Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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Attendance, technology booming as IMTS opens in Chicago
Attendance, technology booming as IMTS opens in Chicago

The opening day of the 2014 IMTS Show in Chicago surpassed expectations and is well on it's was to surpassing 2012's record numbers. Pre-registration for the 2014 show, North America's largest manufacturing trade event, topped 100,000, which was the total attendance at the 2012 event. Judging by the show floor... Read More

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Communication groups approve merger
Communication groups approve merger

The HART Communication Foundation and Fieldbus Foundation approved the merger proposed by their respective boards through a voting process that concluded on August 30. The new corporation, called... Read More

Building America’s future: students, STEM, and the global economy
Building America’s future: students, STEM, and the global economy

Dr. Vince Bertram, president of Project Lead the Way, began by telling the audience that it was his teachers that inspired him to get higher expectations for himself and to do more than he though he... Read More

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STEM fundraiser for young students
STEM fundraiser for young students

The Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E), an innovative STEM program serving grades K-5 will hold its first fundraiser on Thursday, September 11, 2014. The theme of the... Read More

The power of salt for renewable energy
The power of salt for renewable energy

Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy, according to a team of mechanical engineers at MIT. The researchers evaluated an emerging... Read More

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Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
Meet your manufacturing peers and see the future of automation. Come to the 2014 Industrial Automation North America Pavilion at the 2014 IMTS Show Sept. 8-13 in Chicago. Attend North America's largest manufacturing show.
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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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