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Motion control company to be acquired, integrated
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Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) announced that it has agreed to purchase Jacobs Automation, which specializes in track motion control technology. Jacobs Automation provides a motion control solution called the iTrak System. This technology is designed to performance across a wide range of packaging,... Read More

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Control platforms to be consolidated for industrial Internet
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GE Intelligent Platforms has announced progress against plans for consolidation of the company’s control platforms to enable the Industrial Internet. The company’s convergence strategy... Read More

M&R Printing Equipment uses advanced servo, controller
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The MR-J4 Servo and Q170 stand-alone motion controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation helped M&R Printing Equipment beat its own world record. M&R was building on a 20-year history of... Read More

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Long-length linear encoder addendum
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Linear encoders use requires appropriate installation, calibration, and connectivity to the control system—in addition to an accurate encoder scale. Below, see the table of selected encoder... Read More

Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature
Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature

Although summer heat waves provide poignant reminders that “heat kills,” high temperatures can harm electric motors as well as people. In fact, operating a three-phase induction motor at just 10 C... Read More

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Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business
Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business

Why is it important in the United States to identify machine safety standards for your business? I... Read More

Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?
Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?

In less than 30 seconds, tell me why I should care about your plans for exceeding industrial safety... Read More

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

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