Clip and Save this Must-have list of Key Safety Standards!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

A concise rundown on what you need to know for emergency stops, machine guarding, safety PLCs, motor drives and robotics. Understanding the differences of safety standards as it…

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‘Touchdown’ for Mars Rover Curiosity – ‘Assist’ for Siemens

Thursday, August 30, 2012

NASA lands car-size rover safely on Red Planet with a little help from Siemens PLM software. See “Curiosity’s Final Seven Minutes of Terror” video. They did it!! We…

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Global Harmony for Hazardous Locations – A Success Story

Thursday, August 30, 2012

The ongoing ‘hands across the water’ approach to harmonizing and updating U.S. and IEC Zone systems simplifies equipment selection worldwide. The U.S. has long used the area classification…

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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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