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Comau Delivers High-volume Electric Drive Assembly Line to Geely Veremt to Double Automation Rate

Comau Delivers High-volume Electric Drive Assembly Line to Geely Veremt to Double Automation Rate


Comau has developed and deployed an automated e-drive assembly line for Geely Automobile Holdings at its Geely Veremt plant in Ningbo (China), for the end-to-end assembly of the electric motor, gearbox and inverter.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Adopts Siemens’ Xcelerator Portfolio to Support Digital Engineering Transformation

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Adopts Siemens’ Xcelerator Portfolio to Support Digital Engineering Transformation


The Xcelerator provides the ability to work in a collaborative and connected way, significantly reducing cycle times across each digital thread.

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Advanced Analytics Improve Predictive Models

Advanced Analytics Improve Predictive Models


Inaccurate or overlooked alerts on manufacturing data can be reduced with proper data handling when developing and deploying predictive models. This article first appeared in the December 2021 issue of Intech magazine.

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Top 11 Industrial Automation Articles for 2021

Top 11 Industrial Automation Articles for 2021


Automation.com published 2,600 industrial automation feature, news and new product articles in 2021. Here are the best-read ones that you might have missed.

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Five Trends for Industrial Automation in 2022

Five Trends for Industrial Automation in 2022


Thomas Jefferson once said, “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” Given what we have all experienced over the past 2+ years, Digi-Key Electronics' Eric J. Halvorson tends to agree with Mr. Jefferson. Looking ahead in 2022, here are five trends Halvorson predicts for the world of industrial automation.

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Beyond the Pyramid: Using ISA95 for Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing

Beyond the Pyramid: Using ISA95 for Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing


The ISA95 (IEC 62264) standards have an important place in the Industry 4.0 smart factories of the future. The key is an extended ISA95 activity model. This article was originally published in the October 2021 issue of Intech magazine.

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Keller offers low-cost, embeddable analog and digital pressure transmitters designed for easy integration into new and existing applications.

Keller offers low-cost, embeddable analog and digital pressure transmitters designed for easy integration into new and existing applications.

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Festo's DFM series guided drives provide exceptional precision and sturdiness for a variety of tasks.

Festo's DFM series guided drives provide exceptional precision and sturdiness for a variety of tasks.

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The BLV Series R Type brushless DC motor (BLDC motor) speed control system offers the design of motor and driver significantly reduced in size and weight, yet high-power, and contributes to the battery driven automation.

The BLV Series R Type brushless DC motor (BLDC motor) speed control system offers the design of motor and driver significantly reduced in size and weight, yet high-power, and contributes to the battery driven automation.

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This edition of AUTOMATION 2021 tackles the many places where cybersecurity planning and ICS modernization intersect. Here, you can learn how to prevent internal and external cybersecurity breaches with zero trust OT network segmentation.

This edition of AUTOMATION 2021 tackles the many places where cybersecurity planning and ICS modernization intersect. Here, you can learn how to prevent internal and external cybersecurity breaches with zero trust OT network segmentation.

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Emerson's Machine Automation Solutions can provide a range of resources to help end users understand and implement big data solutions that use IIoT and edge computing technologies.

Emerson's Machine Automation Solutions can provide a range of resources to help end users understand and implement big data solutions that use IIoT and edge computing technologies.

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In this edition of Advancing Automation, Dell Technologies OEM Solutions in collaboration with Intel provides insights into the megatrends pushing for digital transformation and the technologies that are enabling it.

In this edition of Advancing Automation, Dell Technologies OEM Solutions in collaboration with Intel provides insights into the megatrends pushing for digital transformation and the technologies that are enabling it.

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The latest issue of InTech magazine is now available. Download your copy today to read more about using ISA95 for industry 4.0 & smart manufacturing, the benefits of a closed-loop digital twin, wireless networks for condition monitoring; and more.

The latest issue of InTech magazine is now available. Download your copy today to read more about using ISA95 for industry 4.0 & smart manufacturing, the benefits of a closed-loop digital twin, wireless networks for condition monitoring; and more.

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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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A best-selling, practical introduction to the principles, technologies, and strategies of industrial process control.

A best-selling, practical introduction to the principles, technologies, and strategies of industrial process control.

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Develop confidence in uncertainty analysis results and use measurement uncertainty to select instrumentation systems.

Develop confidence in uncertainty analysis results and use measurement uncertainty to select instrumentation systems.

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Understand each phase of the ISA-TR84.00.07 FGS design life cycle and learn how to develop an FGS design.

Understand each phase of the ISA-TR84.00.07 FGS design life cycle and learn how to develop an FGS design.

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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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Silicon Labs Brings AI and Machine Learning to the Edge with Matter-Ready Platform

Silicon Labs Brings AI and Machine Learning to the Edge with Matter-Ready Platform

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TDK Offers Compact Transformers with EP 6 Cores for Ultrasonic Applications

TDK Offers Compact Transformers with EP 6 Cores for Ultrasonic Applications

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Rockwell Automation Expands LifecycleIQ Portfolio, Adding Threat Detection Managed Services

Rockwell Automation Expands LifecycleIQ Portfolio, Adding Threat Detection Managed Services

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: January 2022

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: January 2022


"Well, your date with the Roomba is off."

Congrats to Paula G. of Arizona for submitting this hilarious winning caption!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: December 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: December 2021


"Wow, how long did it take to 3D print that?!"

Congrats to Jim B. of Missouri for submitting this winning caption!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: November 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: November 2021


"It's an informal dinner; of course you can loosen your conveyor belts! Happy Thanksgiving to all!"

Congrats to Pete L. of Pennsylvania for submitting the winning caption for our Thanksgiving cartoon!

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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.

GE Digital
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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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Arthur G Russell Co Inc

Arthur G Russell Co Inc


Arthur G. Russell selects the most appropriate platform and technologies, solves complex automation problems, and provides the most cost-effective automation solution available. Since 1945, we have been designing, building, and installing automation systems and equipment, Arthur G. Russell has helped get thousands of products into the marketplace. We know that quality and dependability are as important on the assembly line as in the final product. That's why we work with you from the start, custom designing an automation system that will exceed your expectations and be flexible enough to grow with you as your product demands change.

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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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