Thursday, May 9, 2013
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Unified platform helps robotics for packaging
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Cama Group, a multinational maker of secondary packaging systems, standardizes robotics on a unified platform to deliver simplified, high-speed automation software and hardware. The company switched from a proprietary technology mix to one automation vendor’s hardware and software. The challenge was to migrate the... Read More

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Stepper motion systems addendum
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Stepper motion systems compete intensely with servo systems for many applications, but that competition takes place over a relatively narrow range of power and speed. As mentioned in the main... Read More

Machine safety: PLC versus PAC, is there a difference for safety?
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Is PAC the newest PLC? And, what’s that got to do with machine safety? What does PAC stand for? The answer is, programmable automation controller. What does PLC stand for? Everyone should know by... Read More

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Advances: Machine vision products, standards
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Machine vision capabilities have increased recently with new products and standards developments for FDA traceability, higher speeds, and connectivity and integration. FDA unit-level... Read More

Robotics sales reach new record
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North American robotics companies broke previous opening quarter records for robots ordered and shipped in first-quarter 2013, according to new statistics released from Robotic Industries Association... Read More

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Cyber Security Survey
In 2009, one out of four industrial users reported that they saw no potential cyber threats that could affect their businesses. That was before Stuxnet and other high-profile criminal incidents. How has the landscape changed? Let us know your thinking on our new cyber security survey.
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Machine Safety: Safety and security combined
Machine Safety: Safety and security combined

Some recent reports say cyber attacks have grown by 600 percent since 2010 costing industry... Read More

Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line
Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line

The "yellow line" in manufacturing has been around for a very long time. But, a... Read More

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

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