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Batch Processing
Process Automation
Packaging Automation
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Connecting Expertise Along the Supply Chain
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Connecting Expertise Along the Supply Chain

A combination of video, audio and data can be used to connect remote experts in the manufacturing supply chain to avert or solve production bottlenecks and train workers.
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Managing Relationships Among Operations, IT and Engineering
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Managing Relationships Among Operations, IT and Engineering

In an MES project, each of these actors has different goals and viewpoints that sometimes turn out to be almost confrontational. However, the contribution of each is critical to the success of the project and its subsequent maintenance and evolution.
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How Eli Lilly Does In-Line Medical Device Inspection

Quality management of Eli Lilly medical devices got faster and more accurate with the use of an advanced vision system incorporating a 5 Megapixel camera and telecentric lens that inspects at the point of assembly.
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Measure Flow in Difficult Environments

The latest models of the Brooks Instrument Quantim Coriolis family of low-flow meters and controllers have a NEMA 4x/IP65 weatherproof package.
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New PAC Models

Two new versions of the vendor’s programmable automation controllers (PACs), now called the SNAP PAC family, are available.
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Food and Beverage Automation to Grow

Driven by new regulatory requirements in a post-9/11 world, the global market for automation products used by the food and beverage industry is expected to grow at an accelerated rate during the next
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Simply Integrate Pneumatic Control

The XV module connection concept makes it possible to add pneumatic valve manifolds from Buerkart, Festo, Bosch Rexroth, Norgren, SMC and other manufacturers to a networked environment with minimal co
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Take Aim at Manufacturing Strategies

Murmurs from the executive suite and boardroom have an unsettling tone. What strategies will help get manufacturing back in the black?
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Sensor Networks Gain Momentum

Even though ARC Advisory Group, a Dedham, Mass., analyst firm, recently released a study proclaiming that the wireless sensor network known as ZigBee may not be ready for industrial use, wireless netw
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Rugged Power Cord

EnduroFlex ERP power cordage is TC/Exposed-run and STOOW Service-rated.
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Change Your World

Lean is more than just a manufacturing toolbox. Successful companies have discovered that it means changing their world—for the better.
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Rockwell Aims to Plug MES Gap

The Milwaukee-based automation vendor lays out its plan to integrate the space between plant control and enterprise systems.
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Food and Beverage Automation Set to Grow

Regulatory changes made in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will spur faster automation growth, study says.
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