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Rockwell Automation Initiates Department of Energy Test-Bed Project at US Army Manufacturing Plant

Rockwell Automation has initiated a project to optimize manufacturing assets at a U.S. Army-owned, contractor-operated, metal-parts manufacturing plant in Scranton, Pa. The work is one of two test-bed efforts in the $10 million Smart Manufacturing Leadership Consortium (SMLC) project to develop the first open smart-manufacturing (SM) platform in the United States. The U.S. Department of […]

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GE’s SaaS Technology Helps City of Holly Springs Modernize its Utility Grid

Setting a national example of how communities can tackle 21st century utility challenges, the city of Holly Springs, Miss. has contracted GE to provide its subscription-based Solutions as a Service (SaaS) to modernize its utility grid. The SaaS package provides a complete, multi-utility solution for municipalities looking to modernize their utility infrastructure. GE’s SaaS offering […]

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Automation Perspectives of Rockwell Automation

This is day two of my journey into Rockwell Automation land. I attended parts of the Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) yesterday and had many valuable hallway conversations. Rockwell presents an annual media day on the day before Automation Fair—the huge trade show devoted to Rockwell and its partners. Rockwell executive intend this meeting to […]

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Pervasive Sensing for Business Critical Information

Process Systems User Group Sees Large Crowd

Pervasive Sensing along with Integrated Operations Center and many new measurement devices from Micro Motion division highlighted the first day’s announcements from the Emerson Global Users Exchange as the process systems company revealed a new vision of the future. Steve Sonnenberg, president of Emerson Process Management, welcomed 2824 registered attendees to the 2013 edition of […]

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Operations Management–Six Key Trends In Corporate Sustainability

Here’s a new study from Ernst & Young LLP about risk management and sustainability. I’m not surprised with the results. “At the same time, the study finds, companies are not adequately aligning risk response to the scale of sustainability challenges.” Much of human psychology consists of ignoring possible bad news until it becomes a crisis. […]

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