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Bühler Aeroglide Launches Apprenticeship Program

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Bühler Aeroglide is offering a new apprenticeship program to high school graduates in North Carolina, allowing them to gain professional practice skills combined with a college education.


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New course for technology professionals

The first-of-its-kind training course provides foundational skills to manage networked industrial control systems
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Rockwell Automation is collaborating with Cisco to offer a new training course to help candidates prepare for Cisco Industrial Network Specialist certification.


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Market size for process instrumentation expected to increase by $2.5 billion

Process instrumentation and automation equipment is projected to grow to $13.6 billion by 2018
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The 2014 market forecast provides a five-year look at process instrumentation and automation equipment, segmented by major process industries.


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Report: PLC market stagnant

Previous growth levels in the programmable logic controller market have not been reached in three years
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The ARC Group says technological developments are shifting away from programmable logic controller hardware.


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ARC: WMS market driven by omni-channel requirements

The ARC Advisory Group says the global market for warehouse management systems (WMSs) is driven by macroeconomic growth, demand for add-on modules and the omni-channel retail paradigm shift
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In Europe, ARC says warehouse management systems suppliers are optimistic about growth prospects


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Automation center addresses Michigan’s needs

The center in southeast Michigan offers affordable product lifecycle management (PLM) technologies training to local business leaders, employees, students and individuals
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Automation Alley partners with Tata Technologies to offer classes.


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In automation, system availability is key

Machine operators expect efficiency, and for Big Drum Engineering, demand-oriented maintenance and fast troubleshooting through remote service are crucial
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Big Drum Engineering says an emphasis on quick, efficient maintenance and troubleshooting is required to ensure safety and security.


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Preventing and addressing food contamination in rice processing

Bühler Food Safety Initiative Team discusses food safety in rice processing
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As the food industry manages a balancing act for greater capacity, efficiency and profitability, food safety always weighs in at the forefront.


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Survey reveals upswing in automation industry

A recent survey reveals positive results for the industry in 2014
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CSIA says the automation industry could grow between 5 percent and 15 percent in the coming months.


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New service reduces automation costs

An advanced project execution approach can cut total automation costs by up to 30 percent
By Jeremy Gerrard
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Known as LEAP, the new project services combines Honeywell proprietary hardware and software, virtualization and cloud engineering.


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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo Day 2 Keynote Address: The Business Value of Automation

4/8/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Getting automation projects approved in today’s cost cutting environment is no easy task. This speaker will explain how uptime, changeovers, maintenance, asset utilization and production schedules can be optimized with automation software and controls.

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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

Sustainable Plant of the Year 2013: Plumrose's Council Bluffs

Meet the winner of Food Engineering's 2013 Sustainable Plant of the Year Award, Plumrose Council Bluffs. Read more about the plant in the article.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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