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Siemens Partners with Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation for Digital Mobility Transformation

Siemens Partners with Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation for Digital Mobility Transformation


Siemens Digital Industries Software is selected as the preferred bidder for the next generation engineering environment and product data management environment.

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Ericsson and Porsche Rev Up for 5G Future

Ericsson and Porsche Rev Up for 5G Future


Driving the future of the automotive industry: A research partnership between Ericsson and Porsche is leveraging the power of 5G to accelerate production capabilities at Porsche’s manufacturing production complex in Leipzig, Germany. 

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The Future of Robot Programming

The Future of Robot Programming


TM Robotics CEO Nigel Smith explains the importance of robot programming that’s simple enough to be refigured to any kind of manufacturing environment, as companies diversify to improve sustainability.

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Predictive Maintenance: How a Sensor-to-Cloud Retrofit Drives Benefits

Predictive Maintenance: How a Sensor-to-Cloud Retrofit Drives Benefits


If you're a machine builder or user maintaining hundreds of machines, then failures are the things you dread most. You know you need Predictive Maintenance, but the cost is often prohibitive. This article discusses a retrofit approach that uses an edge device to continuously measure a machine's critical parameters and send the sensor data to the cloud.

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Seeq Appoints Dr. Lisa J. Graham as Chief Executive Officer and Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Seeq Appoints Dr. Lisa J. Graham as Chief Executive Officer and Announces Changes to Board of Directors


Graham brings more than 20 years of process industry experience, along with demonstrated success driving growth and innovation at Seeq.

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The Importance of Automation Integration in Manufacturing

The Importance of Automation Integration in Manufacturing


From raw materials for plastics and semiconductor chips to household products such as toilet paper and hand sanitizer, one thing is abundantly clear: automated manufacturing is needed now.

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Ultra-compact servo drives in DIN rail-mountable metal housings: the ELM72xx series from Beckhoff integrates high-performance drive technology in robust EtherCAT I/O terminals. TwinSAFE Logic is also built in for direct implementation of safe motion.

Ultra-compact servo drives in DIN rail-mountable metal housings: the ELM72xx series from Beckhoff integrates high-performance drive technology in robust EtherCAT I/O terminals. TwinSAFE Logic is also built in for direct implementation of safe motion.

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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

  • Oriental Motor USA Corporation
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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.

ISA's IIoT & Smart Mfg Ebook
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.

Automation & Control Trends Ebook
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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You’ll find the latest knowledge about sensors, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021.

You’ll find the latest knowledge about sensors, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021.

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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.

  • ISA
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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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New Products

ABB Launches Industry-first Smart Factory Solution for Safer, More Autonomous and Efficient Steel Melt Shop Operations

ABB Launches Industry-first Smart Factory Solution for Safer, More Autonomous and Efficient Steel Melt Shop Operations

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Siemens Launches Selector Application for Protection Devices

Siemens Launches Selector Application for Protection Devices

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MassRobotics Announces AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator

MassRobotics Announces AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: November 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: November 2021


Help us caption the November 2021 Otto Mation comic! Submit your funny and clever caption ideas using the form below. If we select your caption as the winner, we will send you your very own Otto Mation coffee mug as a prize!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: October 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: October 2021


"Sometimes you feel like a nut; sometimes you don't."

Congrats to Renee B. of Nashville, Tennessee, for submitting this month's winning Otto Mation caption!

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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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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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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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