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A cobot is about to become your co-worker
A cobot is about to become your co-worker

As artificial intelligence (AI) advances, opportunities abound for today's plant to become smarter, safer, faster, and better. AI can be harnessed in the manufacturing space through collaborative robots (cobots) by guiding their actions with a visioning camera system with machine learning algorithms. This process is... Read More

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The plant of the future
The plant of the future

Even if the intelligence is artificial, the reality is virtual, some of the workers aren't human and the data is in a cloud, the coming changes in manufacturing are real. Plant managers are charged... Read More

Align metrics throughout your plant
Align metrics throughout your plant

If running a manufacturing plant was nothing more than raw materials in and products out, it still would be a challenging, dynamic occupation. Plant managers know it’s much more complicated than... Read More

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Machine Alignment: Understanding Soft Foot
Watch our video to know more about soft foot and how its conditions can cause shaft deflections which lead to premature wear of equipment among others. OPTALIGN and ROTALIGN systems include a soft foot function that allows for precise alignment diagnosis in your machines.
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How to implement a smart ERP system
How to implement a smart ERP system

Smart use of enterprise resource planning (ERP) is based on a philosophy of integration, continuous improvement, the simplification and standardization of business processes, and the elimination of... Read More

Five essential criteria for effective mobile HMIs
Five essential criteria for effective mobile HMIs

Placing process control information on mobile devices for engineers, operators, managers, or maintenance technicians is becoming a necessity to enable digital transformation and elevate the... Read More

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E-magazine
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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Material Handling Digital Report
The modern supply chain must run at warp speed, and the tools available—from conveyors and robots to automatic picking systems and digital orders—have evolved to keep pace with the speed of change. Learn more.
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Pre-Construction: How Focusing on it Early Helps Profitability Later
Infrastructure is a strategic asset to guarantee the most effective project delivery now and in the future. Proper design can allow for flexibility in operations and production demand as well as future installation of new technology.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Panduit
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Featured Products
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 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit
The 2018 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) kicks off with a networking luncheon and keynote address followed by four educational sessions led by top industry experts who will explore issues such as cybersecurity, operational change maintenance, and robotics. Learn more.