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Phoenix Contact Goes Off the Grid for Earth Day and Beyond

U.S. headquarters facility expansion adds a new natural-gas-based heating, cooling and power system that will generate electricity and reduce waste for the company.
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The Amazon.com-Magnetic Encoder Connection
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The Amazon.com-Magnetic Encoder Connection

Posital CEO Christian Leeser contends that magnetic encoders’ combination of extreme environment durability, energy harvesting capabilities, high-precision and a smaller footprint will lead the techno
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SAP Explores Industry 4.0, Big Data and More

At the SAP Manufacturing Industry Forum this week, the software provider and several of its customers explained Idea to Performance and how they are taking advantage of data, the cloud, mobile computing and other key enablers.
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ODVA Explores the DeviceNet of Things
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ODVA Explores the DeviceNet of Things

Industrial network protocol organization forms group to assess DeviceNet enhancements that can enable hardwired devices to join the DeviceNet network.
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 The Wisdom of Perpetual Upgrades
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The Wisdom of Perpetual Upgrades

When is the right time to retrofit? Before you paint yourself into a corner.
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Industry 4.0 Status Update
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Industry 4.0 Status Update

Since its official announcement last year, the Industry 4.0 initiative is now in full swing among industry automation suppliers. But where does it stand with end users?
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Inside Dow Corning’s Automation Team
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Inside Dow Corning’s Automation Team

How Dow Corning shifted its approach to automation technology selection from an individual site focus to a global outlook.
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ABB Expands System 800xA DCS Capabilities

The sixth generation of ABB’s flagship distributed control system enhances security, and supports upgrades on older platforms like Windows XP.
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Clarifying the Use of Color in HMIs
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Clarifying the Use of Color in HMIs

The discussion over the value of high-performance HMIs continues with a focus on the negative reactions often created by the gray screen HMI approach.
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Siemens and McAfee Extend Security Partnership
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Siemens and McAfee Extend Security Partnership

McAfee products ranging from a next generation firewall to global threat intelligence will be incorporated into Siemens Industrial Security services offering.
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Automation Buyers: Don't Ignore Service Level Response

Service level response, often referred to as SLR, is critical to overall payback when calculating return on investment for an automation purchase.
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All-Digital Fieldbus Technology to Simplify Device Replacement

The Fieldbus Foundation Usability Initiative, announced this week at Hannover Messe 2014, is focused on making it easier to get the process back up and running after those 3 a.m. wake-up calls.
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Once Upon a Time: When Accountants and Manufacturers Agreed

Close to a century ago, the accounting community acknowledged the correctness of Gantt’s handling of indirect overhead and idle/excess capacity costs. That changed along the way.
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Anixter Industrial Communications Lab
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Anixter Opens Industrial Communication and Control Lab

New lab lets users build and test an industrial networking simulation with products from preferred suppliers.
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Why Partnership with a System Integrator is Critical
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Why Partnership with a System Integrator is Critical

Forging a long-term partnership with a system integrator, beyond the immediate scope of work, keeps complex control systems functioning at peak performance.
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