Four Key Criteria for Industrial Drive Specification

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By Paul Streatfield, Bosch Rexroth This article explores four of the most recent key criteria for industrial drive specification, which meet the challenges of today’s industrial requirements.

AutomationDirect releases Basic Pneumatic Circuits white paper

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This white paper examines pneumatic design best practices and presents four basic pneumatic circuits commonly used in machine automation.

ABB announces Peter Voser as interim CEO as Ulrich Spiesshofer steps down

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The Board of Directors of ABB and its CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer (55) have mutually agreed for him to step down from his role, which he has held since 2013.

North American Electric announces launch of NAE Automation, LLC

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The company’s primary focus will be material handling equipment such as conveyors, automatic palletizers and strapping machines.

FacilityConneX to collaborate with Dell to drive smart building management

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The project will provide real-time monitoring, fault detection & diagnostics and ongoing monitoring-based commissioning for a 313,679 square foot building and its 600+ assets including chillers, boilers, and HVAC equipment.

3 Reasons Routes for Predictive Maintenance Programs May Be Dead

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By Brett Burger, National Instruments With automated data collection, SMEs will spend more time focused on the risky asset of the day, as reported by the automated data collection, and less time focused on manual data collection.

Rotork actuators to boost wireless functionality for UK crude storage hub

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Rotork IQ3 multi-turn actuators have been commissioned for two Navigator Terminals road fuel and crude storage tanks at its North Tees hub in Middlesbrough.

Can Manufacturers Compete When Trapped in Existing Automation Architectures?

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By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Manufacturing companies are becoming more aware of the need to modernize production methods and automation to compete globally, but many still find themselves stuck in a sunk investment trap.

TT Electronics announces acquisition of Power Partners

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This acquisition supports TT’s global growth strategy, to expand its focus on design-led technology solutions and value-added complementary products.

E.ON Energy acquires TUM energy technology from BayPAT

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The TUM technology is based on optimizing the steam extraction of cogeneration plants equipped with gas turbines, enabling to achieve higher overall efficiencies and increasing the flexibility of the power plant.