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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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Extreme Computing

The NEMA 4X rugged cast aluminum enclosure of the All-Weather PC is designed for the harshest environments.
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Add Touch Interface

Microtouch Interactive Surface Technology (IST) offers the ability to apply a touch interface to nearly any surface.
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Sarbanes-Oxley Impacts Automation

“There oughta be a law.” That phrase seems to be the perennial cry after every malfeasance brought to the light of public scrutiny.
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Can you blog on automation-related issues?

Thinking of launching your own Web log on automation? Let's work together. You supply the commentary, and we supply the technology and the audience. Great way to network.
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Ultrasonic Sensor

Priced at $99, the World-Beam QS18U Series ultrasonic sensor is billed as the most competitively priced ultrasonic sensor for its size and capabilities.
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Handle Flexible Materials

The resilient LC30 level compensator was developed to allow for extremely flexible material handling with suction cups.
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Process Control Systems Migrations

Control system migration is a primary issue among many automation users today. Few new plants are being built, and capital expenditures continue to shrink.
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Nils Herzberg, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Industry Solutions, Product and Technology Group, SAP

SAP Acquires Lighthammer

The acquisition supports SAP’s commitment to an ISA-95 enabled manufacturing solution, says executive.
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Nic Gihl, Vice President, Industrial Automation & Control, North American Operating Division, Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric Launches Services Initiative

Schneider executives look to boost revenues through engineered solutions and services, but pledge not to compete with partners.
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Among those addressing attendees at AchemAmerica were (seated, left to right) Prof. Gerhard Kreysa, Executive President, DECHEMA

AchemAmerica Visits Mexico

For the Mexican economy, the timing was right for the exhibition—which showcases emerging technologies in the chemical and process industries.
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