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Managing alarms, managing competency
Managing alarms, managing competency

In the process industries, alarm systems are a vital tool, allowing plant operators to identify escalating abnormal situations and take action to recover. Such occurrences can quickly lead to personnel danger, environmental excursions, and commercial loss. Good alarm management practices are essential in a proactive... Read More

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Using 'Big Data' to deliver a competitive advantage
Using 'Big Data' to deliver a competitive advantage

The digital revolution, globalization, and market forces are upending the manufacturing industry, causing manufacturers to face unprecedented challenges. Senior managers are wary of making long-term... Read More

Take command of your operations center
Take command of your operations center

In the past, plant personnel had to live close to their job. Every aspect of plant operations was located at the plant site except for perhaps sales, marketing, and executive management. People today... Read More

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Android malware on the rise
Android malware on the rise

Part of the 30 percent increase is due to the discovery of the Android vulnerability that attackers can exploit to create malware that’s capable of bypassing digital signature validation, according... Read More

ERP and CMMS: The ties that bind
ERP and CMMS: The ties that bind

Whether you follow engineer-to-order (ETO), make-to-order (MTO), batch process, or any other manufacturing style, there’s an enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategy to fit your firm.... Read More

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Mark T. Hoske, content manager and editor with Control Engineering, will explain mobility trends and discuss the types of mobile engineering applications available. Harry Forbes, senior analyst at ARC Advisory Group, will explain basic wireless mobility infrastructures, types of hardware and software needed as well as challenges and advantages wireless mobility offers to end-users.

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Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization
Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization

Wago's PFC200 is designed to offer compact, computing power for PLC programming and process... Read More

Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs
Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs

Beckhoff Automation's CP22xx Panel PC series combines a multi-touch interface with... Read More

Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

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