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Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption
Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption

Energy costs typically account for 30% of a facility's operating budget. That means nearly a third of all the money you funnel into your plant goes straight to the utility bill. We already know about the popularity of green building and sustainable practices, but is it possible to go too green? In short, yes.... Read More

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Five tips to prevent bearing problems
Five tips to prevent bearing problems

Healthy ball bearings are one of the most important details for preventing potential disaster in a manufacturing facility. With proper maintenance and care, ball bearings last for a long time. It is... Read More

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Robots' influence growing in the food, packaging industries
Robots' influence growing in the food, packaging industries

The global food industry represents nearly $8 trillion of the world's GDP, according to Plunket Research. However, labor shortages, worker safety, and foodborne illnesses are a constant challenge... Read More

Safety instrumented systems: Applying measurement best practices
Safety instrumented systems: Applying measurement best practices

Designers and operators of safety instrumented systems (SIS) in hydrocarbon processing industries can benefit from a variety of new technologies related to design, diversity, and diagnostics.... Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The January/February issue includes stories on 2016 Salary Survey and how the IIoT has evolved.
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Maintenance as a Profit Center: Using Data to Drive Improvements
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one clear path to achieve this goal. Join Plant Engineering to discuss the latest strategies around the effective use of data to drive prescriptive maintenance.

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: FLIR, Life Cycle Engineering, Lubriplate, National Instruments, Pruftechnik
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Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier
Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier

Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec, a unit that combines a Servopack servo amplifier with a one-axis motion... Read More

Mobile robot series for material transportation applications
Mobile robot series for material transportation applications

Mobile Industrial Robots' MiR 200 is a mobile robot designed to quickly and... Read More

Modular access system
Modular access system

Wildeck's LadderLink modular access system that provides an affordable and rugged framework of five... Read More

Limit switches for rugged industrial environments
Limit switches for rugged industrial environments

AutomationDirect's F25 Series NEMA limit switches are NEMA 3, 3S, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 13, and IP67 rated... Read More

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