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PMI growth rate slips, but stays strong
PMI growth rate slips, but stays strong

After a streak of increases throughout 2014, the monthly PMI manufacturing index from the Institute for Supply Management was due for a pause. The PMI slipped from its 12-month high of 59.0% in August to 56.6% in September, according to the report released Oct. 1. The figure still represents a continuation of the... Read More

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Best practices panel: attraction, retention, and advancement of women in manufacturing
Best practices panel: attraction, retention, and advancement of women in manufacturing

Advice on recruiting and retaining women in the manufacturing industry was provided in a panel discussion at the 2014 Women in Manufacturing Summit. Meet the panelists:... Read More

Service only one part of Schneider Electric strategy
Service only one part of Schneider Electric strategy

With the acquisition of Invensys by Schneider Electric a year ago now in the rear view mirror, the company's global software business can now look ahead to new challenges in an evolving global... Read More

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How will the Siemens acquisition of Dresser-Rand change the competitive landscape?
How will the Siemens acquisition of Dresser-Rand change the competitive landscape?

With recent acquisition news, Siemens seems well-poised to be a heavyweight rival to GE, according to IHS. GE Oil & Gas acquired Cameron's reciprocating compressors division in January... Read More

Analyzing the relationship between safety and reliability: Q&A Session
Analyzing the relationship between safety and reliability: Q&A Session

A recent Plant Engineering webcast focused on how to leverage the success many sites have had with safety to improve maintenance and reliability. The webcast included a question and answer... Read More

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Optimizing Motor, Drives and Gearbox Systems to Ensure Best Performance and Total Cost of Ownership
Presenter William Finley from Siemens will explain that with modern industrial systems, there is a large advantage in total cost of ownership when driven equipment, adjustable frequency drives (AFD), motors, and gearboxes are matched and driven at ratings appropriate for these components.

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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

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

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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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