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Managing supply chain risk a challenge, study finds
Managing supply chain risk a challenge, study finds

Global manufacturers are putting their supply chains at the center of their business strategies to serve as the foundation for operational efficiency and collaborative innovation, according to KPMG's 4th annual Global Manufacturing Outlook. “Competitive Advantage: Enhancing Supply Chain Networks for Efficiency and... Read More

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Lubrication strategy and energy management
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Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra discusses lubrication maintenance strategy and its impact on energy efficiency with Geoffrey Polanek, industrial advisor for Mobil Industrial Lubricants.Read More

Manufacturing confidence poised for a rebound
Manufacturing confidence poised for a rebound

The quarterly Randstad Manufacturing Employee Confidence Index measures overall confidence among manufacturing workers. In the first quarter of 2013, that confidence level dipped due to concerns over... Read More

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U.S. manufacturers can benefit from global machine tool market growth
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The emerging global middle class is demanding modern products, especially high-tech products, the organizers of this fall’s EMO machine tool conference in Germany said this week. That has fueled a... Read More

ABB's Hogan to resign as CEO
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ABB has announced that CEO Joe Hogan will leave the company for what is described as “private reasons.” Hogan, 56, will remain in his current role until a successor is named. “I have informed the... Read More

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The Safety and Productivity Advantages of Intelligent Lifting Devices
This webcast will explore the safety and productivity benefits of Intelligent Lifting Devices (ILDs). The session will provide a brief history of the evolution of ILDs and explain how these systems differ from their traditional lifting counterparts.

Speaker: Mark Grandusky, Gorbel Product Manager, G-Force Systems

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
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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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