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PMI jumps to highest level in 2013 as growth accelerates
PMI jumps to highest level in 2013 as growth accelerates

Manufacturing Index hits 55.7% in August to extend growth streakRead More

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Leading industrial communication foundations discuss potential merger
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The HART Communication Foundation and Fieldbus Foundation announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to discuss the benefits and industry impact of merging into one organization.Read More

Cellular M2M boom drives massive growth for value-added services market
Cellular M2M boom drives massive growth for value-added services market

Cellular M2M connections will drive the value-added services market to reach $10 billion by 2017 as interconnectivity between electronics objects continues to expand.Read More

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SAIC Inc. announces split into SAIC and Leidos to better target services
SAIC Inc. announces split into SAIC and Leidos to better target services

SAIC Inc.'s board of directors approved spin-off of its services business into Leidos Holdings in a stock and cash transaction, to be finalized Sept. 27. Leidos is to become a new system integration... Read More

Web exclusive: Data explosion requires a new skill set for workers
Web exclusive: Data explosion requires a new skill set for workers

Study by Manpower indicates that education programs aren't modernizing fast enough to keep up with pace of technology growth.Read More

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Vibration sensors designed for conditioning monitoring, maintenance systems
Vibration sensors designed for conditioning monitoring, maintenance systems

Hansford Sensors' HS-100 series is designed for use wit drives and rotating shafts such as those... Read More

Industrial UPS for critical systems
Industrial UPS for critical systems

Falcon Electric's SSG wide-temperature Industrial UPS models with Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries... Read More

Terminal block labeling system
Terminal block labeling system

Wago's Smartcutter is designed to automate cutting of marking material on their thermal transfer... Read More

Surge protection device for confined space applications
Surge protection device for confined space applications

Phoenix Contact's Termitrab surge protective devices are designe for measurement and control... Read More

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