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Automation providers bring innovations to Pack Expo
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Packaging applications need sensors, logic devices, motion devices (motors and pneumatics, in machines with conveyors and robotics), networking, software, and human machine interfaces (HMIs). Pack Expo, Sept. 23-25, Las Vegas, offers three halls equipment and the latest automation advances, often applied in the latest...Read More

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Wonderware owner Invensys acquires InduSoft
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With the InduSoft acquisition, Invensys (currently with a recommended offer from Schneider Electric to be acquired) further expands human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data... Read More

Plant Engineering Workforce Development Study: Lack of skilled workers leading to unfilled jobs
Plant Engineering Workforce Development Study: Lack of skilled workers leading to unfilled jobs

Finding qualified workers to fill needed manufacturing jobs has continued to remain a problem for companies and it is limiting their ability to expand operations.Read More

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Women ready for leadership roles in manufacturing's growth
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Encouraging and retaining women in STEM occupations remains an uphill climb, but one worth fightingRead More

Agricultural machinery and industrial robotics set to lead growth in China’s machinery market
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IMS Research reports that agricultural machinery and industrial robotics are two of the fastest growing businesses in China and are expected to remain that way because of constant demand and rising... Read More

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Avoid EMI while achieving longer distances and higher performance utilizing fiber optics for EtherNet/IP networks across manufacturing zones and devices. In this Webcast, you’ll hear about physical layer best practices and understand proper fiber media selection for each physical layer in the EtherNet/IP network.

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Multi-purpose Modbus scanner
Multi-purpose Modbus scanner

Precision Digital's Vantageview PD6730X Modbus Scanner is a rugged, NEMA 4X/IP65 Modbus master,... Read More

Data acquisition modules for harsh conditions
Data acquisition modules for harsh conditions

HBM's SomatXR Data Acquisition System series has added three modules—the SomatXR MX1615B-R, the... Read More

Five-port managed Ethernet switches
Five-port managed Ethernet switches

Moxa's EDS-405A-PTP five-port managed Ethernet switches feature PTP hardware time stamping, and... Read More

Servo drive with auto tuning function
Servo drive with auto tuning function

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's MR-JE servo system, which was displayed and featured at Pack Expo... Read More

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