Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Study finds USB drives are a security threat to process control systems
Study finds USB drives are a security threat to process control systems

Research from Honeywell indicates of the most convenient data transfer devices—the portable USB drive—pose a significant risk to control system security. Honeywell's study that found 44% of the USB drives scanned by Honeywell software at 50 customer locations contained at least one unsecured file. In 26% of those... Read More

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Five ways data can help improve assembly
Five ways data can help improve assembly

Data-driven decisions help companies improve product quality and keep costly mistakes to a minimum. However, data is only valuable to manufacturers if they can analyze and apply insights accurately... Read More

What’s in a nameplate?
What’s in a nameplate?

Whether you're selecting a motor for a new application or a replacement for one that has failed, you need a reliable way to match the capabilities and performance characteristics of various motors... Read More

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Five ERP implementation best practices
Five ERP implementation best practices

The following five areas below provide details on best practices in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation and what to notice and watch out for. 1. Start with insight As a company... Read More

2018 Product of the Year Finalists
2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Manufacturing always has been an organic process—materials flowing from several places, supply chains linking the front door of the plant to the final assembly, all orchestrated and coordinated.... 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 November issue includes articles about mild steel welding, selecting the right motor, and the 2018 Product of the Year finalists.
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Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency
Motor efficiency is the goal of every plant manager, but too often the motor’s operation is the only factor considered. Join Plant Engineering as we explore the relationship between motor maintenance and motor efficiency.

Friday, November 30, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Nidec
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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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