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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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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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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