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Future of the PLC
Future of the PLC

If you use PLCs or are thinking of doing so, you may consider them to be a mature technology with little room for improvement as they've been around for nearly 50 years. But like their close counterparts in the world of consumer electronics, significant improvements continue with no end in sight, promising faster,... Read More

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Educational program to promote STEM and healthy lifestyle
Educational program to promote STEM and healthy lifestyle

TECHFIT (Teaching Engineering Concepts to Harness Future Innovators and Technologists) is a program designed to provide opportunities for children and youth to explore, learn and engage in... Read More

How to get the most out of your System Integrator
How to get the most out of your System Integrator

With plant staffs stretched thin at a time of continuing manufacturing growth, system integrators have come into increasing prominence. Get an insider's view on the do's & don'ts of working with... Read More

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Webcast: The future is bright for manufacturing
Webcast: The future is bright for manufacturing

Karen Kurek, principal at McGladrey, will again be the breakfast keynote speaker at the 2014 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit at this year's IMTS Show, Sept. 8-13 in Chicago. Kurek will... Read More

Advanced manufacturing in Chicago
Advanced manufacturing in Chicago

Announced earlier this year, the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) is a Chicago-based manufacturing hub that will bring together public, educational, and private interests... Read More

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Engineers’ Choice Nominations
The Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by Control Engineering's print and online subscribers.
Nominations close Sept. 5
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Understanding Machine Safety Guidelines eGuide
This eGuide illustrates how machine safety is serious business and should be at the forefront of any machine builder’s design process as well as the key steps necessary to lower risk and it highlights how integrated safety components can simplify machine design.
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Upcoming Webcast
Upcoming Webcast
Optimizing Motor, Drives and Gearbox Systems to Ensure Best Performance and Total Cost of Ownership

Presenter William Finley from Siemens will explain that with modern industrial systems, there is a large advantage in total cost of ownership when driven equipment, adjustable frequency drives (AFD), motors, and gearboxes are matched and driven at ratings appropriate for these components.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Siemens
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Machine Safety: Which takes precedence, a Type-B or a Type-C safety standard?
Machine Safety: Which takes precedence, a Type-B or a Type-C safety standard?

In the hierarchy of Type A, B, and C safety standards, doesn’t a Type B safety standard take... Read More

Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?
Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?

According to the International Labor Organization, every 15 seconds approximately 160 workers have... Read More

Machine Safety: Do not tell employees that a safety compliant machine is safe
Machine Safety: Do not tell employees that a safety compliant machine is safe

Purchasing a new machine compliant to the latest machine safety standards and delivered with... Read More

Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?
Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?

Machine safety discussions have risen to new heights with improved computing technology and... Read More

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