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AI’s hype hides practical benefits
AI’s hype hides practical benefits

In the discussion about artificial intelligence (AI) and its uses in everything from video games to shopping trips, the practical applications in the manufacturing realm may get overrun by the hype. As Plant Engineering discussed this month with Kazunobu Morita, chief strategy officer for industry and distribution... Read More

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GAMS conference: a practical approach to IIoT
GAMS conference: a practical approach to IIoT

When CFE Media convenes its Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) on Sept, 12, part of the week long IMTS 2018 from Sept. 10-15 in Chicago, the focus for the half-day panel discussions is... Read More

A new workforce needs new skills
A new workforce needs new skills

As Plant Engineering prepares to announce its 2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40 on Sept. 17, it further calls attention to the serious worker shortage in manufacturing. The issue goes deeper than... Read More

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EAM and safety: 5 strategies for success
EAM and safety: 5 strategies for success

One of the panelists in the GAMS session on maintenance and IIoT is Kevin Price from Infor, who has the entertaining title of “technical evangelist”. In the Plant Engineering Mid-Year Report, Price... Read More

Your tablet is your new HMI
Your tablet is your new HMI

A year ago, Plant Engineering lamented the death of the human-machine interface (HMI), at least as we have known it. The increased use of tablets, smartphones and other portable devices has moved the... Read More

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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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