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How to manage IoT implementations
How to manage IoT implementations

Because the Internet of Things (IoT) can transform some existing business processes, it is best to take a change management approach to all IoT projects big and small. Working with small projects allows practice for the larger projects that are more complex. A change management approach also helps unearth and address... Read More

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PMI slips as tariffs raise concern for managers
PMI slips as tariffs raise concern for managers

With the issue of tariffs looming over the manufacturing sector, the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) monthly purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) slipped 2.1 percentage points in July to a... Read More

Six common reasons why electric motors fail
Six common reasons why electric motors fail

Electric motors are an essential part of an industry and numerous applications and systems depend on them. If they are well-maintained, they will have a long life. However, any failure would lead to... Read More

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The ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for low voltage motors picks up data on vibration, temperature and other parameters that provide information on the condition of operating motors, enabling decisions, which reduce maintenance costs and unplanned downtime.
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Four guidelines for successful skid integration of batching operations
Four guidelines for successful skid integration of batching operations

New processes, or the expansion of existing processes, typically include original equipment manufacturer (OEM) skids. Skid mounted equipment can provide a faster implementation time versus... Read More

Machine vision's role in the IIoT
Machine vision's role in the IIoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) describes a factory environment where machines of all types are constantly connected, monitoring and transmitting performance data for non-stop optimization... Read More

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E-magazine
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 includes articles about Robotics, a GAMS preview, and the 2018 Mid-Year Report.
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The No. 1 trade fair for the industrial valves sector features over 700 international exhibitors showcasing valves, valve components, parts, actuators, positioners, pumps and compressors from November 27 – 29, 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
Implementing Prevention through Design (PtD) on the Factory Floor
This webcast will follow an example of new safety technology – Absence of Voltage Tester (AVT) – employing PtD principles and focus on its various methods of deployment in an electrical enclosure. Attendees will learn how using AVTs will leverage the hierarchy of controls methodology by mitigating potential hazards present when verifying the absence of voltage.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Panduit
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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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