Factory Automation 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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New Belgium Brewing Green Automation
Igor Valuyev makes creative use of Opto 22 automation systems, which handle all of the facility's brewing processes, as well as the water process systems and virtually all other building management...
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RESOURCES

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  • GAM releases Gearbox Sizing Tool 
    GAM releases Gearbox Sizing Tool

    Sizing Tool makes it easy to find the right gear reducer, coupling, or linear mount product compatible with a motor. MORE

  • AMETEK announces Online Store 
    AMETEK announces Online Store

    On-line store lets engineers evaluate and purchase DC power products on a variety of mobile devices, such as tablets and smart phones. MORE

  • NEMA Publishes 2015 Products and Standards Guide 
    NEMA Publishes 2015 Products and Standards Guide

    The Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG) is a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards as well as an extensive directory of... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment 
    Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment

    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

  • The Risk Reduction Process Utilizing a Hierarchy of Controls 
    The Risk Reduction Process Utilizing a Hierarchy of Controls

    By Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
    After safety risks have been identified, evaluated and analyzed, there will inevitably be... MORE

  • ICONICS’ New Industrial Mobile HMI Apps Reflect Commitment to Any Glass, Anywhere 
    ICONICS’ New Industrial Mobile HMI Apps Reflect...

    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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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Finding Refreshment in Control System Retrofit 
    Finding Refreshment in Control System Retrofit

    IEN
    Metal-forming machines rarely enter a fourth decade of service. But when Royal Vendors of Kearneysville, WV, a manufacturer and remanufacturer... MORE

  • Bottero grinds glass with half the motors 
    Bottero grinds glass with half the motors

    Bottero ground out a solution that is based on a single Kollmorgen AKD servo-converter for driving two servo-motors that are not simultaneously... MORE

  • PLC control from inlet-to-outlet 
    PLC control from inlet-to-outlet

    Control Engineering Europe
    A new water treatment works at the Dee Valley Water (DVW) Llwyn Onn site in North Wales is being controlled from inlet... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    November 2, 2014 - November 5, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Only PACK EXPO focuses on processing and packaging solutions while at the same time introducing you to technologies and ideas from all different industries. It’s the one place you can discover innovations you didn’t know existed and truly see what is possible.

    November 4, 2014 - November 6, 2014
    São Paulo , Brazil


    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.

    November 5, 2014 - November 7, 2014
    Las Vegas , NV, USA


    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.

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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).