Articles Tagged with ''automation''

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ARC releases supplier selection guides for MAC and SIS

Main automation contractors and safety instrumented system selection are essential in many operations.
June 26, 2013

Guides include selection criteria and guided workflow steps for selecting the proper MAC or SIS supplier.


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Siemens’ purchase of Preactor will complement manufacturing operations management offerings

Siemens recently acquired the UK-based manufacturer of advanced planning and scheduling software.
June 26, 2013

Analysts say the move could prompt other manufacturing operations management companies to bolster their planning and scheduling software offerings.


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Biscuit company improves reliability of process control

New machinery offers reliable drives and high dosing accuracy.
May 28, 2013

Reliability is the most desired quality in drive selection.


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Account for these 13 firewall limitations to prevent attacks

Attackers use numerous methods to bypass security barriers.
May 28, 2013

Be prepared for the threat with firewall security.


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Are your industrial networks vulnerable to cyber attack?

Increasingly complex network systems can make preventing and detecting attacks more difficult.
May 28, 2013

Poor security can mean lost revenue and brand integrity.


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Automation for waste and wastewater treatment a growing market

Aging infrastructure and emerging economies mean investment in wastewater is needed.
April 28, 2013

Automation suppliers can play a role in meeting wastewater challenges.


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Avoiding common alarming issues in your operation

Poorly configured systems can overwhelm operators.
April 28, 2013

Many different food manufacturing contexts can benefit from proper alarming procedures.


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ARC publishes global service supplier selection guide

The guide contains both selection criteria and workflow steps for choosing a service company.
April 28, 2013

It is designed to help industrial organizations make quicker, more informed decisions.


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sercos international to present new technologies

A new approach to integrating machinery is designed for less complexity.
March 26, 2013

A common infrastructure allows sercos telegrams, CIP messages and TCP/IP telegrams to run on a single cable.


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Critical infrastructure and cybersecurity receive executive attention

President Obama issued an executive order on cybersecurity.
March 26, 2013

The document outlines a Cybersecurity Framework to address new risks.


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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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