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IBM Cloud Network Connects Indian Automotive Industry

IBM Cloud Network Connects India's Automotive Industry

The AutoDX cloud-based exchange is designed to standardize and automate transactions throughout India’s automotive supply chain.
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Digitizing Complex Discrete Manufacturing Processes

Complex discrete manufacturers today are part of multi-faceted, fast-moving supply chains, with the production of distinct items in an increasingly global and competitive environment. Orchestrating the movement of parts and components around the world is an intricate process, especially as constant change becomes the norm.
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Manufacturing Equipment Failure
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Is Equipment Failure Your Biggest Problem?

A new survey indicates that equipment failure is the biggest threat facing manufacturers on a global basis. Do you agree?
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Enterprise Recipe Management Improves Pharma Processing
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How Enterprise Recipe Management Can Improve Pharma Processing

ERM improves communications about batch processing by taking ISA-88 recipe standards and extending them to the enterprise via ISA-95 material, equipment and personnel standards.
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Barcodes and RFID: On the Same Team

Years ago, when barcode technology and radio-frequency identification (RFID) were first finding a footing in industrial applications, observers would often see the process as a kind of horserace.
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Do You Know Where Your Inventories Are?

It’s 2013, and it’s more important than ever to keep track of where your materials came from and where your work-in-process is going.
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CM Process Solutions ET 75 sanitizer
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Contaminant-Free Food Processing Starts at the Dock Door

Not all food processors realize that contaminated containers entering the plant could be exposing their products to possible pathogens. Some are opting to sanitize their containers, and the buggies and totes that transport them, with automated systems.
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Food bin sanitizing equipment from CM Process Solutions
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Container Sanitization Systems as Part of the Food Safety Mix

Most plants employ sophisticated washing and sanitizing equipment to ensure that pathogens do not travel via containers from the back of the plant to the food preparation areas.
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Demo Shows PLC, RFID, Profinet, and Variable Frequency Drive Technology
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Demo Shows PLC, RFID, Profinet, and Variable Frequency Drive Technology

Conveyor picking and delivery, conveyor replenishment and new product spotlight: Simogear geared motor delivers 96% mechanical efficiency, NEMA class, for conveyor applications.
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PLR Camera for Robotic De-racking Applications From Sick
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PLR Camera for Robotic De-racking Applications From Sick

Racks get bent and parts don’t always sit in the same place. This robot uses 2-D and 3-D camera to update its position for accurate picking of parts–-self-contained unit, no PC required, web-based interface can be set up and monitored from an HMI on the factory floor.
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