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Optimize Supply Chain Risk Management

The industrial equipment manufacturers that see the best return on their investment in risk management are those that make it a priority, centralize responsibility and invest aggressively.
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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Cognitive computing could help provide a solution to the knowledge gap left by industry experts retiring in great numbers.
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System Integration: Maverick Acquires CQS Innovation

The acquisition expands Maverick’s batch process and systems validation capabilities, and increases its distributed control systems (DCS) capabilities for the for life sciences, chemical and metals industries.
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Jack Perkowski, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Asimco Technologies Ltd.

Coming to Grips With China

An eleven-year veteran of manufacturing in China offers advice for U.S. manufacturers.
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Strong Growth In High Power AC Drives

Rising energy costs and falling drive prices will help push the global market to $5 billion, study says.
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Jay Lee, Director, Center for Intelligent Systems

Intelligent Maintenance Systems Draw More Interest

Attendance was up at the Tenth Industrial Advisory Board meeting of the Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems, where a new “Watchdog Agent” debuted for sensor and machine diagnostics.
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Patrick Gouhin is the ISA's new executive director.

ISA Names New Executive Director

Patrick Gouhin will join the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society in January, following 15 years with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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WBF Conference Features Expanded Agenda

New and updated tutorials and additional sessions at the March 5-8 North American Conference are designed to provide more value to automation professionals.
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Rockwell Automation Heats Up Competition at Automation Fair

Rockwell’s new products up the ante for competition in safety and drives-related techologies.
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Robot Sales Boom

Buoyed by 44 percent growth in robot orders this year from the automotive industry, North American robot companies look for a record year in 2005.
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Motor Controller Integrates I/O

With two inputs and four outputs, the Allen-Bradley SMC Flex motor controller with integrated I/O is designed to help users control processes and monitor motor systems from the networked soft-starter,
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Keith Nosbusch

Rockwell Automation Touts "Customer Intimacy"

Rockwell Automation threw a party, and more than 10,000 of its closest friends showed up.
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Look Ma, No Wires (sidebar)

Steel Minimill Goes Wireless
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