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Co-Created Products Come to Market
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Co-Created Products Come to Market

One year after the launch of FirstBuild, some of the first co-created products—designed though crowdsourcing of engineering and consumer input—are being released for sale.
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 Building the Automation Workforce
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Building the Automation Workforce

With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
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 Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing
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Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing

Jim Wetzel, director of global reliability at General Mills and Chair of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, asked attendees at The Automation Conference an important question: “Are You Read
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Dewey Scott of Scott Farms describes how automation and unique serialization have benefited his company.
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Unique Serialization Comes to Fresh Produce

Proudly representing the food industry at The Automation Conference, and the produce industry in particular, was Dewey R. Scott, Operations Manager at North Carolina sweet potato packer Scott Farms.
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Getting Industry to an Internet Frame of Mind

Though we take for granted how much of an impact the Internet has had on our personal lives, the same thinking is not often true when it comes to industry.
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When Automation Adds No Value
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When Automation Adds No Value

The application of automation technologies in the manufacturing and processing industries is always accompanied by estimations of value added after installation. Common industry practices, however, often eliminate this value.
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UI Labs Fosters Manufacturing Innovation in Middle America

Forming consortia of academic, industry and civic partners, UI Labs opened its doors last week on Chicago’s Goose Island, showing off 24,000 square feet of manufacturing space for the Digital Manufact
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Why Use Manufacturing Analytics?
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Why Use Manufacturing Analytics?

A look at how automating the collection and analysis of data provides greater process control and reduces downtime, maintenance costs, and the negative impacts of staff turnover.
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Most plants still operate in a reactive environment, facing obstacles around behavioral norms, analog devices and analytical bar
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Smart Instruments Power Evolution to Predictive Maintenance

Most plants still operate in a reactive environment, facing obstacles around behavioral norms, analog devices and analytical barriers.
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PAS Adds Cybersecurity Business Unit
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PAS Adds Cybersecurity Business Unit

The company-- rooted in process control system configuration management-- is leveraging its unique ability to identify changes at the engineering core to thwart malicious industrial control system att
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5 Key Elements to Consider Before Embracing the IIOT

Looking across industrial sectors worldwide, a relatively small percentage of companies are fully embracing the Industrial Internet of Things concept, but many have interest.
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The Industrial Internet of Things Transition Accelerates

A number of factors appear to be converging around an unstoppable momentum for the Industrial Internet of Things—and it will impact companies of all sizes.
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Information Flow and the Future of Manufacturing

Industry 4.0’s success depends on information being able to flow seamlessly around a manufacturing process and beyond.
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