Thursday, August 4, 2016
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Fault detection and IIoT: an umbrella for the cloud
Fault detection and IIoT: an umbrella for the cloud

If you manage your company's national or global maintenance operations-let's say you manufacture umbrellas-each machine operating in your plant has multiple points of failure (symptoms) with multiple causes. The challenge is to manage the different manufacturing assets worldwide to improve production output, optimize... Read More

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Collaborative robots ready to take on a larger role
Collaborative robots ready to take on a larger role

Robots continue to offer big benefits for manufacturers, according to exhibitors at the upcoming Industrial Automation North America (IANA) 2016. The trade show, co-located at International... Read More

IIoT hinges on effective security
IIoT hinges on effective security

Manufacturing operations will embrace the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), but it will not be a sudden and jarring transformation, rather it will be a long evolutionary process. The catch is,... Read More

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Hillshire Brands Mobilizes Manufacturing Analytics to Improve Compliance, Reduce Waste
To meet new USDA food safety requirements and cut waste, Hillshire Brands, owned by Tyson Foods, deployed mobile FactoryTalk® VantagePoint® enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) software from Rockwell Automation. Managers on the floor or offsite experts are able to monitor production in the palm of their hand for improved decision making. Learn more.
Help with IIoT, digital manufacturing
Help with IIoT, digital manufacturing

Many organizations are offering to help with implementation of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrie 4.0, and digital manufacturing methods and technologies, in part because of the large... Read More

Microsoft, GE ready to collaborate on IIoT
Microsoft, GE ready to collaborate on IIoT

Two of the biggest names in business—and two of the companies most interested in growing their profile in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)—will collaborate on an industrial cloud platform.... Read More

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2017 System Integrator of the Year Call for Entries
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are looking for the best integrators in the automation business for the 11th System Integrator of the Year program. The chosen System Integrator of the Year winners will receive worldwide recognition from Control Engineering and Plant Engineering, and will be inducted into the System Integrator Hall of Fame.
New deadline: Aug. 12, 2016.
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Mitsubishi Electric’s e-F@ctory solution optimizes operations by connecting factory equipment with process management, quality control and other upstream information systems. No PCs, no programming, highly robust and secure. You wouldn’t believe the things we do. Learn more.
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System Integrator Giants
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2016 System Integrator Giants program. The System Integrator Giants program (SI Giants) lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in the CFE Media Global System Integrator Database, ranked solely on total system integration revenue.
Enter now.
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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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IIoT Digital Report
It's clear by now that the Industrial Internet of Things is a transformative manufacturing strategy that will improve operations, reduce cost and increase quality and safety. This digital report features articles on the building blocks of IIoT and optimizing electrical systems through IIoT.
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