Switch Line Simplifies Configuration, Boosts Reliability

Thursday, January 5, 2012

The Scalance X500 Switches from Siemens Industry, Inc. make it easier to configure and connect large automation networks to IT systems. The 19-inch industrial grade rack devices are…

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The Next Generation of Simatic HMI Key Panels

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Siemens has introduced a new generation of Simatic HMI key panels: the KP8 and KP8F. Both provide an affordable, high-performance, compact keypad operator panel for Profinet environments. The…

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6 Critical Things to Know Before Implementing Wireless on the Plant Floor

Thursday, October 1, 2009

While the automation command “startup” may not be as historically significant as the dots and dashes of the Morse code “SOS” distress call, it is no less important…

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Automation Services Reduce Downtime for Manufacturers

Thursday, October 1, 2009

According to figures from ARC Advisory Group plant downtime costs come it at about $12,500 per hour. That’s an average of course, downtime at some plants will be…

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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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