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Start State-Based Control with Baby Steps

As you introduce batch control philosophies to your continuous processes, you might want to start small—with a small part of the operation that could use it most—to make sure you have the buy-in you need for further expansion.
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Moving from State to State

Continuous process industries are finding that automating the typically manual processes that fall outside of steady-state operations leads to safer, more consistent, more productive environments.
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Improving Operations with Cloud-Based Enterprise Systems
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Improving Operations with Cloud-Based Enterprise Systems

iAutomation’s move to a unified cloud environment for ERP and CRM helps drive double-digit revenue gains and improve customer service.
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The Best Use PLM

A new report from AberdeenGroup Inc.
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Grow Your Learning Pool

“Knowledge is the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns.” — J.M. Clark.
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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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VFD Cable Additions

Five Large AWG Symmetrical Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) cables and five Signal Brake Pair VFD cables have been added to the vendor’s line of flexible VFD cables for industrial AC motor drive applica
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Bipolar Chopper Drive

As the latest in the vendor’s drive family of products, the DCS4020 bipolar chopper drive is designed for easy set up and use.
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Profile: William J. (Willy) Geary

William J. (Willy) Geary, of Renton, Wash., is president of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for 2006.
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Indian BPOs Eye Automation

It is no news that the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in India is growing at a phenomenal pace. But Indian BPO costs are rising as salaries and expectations also rise.
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Linux for Industrial Applications

Blue Collar Linux is an implementation of GNU/Linux that provides a way to quickly embed Linux for industrial-based applications.
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Vision Software Tool Suite

The Vision 8 Development Module is a comprehensive suite of vision software tools that engineers, integrators and machine builders can use to improve system efficiency and save money by increasing qu
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Isolated Analog Modules

Four new isolated analog modules are part of the vendor’s flagship SNAP Ethernet systems family. The SNAP-AIARMS-i can be used for applications involving AC/DC current measurement.
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