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How Industrial Automation Advances Have Created New Job Roles

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Before we even knew the extent to which technology could change our lives, Albert Einstein said, "I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation ...

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Major Shift for Automation Solution Providers to Align with IIoT-driven Industry Transformation

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Digital solutions crucial to growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation and Process Control team ...

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New Process Automation Profile Now Available for PROFINET

May 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

In process automation, rapid installation and easy operation of field devices are important user requirements – consistently across manufacturers. The PA Profile for PROFIBUS has already met these ...

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Do Food & Beverage SMEs Need to Push for more Process Automation?

Apr 12, 2017 | by Burkert Fluid Control Systems
PLC controlled pneumatic valve stations

Most large scale food processing plants have already grasped the advantages of improved automation and used them to minimise production costs and boost productivity. However, some medium and smaller ...

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CLPA and PI Interoperability Specification Opens New Pathways & Possibilities For Machine Integration Growth

Apr 07, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

With the growth of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) there are plenty of automation industry developments to excite machine builders and networking experts. Of particular note ...

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Food & Packaging Complete Automation Solutions And Industry-specific Components On Show

Apr 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Using the example of a foil bag machine, Baumüller shows its many years of interdisciplinary engineering expertise. The machine is equipped with a Baumüller complete concept, from the control ...

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Are Your Process Lines Fit-for-automation?

Apr 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Automation can transform a packaging operation overnight, but it requires careful preparation and inside knowledge. The team at Pacepacker Services share their experience of the types of challenges ...

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Industrial Automation Systems Specialist Inaugurates New UK Operations

Mar 29, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII
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Intelligent Automation Systems Ltd. recently officially inaugurated its new establishment at Hyde Park Hayes, a West London business centre, located less than three miles from Heathrow Airport. With ...

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Profinet Solution Delivers Proven Installation, Cost Reduction & System ‘future-proofing’ Benefits

Mar 24, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Motor control and system integrator specialist, Leeds-based Saftronics estimates 70% time and productivity savings via Siemens Profinet specification for client’s electrical switchgear ...

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Food Industry Automation - The Immediate Future

Mar 24, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Chris Evans, Marketing and Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric – Automation Systems Division UK comments on what to look out for now and what is just round the corner in terms of ...

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