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ISO standard used to improve machining efficiency
ISO standard used to improve machining efficiency

Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) systems have provided a challenge for machining processes because there isn't a simple way for end-users to communicate high-level process information from different CAM systems to cutter manufacturers. Presenters Jim Kosmala from Okuma and David Odendahl from Boeing explained how... Read More

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Human-friendly dual arm robot designed for collaboration
Human-friendly dual arm robot designed for collaboration

ABB's YuMi is a human-friendly dual arm robot designed for areas where people and robots work hand-in-hand on the same tasks like small parts assembly. YuMi is short for "you and... Read More

Measuring the right stuff in your Lean organization: why a fresh look makes sense
Measuring the right stuff in your Lean organization: why a fresh look makes sense

You've got senior leadership commitment to long-term lean success, and you're refining and rolling out continuous improvement strategies. Meanwhile, you're striving to build organization-wide... Read More

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10 questions for successful shutdown managers
10 questions for successful shutdown managers

It may be hard to believe, but the success or failure of your shutdown (outage, turnaround) is determined long before you shut down the equipment and begin the event. While many treat the shutdown as... Read More

5 tips for improved coaching skills
5 tips for improved coaching skills

Over the course of numerous engagements with clients, I see leaders at all levels of the organization struggle with successfully coaching employees. To become an effective leader, you must be an... Read More

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Optimizing Motor, Drives and Gearbox Systems to Ensure Best Performance and Total Cost of Ownership
Presenter William Finley from Siemens will explain that with modern industrial systems, there is a large advantage in total cost of ownership when driven equipment, adjustable frequency drives (AFD), motors, and gearboxes are matched and driven at ratings appropriate for these components.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Meshing process safety management with total productive maintenance
Meshing process safety management with total productive maintenance

In this last section on the Process Safety Management-National Emphasis Program (PSM-NEP), we will... Read More

How PSM-NEP applies to non-chemical plants
How PSM-NEP applies to non-chemical plants

Process Safety Management, specifically the National Emphasis Program (PSM-NEP) might be terms and... Read More

Where to start? Building a world class MRO process
Where to start? Building a world class MRO process

In practice, it’s easier to ‘build’ a world class MRO process from one that is mature and... Read More

CMMS Horror Stories: Five reasons a CMMS implementation can fail
CMMS Horror Stories: Five reasons a CMMS implementation can fail

As much as some CMMS vendors don’t like to admit it, not every CMMS implementation has been a... Read More

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