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MEDIA

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FCI releases thermal dispersion sensing video for industrial processes The capabilities video explains how Fluid Components International (FCI) solves flow and level measurement problems for industrial process and plant applications around the globe with advanced...
ASI video describes EZ DIN rail cutter ASI EZ cutter cuts several types of DIN rail, leaving clean and burr-free cuts
ASI video describes Insulation Displacement (IDC) Terminal Blocks Learn all about IDC (Insulation Displacement Technology) Terminal Blocks from ASI.
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RESOURCES

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  • Out of the Barn - $20.00 
    Out of the Barn - $20.00

    This easy-to-read compilation of a series of articles, authored by PLC inventor Dick Morley, originally appeared in MSI (formerly Manufacturing...

  • Motors and Drives: A Practical Technology Guide - Instructional Supplement - $63.00 
    Motors and Drives: A Practical Technology Guide - Instructional Supplement - $63.00

    The practical reference introduces engineering concepts of motors and drives in a way that can be easily understood by both engineers unfamiliar...

  • Models Unleashed: Virtual Plant and Model Predictive Control Applications - $47.00 
    Models Unleashed: Virtual Plant and Model Predictive Control Applications - $47.00

    By: Gregory K. McMillan and Robert A. Cameron
    This portable pocket guide goes beyond theoretical concepts and provides new insight into the...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • SaaS Supply Chain Management Systems: 'To Cloud' or 'Not to Cloud' 
    SaaS Supply Chain Management Systems: 'To Cloud' or 'Not to Cloud'

    By Gregory Braun, C3 Solutions
    This whitepaper explores arguments in favor and against using systems based in the cloud, with the goal of offering...

  • Membrane Switches: What Do Design Engineers Need to Know? 
    Membrane Switches: What Do Design Engineers Need to Know?

    By Jens Kautzor, Hoffman + Krippner
    Today, membrane keyboards and switches have become indispensable for many industries. Often unnoticed by...

  • How to Evaluate and Install a Load Cell Sensor 
    How to Evaluate and Install a Load Cell Sensor

    By Omega Engineering
    Various load cell types are preferred, relative to the needs of the operational environment. This paper discusses what is the...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Emerson drives used to streamline port crane application 
    Emerson drives used to streamline port crane application

    Measuring over 100m wide and over 60m high and with a lifting capacity of 45t, the port crane was revamped by Apator Control, adding Emerson's...

  • SITA's baggage robot automates Geneva Airport bag drop 
    SITA's baggage robot automates Geneva Airport bag drop

    Leo, the fully autonomous baggage robot, has the capacity to check in, print bag tags and transport up to two suitcases with a maximum weight of...

  • Fuji Electric supplies VG Drive for bridge testing facility 
    Fuji Electric supplies VG Drive for bridge testing facility

    The Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing (BEAST) lab, located at Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ will provide valuable data...

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    EVENTS

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    May 22, 2016 - May 27, 2016
    San Francisco , CA, United States


    SID's Display Week is the premier international event for the electronic display industry, where breakthrough technologies are introduced. Display Week offers synergies unparalleled by any other display event, comprised of attendees and exhibitors representing the foremost display-engineering talent from all over the world, as well as leaders representing both the commercial and consumer markets.

    May 23, 2016 - May 26, 2016
    New Orleans , LA, United States


    Schneider Electric CONNECT 2016 is the place where customers, product specialists and partners can come together to share experiences in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.

    June 6, 2016 - June 9, 2016
    Carlsbad , CA, United States


    Join us to discuss "Manufacturing 4.0: The New Rules of Leadership," focusing on all aspects of the manufacturing enterprise – from the plant floor, to leadership roles and business models.

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    TRAINING

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    February 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016
    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.

    February 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016


    This alarm management course is designed to educate key site personnel on industry standards, best practices, business justification, safety implications, business issues and the Seven-Step Approach to Effective Alarm Management.

    June 1, 2016


    This webinar will help attendees discover the five industry challenges that will maximize chances of success in the IIoT. Topics will include component- and system-level simulation with examples in sensors, RFID, industrial robotics, instrumentation, and control and network equipment.