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Automation: It’s Time to Question the Way It’s Always Been Done

ExxonMobil is rethinking the way it automates operations, bucking the traditionally conservative mentality in oil and gas.
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks

When using a programmable automation controller (PAC) that combines a processor and FPGA, the processing components offer different advantages, lending themselves to different communication tasks.
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Shale Plays Create Opportunities, Challenges for Automation

As oil producers look for increased efficiencies, particularly within the unconventional exploration and production space, they will make the spend on automation, but will want it to come cheaper.
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HART to Modbus Conversion

The HCS HART Concentrator System converts a HART digital signal to a serial (RS-485) Modbus RTU communication protocol.
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Want a Standard? Tell 'Em on the Web

As an automation professional, are you ever frustrated by a lack of industry standards covering some aspects of your work?
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Pokayoke Sensing For Color

By using programmable sensors to automate the color matching process, a tier one supplier of automotive carpet sets was able to boost quality and productivity.
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More Power, Smaller Motors

The MaxPlusPlus (MPP) series of brushless servo motors offer lower inertia and higher power, all in a smaller package than conventional motors.
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Dynics Acquires Ann Arbor Technologies

Dynics Inc. (www.dynics.com), of Ann Arbor, Mich., a manufacturer of custom industrial computer products, has acquired the assets and liabilities of Ann Arbor Technologies Corp.
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Distance Measuring Sensors

A line of distance measurement sensors, the DT 60, DL 60, DT 500 and DS 500 are well suited for a variety of material handling, logistics and general manufacturing applications.
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Dynics Acquires Ann Arbor Technologies

Dynics Inc. (www.dynics.com), of Ann Arbor, Mich., a manufacturer of custom industrial computer products, has acquired the assets and liabilities of Ann Arbor Technologies Corp.
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Small Footprint Junction Boxes

The small footprint of 4- and 8-port pentafast junction boxes offer installation flexibility. The small footprint also permits existing applications to be retrofit to allow individual cable runs.
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Cooperation Project To Advance Support For EDDL

The Fieldbus Foundation (www.fieldbus.org) has signed an addendum to its agreement with the HART Communication Foundation (www.hartcomm.org), Profibus Nutzerorganisation e.V.
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Real-time Factory Tracking

Maximum Factory is a software suite designed to collect and analyze real-time data from machines on the plant floor, permitting management to track workflow progress as it happens, and to make timely,
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