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MEDIA

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Advancing and Securing PACs in the Industrial Ethernet World In this webinar, Schneider Electric and Automation.com introduce the ePAC (Ethernet PAC) the next evolution of PACs.
Beckhoff AM8000 servo motors with One Cable Technology Simplifying cable management, Beckhoff AM8000 servo motors with One Cable Technology combine power and feedback into one standard motor cable.
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RESOURCES

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  • Dwyer publishes 2015 instrumentation and controls CD 
    Dwyer publishes 2015 instrumentation and controls CD

    CD contains product pricing, applications, dimensions, specifications and tutorial videos.

  • Tooling U-SME announces Competency Framework training

    Competency Framework helps companies combat the increasing talent shortage and achieve stronger performance from their workforce.

  • EPLAN releases Experience  
    EPLAN releases Experience

    EPLAN Experience knowledge-driven program aims to optimize engineering efficiency.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Deploying 802.11 Wireless LAN Technology 
    Deploying 802.11 Wireless LAN Technology

    By Rockwell Automation and Cisco
    Design and implementation guide outlines the key requirements and design considerations to help successful...

  • White Paper: Functional Safety for Machine Controls  
    White Paper: Functional Safety for Machine Controls

    By Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
    When implementing technical protective measures (also referred to as “safeguards”) from...

  • SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA) 
    SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA)

    By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
    SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Automated MH Solution Streamlines Facility, with Room to Grow 
    Automated MH Solution Streamlines Facility, with Room to Grow

    IEN
    Phoenix Contact installed a robotic depalletizer, conveyor sortation system, a mini-load automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS), and...

  • Asiatic Agricultural Industries Converts to EX

    Mettler Toledo helped Asiatic Agricultural Industries to convert its mix of EX and non-EX equipment in its plants to all EX equipment.

  • Mettler Toledo provides Hygienic Scales to Chinese food plant 
    Mettler Toledo provides Hygienic Scales to Chinese food plant

    WH Group, China’s market leader for meat and pork products, invested in hygienically designed bench scales to stay ahead of competition and to...

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    EVENTS

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    November 25, 2014 - November 27, 2014
    Nuremberg , Germany


    SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. Meet suppliers of electric automation technology from around the world. Inform yourself about all products, trends and innovations within the industry. Trade fair and adjoining conference offer you the perfect platform to search the right solutions for your automation tasks.

    December 2, 2014 - December 4, 2014
    Johannesburg , South Africa


    Mine Site Automation & Communication Africa in Rosebank, Johannesburg on 2 – 4 December 2014 focuses on creating a reliable communication network, establishing an integrated architecture and using data to determine where improvements can be made improving productivity, efficiency and safety.

    February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015
    Mumbai , India


    SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.

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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).