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Olive Producer Embraces Automation

The 100-year-old company's first foray into robotics involved installation of a robotic retort tray loader for their packaging line. Says the project engineer, “This experience really changed our mindset regarding automation.”
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Automotive Supplier Collaborates with Cloud PLM
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Automotive Supply Chain Partners Collaborate Using Cloud PLM

The 300 members of Air International Thermal Systems global supply chain have begun collaborating using cloud-based product lifecycle management software to cut costs and accelerate deliveries.
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Reduce Risk and Costs by Improving Project Selection
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Reduce Risk and Costs by Improving Project Selection

Why taking the time early on to devise up-to-date project specifications saves time, money, and risk in the long run.
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Fieldbus Foundation General Assembly Goes to China

The Feb.28-March1 Shanghai event will feature an end-user-oriented agenda.
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PAC Software Suites

ioProject Basic and ioProject Professional are two automation software suites that include all the control programming, human-machine interface development and connectivity tools required to design, d
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Next-generation Process Controller

As the latest addition to the vendor’s line of next-generation process controllers, the UDC3500 Universal Digital Controller is designed to deliver higher level functions in the popular 1/4 DIN size w
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The PEMEX-sponsored event was a forum for exchange of information on pipeline technology.

Mexican Company Invests in Pipeline Technology

Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), the Mexican oil conglomerate, sponsored the 8th Convention and Exhibition on Oil Pipeline Technology Nov.
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Recognizing Excellence in Manufacturing (sidebar)

Automation World Recognizes Component Product Introductions (sidebar)
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The Roomba Scheduler Vacuuming Robot from iRobot Corp.automatically cleans floors on a schedule set by the user.

What's Next for Robots?

Robotics executives look toward commercial robot technologies in charting the direction for future factory robots, as well as for new market opportunities.
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The 8th Convention and Exhibition on Oil Pipeline Technology, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, was a platform for knowledge exchange

Mexican Company Invests in Pipeline Technology

The management, operation and maintenance of an aging pipeline infrastructure owned by PEMEX, the Mexican oil conglomerate, continues to be a hot topic.
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Keith Nosbusch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rockwell Automation Inc.

Rockwell Automation Touts "Customer Intimacy"

At its Manufacturing Perspectives 2005, an annual event for manufacturing media and analysts, Rockwell Automation highlighted global manufacturing trends and automation success stories.
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Hesh Kagan, Director of Technology Marketing and New Ventures, Invensys Process Systems

Invensys Rolls Out Managed Wireless Services

New Invensys strategy centers around shared access point technology and common data and security models for all wireless devices—regardless of vendor or application.
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Kevin Roach, Vice President, Rockwell Software

Rockwell Automation to Acquire Datasweep

The acquisition expands FactoryTalk plant-wide information software offerings.
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