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Petrochemical Expansion Gets Help From Honeywell Control Upgrade

Qatar Fuel Additives will use the integrated control and safety system to reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies in its methanol and MTBE production.
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Peter Schluter, former CEO of Lab-Volt (left) and Dr. Nader Imani, CEO of Festo Didactic
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Technical Education: Festo Didactic Acquires Lab-Volt

The merger promises that educational institutions and industrial companies around the world will see new offerings in multimedia education programs in the electronics, electrical and mechanical engine
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Cut Manufacturing Costs with Business Intelligence

Cost Insight extends aPriori’s enterprise product cost management platform to provide actionable, role-based views to help manufacturing and other organization members see cost saving opportunities ea
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ETG representative Florian Häfele (right) awarded the first official North American conformance certificate to Watlow's Stan Breitlow.
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North American EtherCAT Test Center Issues First Conformance Test Certificate

The RMZ temperature controller from Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company (http://www.watlow.com), is the first EtherCAT device to pass conformance testing in the newly-opened North American EtherCAT
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Rockwell Automation Safety Automation Builder software
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Safety System Design Tool Released in 16 New Languages

Rockwell Automation’s free Safety Automation Builder software tool helps simplify multi-language safety projects by automatically translating design files.
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Remote Operations Supported by Fieldbus Foundation Enhancements

New technical specification for the Foundation fieldbus network protocol improve remote operations management capabilities.
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Yokogawa: Single-Loop Controllers

YS1000 Series single-loop controllers have been enhanced with a new TFT LCD with improved display characteristics and a design that facilitates easy maintenance.
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Model SD-1 GP smart transmitter/gas detector
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Riken Keiki Joins ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

Maker of gas detection and monitoring supports ISA100 wireless networking standard.
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Actuator Design Revisited
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Actuator Design Revisited

Festo revises its approach to actuator control valves to create new product designs that are 50 percent smaller than comparable actuators.
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Ian Wong explains National Instruments' advanced wireless research platform
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National Instruments, Nokia Work Toward 5G Wireless

As an outgrowth of its RF/Communications Lead User program, NI is working with Nokia’s Networks business to collaborate on advanced research related to fifth-generation (5G) wireless technologies.
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Functional Safety Microcontroller
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Functional Safety Microcontroller

New MCUs from Texas Instruments are designed to help automation system developers more easily address IEC 61508 functional safety requirements in PLCs, drives and motors.
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Automation World to Host Gateway to  CSIA’s Industrial Automation Exchange
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Automation World to Host Gateway to CSIA’s Industrial Automation Exchange

CSIA's Industrial Automation Exchange is designed to connect the discrete manufacturing and process industries to control system integrators and suppliers.
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Crowd-Sourced Design and Engineering
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Crowd-Sourced Design and Engineering

A new partnership between GE and Local Motors focuses on a manufacturing model that pairs co-creation and micromanufacturing to develop and bring to market new GE Appliances.
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The Automation Conference 2014
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Speakers, Sponsors, Attendees Mingle at The Automation Conference 2014

More than 230 automation professionals from packaging, oil and gas, municipal water/wastewater, beer and wine, aerospace, automotive and more gathered at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare May 20-21 to netwo
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Split Network Provides Flexibility and Security

At The Automation Conference 2014, David Mattes presented a network solution developed to solve manufacturing issues at Boeing, but later commercialized to industry.
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Industrial Ethernet Drivers and Growth Rates Revealed
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Industrial Ethernet Drivers and Growth Rates Revealed

A new report from TechNavio points out the principal business issues driving increased adoption of Ethernet across industry, how much it is expected to grow over the next four years, and who the domin
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Safety Experts Espouse the Integrated Network

Though audience members at The Automation Conference expressed concern about integrating safety onto the main control network, panelists insisted that there were several benefits, including simplified
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