Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement touted at Hannover Messe opening
Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement touted at Hannover Messe opening

Hannover, Germany—Get ready for TAFTA. With key U.S. industry representatives in the audience at the opening of the 2014 Hannover Messe, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, touted the importance of the proposed Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement as a key relationship to enhance global trade and economic... Read More

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Festo gets Hannover Messe hopping
Festo gets Hannover Messe hopping

The opening press tour at Hannover Messe each year allows the journalists to get a preview of the booths at the annual industrial trade event. While all of those tours show off great innovation,... Read More

What if some machines still use Microsoft Windows XP after support ends April 8?
What if some machines still use Microsoft Windows XP after support ends April 8?

Ask Control Engineering: Some machines I have still need to use Microsoft Windows XP after support ends on April 8, 2014. What can I do? A: After April 8, Microsoft support for... Read More

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Turning predictions into profits
Turning predictions into profits

We have evolved from capturing data to analyzing data to an era where data management is both the greatest challenge in manufacturing as well as its greatest opportunity. Plant Engineering discussed... Read More

PMI Index increase part of the spring thaw
PMI Index increase part of the spring thaw

Manufacturing continued its spring thaw in March, as the monthly PMI Report from the Institute of Supply Management showed an increase to 53.7%. That's up five-tenths of a point from the February... Read More

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