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Mining Machine Maker Improves Productivity with SAP MII

Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (MII) gave Joy Global more visibility into its production process, boosting productivity by 10 percent at its pilot plant.
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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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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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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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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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PSUG Growth Signals Continued Progress for Rockwell's Process Business

As Rockwell Automation gathers strength in the process space, a new release of the company’s PlanPAx DCS solution was among the first-day highlights of its Process Solution Users Group conference.
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Pack Expo 2010: News and Product Announcements

The Automation World and Packaging World staffs are covering the Pack Expo International Show in Chicago, Oct. 31-Nov. 3.
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Faster, Cheaper, Smaller Stimulates Better Data Acquisition

Overall, "faster-cheaper-smaller" still promotes better data-acquisition (DAQ) devices—and provides more accuracy, observes Bob Judd, marketing director for DAQ supplier United Electronic
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Debt, Investment, Economy Drive Automotive's Trip

Like some basic colors of vehicles that each manufacturer offers, the automotive industry’s financial condition varies from red to black—especially in or near Motor City.
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High resolution Ethernet IP encoders

EVM58 Ethernet IP encoders from Pepperl+Fuchs come with up to 25 bit resolution and provide highly-accurate machine position or velocity feedback via industry-standard Ethernet/IP interface.
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