Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Manufacturing 4.0: Just add people
Manufacturing 4.0: Just add people

Current advances in manufacturing have been branded as Industrie 4.0, an idea that accurately describes the rise of automation, robotics, and smart technology but omits the role of human workers. Manufacturing 4.0, in contrast, is a new dynamic era where unlocking and multiplying human ingenuity is central to... Read More

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Make the right choice on sample preconditioning
Make the right choice on sample preconditioning

When performing sample analysis in an analytical sampling system, an operator may need to precondition the sample first, before it reaches the sample conditioning system near the analyzer. If so,... Read More

Turn information into a strategic asset
Turn information into a strategic asset

The urge to drive digital transformation has compelled the upstream oil & gas industry to become more receptive to the benefits of data and analytics. A string of new-age data management trends... Read More

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From November 13-15, Xcelerate18 is your source for maintenance and reliability training, innovation, and education. You’ll have the opportunity to attend dozens of sessions on CMMS training, learn about maintenance strategies, and more. Register today!
Predictive maintenance: Monitor, measure and act: Your questions answered
Predictive maintenance: Monitor, measure and act: Your questions answered

The "Predictive maintenance: Monitor, measure and act" webcast was presented live on Sept. 25, 2018, by David Auton from C&W Services. The webcast can be found here. He supplied written... Read More

Women in Engineering: How to get more women into the profession
Women in Engineering: How to get more women into the profession

Hilary Schmidt The best thing we can is to put more women in prominent leadership positions. It sends a message to younger women pursuing careers in engineering that they can advance and have a... 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 October issue includes articles about functional safety, tools vs. sensors, and IMTS.
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15 Years in High Speed Imaging
AOS Technologies AG is celebrating its 15-year anniversary and you are invited to be part of the festivities. Get your special high speed offer today. Improve your production without blowing your budget. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
Simplifying Computing at the Edge, A Modern Automation Engineer’s Approach
Automation practices continue to evolve as project requirements and business expectations rise year-over-year. In parallel, the rise of edge computing capabilities coupled with traditional industrial control system architectures provides increasing levels of flexibility.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Stratus Technologies
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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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2018 Predictive Maintenance Study: 5 key findings
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2018 Predictive Maintenance Study identified five important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today including predictive maintenance strategies, maintenance practices, and measuring return on investment (ROI).
Sponsored by: C&W Services. Download the study.