Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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Strategy and standards help determine Big Data, IIoT value
Strategy and standards help determine Big Data, IIoT value

Companies that want to capitalize on Big Data and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are trying to unlock and harness the value from the data they are gathering. However, as the old saying goes, "one man's trash is another man's treasure," and that is true in terms of machine and production data. A... Read More

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PMI continues strong growth trend in February
PMI continues strong growth trend in February

New orders and production levels continue to drive the manufacturing industry's growth as they reached new highs in February. As a result, the Institute for Supply Management's purchasing... Read More

How an IIoT-enabled maintenance maturity model works
How an IIoT-enabled maintenance maturity model works

To gauge IIoT impact on maintenance-related activities, it helps to revisit higher-level concepts related to maintenance maturity and associated definitions. ARC's recent review of current maturity... Read More

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Process optimization can reduce costs
Process optimization can reduce costs

With a new year comes a fresh start, and for some business owners that may mean a budget reboot. Perhaps the 2017 resolution is to cut costs at the facility—but where? There are a lot of... Read More

Five tips to prevent bearing problems
Five tips to prevent bearing problems

Healthy ball bearings are one of the most important details for preventing potential disaster in a manufacturing facility. With proper maintenance and care, ball bearings last for a long time. It is... 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 January/February issue includes stories on 2016 Salary Survey and how IIoT grows up.
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It’s often called the “fifth utility.” Compressed air plays a vital role in most manufacturing plants, and availability of compressed air is crucial to a wide variety of operations. When we talk about energy management in manufacturing, compressed air often gets overlooked. The digital report features articles on preventing compressed air leaks and centrifugal air compressor basics. Download the digital report!
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Maintenance as a Profit Center: Using Data to Drive Improvements
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one clear path to achieve this goal. Join Plant Engineering to discuss the latest strategies around the effective use of data to drive prescriptive maintenance.

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Modular touch panel computers
Modular touch panel computers

Advantech's two-piece panel PCs offer numerous performance and cost saving advantages.Read More

Energy monitor and control unit
Energy monitor and control unit

ABB's CMS-700 energy monitor and control unit is designed to allow easy access for data collection,... Read More

Industry light for control cabinets, machines
Industry light for control cabinets, machines

The Weidmuller Industry Light (WIL) is an LED light source with an ultra-wide beam angle and... Read More

Non-contact rotary torque sensor
Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in... Read More

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