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Google Earth Connects Ford's Virtual Assembly

One of the biggest issues confronting global manufacturers like Ford Motor Co.
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Ford Uses Google Earth for Manufacturing Collaboration
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Ford Uses Google Earth for Manufacturing Collaboration

Using Google Earth technology, Siemens PLM creates the IntoSite cloud-based application for Ford to navigate global manufacturing sites and share best practice information.
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Ford’s Focus on Control
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Ford’s Focus on Control

Using Profinet and various automation systems to tie its plant floor systems together and connect to IT, Ford lays the groundwork for continuous automation and production advancement.
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Texas and Michigan Top Lists of States Adding Manufacturing Jobs

A revitalized auto industry and booming oil & gas industry are likely reasons for manufacturing job increases in multiple states.
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Enterprise View
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Winning in the Connected Vehicle Global Market

The need for ever-more advanced in-car technologies is creating competitive challenges for auto manufacturers in the connected vehicle market.
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Product
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Balluff: RFID Data Carrier with Extra-Large Memory

The BIS V signal processor supports all the features found on new data carriers, but also significantly simplifies hardware and installation for users.
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Product
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Wago: PROFINET I/O Fieldbus Couplers

The 750 Series identify connected I/O modules and create local process images for one or more controllers in an Ethernet-based network.
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Case Application
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Wireless Technology Modernizes Stamping Presses for Kia Motors

A Kia Motors Europe pilot project replaces manual operation of gantry cranes with 802.11n industrial radios connected to PLCs
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Perspective
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Automation Fuels U.S. Automakers’ High-Capacity Resurgence

A 28-year veteran of Chrysler Automotive says automation and flexible manufacturing techniques are supporting U.S. automakers ability to meet rising demand.
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Product
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Cognex: Vision Software

New release of In-Sight features advanced defect detection tools.
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