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Automatic Down Time Tracking & Real-Time Reporting
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Automatic Down Time Tracking & Real-Time Reporting

Virtual Presentation: Using a real-time tracking system to replace paper-based systems, Bush Brothers discovers major packaging line benefits.
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Surge in Conveyance Innovation
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Surge in Conveyance Innovation

Following years of innovation in automation component advances, a number of recent announcements in conveyance systems highlights how new automation technologies are spreading throughout all aspects of the manufacturing process.
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Mining Machine Maker Improves Productivity with SAP MII

Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (MII) gave Joy Global more visibility into its production process, boosting productivity by 10 percent at its pilot plant.
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The Value of Real-Time Information
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How Real Time Information Can Save Money and Boost Efficiency

Too many companies still rely on data gathered from the last shift, last day, last week or last month to make decisions. Identifying problems in real time saves real money.
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The Motion Control to Machinery Production Connection
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The Motion Control to Machinery Production Connection

Did you know that annual growth in the motion-control market shows a strong linear correlation with machinery production growth?
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Data Visibility Increases Pastry Maker's Production
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Data Visibility Increases Pastry Maker's Production

Using technology to automate specific manual production processes and gain insight into production data, Country Maid was able to double its production capacity to meet demand.
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An augmented reality view of a bottling line. Source: iQuest Inc.
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Augmented Reality for Industry—Without the Glasses

An equipment-specific document management and retrieval app combines OPC-based real-time data and off-the-shelf Apple hardware to allow wireless access to text and video-based repair/restart instructions, so operators and maintenance engineers can keep downtime to a minimum.
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Achieving Operational Excellence through Consistent and Repeatable Plant Operations

With Work Process Management, organizations can drive the right actions at the right time, every day – from common tasks to corrective action on out-of-spec events and critical emergencies. Work Process Management can close the loop on industrial operations to minimize errors and risk, reduce waste, and ensure compliance. By digitizing procedures, companies guide operators, track actions and events for reporting, and empower workers to do more with less.
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5 Steps for a Successful MOM Implementation

Manufacturing operations management (MOM) is a software category that has already proven to help companies better monitor and integrate disparate business and manufacturing activities, and has facilit
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The Setpoint
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Manage Change or Drive Change?

If you don’t drive change, then someone else will roil the waters, send waves right over your boat, and leave you to sink.
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