The XV and XP series of operator interfaces from Eaton Corp. have an array connectivity options.
Eaton Corp. introduces the XV and XP Series, a line of operator interfaces with an array of serial and Ethernet connectivity options. Designed for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), they are rated for global applications in a slim, lightweight OEM design. Each model comes with Eaton’s Visual Designer software for OEMs to help users with data archiving, recipe management, multilanguage, Structured Query Language database access, and Web serving. The interfaces communicate with a variety of networks, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), Web clients, and databases. They are available in screen sizes ranging from 3.5- to 15-in. and a blind node.
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2012 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.