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On the Edge
 The Shifting Role of System Integrators
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The Shifting Role of System Integrators

Automation vendors are building more strategic relationships with integrators in an effort to offer holistic—and proactive—services.
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Can a $35 Computer Save Engineering Education?
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Can a $35 Computer Save Engineering Education?

A look at how inexpensive, open-source hardware, software, and computer games are fighting the engineering skills crisis.
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Safety and Security Should Go Hand in Hand

Process safety and cybersecurity can be deeply intertwined, with one type of incident easily affecting the other. But more than that, there is much that security lifecycles can learn from the more longstanding tradition of safety.
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IT Delivers on Automation’s Promise

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: Ed Zander, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola (left), is shown with Singapore Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hn

Singapore Plans To Double Manufacturing Output

While much of the focus on Asia has been concentrated on the twin rising giants of China and India, it may then come as a surprise to know that manufacturing remains a vigorous component of the ecomon
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Adapt Serial Devices To Ethernet

The FL-Com Server is designed to adapt RS-485 serial devices to industrial Ethernet networks.
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Machine Vision Illuminator

The Fiber-Lite DC950 Machine Vision Fiber Optic Illuminator is a 150-watt quartz halogen regulated illuminator for machine vision integrators.
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Motion Control Retrofit Kit

The TK1 retrofit kit is a plug-and-play solution designed to replace the Indramat Trans01 single-axis motion controller and the DSC servo amplifier commonly found in milling, drilling and tapping mach
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Plant Intelligence Offers New Visibility

Plant managers are gaining greater efficiencies through intelligence tools that offer an accurate, real-time view into plant operations
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John Ross

Citect CEO Excited To Be There

John Ross is only just over three months into his role as chief executive officer of Citect, the Australian-based developer of automation software that is now a part of Schneider Electric, of Rueil-Ma
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High-Performance Industrial Ethernet Switches

The Scalance X family of industrial Ethernet switches is designed to deliver low ownership cost while providing four options of high-performance gigabit communication.
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Motor Design Reduces Heat

Portescap N Series Slotted Brushless DC Motors are available in sizes 5, 6, 9 and 11, for applications such as medical and electronic assembly where high speed is key, and in sizes 12, 14 and 15 for i
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Long-Reach SCARA Robots

The KR5 SCARA robot family is designed for customers with high-speed applications that entail long reach tasks.
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Data Drives Continuous Improvement

Six Sigma practitioners at mining company Falconbridge Ltd. are making good use of data to generate impressive bottom-line benefits.
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