HMI-PLCs for OEMs
The XV Series HMI-PLCs by Eaton combines control, visualization, and data management tasks in a single device.
The XV Series HMI-PLCs by Eaton combines control, visualization, and data management tasks in a single device, while the SmartWire-DT system replaces traditional control wiring to components with a single cable for improved connectivity. The XV Series HMI-PLC with SmartWire-DT connectivity is designed to enable remote intelligence, eliminate an entire device level, and make complex wiring unnecessary for smaller and smarter machines. The XV Series HMI-PLC removes the physical PLC, incorporates logic into the operator interface, and provides a single software package for control and visualization with a 400 MHz reduced instruction set computer processor and custom-developed software drivers.
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.