Automotive Manufacturers Contextualizing Big Data to Create Greater Efficiencies

Monday, November 11, 2013

As commonly used, the term “big data” refers to a collection of data sets too large and complex to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data…

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Inside of white cabinet showing S7-1516 CPU, 12” Comfort Panel HMI (back side of panel in foreground), along with ET200SP I/O modules.

Integrated Software and Controllers Open Global Markets to Growing HVAC OEM

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

To thrive—indeed, to survive—in today’s increasingly competitive global marketplace, manufacturers must leverage cutting-edge technology and operate at high levels of efficiency. Burr Oak Tool Inc. (Burr Oak), a…

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Siemens SIMATIC Field PG M4: The Ultimate in Mobile Engineering

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Siemens Industry, Inc., has introduced the SIMATIC Field PG M4. The newest generation of this ready-to-use, robust programming device comes ready for Intel® Core i7. Housed in a…

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SIWAREX WP231 Weighing Module Offers Flexibility and Precision

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The new SIWAREX WP231 weighing module from Siemens Industry offers a high level of flexibility in industries where reliability and precision are crucial, including food and beverage, pharmaceutical…

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New SCALANCE M Product Family Enhances Secure, Remote Access of Industrial Networks

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Siemens Introduces New Cellular Modem with Security Integrated New components with integrated security functions from the Siemens Industry Automation Division allow users to securely access remote stations for…

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RFID Readers are Easy to Integrate

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Siemens has expanded its SIMATIC RF200 RFID system family with three readers that offer the IO-Link interface, which makes it simple to integrate RFID readers into automation systems….

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New Burner Management System Solutions Offer Greater Flexibility, Cost-effective Compliance

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Siemens Industry Sector in the U.S. has released SIMATIC Burner Management System (BMS) solutions, providing end users greater flexibility and cost-effective compliance to the revised 2011 burner standards….

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Network Diagnostics: Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Spotting network saturation points and quickly identifying and replacing bad ports to minimize downtime are key benefits of using the right diagnostic tools for industrial networks. Keeping automation…

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Fitting Energy Management Strategies into Sustainable Practices

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

How to monitor and analyze energy costs in an industrial automation application. Includes strategies for uncovering and avoiding costly spikes that exceed utilities’ maximum allowable demand. According to…

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Realizing the Potential of Automation Integration

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Integrating control systems used to be an ongoing exercise in jury-rigging bridges between islands of automation. Different processes would have disparate controllers, often with disparate control logic packages…

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Remote Connectivity: The Right Approach Delivers Big Payoffs

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The need for remote access to industrial equipment is growing rapidly, driven by a multitude of factors. But before plant managers open factories to outside control, they need…

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RFID Improves Processes and Profitability

Friday, November 6, 2009

Product identification has evolved rapidly over the last decade as advanced techniques let companies get more data using systems that are easier to install. Radio Frequency Identification is…

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Simatic WinCC V7 Simplifies Complex Data Monitoring

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Keeping track of equipment operating time and comparing usage is even more difficult in this economy when shift usage is changing to meet fluctuating production demands. Siemens Industry…

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RFID RF620R and RF630R Readers

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Integration challenges continue to fall for manufacturers and supply chain managers rolling out Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems. Most recently, Siemens Industry has broadened its RFID offering with…

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Code Reader Boost Speed, Precision

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Keeping track of parts and products is a critical requirement in most high efficiency manufacturing lines. The SIMATIC MV440 identifies codes under the harsh conditions of many manufacturing…

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Remote CPU and System Diagnostics Made Really Easy

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Most plant engineers have experienced the problem, probably more times than they care to admit. Some kind of glitch has shut down production and nobody on site has…

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