Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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IIoT success requires a change of mindset
IIoT success requires a change of mindset

Changing the mindset in manufacturing is the first step toward transforming industry into a connected, data-driven and highly productive enterprise. That was one of the most common conclusions voiced by speakers at the 2016 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS), part of the Industrial Automation North... Read More

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Safety, every day—for 18 years
Safety, every day—for 18 years

Today is another safe day at Baldor's Belton, S.C., manufacturing plant. Like the day before it or the day that will follow, the first focus for all 130 employees throughout the plant is safety. It... Read More

Is Ethernet the key to IIoT?
Is Ethernet the key to IIoT?

It is expected there will be 34 billion devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020, with businesses and government accounting for over 55% of those connections. With the IoT's promise... Read More

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MWH Reduces Time and Cost with New Wastewater Treatment Plant
MWH uses Bentley’s multi-discipline plant design applications to quickly develop 3D models and enabled collaboration to successfully build a new plant in a tight space while keeping an existing plant running.
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Standards for robotic safety Webcast: Your questions answered
Standards for robotic safety Webcast: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter Carole Franklin, the director of standards development for the Robotic Industries Association, answered additional questions about robotic safety that were not addressed in the... Read More

Manufacturing index rebounds in September
Manufacturing index rebounds in September

After August's Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reported slide into contraction, the manufacturing industry rebounded in September. The index registered... 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 September issue covers the 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40, electrical solutions, and integrated VSD compressors.
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VAC-U-MAX MDL850 Continuous-Bagging Industrial Vacuum Cleaner for Fine Dusty Powders
Unit features a dust-free Continuous Bagging System, with closed bags preventing fugitive dust clouds and reducing operator exposure to dusts. A large-diameter dump valve allows faster discharge time of collected dust and debris. Learn more.
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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2016, Part Three: Security for IIoT
While the plant engineering sector is an important consumer of industrial cybersecurity hardware, software and services, capital expenditure has been curtailed in the oil and gas sector by the decline in oil prices and the related plunge in oil company revenues. In spite of this situation, regulation and the threat of further legislation have served to support the case for investment.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Moxa, Rexroth Bosch Group, and Rittal
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Tow tractor automated lift truck
Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck is designed to automate horizontal towing... Read More

IoT gateway and edge processing device
IoT gateway and edge processing device

The Zen IoT is a gateway and edge processing device that is designed to enable discrete... Read More

Remote switch actuator
Remote switch actuator

The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin... Read More

Variable volume pump
Variable volume pump

The variable volume pump is part of the 220 Series of rotary piston pumps. The 220TV pump... Read More

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Compressed Air Strategies Digital Report
It’s often called the “fifth utility.” Compressed air plays a vital role in most manufacturing plants, and availability of compressed air is crucial to a wide variety of operations. When we talk about energy management in manufacturing, compressed air often gets overlooked. The digital report features articles on preventing compressed air leaks and centrifugal air compressor basics.
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