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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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Serial to Ethernet Device Servers

The ET-DS-1 and ET-SDS-1 Serial to Ethernet Device Servers are well-suited for connecting serial-based software applications over Ethernet to remote industrial serial devices.
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Sealed, Enclosed Belt Drives

A series of belt drives ranging from 80mm to 216mm are specifically designed for material handling applications.
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Asymmetric Motivation

What's on columnist Jim Pinto's mind? The manufacturing-based middle class is the nation’s backbone.
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A technology supplier panel discussion included (left to right) Dan Throne, of Bosch Rexroth; John Kowal, of Elau; Graham Harris

Packaging Automation Forum Plays To Packed House

The First Annual Packaging Automation Forum, held May 24 near Chicago, was a resounding success.
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USB Connection for ARCNET

The USB22 Series of Network Interface Modules (NIMs) is billed as the only ARCNET interface providing a cost-effective solution for transferring ARCNET data over high-speed USB.
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Precise Laser Measuring System

The position of moving plant and machine parts can be measured with previously unattainable accuracy using the AMS 200 laser distance measuring device, says the vendor.
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A Team Approach to Packaging Automation

Drawing on a old sports reference, Editorial Content Director Jane Gerold believes: There may be no “I” in “team,” but when it comes to the automation team, there are IT specialists—as well as a host
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"Winning Together" Theme At Siemens Users Conference

The venue was hot—104 degrees hot, in fact, on the opening day of the 2006 Siemens Automation Summit users conference June 6-8 in Las Vegas.
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Help Desks Relieve Computer-Related Headaches

For businesses suffering from computer-related headaches, help desks may be the painkiller.
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Sub-millimeter Position Feedback

The SCS2A/WCS3A PosiTrack Position System is designed to bring fraction-of-a-millimeter position feedback to applications such as overhead monorails, gantry cranes, warehouse automation, galvanizing p
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