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Delivering data from the plant floor
Delivering data from the plant floor

With the ubiquity of cloud technology, improved analytics, and increased mobility driving productivity throughout manufacturing industries, the digital revolution has enhanced older processes and provided a new perspective for industrial operations. The digital revolution offers groundbreaking ways to take operational... 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

Current industry challenges and expectations of an automation partner
Current industry challenges and expectations of an automation partner

At the 2014 Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition, the theme is “harness the future of innovation." In order to do that, presenter Simon Lam showed how far industrial automation... Read More

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Understanding the Psychrometric Chart helps you understand humidity
The psychrometric chart is a great tool to help you understand humidity. Understanding humidity helps you make a more reliable, repeatable and accurate measurement. Click here to download your very own psychrometric chart. Print it put it on your wall and share with your team. Better humidity measurements guaranteed!
Evolution of the control system integration industry
Evolution of the control system integration industry

The system integration (SI) industry as we know it today is about 30 years old. It began as companies changed the structure of their internal engineering departments as the nature of plant... Read More

Migrating toward enterprise information systems
Migrating toward enterprise information systems

Using a maturity model provides advice to assist a business owner moving processes and software from Level 0 (paper-based systems or homegrown systems) of the model to Level 1 (focused data systems).... Read More

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Product of the Year
The 2014 Product of the Year program is now accepting nominations! See which products are named finalists in the November 2014 issue of Plant Engineering. ENTRY FORM EXTENDED TO: FRIDAY SEPT. 19, 2014
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Plant Engineering Top Plant Program
The 2014 Top Plant Award will be featured in the December 2014 issue of Plant Engineering and will be formally honored at the 2015 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner.
Nomination deadline extended: FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014.
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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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Tow tractor automated lift truck
Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck is designed to automate horizontal towing... Read More

IoT gateway and edge processing device
IoT gateway and edge processing device

The Zen IoT is a gateway and edge processing device that is designed to enable discrete... Read More

Remote switch actuator
Remote switch actuator

The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin... Read More

Variable volume pump
Variable volume pump

The variable volume pump is part of the 220 Series of rotary piston pumps. The 220TV pump... Read More

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