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How To Select the Right Safety System for Manufacturing...
By Matt Dodds, Omron Automation and Safety
The most challenging applications to ensure safety are those where personnel are required to work... MORE
7 Ways Hadoop Can Optimize Manufacturing Performance
By Steve Wooledge
Manufacturers have traditionally been very successful in increasing the efficiency and quality of their production... MORE
NEWSin Factory Automation
- Midwest Engineering Relocates Corporate Headquarters
- Clearfield appoints Jim Henschel director of global manufacturing
- Rockwell Automation to Host Automation Fair in Anaheim
- Phoenix Contact obtains UL listing for Solarcheck measuring devices
- MAG Group appoints Rainer Schmueckle CEO
- August Manufacturing Technology Orders Up Slightly
- Phoenix Contact promotes Frank Stührenberg to Chairman of the Board
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 2.7% in August
- Festo Becomes distributor for ZAYTRAN gripppers
- Phoenix Contact opens facility in Pennsylvania
- AutomationDirect wins Georgia STEM Education Award
- TURCK inclinometer receives CID2 certification
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PRODUCT NEWSin Factory Automation
Point Grey introduces Grasshopper3 GS3-PGE-91S6 PoE Camera
GS3-PGE-91S6 models are based on color and monochrome versions of the 1” Sony ICX814 global shutter CCD sensor, which features 3.69 micron pixels... MORE
Teledyne DALSA Introduces Piranha4 Quadlinear Camera
Piranha4 2k quadlinear line scan camera has red, green, and blue (RGB) outputs plus a Near Infrared (NIR) channel for multispectral imaging. MORE
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By Jeffrey Cohen
Although the price to acquire equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the... MORE
By Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
After safety risks have been identified, evaluated and analyzed, there will inevitably be... MORE
By Janice Abel and Craig Resnick, ARC Advisory Group
Industrial software developers are starting to introduce new applications designed to run on... MORE
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Brazil Automation 2014 - 18th International Congress and Exhibit on Automation, Systems and Instrumentation – gathers domestic and foreign companies that supply services and technology to companies that consume automation of processes control and manufacturing.
Remote Monitoring & Control 2014 will cover the latest advancements for monitoring and managing distributed equipment and facilities via recent developments in SCADA, remote networks (wireless & wired), security (cyber & physical), automation, onsite and back-up power, M2M and all other manner of technology that allows for the management of remote assets.
TRAININGin Factory Automation
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.
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...
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).