Consumers and manufacturers alike seek relief from rising energy costs. 
"Success with Lean does not typically revolve around how well you apply a particular tool," asserts Jeff Fuchs, president of Neovista Consulting LLC (, Baltimore. "It [also] does not hinge on the "mechanics" of Lean. Rather, the most common failure modes are on the human side."
Industrial end-users should ask questions of their controls and equipment vendors, says consultant, in the wake of Intel’s decision to discontinue popular x86 chips.
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Low prices through direct online sales is the mantra of a new online company focused on industrial Ethernet products.
Cellular machine-to-machine technologies are blending with short-range wireless networks in some applications, producing additional benefits, says study.
ExperTune’s new CEO offers software free of charge in exchange for a percentage of the savings.
In two economic reports released to coincide with the celebration of Labor Day in the United States, worker pay is an issue.
More manufacturing companies count on all employees for innovation, survey shows, supporting a trend toward more product development based on customer needs.
Former Ember Corp. executive Adrian Tuck takes the reins as chief executive officer at the wireless networking company, now armed with $5.25 million in new funding.
Showing growth in all areas, especially in safety networks, Profibus Trade Organization (PTO) members look toward the future.
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