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On the Edge
Co-Created Products Come to Market
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Co-Created Products Come to Market

One year after the launch of FirstBuild, some of the first co-created products—designed though crowdsourcing of engineering and consumer input—are being released for sale.
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 Building the Automation Workforce
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Building the Automation Workforce

With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
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 Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing
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Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing

Jim Wetzel, director of global reliability at General Mills and Chair of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, asked attendees at The Automation Conference an important question: “Are You Read
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Machine-to-Enterprise Connection

The EDS4100 (Evolution Device Server) is billed as the first device server making it possible for IT-certified administrators to connect non-traditional IT equipment to corporate networks.
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Improving Processes Through Shared Work

Plant managers are using collaboration tools to bring teams together to optimize production and speed time-to-market.
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Throughput Analyzer is designed to help identify which resources are constraining manufacturing product flow.

Analyze Resource Performance

Activplant (www.activplant.com), a London, Ontario, Canada, supplier of performance management solutions, announced on June 12 the general release of the ActivApplications—Throughput Analyzer, a strat
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Flex Cables With Connectors

Designed for use in cable carrier systems on automated machinery, Chainflex continuous-flex cables are now available with over-molded connectors.
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Online Collaboration Tool

IndusPro is an online collaboration tool and implementation methodology designed to deliver significant cost savings by facilitating the rapid and successful deployment of the vendor’s software soluti
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Bill Estep

Innovation Stressed at GE Fanuc Users Meeting

Glen Graney, GE Fanuc Automation director of integrator relations, had the unenviable task of kicking off the second company user conference at about 7:20 a.m.
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Safety Control Modules

Designed to ensure operating safety, the Central Control Unit Series 47013x can analyze signals from up to two sensors, each equipped with three normally open contacts.
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Prevent Process Corrosion

Process engineers have access to the industry’s first process simulator that is integrated with a corrosion analyzer, says the vendor, thanks to an exclusive partnership with OLI Systems Inc.
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Tech Trio To Spur Productivity

Technological advances have already driven dramatic improvements in manufacturing.
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Cidx Wants New Project Participants

The Chemical Industry Data Exchange (CIDX, www.CIDX.org) has issued a call for participation for the launch of six new project teams in 2006.
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