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HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program
October 18, 2018

HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program

Replacing HIT 2.0, this online training program is launching a revised 3-axis machining learning program. With the new guided programming function, the user is able to gain realistic practice with Klartext programing and DIN/ISO programming within the learning packet.

Will Manufacturers Ride the Servitization Wave to Greater Profitability?
September 21, 2018

Will Manufacturers Ride the Servitization Wave to Greater Profitability?

By Charles Rathmann, IFS
Servitization is driven in part by limited opportunity for many product-centric companies to grow in terms of product revenue and profits—due to factors like downward price pressure, volatile demand and increasing prices for inputs and raw materials.

Westfalia Technologies releases Automation and the Modern Bakery whitepaper
July 18, 2018

Westfalia Technologies releases Automation and the Modern Bakery whitepaper

In a white paper titled, “Automation and the Modern Bakery,” Westfalia discusses how implementing automation can help manufacturers of baked goods overcome challenges

ISA announces ISASecure Overview and 2018 Update: Securing Control Systems to IEC 62443 webinar
May 17, 2018

ISA announces ISASecure Overview and 2018 Update: Securing Control Systems to IEC 62443 webinar

Participants in the May 24, 11AM EDT webinar will learn about the structure and content of the international IEC 62443 control systems cybersecurity standards and the related ISASecure conformity assessment program.

 Deloitte Study:  Manufacturers’ digital supply chain expectations outpace reality
April 04, 2018

Deloitte Study: Manufacturers’ digital supply chain expectations outpace reality

The survey of more than 200 manufacturing organizations found that 51 percent of respondents believe their DSN maturity is at least “above average” compared to competitors, yet only 28 percent have started implementing DSN solutions.

Global Market Insights Report: SCARA robots to see significant rise in next 5 years
April 03, 2018

Global Market Insights Report: SCARA robots to see significant rise in next 5 years

SCARA robots used in the automobile industry will cross over 33 thousand units by 2024. This can be credited to increasing usage in applications such as high-speed assembly and handling operations.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces series of how-to videos for CNC products
March 01, 2018

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces series of how-to videos for CNC products

The CNC Quick Tip videos provide answers to frequently asked questions about various CNC functions. The first videos in the series address the layout of Mitsubishi controls, customizing counters on the monitor page, and performing a program search using an SD card, memory or HDD.

Tompkins Robotics releases explainer video for t-Sort automated sortation system
January 26, 2018

Tompkins Robotics releases explainer video for t-Sort automated sortation system

This robotic technology is designed help build supply chains. The design can accomplish volumes ranging from millions of units a day, to a small operation in the backroom of a supercenter or mall anchor store.

Bentley Institute Press releases Plain Language BIM print and eBook versions
December 18, 2017

Bentley Institute Press releases Plain Language BIM print and eBook versions

Plain Language BIM is written for beginners and for those with experience with BIM strategies to ensure all professionals are thoroughly prepared to be part of industry efforts focused on advancing BIM.

Mitsubishi Electric announces CNC Dealer Locator tool
December 07, 2017

Mitsubishi Electric announces CNC Dealer Locator tool

Through the new CNC Dealer Locator, customers can find dealers or OEMs by location or by OEM or dealer name. Once identified on the CNC Dealer Locator, the dealer or OEM can help the customer find the right CNC machine for their needs.

METTLER TOLEDO releases guides for food manufacturing productivity & compliance
November 28, 2017

METTLER TOLEDO releases guides for food manufacturing productivity & compliance

METTLER TOLEDO’s new food guides are designed to help manufacturers improve their understanding of food-safety standards and introduce them to processing equipment and solutions that can help operations become more efficient:

NuTec Tooling announces 2017 Industrial Automation Impact Survey
November 09, 2017

NuTec Tooling announces 2017 Industrial Automation Impact Survey

The survey is intended for managers and operators to benchmark the extent to which automation has influenced production, purchasing habits, cost controls, and future strategies.

Wood Group releases ProGHG greenhouse gas reporting application
September 06, 2017

Wood Group releases ProGHG greenhouse gas reporting application

ProGHG has been developed by Wood Group’s specialist technical solutions business in Houston, and provides an enterprise-level application that automates data collection, integration and validation, and emission calculations up to automated reporting.

Rockwell Automation releases Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool
June 15, 2017

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 (behavior), compliance (procedure) and capital (investment in contemporary technology).

Rockwell Automation announces TechEd training event
June 08, 2017

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. Attendees can learn about the techniques and technologies to maximize their manufacturing and production operations.

Webinar: How to address Safety, Reliability, and IoT in your Material Handling applications
May 31, 2017

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 reliably and safely.

DeVry University announces DeVry Manufacturing Bootcamp
May 26, 2017

DeVry University announces DeVry Manufacturing Bootcamp

DeVry University is expanding DeVry Bootcamp to include 11 online Advanced Manufacturing Programs in collaboration with 180 Skills, an online career and technical education company for the advanced manufacturing industry

Securing the Future of Mobility: Addressing cyber risk in self-driving cars and beyond
April 19, 2017

Securing the Future of Mobility: Addressing cyber risk in self-driving cars and beyond

A Deloitte Report
Securing the connected car is - quite literally - a matter of life and death, so how can we embrace this new technology without exposing the world to unprecedented risk?

Okuma announces case study video for CNC process simplification
March 29, 2017

Okuma announces case study video for CNC process simplification

The video shows how Okuma distributor Gosiger went into the control and created a GUI interface so the Moser operators don’t even see the OSP controls, or have to call up any programs at all. The app also provides safeguards so the operators can’t crash the machine tool.

ISA announces publication of Detecting Leaks in Pipelines book
March 01, 2017

ISA announces publication of Detecting Leaks in Pipelines book

The book explores the complex requirements for effective leak detection of petroleum pipelines and improved pipeline safety.

