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Summit Media Group Adds Director of Editorial Content for Healthcare Packaging

With the recent growing readership of Healthcare Packaging, its companion website and e-books, Summit Media Group has added its first full-time editor dedicated exclusively to the media brand, which c
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Data Virtualization Made Easier

Cisco launched a major update to its data virtualization platform that helps IT make data from all number of sources easier for manufacturing to get to.
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Schneider Electric Transforms Its Software Project Services

Following Schneider Electric’s acquisition of Invensys, the company’s software project services organization has been boosted to deliver better support and customer value.
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Simio production schedule Gantt color codes show the odds for hitting key performance indicators related to date, cost, yield, etc.
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As Schneider Electric Software Partnerships Grow, Customers Win

Conference gives Schneider Electric software partners a deep dive into products and solutions; new partner Simio adds model-based scheduling to MES.
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Schneider Electric to Name Winners of Software OPEN Contest

Continuing a tradition started by Wonderware in 1998, attendees at Schneider Electric’s 2014 Software Global Customer Conference in Orlando, Fla., will hear the results of a competition honoring innov
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Software Updates from Schneider Electric Underscore Game-Changing Approach

Major wave of new software packages extend customer value and strengthen functionality.
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Industrial Internet Needs Better Integration

Although the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is taking hold quickly, more needs to be done to integrate physical and digital worlds and build better use cases to take advantage of a $32 trillion
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ProSys and Mynah Partner on Operator Training

The partnership will combine simulation software with alarm management to help improve operator training for process industries.
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A Plan to Future Proof Automation Software
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A Plan to Future Proof Automation Software

At its second annual user group conference, Inductive Automation explains the need to rethink your SCADA and MES applications to future proof your production operations and your business.
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Summit Media Group Adds Director of Research & Custom Media

As those who follow the media and magazine biz know, custom content has been a noteworthy growth area for both consumer and business titles, with publishers such as Meredith Co., Time Inc., and The Wa
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ABB joins UN climate initiative
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ABB Joins United Nations Initiative to Promote Sustainable Energy

The global power and automation company will provide expertise on energy efficient technologies, including motors and transformers
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Schneider Electric Introduces Unified Supply Chain Management Software for Refineries

SimSci Spiral Suite offers new cross-boundary workflows and creates instant collaboration across the full hydrocarbon supply chain to unlock profitability.
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AutomationDirect has funded local robotics teams in Forsyth County and surrounding area for nine years.
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AutomationDirect Named Award Finalist for Supporting STEM Education in Georgia

Winners in all eight categories of the competition were to be officially honored at The 3rd Annual STEM Education Awards event held in Savannah, Ga. late September.
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PMMI To Buy Summit Media Group

The association responsible for the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows is the new parent company of the print and online media company responsible for the Automation World, Packaging World, Healthcare
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Schneider Electric Opens New North American Headquarters
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Schneider Electric Opens New North American Headquarters

Less than a year after its acquisition of Invensys, Schneider Electric debuts its new R&D center and North American headquarters to showcase the company’s expanded vision and market approach.
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Device Networks Cooperate to Make Smart Instruments Smarter

Soon to be released, Field Device Integration (FDI) will actually help EDDL-based bus users just get more information out of their field instruments in a more streamlined way.
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Fieldbus Foundation and HART Communication Foundation Merge into FieldComm Group 


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Fieldbus Foundation and HART Communication Foundation Merge into FieldComm Group 



Merger discussions between the two groups have been finalized, promising to bring two separate industrial automation communication technologies into a single, unified body.
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