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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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New I/O System for the Most Demanding, Harsh Environments
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New I/O System for the Most Demanding, Harsh Environments

Manfred Kuehme, controls product manager for Wago, highlights the company’s new 750 XTR I/O system with programmable controllers and non-programmable couplers, as well as multiple digital modules. The XTR line handles temperatures up to 70 degrees...
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How Efficient Engineering and the 'Virtual World’ is Changing Manufacturing
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How Efficient Engineering and the 'Virtual World’ is Changing Manufacturing

Raj Batra, president of Industry Automation at Siemens Industry, offers his thoughts on Hannover Fair 2014 and how the integration of real and virtual worlds are impacting manufacturing. He also discusses Siemens’ concept of “efficient engineering”...
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New Design Software Tools Extend HMI’s Reach to Mobile Devices.
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New Design Software Tools Extend HMI’s Reach to Mobile Devices.

Gerhard Kreiling with Opto 22 showcases the company’s groov HMI design system to create interfaces that extend HMI visibility and functionality to mobile devices.
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Understanding WirelessHART Communication in Three Simple Steps
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Understanding WirelessHART Communication in Three Simple Steps

Chuck Micallef with the HART Communication Foundation explains WirelessHART devices, adapters, and gateways.
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Brewery Demo Shows How Diverse Industrial Networks and Devices can be Integrated with FDT
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Brewery Demo Shows How Diverse Industrial Networks and Devices can be Integrated with FDT

Glenn Schulz, managing director of FDT Group, highlights the group's integrated brewing concept, which illustrates how multiple different industrial networks—along with their associated control systems and devices—can be integrated with the FDT...
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How Servos, Drives, HMIs and More Use OPC UA for Data Transfer to IT
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How Servos, Drives, HMIs and More Use OPC UA for Data Transfer to IT

Aurelio Banda, vice president of sales and marketing for Beckhoff Automation North America, shows the company’s new servo drives and terminals, HMIs, and TwinCAT software connectivity using OPC UA for data transfer over control systems into the IT...
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Industry 4.0 Status Update
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Industry 4.0 Status Update

Since its official announcement last year, the Industry 4.0 initiative is now in full swing among industry automation suppliers. But where does it stand with end users?
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AmeriPak Upgrades Software to Sync with CPG Brands

AmeriPak has adopted production management software from Toronto-based Nulogy.
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 FDT Group Announces Newly Integrated Networks
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FDT Group Announces Newly Integrated Networks

The FDT machine and device communications standard now supports more than 18 industry protocols including ISA-100 Wireless. The number of certified devices is also on the rise.
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Inside Dow Corning’s Automation Team
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Inside Dow Corning’s Automation Team

How Dow Corning shifted its approach to automation technology selection from an individual site focus to a global outlook.
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