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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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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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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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From left, WTCS Board President Drew Petersen; D & S Human Resources Manager Sherrie Hein; D&S Manufacturing  Vice President and General Manager John Barkley; and Lee Rasch, president of Western Technical College.
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D&S Manufacturing Lauded for Supporting Industrial Education

Plate-metal fabricator receives Futuremakers Partner Award from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board for furthering welding skills and offering scholarships.
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Understanding Relays

This podcast explores the basic types and functions of relays, including electromechanical and solid state.
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Endress + Hauser Sensors and Components
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Endress+Hauser Offers Customized Sensors, Components

Automation instrumentation vendor Endress+Hauser is now offering customized pressure sensors and components, as well as design support services, to the North American OEM machine market.
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How to Make Communication Central to Project Management
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How to Make Communication Central to Project Management

Communication before, during and after a project is the project manager’s best way to manage scope creep and risk.
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Automation Booms from Southeast Asia’s Oil and Gas Growth

Demands are evolving for the oil and gas industry in Southeast Asia, particularly in developing countries, providing new opportunities there for automation vendors.
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The Status of Lean at Ingersoll Rand

At Ingersoll Rand, the lean transformation underway there will touch every division around the world.
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3 Steps to Choosing Wisely

The checklist of issues to consider when it comes to using automation technologies in extreme environment applications can be long.
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Brains Brewery upgraded of its yeast-handling control process to a Rockwell Automation CompactLogix system and Ethernet connectivity. Source: Prosoft Technology
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Brewery Gains Flexibility, Reduces Downtime with Gateway

Remote I/O-to-Ethernet gateway enables easy replacement of 27-year-old PLCs for a Wales brewery upgrading its yeast-handling control process.
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Beyond Manufacturing: Robot Musicians
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Beyond Manufacturing: Robot Musicians

Robot bands are beginning to multiply with the help of global technology collaborations. The latest development on this front is the composition of some serious original music for these automated musicians.
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