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Reaping the rewards of data-driven efficiency
Reaping the rewards of data-driven efficiency

With surprising swiftness, the era of big data analytics has reached the manufacturing domain, ushering in unprecedented advances in how facilities are managed to optimize energy usage and operational results. Leading manufacturers, for example, are already leveraging big data to slash facility-wide energy use,... Read More

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Of control design, motor measurement, and trains
Of control design, motor measurement, and trains

The cover story in this issue of AppliedAutomation covers an issue that control engineers have had to deal with for as long as there have been automatically controlled systems. How much to centralize... Read More

Schneider Electric to acquire InStep Software
Schneider Electric to acquire InStep Software

At its 2014 Software Global Customer Conference in Orlando, Schneider Electric announced its intent to purchase InStep Software, a Chicago-based performance management software company. In a press... Read More

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Electronic motion control, then and now
Electronic motion control, then and now

Once upon a time, motion control was largely hardware based. Bulky, proprietary controllers with slow performance compared to that of today were the available offerings. It was a time of magnetic or... Read More

The importance of machine documentation
The importance of machine documentation

Automated machinery can be very complex and cost millions of dollars. When it breaks down seconds can count... lost production affects the bottom line and can lead to lost customers when deadlines... Read More

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2014 Workforce Development Study
This year's study asked key questions on the causes and effects of the lack of a skilled workforce in the U.S., what manufacturing plants are doing to combat this issue, and how facilities are establishing a positive relationship with their communities.
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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

Sponsored by: Siemens
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Software designed to monitor asset health, operations
Software designed to monitor asset health, operations

The NI InsightCM Enterprise by National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) is a software solution that... Read More

Door vending solution
Door vending solution

The TX750 feature's a flexible, rolling dual-tambour-style door that dispenses square boxes and... Read More

Integral volume booster valve accessory
Integral volume booster valve accessory

The Integral Volume Booster accessory for the Sipart PS2 electro-pneumatic valve positioner is... Read More

Modular wiring solution for process automation
Modular wiring solution for process automation

Turck's powerfast is a modular wiring solution for process automation connectivity products are UL... Read More

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