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Data-Driven Food Processing Extends to the Farm

Just like their food processing counterparts, U.S. food farmers are using data-based decisions to maximize production and increase profitability.
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Optimize Supply Chain Risk Management

The industrial equipment manufacturers that see the best return on their investment in risk management are those that make it a priority, centralize responsibility and invest aggressively.
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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Cognitive computing could help provide a solution to the knowledge gap left by industry experts retiring in great numbers.
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Expanded Relay Line

Several new additions to the vendor’s line of relays are available.
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Power Up

There was a time not so long ago when manufacturers had so many places to look to cut costs that energy savings ranked far down the list.
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Manufacturing Summer School for Middle School Kids

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation (SME-EF, www.sme.org/foundation) plans to team up with a not-for-profit organization, Project Lead The Way (PLTW, www.pltw.org), in developi
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Advanced H2S Sensing

Thanks to what is billed as a breakthrough in electrochemical cell sensor technology, the TS Series Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Detectors provide advanced protection against the deadly hazards of hydrogen su
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Upgraded Network-based Control

Strengthened network and communication functions and new pulse width output modules are among upgrades to Stardom, the vendor’s open network control system.
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All-In-One Industrial PC Chassis

The ATM-4233 is an all-in-one chassis for industrial automation platforms.
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Soft Starts for Motors

The Telemecanique Altistart 01 soft start family is designed to provide sophisticated starting and stopping for motors in an extremely compact footprint.
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Unsecured Manufacturing Systems Present Real Danger

The most pressing information technology (IT) security issue is recognizing that manufacturing systems need protection through separate security policies, says Dennis Brandl, principal of BR&L Con
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Wonderware Achieves Key SAP Certification

Wonderware (www.Wonderware.com), a Lake Forest, Calif.-based business unit of Invensys Systems Inc., has achieved “Powered by SAP NetWeaver” certification status.
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Detect Contrast Difference

The DK12-11//124/136 Contrast Sensor is intended to provide reliable reference mark detection in a compact and rugged metal housing.
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