Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Offshore pumps provide a lesson for manufacturers
Offshore pumps provide a lesson for manufacturers

Manufacturing faces a series of maintenance challenges on dry land. When you move the manufacturing process to an offshore oil rig, those challenges become magnified. It's vital to maintain operational efficiency in all areas, and pumps are clearly one of the highest-stressed areas on a rig. As Jennifer Cardillo of... Read More

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People are the overlooked resource
People are the overlooked resource

It's easy to get caught up in all the technology around modern manufacturing, particularly as it mirrors so closely the changes in society as a whole. With the increase in artificial intelligence and... Read More

A match made in motors and drives
A match made in motors and drives

Should matching motors and drives be as simple as matching socks? Chris Moskaites of Lenze Americas offers that view this month, writing that the idea of getting your motors and drives from the same... Read More

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Make the right choice on sample preconditioning
Make the right choice on sample preconditioning

When performing sample analysis in an analytical sampling system, an operator may need to precondition the sample first, before it reaches the sample conditioning system near the analyzer. If so,... Read More

PMI slips, but overall manufacturing growth remains solid
PMI slips, but overall manufacturing growth remains solid

Manufacturing's long winning streak continued in September as the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM's) monthly purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) continued to hover at the 20% growth... 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 September issue includes articles about the 2018 Engineering Leaders under 40, women in engineering, and reducing waste in the manufacturing process.
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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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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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