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Pentair Boosts Its Enclosure Capabilities

Pentair has agreed to acquire German company Steinhauer Elektromaschinen, enhancing the service offering of its Hoffman brand of enclosures.
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Help for the Most Difficult Type of Manufacturing

Abnormal situation management for continuous processing is normal operating procedure for batch processing. A new starter kit from Rockwell Automation can give batch control programmers a leg up on coding the complicated starts, stops and holding steps in food, beverage and pharma process operations.
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The Automation Conference 2014 Scholarship Winners

The Automation Conference 2014 Scholarship Winners

Tri-County Technical College awards four students with David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarships.
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Rising Energy Prices Pressure Plants to Reduce Use

Plant managers are looking for ways to curb energy consumption without jeopardizing productivity or product quality.
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Contemporary Controls’ ( manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China has transitioned to lead-free operation as specified by the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoH
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Ruggedized Notebook PC

A new spill-resistant keyboard has been incorporated into the vendor’s Black Hawk ruggedized notebook PC to keep spilled liquids away from the internal components.
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High-performance Stepper Drives

STAC6-Si High Performance Stepper Drives are programmable for stand-alone operation with easy-to-use Si Programmer Windows-based software with integrated tuning.
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Insulation Displacement <i>And</i> Screw Clamp

The IDK 1.5N/ZB hybrid dual level terminal block provides two separate channels that offer two distinct termination technologies in one compact footprint—a time-saving insulation displacement connecti
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Automation System Integrators Broker Innovation

The best system integrators often bring their varied experiences across multiple industries to bear in developing new and innovative automation solutions.
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Motors & Drives: Efficiency Conserves Energy

The use of variable speed drives, premium motors and other technologies can help stanch the bleeding in today&#39;s energy budgets.
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Scalable gantry solution

Bosch Rexroth now offers IndraMotion for Handling: a scalable gantry solution for handling applications that includes all necessary hardware and software components with predefined motion function blo
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Paperless Recorders

The Minitrend QX and Multitrend SX paperless recorders are designed to offer significant improvements in data acquisition to help process manufacturers gain a better understanding of their operating e
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