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IFS Announces Winners of IFS Change for Good Sustainability Awards 2021

IFS Announces Winners of IFS Change for Good Sustainability Awards 2021


Inaugural awards saw entries from U.S., Europe, APJ, MEA, and LATAM across the five IFS focus industries.

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Chandler Engineering Launches New E-Commerce Website

Chandler Engineering Launches New E-Commerce Website


AMETEK Chandler Engineering, a leader in drilling and completion instrumentation, launched a new e-commerce website. Customers are now able to purchase accessories, spare parts, and more at their convenience.

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Endress+Hauser and UT-PETEX Announce Training Collaboration

Endress+Hauser and UT-PETEX Announce Training Collaboration


Endress+Hauser and the Petroleum Extension (PETEX), a unit of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, announce collaboration efforts for training courses starting fall of 2021.

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Designing an Intelligent System for High Reliability Production Line

Designing an Intelligent System for High Reliability Production Line


Fears of perfection, narrow focus and regulatory compliance are major hurdles faced in improving reliability through predictive analytics. Here’s how to overcome them.

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Building a Strong OT Cybersecurity Foundation: First Ask the Right Questions

Building a Strong OT Cybersecurity Foundation: First Ask the Right Questions


Inevitably, IT/OT integration has become one of the key indicators of a company's potential future growth. However, despite its importance, IT/OT integration remains inconceivable to many companies due to one main obstacle: cybersecurity.

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PLC and Operator Interface Advantages Stack Up for a Large Container Automatic Stacking Crane Project

PLC and Operator Interface Advantages Stack Up for a Large Container Automatic Stacking Crane Project


Scalability and connectivity of PLCs and operator interfaces played a key role as TMEIC integrated 86 new container automatic stacking cranes for the Port of Virginia.

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Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

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Smart sensors are helping to actualize a completely networked factory. Discover how you can explore digital transformation.

Smart sensors are helping to actualize a completely networked factory. Discover how you can explore digital transformation.

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Jump start your continuous improvement with a trial of industrial advanced analytics software.

Jump start your continuous improvement with a trial of industrial advanced analytics software.

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Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expanded line-up of popular PKP Series of bipolar & unipolar type PKP 2 phase stepper motor products with the following additions: PKP CS Geared 28mm & 60mm and PKP 28mm High Resolution (0.9°) type

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expanded line-up of popular PKP Series of bipolar & unipolar type PKP 2 phase stepper motor products with the following additions: PKP CS Geared 28mm & 60mm and PKP 28mm High Resolution (0.9°) type

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For basic applications within industrial process plants, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased. The new Proline 10 flowmeters deliver that simplicity without compromising functionality.

For basic applications within industrial process plants, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased. The new Proline 10 flowmeters deliver that simplicity without compromising functionality.

  • Endress+Hauser, Inc.
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This ebook covers the best of ISA's IIoT & Smart Manufacturing Conference that was held May 2021. The day-long virtual event brought together end users and experts from around the world to exchange advice and insights on smart manufacturing.

This ebook covers the best of ISA's IIoT & Smart Manufacturing Conference that was held May 2021. The day-long virtual event brought together end users and experts from around the world to exchange advice and insights on smart manufacturing.

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Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021-2022. Download this special report on the top 12 trends that are manifesting the manufacturing digital revolution.

Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021-2022. Download this special report on the top 12 trends that are manifesting the manufacturing digital revolution.

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It's one project, but controls engineers have to know everything from data management techniques to safety system standards. That’s why you’ll find so many useful bits and diverse sources in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021.

It's one project, but controls engineers have to know everything from data management techniques to safety system standards. That’s why you’ll find so many useful bits and diverse sources in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021.

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Download the latest edition of InTech. Top stories include: Digital Twins Enable the Autonomous Paper; Alarm Management Program Upgrade; Power Quality Measurement Homebrew Automation, and more!

Download the latest edition of InTech. Top stories include: Digital Twins Enable the Autonomous Paper; Alarm Management Program Upgrade; Power Quality Measurement Homebrew Automation, and more!

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Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

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Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

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Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

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Fluke Process Instruments Debuts SV600 Fixed Acoustic Imager for Manufacturing Environments

Fluke Process Instruments Debuts SV600 Fixed Acoustic Imager for Manufacturing Environments

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NORD Variable Frequency Drives are Designed for High-Efficiency Conveyor Applications

NORD Variable Frequency Drives are Designed for High-Efficiency Conveyor Applications

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Siemens' New Sinamics G120 Smart Access Wireless Module Simplifies Drive Commissioning, Parameterization and Maintenance

Siemens' New Sinamics G120 Smart Access Wireless Module Simplifies Drive Commissioning, Parameterization and Maintenance

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2021


"You are supposed to test the drugs on the mice!"

Congrats to David James of the United Kingdom for submitting this winning caption for our Otto Mation comic!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021


"This new clean desk policy is very refreshing."

Congrats to Carlo Totte of the Netherlands for submitting this winning caption for our Otto Mation comic!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2021


"It's finally happened: Robots arranging vacations for other robots!"

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EPLAN Software & Services

EPLAN Software & Services


EPLAN offers software and services in fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. We develop leading software solutions- also known as CAE- for machine, plant and control cabinet engineering.

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GE Digital

GE Digital


Our years of hard won insights in power generation, utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing mean we are uniquely positioned to help our customers better operate, optimize and analyze their work to deliver greater results today and in the future.

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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries


Moore Industries-International, Inc. designs and manufactures signal interface instruments for industrial process control, system integration, and factory automation. The company's products are used in industries such as: chemical and specialty chemical; oil & gas extraction, refining and transport; and more.

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Wunderlich - Malec

Wunderlich - Malec


Wunderlich-Malec has successfully designed and implemented engineering solutions for commercial, industrial and government clients throughout North America and abroad since 1981.

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Interstates

Interstates


Interstates offers electrical construction, electrical engineering, and control systems services. For over sixty years, the company has tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions for industrial manufacturing and processing facilities around the world.

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SeQent

SeQent


SeQent is a leading industrial automation software provider and early pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space with over two decades of experience and thousands of installations worldwide.

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