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GE announces Innovation Showcase Event Series

June 12, 2012 - GE Intelligent Platforms announced the launch of its “Innovative Showcase: The Future of the Industrial Revolution Begins Here” event series. With dates in more than 60 locations in North America, Europe and China, the Showcase is designed to unveil the company’s revolutionary new automation solutions.

“We are changing what is possible in the world of automation with the launch of innovative new PROFINET-enabled PACSystems Controller and I/O solutions,” said Bernie Anger, General Manager of GE Intelligent Platforms Control & Communication Systems business. “These new offerings provide market advantage and risk avoidance so critical in today’s competitive environment."

The Innovation Showcase agenda includes executive insights, live Application Engineer-led demos, hands-on programming labs and the grand unveiling of GE Intelligent Platforms’ latest new product introductions including:

  • The innovative new PROFINET-enabled PACSystems RXi controller, Industrial PC and Intelligent Display Module
  • The popular RX3i PACSystems, now available with PROFINET
  • New additions to GE’s full line of interoperable network I/O systems
  • Industry-leading Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY 8.2 automation software
  • The unique Proficy Machine Edition controls development toolset
  • New tools to modernize Series 90 platforms to the latest PACSystems offering
  • An introduction to GE’s new cloud-based collaborative automation platform

Each Innovation Showcase will provide attendees with an understanding of the differential value enabled by GE Intelligent Platforms’ latest high-performance control systems. Attendees will learn how to increase productivity, improve uptime and lower total cost of ownership through this new, nextgeneration technology. Additionally, strategies to efficiently migrate to high-performance control systems and automation software will be discussed.

“These sessions would be valuable for manufacturing and process engineers, as well as OEMs and system integrators, seeking to improve control system performance,” continued Anger, “and controls engineers looking to reduce plant-floor risk and improve uptime. Plant managers and other end users will also find the discussion engaging as they try to lower the total cost of ownership of their critical automation systems.”

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