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The path to prescriptive maintenance
The path to prescriptive maintenance

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will bring many benefits as it evolves and advances in the coming years. But today many companies worry about their readiness and feel overwhelmed thinking about the expense of preparations, particularly those organizations that are still moving from reactive and preventive to... Read More

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Three pillars to a reliability program
Three pillars to a reliability program

As many maintenance managers are aware, starting a reliability program can be very tough. What many people don't think about is that sustaining a reliability program can be even tougher. From a... Read More

Embracing IIoT's potential for maintenance
Embracing IIoT's potential for maintenance

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and the concept of IIoT for Maintenance are popular buzzwords in the maintenance world today. But what do they mean, and how can these concepts benefit... Read More

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RIP, HMI: Everything now is an interface
RIP, HMI: Everything now is an interface

HANNOVER, GERMANY: Farewell, HMI, and thanks for everything. The human-machine interface (HMI) has had a long and storied history in manufacturing, and its use as a simple way to manage and... Read More

Manufacturers still not embracing IIoT
Manufacturers still not embracing IIoT

Technology was everywhere at Hannover Messe 2017, but there still is a gap between the creation of the next generation of manufacturing production and its actual use on the plant floor. That was... 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 includes stories on plugged into safety and the 2016 Product of the Year winners.
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Upcoming Webcast
Energy Management and Safety: A team approach
For some, energy management is seen as an economic issue, and energy safety is a personnel issue. Experienced plant managers know the two are intrinsically related. The May 18 Plant Engineering Webcast will look at how energy management and energy safety are connected, and how both strategies may change in light of the upcoming updates to the NFPA 70E electrical safety standard.

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Sponsored by: Starline
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Rotary screw air compressor
Rotary screw air compressor

The CSG-2 SFC, DSG-2 SFC, and FSG-2 SFC variable speed, oil-free air compressors are available from... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

AutomationDirect has added a line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol.... Read More

Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing
Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing

Bionomic Industries' series 6500 jet venturi scrubber offers improvements in operating... Read More

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting
Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 metric size steel or stainless steel spring cotter pins. The GN 1024 spring cotter... Read More

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IIoT: Machines, Equipment & Asset Management Digital Report
Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies. These include easier real-time sensor data access via tablets, PC-based control, data analytics, smarter machines, cybersecurity, how to get data more easily from maintenance software, human machine interfaces and controllers, along with easier industrial connectivity. Click here to view!