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Taking the wrinkles out of a production process
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Unless you’re a Klingon or you have a shar-pei for your family dog, most people don’t like wrinkles and go to great lengths to avoid them as long as possible. Much of the cosmetic product industry is built on this understanding, but sometimes those manufacturers have to take their own advice. Aging equipment in a... Read More

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New sensor networks will measure business variables, not the process.
New sensor networks will measure business variables, not the process.

Emerson Process Management has introduced an expanded product portfolio to address what it sees as an untapped market for intelligent sensors in process manufacturing and production operations. This... Read More

An affordable retrofit prevents expensive replacements
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The Harvest-Monrovia Water & Sewer Authority (HMWSA) was established in August 1965 to operate and maintain a water system to provide domestic water in the Harvest-Monrovia area of Madison... Read More

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Liquid level sensor line uses ultrasonic sensing technology
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AutomationDirect's Flowline EchoTouch, EchoSpan, and EchoSwitch series of ultrasonic liquid level sensors and transmitters as well as the PodView digital level indicator are... Read More

Leading industrial communication foundations discuss potential merger
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The HART Communication Foundation and the Fieldbus Foundation announced Sept. 25 that they have entered into discussions on the potential for merging the two organizations into one industry... Read More

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New ideas for quality management: Part 5
New ideas for quality management: Part 5

Well, I thought I was wrapping up these posts on the new ideas for quality management, but I’ve... Read More

Distributed control systems: Four things to consider when emulating a third-party application
Distributed control systems: Four things to consider when emulating a third-party application

The modern distributed control system (DCS) is extremely powerful and highly versatile. The... Read More

New ideas for quality management: Part 4
New ideas for quality management: Part 4

In the last post, I started talking about some of the technology that makes all these new ideas for... Read More

New ideas for quality management: Part 3
New ideas for quality management: Part 3

In the last couple of posts (see Part 1 and Part 2) I’ve talked about some new ideas for quality... Read More

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