Greenfield
Factory Automation
Bassett
Batch Processing
Hand
Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
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Start State-Based Control with Baby Steps

As you introduce batch control philosophies to your continuous processes, you might want to start small—with a small part of the operation that could use it most—to make sure you have the buy-in you need for further expansion.
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Moving from State to State

Continuous process industries are finding that automating the typically manual processes that fall outside of steady-state operations leads to safer, more consistent, more productive environments.
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Improving Operations with Cloud-Based Enterprise Systems
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Improving Operations with Cloud-Based Enterprise Systems

iAutomation’s move to a unified cloud environment for ERP and CRM helps drive double-digit revenue gains and improve customer service.
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Honeywell Targets Upstream Oil and Gas with Software and Services

Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground.
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Adaptive Robots
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Adaptive Robots

Following the sensation created by new adaptive robots like Big Dog, research in this area continues to deliver exciting news. The newest development is a robot that can re-learn how to walk with a broken leg in less than two minutes.
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Why Lead Integrators Are Important to the Future of Manufacturing
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Lead Integrators and the Future of Manufacturing

A new level of partnership between manufacturers and automation solution providers aims to fill the engineering skills gap.
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It Came From Outer Space…

Many of the technologies created for government programs have found their way into industrial applications.
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Beckhoff and Rockwell Automation Patent Dispute Settled
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Beckhoff and Rockwell Automation Patent Dispute Settled

At issue in this patent dispute were rights to several linear motor-related patents.
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Internet of Things Software Upgrade
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Internet of Things Software Upgrade

GE Intelligent Platforms upgrades three of its automation software products to align with the company’s vision for the Industrial Internet.
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Heineken Bar Automation
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Heineken Bar Automation

A member of our Automation & Control Facebook group recently posted this 2012 video from Heineken that is sure to be of interest to Automation World readers.
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ABB Continues Divestment Strategy

The ABB Full Service business, which provides outsourced maintenance, is the fifth business that ABB is letting go in less than a year.
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How Behavior-Based Safety Could Become Mainstream

However you feel about behavior-based safety and its supposed shortcomings, a variety of emerging trends and factors are aligning to make an actual BBS system both more achievable and more effective.
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New HMI Standard Almost Ready for Viewing

The ISA101 committee expects to be able to publish the standard in the fourth quarter of this year, providing guidance that industry has been clamoring for.
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