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Going Beyond MES/MOM to Smart Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing combines agility and responsiveness, the digital factory and knowledge workers to optimize processes.
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Integrated Business Reporting: A Boon for Manufacturing Information?

A shift in business reporting could mean improved manufacturing information systems and integrated thinking across organizations.
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Manufacturing Surges in Bright U.S. Economy

Though leading indicators are beginning to trend lower, the U.S. economy continues to shine.
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Modular Control Architectures Eliminate Restraints

A new approach would have a common I/O network shared by all controllers and all field devices to support a deterministic communication standard.
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The sleek, hygienic design of the RoboLoader includes a delta-styled robot from Codian Robotic's powered by a B&R control system
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Simplifying Machine-Robot Integration

This robotic case packer’s sleek, hygienic design appeals to producers of packaged salads. But it’s the controls package that brings the most tangible benefits.
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Industrial OEMs: Unlock the Full Potential of Acquisitions

Reports suggest that industrial equipment manufacturers are likely to continue expanding their capabilities through acquisitions. Make more effective use of those purchases through production systems.
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Get Rid of Dead MRO Inventory

As your production assets evolve over time and your maintenance, repair and overhaul inventory is no longer aligned, don’t let it become a drag on operational excellence.
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GE Predictivity’s Equipment Insight features an embeddable hardware device (shown) that captures machine data and sends it to a
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Delivering Insight After Installation

GE’s Equipment Insight puts the Industrial Internet of Things concept into play with a remote monitoring and diagnostics system enabling OEMs to manage maintenance and create revenue.
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Where standards exist, innovation is driven; disruptive technologies emerge; and things become cheaper, smarter and easier to us
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Standards and Protocols for the Industrial Internet of Things

A look at how open data access protocols like Profinet can be used to provide data for Internet of Things deployments.
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Streaming Real-Time SCADA Data

Understanding how the Internet of Things concept can deliver the benefits of industrial machine data as part of business and operational intelligence strategy.
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