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PMI rebounds to 52.8% in May
PMI rebounds to 52.8% in May

The Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for May climbed 1.3 percentage points to 52.8% as industry experts saw signs of strengthening in the manufacturing sector. It is the first time the index has shown positive growth since October 2014. The index had fallen to a 12-month low... Read More

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A new face for manufacturing
A new face for manufacturing

Women in Manufacturing (WiM) began as a networking group within the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA). Today, WiM is its own national trade organization and plans to call attention to the role... Read More

12 ways to find time for maintenance
12 ways to find time for maintenance

As a maintenance planning and scheduling professional, I am often asked how to schedule maintenance activities when production is 24/7 or 24/6. An important question is whether the 24/7 operation is... Read More

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Technology helps deliver a smoother handoff
Technology helps deliver a smoother handoff

The emergence of 3D CAD systems has turned operational design into a multicolored, multidimensional landscape. It also requires a new approach to both supporting this new technology and integrating... Read More

Helping operators navigate the new operational landscape
Helping operators navigate the new operational landscape

Technology such as document management, CAD visualization, engineering data warehouses, and Web-based collaboration solutions are all helping to make the handoff process more effective. Ultimately,... Read More

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Upcoming Webcast: "Arc Flash University: NFPA 70E PPE Challenges and Solutions"
Presenter Hugh Hoagland will explore the special questions that come up when manufacturers look to implement or revise their NFPA 70E program to meet the new 2015 version of the standard.

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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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