CIMdata releases eBook on capital project success for EPCs
February 22, 2017

CIMdata releases eBook on capital project success for EPCs

This eBook presents CIMdata's perspective on the use of open standards, notably ISO 15926, to improve interoperability, and the application of integrated project execution and integration construction planning techniques to improve project efficiency.

C3 Solutions announces revamped Dock Appointment Scheduling ROI Calculator
February 21, 2017

C3 Solutions announces revamped Dock Appointment Scheduling ROI Calculator

The C3 ROI Tool is a free online analysis tool to help business determine dock appointment scheduling cost savings opportunities.

January 13, 2017

Mentor Graphics introduces Mentor Safe ISO 26262 qualification programs

Mentor is an automotive systems supplier providing design tools and embedded software in the areas of connectivity, electrification, autonomous drive and vehicle architecture.

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3S-Smart Software Solutions announces enhanced CODESYS training offerings
January 03, 2017

3S-Smart Software Solutions announces enhanced CODESYS training offerings

There are suitable programs for different groups of users, from an entry-level course introducing in the work with basic functions of CODESYS V3 ranging to expert workshops covering “CODESYS Soft Motion CNC+Robotics” or “Library development and documentation”.

Siemens introduces Fleet Manager for Machine Tools app for MindSphere
September 13, 2016

Siemens introduces Fleet Manager for Machine Tools app for MindSphere

With this cloud-based application (MindApp), machine tools at small or large production sites can be monitored, and their availability and productivity enhanced.

FANUC America announces expansion of CNC training program
August 16, 2016

FANUC America announces expansion of CNC training program

FANUC currently offers a range of training courses covering CNC maintenance, operations and programming, servo and laser maintenance, Ladder/PMC editing, FANUC Picture Development, G-code programming, custom macro programming, conversational programming and more.

MicroPower Direct releases glossary of power conversion terms
August 10, 2016

MicroPower Direct releases glossary of power conversion terms

MicroPower Direct's free power conversion glossary contains 19 pages and 800 definitions of terms associated with a range of power technologies and produces.

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NEMA publishes NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers
July 28, 2016

NEMA publishes NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers

The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance to engineers regarding the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for selective coordination.

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BACnet Interest Group Europe releases updated BACnet Standard ASHRAE 135-2016
July 27, 2016

BACnet Interest Group Europe releases updated BACnet Standard ASHRAE 135-2016

Among the most important developments, included in 400 additional pages, are BACnet’s support for IPv6 networks and RESTful Web Services, a further step toward equipping the BACnet protocol for future developments in information technology.

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EU Automation releases guide to smart technology
July 27, 2016

EU Automation releases guide to smart technology

EU Automation's one page guide provides an insight into the smart technologies lighting the way to a more energy efficient future. The resource is designed for anyone with an active interest in the automation industry.

July 19, 2016

QY Research releases 2016 Market Research Report for Substation Automation

The Substation Automation market analysis is provided for the international market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions’ development status.

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Allied Market Research releases 2015 Embedded Computing Market report
June 17, 2016

Allied Market Research releases 2015 Embedded Computing Market report

The report projects that the world embedded computing market is likely to generate revenue of $236.5 billion by 2022, with an estimated CAGR of 6.2% from 2016 to 2022.

OMEGA publishes application note on remote environmental monitoring of server rooms
June 13, 2016

OMEGA publishes application note on remote environmental monitoring of server rooms

Monitoring of temperature and relative humidity conditions in server rooms is essential to maintaining the operating efficiency of this critical infrastructure. Spikes in temperature or humidity can cause damage to equipment and lead to unexpected server downtime.

Learn How Big Data & Analytics Deliver Practical Results with Significant ROIs - FREE Webinar
June 06, 2016

Learn How Big Data & Analytics Deliver Practical Results with Significant ROIs - FREE Webinar

Automation.com partners with Integration Objects to present this free webinar to help you find out how you can use your data to gain a deep understanding of your dynamic processes quickly, maximize your operations reliability and efficiency, and your asset availability.

Modeling, Control, Simulation and Diagnosis of Complex Industrial and Energy Systems - $63.00
May 23, 2016

Modeling, Control, Simulation and Diagnosis of Complex Industrial and Energy Systems - $63.00

Part of the ISA/O3neida series, this book will be of interest to practitioners within the automation field, particularly those focused on process control and energy systems

PMMI announces release of Mechanical Components 2 certification test
May 18, 2016

PMMI announces release of Mechanical Components 2 certification test

The Mechanical Components 2 evaluates the candidate's mastery of the principles and application of mechanical components such as clutches, brakes, gear boxes, transmissions, ball screws, and linear components.

Dataforth publishes application note: Harmonics and Utility Costs
May 10, 2016

Dataforth publishes application note: Harmonics and Utility Costs

The objective of the 10-page document is to show how different types of harmonics in a customer’s facility affect utility-measured quantities and costs.

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BIG-EU releases BACnet Reference Catalog 2016
May 02, 2016

BIG-EU releases BACnet Reference Catalog 2016

In the catalog, the BIG-EU presents 199 projects whose building automation solutions have been realized on the basis of the open BACnet standard.

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BIM Hub and CADENAS release joint mobile app for construction engineers
April 22, 2016

BIM Hub and CADENAS release joint mobile app for construction engineers

The BIMcatalogs.net add-on delivers access to intelligent 3D BIM CAD component data to engineers, designer and constructors worldwide from any computer or mobile device which can then be imported into their respective CAD systems.

Automation Can Prevent the Next Fukushima - $109.00
April 20, 2016

Automation Can Prevent the Next Fukushima - $109.00

This book shows that the accumulated, collective knowledge of the automation profession can prevent most of these types of accidents.

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