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On the Edge
The Portable Plant
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The Portable Plant

Pfizer, GEA Pharma Systems, and G-CON Manufacturing unveil a modular manufacturing prototype that runs continuously and can quickly deliver customized quantities of drugs.
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Siemens Expands Analytical Operations in Houston

Going after a growing downstream oil and gas industry, Siemens Analytical Products and Solutions has increased its operation capacity by 50 percent by moving to a new facility and optimizing productio
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day One

A brief look at two of the many exhibits visited on our first day at Hannover Fair 2015.
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day Two

In this video three exhibits are highlighted: Eaton’s XV300 multi-touch HMI/PLC device; Harting’s RFID-enabled, automated custom connector assembly workcell; and Siemens’ Industry 4.0 digitization showcase, illustrating hardware and software applications in continuous process, packaging, and automot
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Microsoft Making Noise in Manufacturing Again
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Microsoft Making Noise in Manufacturing Again

After years of more quietly operating with its industrial production software partners, Microsoft is becoming more visible in manufacturing through real world Internet of Things applications.
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Kellogg’s Quest for Manufacturing Innovation
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Kellogg’s Quest for Manufacturing Innovation

The company’s Integrated Project Delivery system is a methodology for achieving continuous process improvement in developed and emerging markets.
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Business Opportunities for Linear and Torque Motors

While local suppliers tend to dominate in Japan and Korea, the market in China has been open to international diversity, but Chinese suppliers are beginning to get a stronger hold.
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Manufacturing Trends and the MES Connection
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Manufacturing Trends and the MES Connection

Improve your decision making and efficiency by coordinating transformative technologies to work together, rather than considering them unrelated to each other.
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 A Flexible Assembly Line
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A Flexible Assembly Line

Ubisense introduces software that virtualizes fixed workstations, enabling automotive manufacturers to reduce the cost of complexity associated with mass customization.
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SCADA Attacks Double in 2014

Dell Security’s annual threat report shows not only a significant surge in the number of attacks on retail credit card systems, but industrial SCADA systems as well, which are much more likely to go unreported.
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4 Considerations for a Successful Mobile Manufacturing Strategy

Pay attention to platform, device, security and reliability factors as you make your move into mobile manufacturing.
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Going Beyond MES/MOM to Smart Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing combines agility and responsiveness, the digital factory and knowledge workers to optimize processes.
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Multifilm’s large, high-volume flexographic and extruding machines produce piece-wraps and high-barrier laminates for the snack,
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Maintenance Software Enhances Predictive Routines

A computerized maintenance management system is helping a packaging film supplier meet stringent food and beverage industry reporting requirements and further its continuous improvement.
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