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16th Annual ARC World Industry Forum
February 6-9, 2012
Winning clearly demands flexibility, agility, and continuous innovation. New technology fuels today's dynamic environment by enabling continuous improvements in asset management, production efficiency, product quality, safety, sustainability, and supply chain efficiency.
Learn more at ARC's World Industry Forum, "Transforming Technology through New Processes and Technologies," February 6-9 in Orlando.
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The New Kollmorgen Engineer's Library
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Vision system success
By John Lewis for InTech
Johnson & Johnson has an impeccable reputation for quality assurance (QA) because it has put the strictest standard of quality control in at every stage of the production process. Image capture technology of vision systems help Johnson & Johnson eliminate existing sensor errors, reduce waste and improve production efficiency.
Highlights from PI NA General Assembly Meeting 2011
By Bill Lydon for Automation.com
The 17th Annual PI North America General Assembly Meeting was held October 4-6, 2011 in Phoenix, AZ and included vendors and users who provided updates on PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies. Topics included PROFINET survey, GE IP, Chrysler-Fiat, Wireless and PROFIenergy.
Improving operations in continuous processes through procedural automation
By Maurice Wilkins for InTech
Process plants require operational procedures to produce products. The procedures consist of a set of tasks executed in a consistent manner to achieve a specific objective such as starting up or shutting down, or transitioning to a different product. In all cases, these procedures should be the basis for plant operations.
2011 Salary Tables, Charts & Graphs - Oh My!
The results of our 2011 Salary Survey are in. Because many of you are highly analytical, we published a number of salary-related tables, charts, and graphs on Automation.com, including a breakdown of average salaries by regions within the U.S. See how you stack up.
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Whether you are a student just starting out or are a top-level executive or manager well-versed in one domain, but have limited knowledge of the industrial automation industry, it's easy to find yourself adrift in this evolving industry. That is where this easy-to-read book comes in; it provides a basic functional understanding in the field of industrial automation.
MISUMI Introduces Online EZ Product Finder
The application, accessible through the MISUMI Web site, provides design engineers with a visual index to all of the company's Factory Automation components.
Wago publishes ProServe brochure
Brochure highlights updates to ProServe Design, Assembly and Marking suite.
BEI produces How to Install an Encoder Videos
Video series details how to install industrial rotary encoders.
Nexen publishes spring-engaged brake brochure
The ten-page brochure, complete with application examples, highlights Spring-Engaged Brakes for Rotary and Linear Applications.
AlphaWire website now in German
Alpha Wire announced a German version of its website for wire, cable, and tubing products.
Deeter announces three websites
The websites focus on the USA, the UK and Germany.
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Omega introduces MM Series Silicon Pressure Transducers
An On Line product configurator allows a user to select specific features including accuracy from 0.4 to 0.05%, range from 10 inH2O to 5000 psi, etc.
Pepperl+Fuchs introduces VisuNet IND 8200 Panel Mount PCs
Windows-based panel PC and remote monitor mounts directly to OEM process machinery or manufacturing equipment and interface with the control system.
Advantech announces UNO-1100H Embedded Automation Computers
UNO-1140FH, UNO-1150GH, UNO-1150GHE, and UNO-1172AH received Class I, Division 2 (Group A, B, C, D) certification expanding their uses to hazardous locations.
Intertec adds InertSyst inert gas pressurization system to enclosures
When fitted with InertSyst, Intertec's enclosures fully comply with the IEC EN 60079-2 standard for equipment protection provided by pressurized enclosures in explosive atmospheres.
ABB introduces UL 1449 OVR DIN Rail SPDs
OVR DIN Rail products are approved as UL Type 4 recognized components for installation on the load side of the service equipment overcurrent device.
TURCK announces 4AI4AO-VI analog I/O module
Featuring four analog inputs for current or voltage and four analog outputs for voltage, the module provides both control and feedback in one package.
Universal Flow Monitors adds intrinsic safety to Coolpoint flowmeters
The Intrinsic Safety feature is available on 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1", 1 1/2" and 2" CoolPoint meters.
Westermo releases MRD-350 industrial mobile broadband router
MRD-350 broadband router provides remote access across a cellular network and uses the Internet to interconnect systems, allowing HMIs, PLCs, and other devices to communicate with each other.
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Siemens acquires Pace Global Energy Services
Pace Global is an energy consulting and management company that helps organizations maximize value and manage risk in today's complex energy and environmental markets.
Endress+Hauser establishes Saudi Arabian office
Endress+Hauser Arabia is a joint venture between the Endress+Hauser Group and Anasia, sister company to the Abudawood Group.
Kollmorgen achieves UL Recognition for POWERMAX II Stepper Motors
UL-approved NEMA 23 (60 mm) step motors are available in half, single and two stack configurations, and provide holding torques from 42 to 253 oz-in.
Tridium's NiagaraAX Platform Receives OWS and AWS Listings
Niagara Supervisor, Version 3.6 received BACnet Testing Laboratory's (BTL) Advanced Workstation Software listing (B-AWS) and BACnet Operator Workstation Software (B-OWS) listing.
Kenesto Announces Beta Program
Kenesto is seeking companies whose work processes can be completed successfully in the beta version of Kenesto, a cloud-based system that allows users to create processes and manage work easily.
CSIA recertifies member
Revere Control Systems, Birmingham, Ala., recently became recertified as a CSIA Certified member.
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ABB to supply power equipment in Texas
The project is part of the Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZ) program, aimed at increasing the contribution of renewable energy in Texas by up to 18 gigawatts.
ABB to supply world's longest underground cable
ABB will rovide a high-voltage underground cable system for the South-West Link power transmission project in southern Sweden.
IFS to replace 20-year-old legacy ERP system
Communications Systems selected IFS Applications ERP solution to replace its legacy enterprise systems.
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