Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Remote energy monitoring improves plant performance, reduces downtime
Remote energy monitoring improves plant performance, reduces downtime

In the past decade, significant changes have occurred in industrial environments. With the growing cost of downtime and rise of complex, high-density electrical equipment, power distribution systems are increasingly relied on to provide a clean, steady supply of power. Today’s electrical equipment is also far more... Read More

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The key to Keystone? Just build it right
The key to Keystone? Just build it right

In the continuing debate over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, there really are just two sides. You either favor building it, or you favor shelving it. The debate is black and white, left and... Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: New solutions put us on the way to preventing arc flash incidents
SPECIAL REPORT: New solutions put us on the way to preventing arc flash incidents

There’s good news about arc flash. Engineers are discovering and deploying new ways to prevent, contain, and limit its potentially catastrophic consequences. Causing an arc flash is easy—simply... Read More

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Correcting induction motor power factor
Correcting induction motor power factor

Most plant managers and maintenance personnel know that induction motors can cause low power factor (PF) and trigger expensive surcharges on electric bills, even if they aren’t sure why. A simple... Read More

AME Job Board looks to match professionals with opportunities
AME Job Board looks to match professionals with opportunities

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is proud to announce the debut of the AME Manufacturing Job Board, a valuable resource for both job seekers and manufacturing companies across the... Read More

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Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
The 2014 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit, presented by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering , in partnership with Hannover Fairs USA, will deliver a day of content and information focused on how manufacturers are using these tools and strategies today to affect change in their own plants.

This peer-to-peer looking at modern manufacturing will discuss trends in productivity, maintenance, automation, mobility, and information management while offering attendees insights on how they can affect change in their operation to keep pace with the accelerating changes in manufacturing worldwide.
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Modular test device for surge products
Modular test device for surge products

The Checkmaster 2 modular test devices checks protective elements such as spark gaps,... Read More

Vision-guided robotic inspection system
Vision-guided robotic inspection system

Vision-guided robotic inspection system that provides both automated inspection and decision making... Read More

Level winding drive
Level winding drive

Rolling ring level drives are designed to enable users to spool cable with specific spacing... Read More

Stainless steel comfort panel
Stainless steel comfort panel

The TP1900 HMI INOX comfort panel is designed with a stainless steel front making it ideal for... Read More

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