Factory Automation 

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MEDIA

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Thomson releases web video "How to Install SB Series Power-Off Brakes" Thomson Industries, a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released an educational video for design engineers, illustrating how to properly install its SB Series power-off...
Thomson releases web video 'How to Increase Rigidity in a Linear Actuator' Thomson has authored a range of educational videos, webinars and technical white papers to inform and guide design engineers, explain technology alternatives and simplify the linear motion...
FCI releases thermal dispersion sensing video for industrial processes The capabilities video explains how Fluid Components International (FCI) solves flow and level measurement problems for industrial process and plant applications around the globe with advanced...
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RESOURCES

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  • Rockwell Automation releases Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool     
    Rockwell Automation releases Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool

    This tool provides a self-guided assessment for machine builders to measure their performance in the three pillars of industrial safety: culture...

  • Rockwell Automation announces TechEd training event  
    Rockwell Automation announces TechEd training event

    The Rockwell Automation TechED event will feature over 750 hours of training, including hands-on labs, technical sessions and discussion forums....

  • Webinar: How to address Safety, Reliability, and IoT in your Material Handling applications 
    Webinar: How to address Safety, Reliability, and IoT in your Material Handling applications

    This free June 6 session will explore emerging trends in material handling and the best ways to ensure that equipment is designed and operates...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • The Race to A Digital Future: Assessing digital intensity in US manufacturing 
    The Race to A Digital Future: Assessing digital intensity in US manufacturing

    This Siemens research report evaluates manufacturers’ digital capabilities across several core dimensions, using their relative progress in each...

  • Questions to Ask When Specifying a Frame Grabber for Machine Vision Applications 
    Questions to Ask When Specifying a Frame Grabber for Machine Vision Applications

    Standardization has changed the game in many industries, making life easier for engineers and manufacturers alike. Nowhere has standardization been...

  • Why PKI matters for the IIoT 
    Why PKI matters for the IIoT

    By Alan Grau and Dave West, Icon Labs
    Just as cyber-attacks take many forms and exploit a wide range of vulnerabilities in the target device, so...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • PCB Piezotronics supplies accelerometers to NOAA weather satellites 
    PCB Piezotronics supplies accelerometers to NOAA weather satellites

    PCB's accelerometers were used by Lockheed Martin to measure the dynamic environment of the instrument platform in flight, and to characterize that...

  • ABB helps automate Quebec lithium mine 
    ABB helps automate Quebec lithium mine

    Nemaska Lithium is developing the Whabouchi spodumene deposit to meet the growing global demand for lithium batteries to be used in electric...

  • ABB helps Italian water company improve maintenance efforts 
    ABB helps Italian water company improve maintenance efforts

    CBV expects to reduce plant operating costs by up to 30 percent and maintenance time by up to 40 percent when ABB Ability Electrical Distribution...

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    EVENTS

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    June 18, 2017 - June 23, 2017
    San Antonio , TX


    Honeywell Users Group (HUG) conference provides users of Honeywell process control and industrial automation systems with a forum to exchange technical information and provide feedback to Honeywell on their equipment and service needs.

    June 26, 2017 - June 29, 2017
    Boca Raton , FL, United States


    The annual Automation Summit is a user conference for manufacturing professionals who use Siemens automation technologies.

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    TRAINING

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