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The two will collaborate on integrating their respective DCS and MES offerings, bringing together control and production workflow for pharmaceutical companies.
Closing out the Wonderware 2015 Conference, Ravi Gopinath addressed the proposed merger of the company’s software assets with Aveva, assuring customers that it’s all good.
Inductive Automation rolls out a new version of Ignition software with enhanced reporting and enterprise administrative tools. Plus, the company charts a course to further support analytics, the Internet of Things and its customers.
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The latest version of Schneider Electric’s Wonderware Intelligence software helps customers make faster, more advanced queries on their industrial Big Data.
In partnership with one of its top distributors, Bosch Rexroth held an open house to help customers get a better handle on its vision of the Smart Factory.
YuMi, ABB’s collaborative dual-arm robot, will make its first North American appearance at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas.
PMMI, Koelnmesse and IDFA join forces to offer a new North American food and beverage processing event at Chicago’s McCormick Place in Spring 2017
The Platinum Series CN32PT, CN16PT, CN8PT microprocessor-based PID controllers from Omega Engineering offer flexibility in process measurement.
The government agency emphasizes the prevention of foodborne illness—holding food manufacturers more accountable.
GlaxoSmithKline has selected Siemens as a strategic partner providing technology for manufacturing and R&D sites worldwide.
The Industrial Internet Consortium launches an asset efficiency testbed and Georgia Tech announces the founding members of its Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies.
Predixion Software is coupling its cloud-based advanced analytics software with Wind River’s cloud-based IoT platform to enable real-time data analytics where decisions can be made quickly.
GE Intelligent Platform’s CR11 single board computers have been deployed on the International Space Station as part of the European Space Agency’s continuing experiments.
Taking its control system/control room collaboration to the next level, ABB has bought up the remaining shares of CGM, a Swedish company specializing in control room design.
In an industry whose remote locations call for wireless communications, cellular- and satellite-connected devices are expected to grow to 1.25 million by 2019, Berg Insight says.
GE and Infor release new and upgraded cloud-based applications for the manufacturing and processing industries.
The new Open-SCS working group is developing an industrial standard for healthcare packaging serialization which will enable interoperability across plant and supply chain systems.
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