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IT vs. Manufacturing: Get Along to Go Along

Implementing remote diagnostics requires good collaboration between IT and operations. Here are some things to consider if you want to achieve that.
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The Portable Plant
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The Portable Plant

Pfizer, GEA Pharma Systems, and G-CON Manufacturing unveil a modular manufacturing prototype that runs continuously and can quickly deliver customized quantities of drugs.
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Siemens Expands Analytical Operations in Houston

Going after a growing downstream oil and gas industry, Siemens Analytical Products and Solutions has increased its operation capacity by 50 percent by moving to a new facility and optimizing productio
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High-Performance Microcontroller

Billed as the industry’s fastest micro controller, the MicroSmart Pentra features a new Logic Engine that can process basic instructions in just 0.056ms.
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Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation Modules

Designed to fulfill the requirements of Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation (TSI) series of measurements established by the ISA, the Allen-Bradley XM 121A Absolute Shaft Module and XM 442 Voted Electr
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Guns, Germs And Steel

Locate plants overseas for strategic reasons such as becoming close to customers or being close to raw materials. A simple labor cost reduction doesn’t add up.
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One-Chip System Supports Ethernet

netX is designed as a System on Chip (SoC) for many industrial control products that require built-in network connectivity.
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HMI/SCADA Upgrades

The second Productivity Pack is available for the vendor’s Proficy HMI/SCADA iFix, Cimplicity and View customers.
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Prevent Abnormal Situations

Version 8.4 of the vendor’s DeltaV system software includes enhancements to help users prevent abnormal situations.
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DAQ Dos And Don'ts

“Technologies such as digital isolators and USB 2.0 make DAQ systems where users don’t have to worry about troubleshooting problems.”
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Connect Ethernet To Ethercat

The EL6601 Ethernet switch terminal is designed to seamlessly link Ethernet devices with the next generation EtherCat fieldbus.
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Pulp And Paper Monitoring Service

Quality Control System (QCS) Remote Monitoring is a new service to help pulp and paper companies reduce maintenance costs while keeping their quality control equipment running smoothly.
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Collect Data Automatically

Data Collector software enables automatic database storage of process and machine data, alarm data and recipes.
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