percent and 9.2 percent in 2005-06 and 2006-07, respectively, by most accounts, surpassed expectations. India is well on the path to achieving the 10 percent industrial growth target set by the Planning commission, a development that should bode well for global automation suppliers serving India’s industrial base.
A group of technology suppliers have been working on efficient means for machines to communicate with each other automatically in a market segment called machine-to-machine, or M2M. Some of these solutions have included network protocol converters from serial to Ethernet to enable older devices to be found on newer manufacturing networks. According to Irvine, Calif., network component supplier Lantronix Inc., customers’ push to find competitive advantage by reducing the complexity of obtaining information from their assets prodded Lantronix into developing a device server to fill the need.
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