Factory Automation 

SEPTEMBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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  • AutomationDirect publishes Free Automation 101 eBook  
    AutomationDirect publishes Free Automation 101 eBook

    “Automation 101: An Industry Guide to Control System Engineering" is a general guide for the specification, design and installation of automated... MORE

  • Gems Sensors & Controls publishes Online Catalog 
    Gems Sensors & Controls publishes Online Catalog

    Digital catalog covers liquid level, flow and pressure switches, with each model linking to immediate online ordering. MORE

  • LMI updates free Gocator Firmware for part scanning 
    LMI updates free Gocator Firmware for part scanning

    Enhancements in Gocator 4.0 include a built-in capability to remove noise around the perimeter and interior of scanned surfaces or parts. MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Processor Power and Energy Efficiency 
    Processor Power and Energy Efficiency

    By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
    More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as... MORE

  • Understanding the Risk Assessment Process 
    Understanding the Risk Assessment Process

    Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
    When combined with a risk reduction process to eliminate, reduce, or otherwise address the... MORE

  • What Goes Where: Determining Most Effective Technologies for Real-Time Operations 
    What Goes Where: Determining Most Effective Technologies...

    By John Southcott and Chris Mathews, Brock Solutions
    Organizations who use technology for applications that are not fit-for-purpose often find... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Koeberg’s plant status system 
    Koeberg’s plant status system

    South African Instrumentation and Control
    Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station in South Africa uses a Wonderware System Platform, Historian and... MORE

  • Fike’s Video Fire Detection Protects UK’s Heritage 
    Fike’s Video Fire Detection Protects UK’s Heritage

    Electrical Engineering
    The SigniFire Video Fire Detection (VFD) system from Fike Safety Technology (FST) has been deployed in the Battle of... MORE

  • Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures 
    Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures

    When the sun comes out on a rainy Wimbledon match day, the roof over Centre Court can be retracted, but only after the floodlights have cooled down... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    September 17, 2014 - September 20, 2014
    Hyderabad , India


    PackPlus South 2014 provides a complete business environment for focused Visitors. The show aims to bring together world wide manufacturers and providers of machinery, materials and services for food, pharma and packaging industry.

    September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014
    Pune , India


    Automation & Robotics EXPO 2014, an International Automation & Robotics conference & Exhibition in Pune, India, showcasing one of the best available technologically empowered equipment, machinery & services catering to Factory Automation, Robotics, Industrial Automation, System Integration, Field Automation, etc. will be held at the Auto cluster Exhibition Centre, from 19-21 Sept. 2014.

    September 30, 2014 - October 2, 2014
    Orlando , FL, USA


    Be part of the industry's top thought-leadership event. Learn more about solving your most complex operational challenges through our game-changing products, solutions, and services. Participate in powerful networking throughout the event.

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    TRAINING

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    July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
    Online , KS, USA


    This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.

    June 2, 2014 - June 30, 2015


    This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...

    September 11, 2014 - July 16, 2015


    This course will provide attendees with the knowledge and the tools required to successfully supervise and manage departments and groups involved in industrial control systems (manufacturing, sales, design, installation or maintenance).