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PMMI To Buy Summit Media Group

The association responsible for the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows is the new parent company of the print and online media company responsible for the Automation World, Packaging World, Healthcare
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How Technology and People Are Steering the Future of Manufacturing
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How Technology and People Are Steering Manufacturing's Future

From new technologies and new customer demands to new employee expectations, it’s clear that dramatic shifts in manufacturing are taking place. Here’s one view of the top factors driving these changes and what it could mean for you.
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?
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MES/MOM: Time for a Change?

As management staff approaches retirement, will expanding the use of MES/MOM to manage operations become crucial?
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Hesh Kagan

Invensys Rolls Out Wireless Strategy

The ad hoc wireless network: “It’s probably the biggest problem there is today in wireless,” declares Hesh Kagan, director of technology marketing and new ventures at automation vendor Invensys Proces
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Factory Ethernet goes Mainstream

Over the past few years, industrial Ethernet networking has won adherents for its adaptability, efficiency and its ability to assimilate wireless data.
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Connect Drives to Ethernet

The SJ/L-EN Ethernet communication module option provides all of the vendor’s AC Micro Drives with a high performance, easy-to-use Ethernet interface.
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Software Eases Vision Tasks

Intellect software release 1.2 for DVT vision sensors features improvements to the intuitive user interface designed to make inspection, precision measurement, counting and object location easier.
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Bosch Rexroth Acquires Nyquist BV

Bosch Rexroth AG (, the Lohr, Germany-based drive and control supplier, says it has acquired Nyquist BV (, a Dutch provider of industrial motion and control produc
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Factory Ethernet goes Mainstream (sidebar)

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Panel Provides Flexible Control

The Mobile Panel combines operating, monitoring and control in a single device that is not limited to a single location.
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Combo Modules Reduce Cost

The 951EN and 952EN “Combo” Ethernet I/O modules have four analog input channels, two analog output channels and six discrete input/output channels on a single, inch-wide unit.
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Schneider Electric To Acquire Citect

Schneider Electric (, through its main Australian subsidiary, Schneider Electric Australia, has made an unsolicited offer to acquire Sydney, Australia-based Citect (www.cite
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Recognizing Excellence in Manufacturing

Manufacturing professionals show the way to increased sales, increased profits and improved competitive advantage, even in the face of tough global competition.
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