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Justifying manufacturing IT investments using the RAVE approach
Justifying manufacturing IT investments using the RAVE approach

Justifying changes can be difficult, especially for projects using information technology in manufacturing. Many of the benefits from applying IT solutions to manufacturing operations are indirect and hard to accurately estimate or measure. One way to justify applying new technology is to use the RAVE approach. There... Read More

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Apps for Engineers: File preview apps for iOS and Android
Apps for Engineers: File preview apps for iOS and Android

Buzzsaw iOS 4.2+ Cost: Free Company: Autodesk Inc. Company Website: www.autodesk.com  This app lets users securely access project designs and documents for architecture, engineering,... Read More

Machine Safety: Do safety and security converge or intersect?
Machine Safety: Do safety and security converge or intersect?

If the two worlds of machine safety and security are synonymous then why even discuss whether their applications either converge or intersect? Does it really matter? It seems to me that there is some... Read More

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Smart Grid standards for interoperability, interconnection, integration
Smart Grid standards for interoperability, interconnection, integration

Standards are an important consideration in the work of building engineers, but their role is increasing with the globally intensifying implementation of the Smart Grid and the revolutionary changes... Read More

Driving productivity through compliance
Driving productivity through compliance

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will go into effect this year, and a new study discusses the concept that regulatory compliance can be a benefit not just to the consumers, but also to the... Read More

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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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