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Best practices panel: attraction, retention, and advancement of women in manufacturing
Best practices panel: attraction, retention, and advancement of women in manufacturing

Lisa Blais, Christie Fleming, Natalie Panek, Diana Peters, and Karen Norheim comprised the 2014 Women in Manufacturing Summit best practices panel, which covered topics on recruiting and retaining women in the manufacturing industry. Read More

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Young women avoid STEM careers due to negative images, stereotypes
Young women avoid STEM careers due to negative images, stereotypes

Ginger Wange, STEM Development Manager for PBS Kids' SciGirls, explained that women are perceived and projected in the media as being bad at math and science, and this reinforced stereotype has... Read More

Strengthening the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing
Strengthening the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing

Chandra Brown, deputy assistant secretary for manufacturing for the U.S. Department of Commerce, spoke about the U.S. manufacturing sector and how the U.S. government is trying to strengthen its... Read More

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Schneider Electric to acquire InStep Software
Schneider Electric to acquire InStep Software

Predictive analytics firm to become part of expanding global software offering.Read More

Service only one part of Schneider Electric strategy
Service only one part of Schneider Electric strategy

With Invensys integration done, company now looks at automation skills gap issues.Read More

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The MOVIGEAR® Mechatronic Drive System from SEW-EURODRIVE combines the gear unit, motor and electronics in one ultra-efficient and hygienically designed unit. Independent research has proven that it can reduce start-up and annual operating costs in your system by 20-30%! Learn more.
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Optimizing Motor, Drives and Gearbox Systems to Ensure Best Performance and Total Cost of Ownership

Presenter William Finley from Siemens will explain that with modern industrial systems, there is a large advantage in total cost of ownership when driven equipment, adjustable frequency drives (AFD), motors, and gearboxes are matched and driven at ratings appropriate for these components.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Soft starter with internal bypass
Soft starter with internal bypass

The Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller with internal bypass from Rockwell Automation is... Read More

Remote gas pressure monitoring system
Remote gas pressure monitoring system

Abriox's Osprey remote gas pressure monitoring system is designed to provide continuous monitoring... Read More

Engineering system design software
Engineering system design software

National Instruments' LabVIEW NXG is the next generation of LabVIEW engineering system design... Read More

Rolled-steel motors for industrial machinery applications
Rolled-steel motors for industrial machinery applications

AutomationDirect's MTR2 series of IronHorse general purpose, rolled-steel motors from are available... Read More

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