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PRM is a software package that is capable of centrally managing large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices and manufacturing equipment, thereby allowing their status to be monitored and diagnosed online. With the latest version self-diagnostic information is now displayed in a more intuitive, easy-to-understand format based on the NAMUR...
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Yokogawa: Plant Asset Management Software

Version R3.12 of Plant Resource Manager (PRM) has an intuitive, easy-to-understand display and enhanced network functionality.
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Thomas & Betts: SWA/SWB Cable Glands Reduce Explosion Risk

The Kopex-Ex SWA/SWB Cable Glands are designed to terminate steel wire armored (SWA) and steel wire braid (SWB) cable for control, instrumentation, power and telecommunications.
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Fluid Components International: Mass Air/Gas Flow Meter

The ST100 is now remote mountable for hazardous locations.
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Mobile Historian SDK
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Invensys Operations Management: Industrial Mobile Workforce Software Development Kit Enhanced

Invensys Operations Management has released the latest version of its Wonderware IntelaTrac mobility solution, including an Extensibility Software Development Kit (SDK).
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Omega Engineering: Low Flow Air/Gas/Liquid Heaters

AHPF series heaters are used to heat low flows of air, gas, water or aqueous solutions with air/gas flow up to 15 CFM and air/gas out temperature up to 430 degrees C (800 degrees F).
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GE Software Powers IIT Wind Energy Research

Goal of project is to illustrate how advanced and automated predictive diagnostics can improve the availability, reliability and cost performance of wind power generation.
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Phoenix Contact Joins ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced that Phoenix Contact has joined the group as a supplier member, supporting development of products compatible with the ISA100.11a standard.
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Reliability Pays Big Dividends

The global process industries lose $20 billion, or five percent of annual production, due to unscheduled downtime and poor quality.
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Renewegy engineer Greg Aykens was on hand for the raising of the Wago turbine. Renewegy specified WAGO's IP67-grade 756 Series c

Wago Wind Power Support Reaches New Heights

At its North American headquarters, Wago installs a 20kW Renewegy wind turbine system, which includes its connectors and other components and supports active energy management.
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Eric Byres, Chief Technology Officer and VP Engineering, Byres Security Inc.

Security: Belden Acquires Canadian-Based Byres Security

Belden Inc. has acquired Byres Security Inc. today. Belden is one of several companies that has been filling out its portfolio by making smaller, strategic acquisitions.
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Boeing, Siemens Form Strategic Energy Alliance

The partnership is centered around development of secure microgrid energy management applications for the Department of Defense.
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The State of Manufacturing in the Current Economy

At the beginning of 2011, manufacturing numbers were positive. But then the economy started showing signs of uncertainty.
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eBay Uses GE Solution for Data Center Critical Uptime

eBay's Topaz data center uses GE Quad PAC Redundancy Control Solution for mission critical uptime requirement, reduced power consumption.
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Automation World survey respondents indicate that nearly 80% of them will own a tablet PC by mid 2012. Source: Summit Media Grou

iPads and Automation

Apps are springing up for all kinds of automation uses, ranging from remote monitoring to test and measurement.
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Succeeding Through Indirect Procurement Outsourcing

In tough economic times, industrial manufacturers often reduce costs in areas such as indirect procurement to quickly gain major, sustainable savings. 
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National Instruments Touts Innovation at NI Week

Among the latest examples are the most recent version of the company’s flagship LabView product line, as well as a foray into wireless sensor networking
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Automation Team: Becoming A Must-Have Application

The core concept of Automation World is the “automation team.”
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Financial Help for Automation Professionals

As the recession takes its toll on the manufacturing industries, various organizations are stepping up to provide aid or services to unemployed or financially strapped engineers.
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Emerson Acquisition Broadens Machinery Monitoring Expertise

The deal to acquire Germany-based epro expands Emerson’s portfolio in online machinery prediction and protection.
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John Cusimano, Director of Security Services, exida

Safety Specialist exida Bulks Up on Cyber Security Services

Industrial safety and cyber security are moving closer together, as evidenced by two recent deals announced by exida, a safety certification and services firm.
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