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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

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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Media Attention Drives Safety Market Growth
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Media Attention Drives Safety Market Growth

As more media attention is given to manufacturing-related accidents, plant managers and CEOs worldwide are served a constant reminder that there is no place for complacency in addressing safety. But are the steps they're taking to address safety issues enough?
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The 2011 Asset Performance Management Outlook

The year 2010 has been uncertain until now, especially in the context of asset management. 
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International Trade: Stay OnThe Right Side of the Law

Don’t Run Afoul of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice prosecuted 34 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases.
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Gary Mintchell, Editor in Chief

Closing The Loop With Information

How do you integrate an acquired company into its new home?
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Britain's Spectris Acquires N-Tron for $51 Million

N-Tron, a manufacturer of Ethernet switches and related components, will operate in close cooperation with Red Lion Controls, another Spectris company.
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Steve Sonnenberg, Business Leader, Emerson Process Management

Emerson Focuses on Overcoming Automation Complexity

Customers of Emerson Process Management got the lowdown at this year’s Emerson Global Users Exchange on a range of products designed to make their jobs easier.
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2010 Version of LabView Implements Customer Ideas

The latest edition of National Instruments’ flagship graphical programming environment features faster compiler technology, pulls in customer ideas and enables integration of third-party FPGA design
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Francisco Andrade

Automation Increases Competitiveness of Brazilian Metal and Mining Industry

Seminar reveals potential of computational intelligence disciplines to expand the use of automation and boost productivity in the industry.
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Beijer Electronics Acquires QSI Corp.

The deal gives the Swedish supplier of HMI products a wider portfolio of products and strengthens its presence in the North American market.
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An enterprise control systems is all about closing the "control gap" between strategy and execution to enable real-time adaptati

Invensys Operations Management Pushes Integrated Enterprise Control

During the recent OpsManage’10 user conference, IOM executives emphasized the value provided by the company’s InFusion Enterprise Control System (ECS) framework, while adding new ECS components to t
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India to Spend $1.4 Billion for National Knowledge Network

By connecting universities and technology institutes across the country, the 15-gigabit broadband connection aims to bridge the Indian knowledge gap.
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