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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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Embedded computer platform
Embedded computer platform

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

Software platform for robotics series
Software platform for robotics series

Rethink Robotics' Intera 3 is an upgrade to its software platform designed to double the... Read More

Brushless slotless motor for high performance applications
Brushless slotless motor for high performance applications

Portescap's 16ECH brushless motor is designed specifically for high performance applications... Read More

EC: SL series stacklights
EC: SL series stacklights

The SL Series is Eaton's newest range of stacklight solutions designed to improve control over key... Read More

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