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Data-Driven Food Processing Extends to the Farm

Just like their food processing counterparts, U.S. food farmers are using data-based decisions to maximize production and increase profitability.
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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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Recognizing Excellence in Manufacturing (sidebar)

Automation World Recognizes Component Product Introductions (sidebar)
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Modbus-to-Ethernet Gateway

The FactoryCast ETG1000 gateway simplifies the connection of legacy Modbus serial devices to Ethernet networks.
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Hart Plant of the Year Goes to Sasol

And the winner is: the Sasol Solvents and O&S SMG Operations plant, a maker of solvents used in paints and inks, located in Sasolburg, South Africa.
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Look Ma, No Wires (sidebar)

Between 2004 and 2007, shipments of wireless products used for on-site industrial monitoring and control applications in North America will grow by nearly 40 percent compounded annually, rising from $
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Recognizing Excellence in Manufacturing (sidebar)

Automation World Recognizes Component Product Introductions
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Compact Laser Sensors

The World-Beam QS18LD Laser Diffuse and World-Beam QS18LLP Laser Retroreflective sensors are designed to deliver high-performance sensing with visible Class 1 lasers, tightly collimated sensing beams
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Yokogawa Celebrates 90

Isao Uchida, Yokogawa Electric Corp.’s (www.yokogawa.com) tenth chief executive officer, reviewed highlights of the company’s 90 years of business, and reiterated his goal of making it the leading pro
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The Next Wave: Web Protocols

Internet protocols are becoming the norm in factory automation networks.
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Versatile Cordsets

New 5-, 6-, 7- and 8-pin M16x0.75 versafast cordsets and receptacles provide up to 8 Amps in a small molded body.
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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Datasweep

Rockwell Automation Inc. (www.rockwellautomation.com) has an agreement to buy Datasweep Inc.
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