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PanelShop.com Partners with AlpsControls.com Now available at alpscontrols.com: prefabricated HVAC control panels from PanelShop.com
What is a PLC, for the layperson. When speaking with the layperson about PLCs, they may not understand what is a PLC. this video will help you explain in the most simplest of terms.
What is industrial automation? At Opto 22 we make automation simple! As this short animation illustrates, industrial automation is a way to add intelligence to a process. Whether it’s a process for manufacturing solar panels,...
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  • Aerotech announces EasyTune autotuning tool for motion control 
    Aerotech announces EasyTune autotuning tool for motion control

    EasyTune requires no input from the user, completes in a few minutes, and provides measured verification of the servo performance when complete.

  • ISA publishes Industrial Data Communications book 
    ISA publishes Industrial Data Communications book

    ISA published a fifth edition of its best-selling book, Industrial Data Communications by Lawrence (Larry) M. Thompson and William T. “Tim”...

  • GE and Cisco develop Best Practices

    GE and Cisco developed a set of best practices for deploying GE’s Brilliant Manufacturing Suite within a modern Cisco IT environment.

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  • Analysis of On-going Environmental Stress Testing and Accelerated Reliability Testing of FUTEK...

    This paper summarizes the results of on-going environmental stress reliability testing of FUTEK sensors through various temperature and loading...

  • Vision Inspection is vital for brand protection

    By Omron
    Companies are increasingly using vision systems as a critical component of their traceability and recordkeeping protocols. This...

  • Characteristics of Filling Systems 
    Characteristics of Filling Systems

    By Penko
    In principle, filling is a dosing process, only much faster. Product that has been produced in one batch, is now filled in multiple...

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  • PLC version control software cuts machine downtime at SWEP 
    PLC version control software cuts machine downtime at SWEP

    By introducing change management and version control software from for all its PLCs in five production plants, heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP has...

  • Elipse software controls Petrobras Research Center 
    Elipse software controls Petrobras Research Center

    Elipse Software controls cooling and power distribution systems at Petrobras’s Cenpes, one of the largest oil research centers in the world.

  • ABB PLCs lift safety of NTK’s cranes 
    ABB PLCs lift safety of NTK’s cranes

    NTK is installing a control system based on safety PLCs from ABB that continuously monitors load torque as well as working and collision areas in...

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    October 6, 2015 - October 8, 2015
    Delhi-NCR , ND, India

    IndiaCorr Expo – SinoCorrugated 2015 is exhibition and conference on corrugated case manufacturers industry scheduled for 6-8th October 2015 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, India. The event will showcase equipments, machineries and latest solutions from national and international participants. In 2014, IndiaCorr Expo gathered 4,717 trade visitors from 21 countries; featured 150 exhibitors...

    October 6, 2015 - October 8, 2015
    Pune , IN, India

    One of its kind event including Factory Automation, Industrial Automation, Electric automation, Process Instrumentation & Control Industry, Hydraulics and Pneumatic, Gears, Valves, Smart Sensor Manufactures, System Integrator, OEM and many more under one roof. Manufacturing summit, Investor summit, and award ceremony is followed with the 3 days of exhibition. Many big players are participating.

    October 12, 2015 - October 13, 2015
    Sacramento , CA, United States

    All stakeholders have a new responsibility in ensuring the safety, reliability and stability of our Critical National Infrastructure. Public and Private partnerships are paramount and information sharing on an international level a priority. We will be addressing key areas of vulnerability, threat detection, mitigation, and planning for the Energy, Oil, Gas, Electric and Water Sector.

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    October 14, 2015 - October 16, 2015
    Montreal , QC, Canada

    In-depth training on developing applications using Matrox Design Assistant 4 flowchart-based machine vision software, the first hardware-independent integrated development environment (IDE) that lets users easily create an application flowchart and HMI and take projects from concept to completion in record time, without the need for conventional programming.

    October 19, 2015 - October 20, 2015
    Orlando , FL, USA

    Learn how to manage FDA inspections to avoid Warning Letters, Seizures and Prosecutions.

    October 19, 2015 - October 23, 2015
    Montreal , QC, Canada

    Matrox Imaging is offering classroom training on the latest Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) processing tools and the MIL/MIL-Lite environment October 19–23 at the Montreal, Canada headquarters.