Lockheed Martin Chooses ‘Right Stuff‘ for Next Generation Fighter

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

How manufacturing the F-35 Lightning II fighter can meet demanding requirements and fly under budget by partnering with Fori Automation and Siemens, using failsafe CPUs, wireless technology and…

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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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A Mountain of Trash Turns Green with SIMATIC Tools

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

In Huntington Beach, Calif., an employee-owned material collection and processing company is inspiring an entire industry with its relentless and strategic push for a greener, smarter, safer and…

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Micro PLCs Power Greener Homes

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Learn how Alfred State College showcases alternative energy, including geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic and small wind – and promotes the power of micro PLCs. As energy prices rise and…

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Controllers Enhance Fault Tolerance Capabilities

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Siemens Industry Inc. has added a PROFINET interface with a two-port switch to its line of fault-tolerant SIMATIC S7-400H high performance controllers. That lets systems continue running seamlessly…

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Serialization: How Will You Track Every Item?

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Off-the-shelf solutions reduce your deployment risk of applying and tracking serial numbers to every single item you ship.  Over the past few years, the use of serial numbers…

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Are LOTO, Machine Guarding and OSHA Compliance Interconnected?

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Understanding the high level approaches to removing hazardous energy from machinery is vitally important to employee safety and OSHA compliance. This article provides brief introduction into the Lock…

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How EN/ISO13849-2 Eases Validation for Programmable Safety Control

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Understanding the validation requirements in EN/ISO13849-2 are critical in an efficient design process for the development of safety systems. This article provides some important points for both developers…

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Innovative Online Software Speeds Machine Safety Compliance

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Learn in five steps the process behind Siemens’ Safety Evaluation Tool to ease your transition to the new ISO 13849-1 machine safety standard. As of the end of…

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Sustainable Engineering is Here

Thursday, May 3, 2012

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ saves the engineering environment, too, when you replace standard coding with time-saving reusable software objects.  Industrial users all seem to have unique environments, even plants within environments…

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