Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started
IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has progressed from dream to hype to reality. Today, the basic deployment scenarios of the IIoT solutions we implement for our end user manufacturing customers include: Greenfield deployments, which are primarily found in "smart" solutions related to advanced... Read More

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Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider
Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider

Organizations go through significant evolutions in many areas of their businesses. The technical challenges in managing risks around workplace safety are similar in many respects to other parts of... Read More

Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency
Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency

Although most households use electricity on an ongoing basis, the industrial sector consumes the majority of the electricity used in the United States. Any industrial facility has the potential for... Read More

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PMI hits another high note in January
PMI hits another high note in January

With new orders and production levels at a two-year high, the Institute for Supply Management's purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) jumped another 1.5 percentage points in January to 56%, its... Read More

Four predictions for manufacturing technology in 2017
Four predictions for manufacturing technology in 2017

As 2017 kicks off, one thing is certain for manufacturers: access to meaningful and actionable data will play a big role in achieving success this year. In 2017 the migration to cloud technology,... 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 December issue includes stories on the 2016 Top Plant recipient and best practices for building on manufacturing's progress.
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Upcoming Webcast
Maintenance as a Profit Center: Using Data to Drive Improvements
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one clear path to achieve this goal.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 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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