Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Five reasons to retrofit a press
Five reasons to retrofit a press

Presses are hard-working machines, and many have been in service for years—some since the early 1950s. As presses age, problems can occur, and even the most robust of presses will eventually require retrofitting or replacement. The initial symptoms may simply be increased or more frequent downtime while components are... Read More

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Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners
Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

Their innovations came from throughout the world of manufacturing innovation, and the voters who deliberated on their merits came from throughout the world of manufacturing. The winners of the Plant... Read More

Recovering from an ERP failure
Recovering from an ERP failure

Too often we see companies that see a software demo, buy the system and then struggle to implement, if they get the system up and running at all. A process manufacturer recently asked to guide an... Read More

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Improving documentation change control process
Improving documentation change control process

In regulated environments, companies are expected to establish procedures for document change control as a way of ensuring product quality and safety. Any changes made to the product, system or... Read More

Technology, people converge at Hannover Messe 2018
Technology, people converge at Hannover Messe 2018

The convergence of technology and people will be at the forefront of Hannover Messe 2018, taking place April 23-27 in Hannover, Germany. "The integration of automation technology, IT... Read More

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Webcast today
Today at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET webcast presenters Benson Chan and Ralph Rio will discuss how connected assets, rich data, and cloud-based analytics increase reliability and support optimization of field equipment installations. They will also discuss how predictive maintenance and closed-loop control can be applied to remote operations while remaining under centralized management.
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Maintenance & Safety Digital Report
The maintenance journey has been a long, slow trek for most manufacturers. It migrated to preventive maintenance, where work was done on a calendar schedule, and then to predictive maintenance, where the condition of the machine and its basic parts were monitored to understand their health, and parts replaced when performance began to deteriorate.
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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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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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