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Stock shock: Dow Jones tumbles, then rebounds after May PMI Index is corrected
Stock shock: Dow Jones tumbles, then rebounds after May PMI Index is corrected

UPDATED at 3:45 p.m. CST Monday, June 2: The importance of the PMI Index each month was reflected Monday, June 2 when an erroneous report of a drop in the PMI sent stocks tumbling. After initially reported that the May PMI Index fell by 1.5 percentage points, the Institute for Supply Management recalculated the... Read More

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Programming PLCs: Keep the documentation clear and simple
Programming PLCs: Keep the documentation clear and simple

Different rules and programming methods are needed based on the hardware and software being used. Programming in a Siemens programmable logic controller (PLC) is not identical to programming in an... Read More

Best practices in wireless
Best practices in wireless

The advancement of wireless technology over the past five years has contributed to a growing acceptance of wireless technology within the industrial realm. Wireless networking has proliferated in... Read More

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Communities selected for manufacturing initiative by White House
Communities selected for manufacturing initiative by White House

The Obama Administration launched the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) in September 2013 as an initiative to spur communities to develop integrated, long-term economic... Read More

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 26 to June 1
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 26 to June 1

1. 7 things noncontrol people should know about control engineers A few basic differences between control engineers and others in the plant can hinder progress toward optimization. Start a... Read More

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System Integrator Giants
The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator Giants program recognizes the top system integrators from the industrial automation marketplace. The 2014 System Integrator Giants program will be featured in the August edition of Control Engineering magazine.
Deadline for entries is June 6.
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Wireless for Stationary Applications

Presenter Dan Capano, owner and president of Diversified Technical Services Inc., will explain how industrial wireless technologies can provide cost-effective reliable communications. Mark T. Hoske, content manager and editor with Control Engineering will explain wireless trends based on Control Engineering research.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Line scan camera with RGB, NIR ouputs
Line scan camera with RGB, NIR ouputs

Teledyne Dalsa's Piranha4 2k quadlinear line scan camera featuring red, green, and blue (RGB)... Read More

PC-based SCADA software suite
PC-based SCADA software suite

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's MC Works64 is a PC-based supervisory control and data... Read More

Industrial Modbus gateway expands network connectivity
Industrial Modbus gateway expands network connectivity

The Matrikon Industrial UA Modbus Gateway is housed in a small form factor gateway designed... Read More

Embedded computer platform
Embedded computer platform

Moxa's UC-8100 RISC computer is an embedded computing platform specifically designed for large... Read More

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