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Oster-size it: How to Lean into daily improvement
Oster-size it: How to Lean into daily improvement

When speaking proudly of using Lean to achieve excellence, AJ Oster has a single, overarching message. The company is committed to being "one in the horizontal connection of purpose, process and people." Headquartered in Warwick, R.I., being "one" is quite a feat for North America's largest... Read More

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7 installation best practices to assure a reliable bolted joint
7 installation best practices to assure a reliable bolted joint

Bolted joints are many times ignored when it comes to ensuring long-term reliability of equipment. With most fastened joints, maintenance practices can be sloppy when the original design is good with... Read More

GAMS preview: A Vision of the Future, Part 1
GAMS preview: A Vision of the Future, Part 1

The 2016 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS), presented by CFE Media, will bring together experts from all areas of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to look at not just the... Read More

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Overcoming loop tuning challenges
Overcoming loop tuning challenges

For years, it was necessary to steady a process before tuning software could be applied successfully. Because most industrial processes exhibit some degree of oscillatory behavior, the steady-state... Read More

Start with the foundation
Start with the foundation

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Neither was it built without a foundation. Successful building design begins on the ground floor, where operations, growth, capacity and more are considered and weighed to... Read More

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Maintenance Strategies Digital Report
Strategic maintenance means understanding all the parts of your plant, understand what needs attention and when, and above all, how to make sure you take the machine down for maintenance on YOUR time, rather then when the machine wants to take itself down. This digital report features articles on achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance practices and benefits of a data-driven maintenance strategy.
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2017 NEC® and Machinery: How Code Changes Will Impact Procurement, Installation and Safety
Presenters Thomas Domitrovich and Derek Strittmatter will discuss new Code requirements, how they impact personnel safety and machinery installations, and some practical approaches to help achieve compliance. Eaton recommends referencing the 2017 NED for the complete requirements of each Code section. Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion. #StrugglingwithSCCR

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET.

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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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