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Improving robotics with model-based control
Improving robotics with model-based control

Dynamic modeling of robotic manipulators has been a known methodology in academic circles for many years. It commonly serves as a tool in robotics and engineering laboratories for research and development of humanoid robots and advanced control algorithms, motion simulations, and other academic pursuits. Dynamic... Read More

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American manufacturing in the spotlight
American manufacturing in the spotlight

American manufacturing is ready for its close-up on the world's largest industrial stage in Hannover, Germany. It leads the world in manufacturing output and helped lead the U.S. economy out of... Read More

Deferred maintenance and risk assessment: Technical analysis is critical to the process
Deferred maintenance and risk assessment: Technical analysis is critical to the process

With constant pressure to reduce maintenance costs as well as short-term budget constraints, asset managers are often compelled to continue operating aging assets while deferring maintenance and... Read More

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VAC-U-MAX Industrial Vacuum Cleaners: General Purpose, Specialty, Continuous Duty, and Central Systems
A worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of innovative vacuum cleaning equipment, VAC-U-MAX focuses on safer plant environments by addressing issues like chemical compatibility, flammability, and worker exposure to dusts. Learn more.
The changing paradigm for CMMS development
The changing paradigm for CMMS development

There's a great deal of pressure to use modern technology for coordinating logistics and overcoming business challenges— particularly in manufacturing, where processes can be complex and efficiency... Read More

Five reasons why manufacturers are embracing the IoT
Five reasons why manufacturers are embracing the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling manufacturers to be more efficient, productive, and profitable in the face of increased competition worldwide. There are five major reasons why... Read More

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Digital Edition
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 April issue covers the 2016 Hannover Messe Preview and U.S. manufacturing.
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IHS will host five market discussions featuring leading IHS and industry experts discussing the impact smart technologies are having on industrial market dynamics for various products and verticals, while highlighting opportunities for future growth. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
A Checkup on Your Electrical Safety Program
Presenter H. Landis "Lanny" Floyd will discuss the business case for engaging management and workers to support your program, review anticipated changes in the 2018 revision to NFPA70E, and explore the danger of an illusion of control that could undermine your electrical safety program.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Littelfuse
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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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Plant Engineering 2016 Maintenance Study
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Maintenance Study identified seven important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Sponsored by: ATS
Download the 2016 study.