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On the Edge
Microsoft Making Noise in Manufacturing Again
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Microsoft Making Noise in Manufacturing Again

After years of more quietly operating with its industrial production software partners, Microsoft is becoming more visible in manufacturing through real world Internet of Things applications.
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Kellogg’s Quest for Manufacturing Innovation
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Kellogg’s Quest for Manufacturing Innovation

The company’s Integrated Project Delivery system is a methodology for achieving continuous process improvement in developed and emerging markets.
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Business Opportunities for Linear and Torque Motors

While local suppliers tend to dominate in Japan and Korea, the market in China has been open to international diversity, but Chinese suppliers are beginning to get a stronger hold.
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First Steps for Cyber Security Standard

The ISA’s cyber security standards committee has issued first ballots for ISA-99 Parts 1 and 2.
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The Accsense system can be up set up and operating within five minutes of taking it out of the box, the company says.

Mesh Networking Made Easy

Some vendors of wireless mesh networks are deemphasizing the technology and focusing instead on ease-of-use and turnkey factory solutions.
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Industrial Controls Indices Rise

Market conditions remain strong for industrial automation and controls equipment, but inflationary pressures also pose a downside risk.
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EtherNet/IP Gains Momentum

At the recent Hannover Fair, the Open DeviceNet Vendors Association launched an EtherNet/IP seminar series, while unveilng new support and the latest advances in the industrial networking technology.
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Sandeep Maheshwari, Vice President, Industrial Automation and Electronics Group, Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan Names 2006 Excellence Awards Winners

More than 50 companies and one executive were selected by research firm Frost & Sullivan as the 2006 Excellence in Industrial Technologies Award recipients for leadership, innovation and technolog
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Dave Chappell, ISA-88 Part 5 Working Group chair

ISA-88 Batch Standard to be Extended

Work on Part 5 of the ISA-88 standard is beginning, says the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society.
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Industrial Ethernet Switches

A new line of Industrial Ethernet Switches is available in 5- and 8-port managed or unmanaged versions with optional fiber capability.
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Process Gas Analyzers

The Rosemount Analytical X-Stream Series of process gas analyzers offer single- and dual-channel analysis using infrared, ultraviolet and visible photometry, paramagnetic and electrochemical oxygen, a
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Clear Rules Allow Integration

The advances in the integration of safety and control systems would probably not have moved so quickly if it were not for the development and proliferation of safety standards of the International Ele
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ERP market continues to grow

The worldwide market for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is expected to grow at a 4.8 compound annual rate, rising from $16.7 billion in 2005 to more than $21 billion in 2010, according to
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