Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Attendance, technology booming as IMTS opens in Chicago
Attendance, technology booming as IMTS opens in Chicago

Day 1: Pre-registration tops 100,000 as attendees hear about 3D printing, workforce development issues.Read More

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Use industrial Internet of things to propel automation investments, higher productivity
Use industrial Internet of things to propel automation investments, higher productivity

Interest in the industrial Internet of things (IIoT) seems likely to spur greater automation investments and, with that, greater manufacturing productivity, suggested Dr. Richard Soley, Industrial... Read More

Industrial Ethernet physical layer design: Questions and answers
Industrial Ethernet physical layer design: Questions and answers

Additional answers about an industrial Ethernet network case study and about industrial network design are provided below, after the archived, 1-hour webcast: “A Network Foundation – Applied Case... Read More

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The role of industrial networks in energy usage
The role of industrial networks in energy usage

Energy costs big dollars for manufacturers, and most plants don't know where energy is used, said Eric Scott of Molex Inc. Industrial network groups are working on interfaces to help. See the video.Read More

A technology boom for manufacturing
A technology boom for manufacturing

Hannover Fairs’ Larry Turner looks at how automation is driving global change, and global growthRead More

Upcoming event
STEM program for young students
The Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E), an innovative STEM program serving grades K-5 will hold its first fundraiser at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) on Sept. 11, 2014.
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System Integration Research
The 2014 System Integration study was conducted by Control Engineering to better understand system integration of devices and systems as applied to controls, automation, and instrumentation from the perspectives of the system integrator and the engineering hiring the system integrator. Download the Control Engineering System Integration Research today!
Upcoming Webcast
Upcoming Webcast
Architecture of the Industrial IoT

Presenter Mike Fahrion from B&B Electronics will present the concepts and architectures required to achieve the aspirations of the Internet of Things, which requires a new approach to make it work.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: B&B Electronics
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Products
Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs
Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs

Wieland Electric Inc.'s UMS 5-W, UMS 8, LMS 16-W wienet series of Ethernet switches have redundant... Read More

Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety
Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GaurdSheild 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications
Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

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