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Deploying “Portable Assembly Lines” Using Battery-Free AGVs

Thursday, February 20, 2014

RedViking helps manufacturers deploy “portable assembly lines” using battery-free AGVs powered by highly efficient Siemens SITOP DC/DC converters. One technology that’s helping to drive manufacturing’s worldwide transformation is…

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Smarter Testing Keeps Military Helicopters Flying Longer

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

RedViking Group’s use of Siemens drives, cabinet modules and control units yields smart, dynamic MRO testing to save the U.S. military time, money and energy. Military helicopters play…

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How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Manufacturing

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Here’s how integrating data from sensors and PLCs to enterprise and supply chain platforms can yield significant results. As commonly used, the term “big data” refers to 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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Get ‘em Hooked on Automation While They’re Young!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

How critical, K-12 programs are training tomorrow’s talent and exploding myths about U.S. manufacturing and automation.  In the midst of the perpetual angst about the economy, domestic and…

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Understanding Usability Implications When Selecting Engineering Software

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Picking the right software helps improve efficiency and profitability When it comes down to a final analysis of automation systems, “usability” is perhaps the ultimate goal. It covers…

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Turning Water into Oil

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

HydroWatch system monitors water used in oil shale drilling America’s need for energy continues to cause concerns for politicians and consumers as well as those who pull oil…

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TIA Portal V11 Service Pack 1

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The TIA Portal is the integrated engineering framework from Siemens. It integrates the PLC and HMI engineering tools of STEP 7 and WinCC into one easy-to-use environment. As…

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New Diagnostic Tools Cut Downtime

Thursday, September 29, 2011

New functionality in Siemens TIA Portal enables technicians to better pinpoint root causes on the production floor to get systems up and running more quickly. For manufacturing engineers…

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Leaping into Global Markets

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Exporting offers a huge upside potential, but many small companies still find that many challenges arise when they first stretch beyond national borders. When PCT Engineered Systems redesigned…

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