Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Your tablet is your new HMI
Your tablet is your new HMI

A year ago, Plant Engineering lamented the death of the human-machine interface (HMI), at least as we have known it. The increased use of tablets, smartphones and other portable devices has moved the machine-bound HMI to the back bench. That hasn’t changed the value of the HMI, however, and certain new rules and... Read More

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‘Engagement is critical in the implementation of change’
‘Engagement is critical in the implementation of change’

The concept of a Digital Twin—the exact digital replica of a plant’s physical asset—has become among the most intriguing and potentially game-changing concepts in the manufacturing’s Digital Age.... Read More

AI and maintenance: Embracing the numbers
AI and maintenance: Embracing the numbers

In June, Hitachi and Sullair announced they will be using an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that will integrate real-time operational data in Sullair compressors and use the data to determine... Read More

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A new workforce needs new skills
A new workforce needs new skills

As Plant Engineering prepares to announce its 2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40 on Sept. 17, it further calls attention to the serious worker shortage in manufacturing. The issue goes deeper than... Read More

PMI hits highest level in 14 years as demand remains strong
PMI hits highest level in 14 years as demand remains strong

With demand for manufactured products still high, the monthly PMI Index from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) hit its highest level in 14 years in August. The PMI jumped 3.2 percentage... Read More

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Multi-axis positioners
Multi-axis positioners

Multi-axis positioners from LazerArc come in two, three, four, and five axis varieties. Multi-axis... Read More

Managed switches
Managed switches

The 2000 series of managed switches gives machine builders an affordable switch with multicast... Read More

Remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring system

The Sentinel system from Sensaphone uses cloud technology to provide supervised 24/7 remote... Read More

Serial device servers
Serial device servers

Mencom Serial Device Servers are designed to allow industrial devices to be directly accessible... Read More

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