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A return to apprenticeships delivers skilled workers to Pratt & Whitney
A return to apprenticeships delivers skilled workers to Pratt & Whitney

As aircraft-engine maker Pratt & Whitney looks to ramp-up engine production to a level that the company hasn't seen in decades, it has committed significant resources to modernizing its manufacturing processes and expanding its assembly and supply chain operations. Partnering with local community colleges to... Read More

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How Ethernet networks can add health, visibility to industrial applications
How Ethernet networks can add health, visibility to industrial applications

As Ethernet continues to upgrade for industrial networks, companies also seek to deepen the integration between industrial automation systems and enterprise applications. What efficiencies can... Read More

2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40
2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40

With the future of manufacturing heavily relying on the younger workforce, Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are honored to present the 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40. These 30 individuals... Read More

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Better training leads to a stronger workforce
Better training leads to a stronger workforce

"A rising tide lifts all boats." That quote typically is ascribed to John F. Kennedy back in the 1960s, when my metalworking involvement consisted of playing on the jungle gym at the school... Read More

Protecting network assets for improved cyber security
Protecting network assets for improved cyber security

In today's "new normal" environment, advanced persistent threats (APTs) are designed to target the control systems of critical infrastructure with frequency and ease. The motivations range... Read More

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Plant Engineering 2015 Maintenance Study
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2015 Maintenance Study identified nine important high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today.
Download the 2015 study.
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Improve Your Plant's Electrical Reliability
Learn to diagnose ALL electric motor system issues in your plant! Seminar covers theory, new technology and practical field applications for Predictive Maintenance schedule implementation. View seminar dates and locations.
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Motor and Drive System Considerations to Ensure Maximum Performance, Increase Reliability and Extend Product Life
Presenter William R. Finley will provide information about what kind of special application conditions need to be known and understood, to ensure the components will perform well in the application and/or work together as a system; and how to achieve the best performance and system reliability.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Siemens
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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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