Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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Take charge of your energy bills
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By now, most manufacturing managers fully understand the business case for conserving energy in the production process. However, many still struggle with finding the right energy-conservation strategies. The biggest challenge continues to be striking the proper balance between the twin corporate mandates of cutting... Read More

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Digital edition of National Electrical Code available
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released the 2014 National Electrical Code in digital format. It is available in PDF and through the National Fire Codes Subscription... Read More

Turck: Better measurement helps clarify operational goals
Turck: Better measurement helps clarify operational goals

After 27 years in manufacturing, Chris Kafer has seen a great deal of change. As Turck Inc.’s director of operations, Kafer now must help move the company’s processes forward. He spoke of those... Read More

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Indiana tops in manufacturing impact on state's economy
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A new report details the top 10 states for manufacturing by percentage of the state’s overall GDP. The list is fairly evenly split between the Southeast and the traditional Rust Belt... Read More

Subsurface fatigue can lead to bearing failure
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The health of bearings is integral to the overall health of machines and to the overall health of a plant. Bearings can be seen as the “sacrificial lambs” of a rotating machine. For many machines,... Read More

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Active RFID System Shatters Productivity Problems for a Glass Manufacturer
Glass manufacturer Viracon has to keep track of up to 60,000 unique orders through a process that takes up to 30 steps. Its barcode system was contributing to inefficiencies throughout its manufacturing process.

Learn how Viracon’s switch to active RFID technology used the plant’s existing Wi-Fi to manage more than 5,000 WIP carriers in a 500,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT

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Indexing conveyor oven
Indexing conveyor oven

The DTI-1213 indexing conveyor oven enables Davron's customer to process a part in a cycle time of... Read More

Computer gateways
Computer gateways

ProSoft Technology's PLX30 gateways feature two independent ports that let each protocol... Read More

Eight-channel thermocouple conditioner
Eight-channel thermocouple conditioner

The Sensor Connection has expanded its line of measurement and control instrumentation with the... Read More

Right-angle servo gear reducers
Right-angle servo gear reducers

AutomationDirect has extended its SureGear line of precision servo gearboxes to include right-angle... Read More

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