Thursday, September 15, 2016
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Oster-size it: How to Lean into daily improvement
Oster-size it: How to Lean into daily improvement

When speaking proudly of using Lean to achieve excellence, AJ Oster has a single, overarching message. The company is committed to being "one in the horizontal connection of purpose, process and people." Headquartered in Warwick, R.I., being "one" is quite a feat for North America's largest... Read More

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Three issues facing preventive maintenance
Three issues facing preventive maintenance

Maintaining equipment is one of the connecting factors between all branches of manufacturing. Companies can't produce at their highest levels without machines that are in top condition and ready to... Read More

GAMS preview: The big impact of Big Data
GAMS preview: The big impact of Big Data

The 2016 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS), presented by CFE Media, will bring together experts from all areas of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to look at not just the... Read More

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Sensors drive intelligence into maintenance
Sensors drive intelligence into maintenance

It seems like everything we buy today is intelligent. Thermostats that adjust themselves based on weather conditions. Cars that alert us to upcoming maintenance needs. Alarm systems that can be armed... Read More

Improving operations can save real dough
Improving operations can save real dough

Like any resource-constrained industry facing uncertain demands and external competition, the food industry is under constant pressure to reduce operating expenses, shorten lead times, improve... 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 July/August issue covers strategic outsourcing and the Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit preview.
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Upcoming Webcast
Standards for Robotics Safety
Presenter Carole Franklin will discuss the importance of robotics safety as a driver of an overall plant safety program, the current state of industrial robot safety standard R15.06, how proposed standards ISO/TS 15066:2016 on Collaborative Robot Safety, how the RIA TR R15.306-2016 on Risk Assessment may impact the industry, and why robotics safety cannot simply be a mechanical issue, but also has to be considered a human issue. One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Denso Robotics, Siemens
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Contrast sensor for neutral and color targets
Contrast sensor for neutral and color targets

The CNTX 30-T contrast sensor is designed to achieve high-speed contrast differentiation... Read More

Motorized blower for industrial, commercial applications
Motorized blower for industrial, commercial applications

The TCC motorized blower is an air-moving package that is designed for industrial and... Read More

Digitizers with fully synchronous multi-channel acquisition
Digitizers with fully synchronous multi-channel acquisition

The LXI-based DN.649x series is offered from 24 to 48 fully synchronized channels... Read More

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LED retrofit kit expanded

The Everline LED Retrofit Kit family has been expanded with the LED Linear Retrofit... Read More

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Maintenance Strategies Digital Report
Strategic maintenance means understanding all the parts of your plant, understand what needs attention and when, and above all, how to make sure you take the machine down for maintenance on YOUR time, rather then when the machine wants to take itself down. This digital report features articles on achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance practices and benefits of a data-driven maintenance strategy.
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