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MES Upgrades from Werum IT Solutions and Critical Manufacturing
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MES Upgrades from Werum IT Solutions and Critical Manufacturing

New versions include a user-guided graphical interface and the integration of finite scheduling to increase overall operational efficiencies.
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Marathon Oil Saves Millions with Measurement Program

Formalizing and automating metering at allocation tanks has saved the oil producer close to $15 million, with a view to implementing more measurement in more places to overcome inaccuracies.
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream

Long viewed as a design and testing tool, 3D printing is quickly moving into regular manufacturing operations as evidenced by recent announcements from Renishaw and Stratysys.
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Lean EOQ Powers Lean Manufacturing

Economic Order QuantityEOQ = √ ã 2*P*S/CP = Production in Units/monthS = Set-up and Ordering Cost per LotC = Inventory Carrying Costs $/unit/month
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4-wire Ethernet Products

A line of 4-wire D-coded Ethernet physical media products, including cables, switches and conduit adapters, are compliant with EtherNet/IP standards.
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Serial-to-Wireless Modules

Product Spotlight: Wireless Products
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Order up!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could order just the right proportions of manufacturing software to fit your diet?
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AC Drives Offer Fast Setup

New generation low-voltage AC drives—model ACS150 and ACS350—are designed for global OEMs and system integrators, and can operator in motor control modes tailored to desired performance levels.
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Techniques for Better Network Management

“Do your homework. Not all Ethernet application layers from different vendors are the same.”
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IEC 61131 And IEC 61499 Standards

The use of function blocks has been spurred by the development of standards for their use.
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Automation Federation Established

The Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA, www.isa.org) announced on March 24 that its Executive Board has approved the establishment of The Automation Federation as an umbrella organiz
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Large-Screen Vehicle Computer

Product Spotlight: Wireless Products
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