Factory Automation 

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MEDIA

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Thomson releases web video 'How to Increase Rigidity in a Linear Actuator' Thomson has authored a range of educational videos, webinars and technical white papers to inform and guide design engineers, explain technology alternatives and simplify the linear motion...
FCI releases thermal dispersion sensing video for industrial processes The capabilities video explains how Fluid Components International (FCI) solves flow and level measurement problems for industrial process and plant applications around the globe with advanced...
ASI video describes EZ DIN rail cutter ASI EZ cutter cuts several types of DIN rail, leaving clean and burr-free cuts
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RESOURCES

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  • ISA publishes second edition Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles 
    ISA publishes second edition Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles

    The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was...

  • NGRAIN announces open-source Viewer for Android 
    NGRAIN announces open-source Viewer for Android

    NGRAIN Viewer for Android offers organizations working with heavy equipment, assemblies, and other industrial assets in the field, the opportunity...

  • Lenze introduces EASY Product Finder online search tool 
    Lenze introduces EASY Product Finder online search tool

    The EASY Product Finder is designed for machine designers and engineers to explore and specify Lenze engineered power drive, automation and motion...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • How to Monitor CO/CO2/Temperature/Humidity/Dew Point with DL-300 Data Loggers 
    How to Monitor CO/CO2/Temperature/Humidity/Dew Point with DL-300 Data Loggers

    The DL-300 series are ICP DAS USA’s product line that accurately measures and log concentration data of carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide...

  • SaaS Supply Chain Management Systems: 'To Cloud' or 'Not to Cloud' 
    SaaS Supply Chain Management Systems: 'To Cloud' or 'Not to Cloud'

    By Gregory Braun, C3 Solutions
    This whitepaper explores arguments in favor and against using systems based in the cloud, with the goal of offering...

  • Membrane Switches: What Do Design Engineers Need to Know? 
    Membrane Switches: What Do Design Engineers Need to Know?

    By Jens Kautzor, Hoffman + Krippner
    Today, membrane keyboards and switches have become indispensable for many industries. Often unnoticed by...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food manufacturing 
    Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food...

    To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their...

  • Menzel delivers motors to drive ventilation for Asian mining operation 
    Menzel delivers motors to drive ventilation for Asian mining operation

    The two three-phase squirrel cage motors with 1,700 kW, 992 min-1 and 6000 V required especially adapted housings to match the desired motor...

  • Thomson provides motion control products to ASABE tractor design competition 
    Thomson provides motion control products to ASABE tractor design competition

    In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of performance events. Thomson...

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    EVENTS

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    July 25, 2016 - July 26, 2016
    Chicago , NY


    The 2nd Annual Robotic Process Automation Summit will bring together executives and leaders from across the industries to discuss practical RPA strategies and leverage new technologies in an effort to optimize their organization’s automation structure and increase productivity.

    August 1, 2016 - August 4, 2016
    Austin , TX


    The 22nd annual NIWeek conference brings together the brightest minds in engineering and science. More than 3,200 innovators representing a wide spectrum of industries, from automotive and telecommunications to robotics and energy, will discover the latest technology to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control.

    August 21, 2016 - August 24, 2016
    Charlotte , NC, United States


    AM3D is the only cross-industry event designed specifically for the Engineering Community. Join us for applications-based sessions on challenges associated with every step of the AM lifecycle.

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    TRAINING

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    July 25, 2016 - July 30, 2016
    Houston , TX, United States


    SANS has joined forces with industry leaders and experts to strengthen the cybersecurity of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). The initiative is turning ICS cybersecurity around by equipping both security professionals and control system engineers with the security awareness, work-specific knowledge, and hands-on technical skills they need to secure automation and control system technology.