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Evaluate cleaning strategies to improve productivity
Evaluate cleaning strategies to improve productivity

In every type of manufacturing environment and industry, industrial equipment and parts need to be cleaned-from precision aerospace instruments to carburetors to equipment that manufactures pharmaceutical products-and the degree of cleanliness and how it's achieved varies widely. Today's industrial environment is... Read More

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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... Read More

Key changes to NFPA 13’s sprinkler system codes
Key changes to NFPA 13’s sprinkler system codes

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) updated the NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems. The majority of adjustments clarify issues contained in the previous versions.... Read More

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ISO 55000 Training
Design and develop and a draft asset management policy to pave the road for ISO 55000 compliance. Reserve your seat in the October 15-16 workshop. Seats are limited!
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Top 10 OSHA violations drop 28%
Top 10 OSHA violations drop 28%

Lockout/tagout violations were up, overall violations were down and, for the umpteenth year in a row, fall protection was the number one OSHA violation, according to the preliminary OSHA Top 10 list... Read More

STEM education for kids from underrepresented communities
STEM education for kids from underrepresented communities

9-year-old Melvin Slater, holding the "Pen Blaster" he created by using a one-dollar pen, tried to explain all the mechanical parts: the spring, the screw, and the rubber... Read More

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2014 Workforce Development Research
The 2014 Workforce Development 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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Boost efficiency up to 50% with effective planning and scheduling
The Maintenance Planning & Scheduling course will teach you best practices to increase equipment reliability and improve cost and availability of resources. Join us November 3-7!
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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

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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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Create the building blocks of operational stability
The Risk-Based Asset Management course steps you through creating a strategy for implementing a successful asset management program. Register now for November 4-6!
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