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On the Edge
Are You Spending too Much on Automation?
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Are You Spending too Much on Automation?

To find out if you should automate or stick with a manual process, answer these five questions.
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Start State-Based Control with Baby Steps

As you introduce batch control philosophies to your continuous processes, you might want to start small—with a small part of the operation that could use it most—to make sure you have the buy-in you need for further expansion.
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Moving from State to State

Continuous process industries are finding that automating the typically manual processes that fall outside of steady-state operations leads to safer, more consistent, more productive environments.
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Motor Controller Integrates I/O

With two inputs and four outputs, the Allen-Bradley SMC Flex motor controller with integrated I/O is designed to help users control processes and monitor motor systems from the networked soft-starter,
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Rockwell Automation Touts "Customer Intimacy"

Rockwell Automation threw a party, and more than 10,000 of its closest friends showed up.
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Look Ma, No Wires (sidebar)

Steel Minimill Goes Wireless
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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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