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KPM Analytics Establishes European Sales and Support Offices

KPM Analytics Establishes European Sales and Support Offices


KPM Analytics announced today that three sales and support offices have been established in Europe: specifically, in Germany, Poland, and the UK.

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Industrial Sector to Account for 30% Overall Generator Demand

Industrial Sector to Account for 30% Overall Generator Demand


Despite growing environmental concerns about the usage of diesel across the world, demand from the industrial sector is expected to be over 30% over the coming years.

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Steel King Industries Launches New Industrial Platform Group: NexCaliber Structures

Steel King Industries Launches New Industrial Platform Group: NexCaliber Structures


Steel King Industries® continues to strengthen its presence in the material handling marketplace with the launch of NexCaliber Structures™, a new business unit that will supply turnkey solutions for engineered elevated work platforms.

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Amazon Industrial Digitalization Platform

Amazon Industrial Digitalization Platform


Discrete and process manufacturers constantly struggle to create integrated manufacturing systems using disparate automation systems within a facility. Amazon Web Services now provides a flexible and open solution for achieving effective holistic operations, from sensor to enterprise.

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In Our Wireless Age, Cables are Adapting and Transforming the Manufacturing Industry. Here’s How…

In Our Wireless Age, Cables are Adapting and Transforming the Manufacturing Industry. Here’s How…


In a wireless age, the use of cables may be losing its function in some industries, however for others, the role they play is as important as ever. In the case of the manufacturing, as technology becomes increasingly integrated, so does the prominence of cables.

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Automation Helps Crews Run a Tight Ship

Automation Helps Crews Run a Tight Ship


A premier yacht builder gets on board with reliable automation platforms for monitoring and controlling ship systems.

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Industrial AI Smart Camera for AI Vision at the Edge based on Intel Atom E3930 and Movidius Myriad X VPU

Industrial AI Smart Camera for AI Vision at the Edge based on Intel Atom E3930 and Movidius Myriad X VPU

  • ADLINK Technology
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The MadgeTech Titan S8 has 8 programmable channels to measure and record temperature, current, voltage, pulse, and frequency in real-time.

The MadgeTech Titan S8 has 8 programmable channels to measure and record temperature, current, voltage, pulse, and frequency in real-time.

  • MadgeTech Inc.
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The OPC Foundation and Automation.com come together to bring you this informative ebook to highlight the benefits and the potential of the OPC UA technology for end users, system integrators and operators in the world of Industrial IoT.

The OPC Foundation and Automation.com come together to bring you this informative ebook to highlight the benefits and the potential of the OPC UA technology for end users, system integrators and operators in the world of Industrial IoT.

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Download the new OT/ICS Cybersecurity ebook and discover an emerging cyberthreat—misuse of DNS protocols—as well as learn how a zero-trust approach to OT/ICS/SCADA cybersecurity works. You'll also learn about open and secure SCADA systems, and more.

Download the new OT/ICS Cybersecurity ebook and discover an emerging cyberthreat—misuse of DNS protocols—as well as learn how a zero-trust approach to OT/ICS/SCADA cybersecurity works. You'll also learn about open and secure SCADA systems, and more.

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Reading this handbook will help you prevent problems and instead optimize air/gas flow meters to operate safely and effectively for the long haul with minimum cost.

Reading this handbook will help you prevent problems and instead optimize air/gas flow meters to operate safely and effectively for the long haul with minimum cost.

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This edition of InTech Focus concentrates on understanding the fundamentals of IIoT-enabled valve controllers, including the range of sensors & switches that make valves and instruments smart, and the benefits of remotely mounting valve positioners.

This edition of InTech Focus concentrates on understanding the fundamentals of IIoT-enabled valve controllers, including the range of sensors & switches that make valves and instruments smart, and the benefits of remotely mounting valve positioners.

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Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.

Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.

  • ISA
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This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.

This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.

  • ISA
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Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

  • ISA
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New Products

NewTek Contactless Rotary Position Sensors Measure Rotating Shafts in Industrial Benchtop and Test and Measurement Applications

NewTek Contactless Rotary Position Sensors Measure Rotating Shafts in Industrial Benchtop and Test and Measurement Applications

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North Star Imaging Introduces Dual RobotiX

North Star Imaging Introduces Dual RobotiX

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Yxlon Presents Cheetah and Cougar EVO Microfocus X-ray Systems

Yxlon Presents Cheetah and Cougar EVO Microfocus X-ray Systems

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Automation Cartoons - January 2021

Automation Cartoons - January 2021


Help us caption this Otto Mation comic! Submit your clever and/or funny caption ideas using the form below. If your caption is selected, you'll win an Otto Mation coffee mug!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - December 2020

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - December 2020


​This winning caption was submitted by Paul G. of New Mexico! Congrats, Paul!

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Automation Cartoons - November 2020

Automation Cartoons - November 2020


The winning caption for this comic caption contest was submitted by James H., in Illinois. Congratulations, James!

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COPA-DATA

COPA-DATA


COPA-DATA is an independent software manufacturer for industrial and energy automation, specializing in HMI/SCADA and more. Its product, zenon software platform, automates control, monitoring, and optimization of machines, equipment, and power supplies.

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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries-Int., Inc.


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.

Moore Industries-International, Inc.
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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.

EPLAN Software & Services
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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.

Wunderlich - Malec
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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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