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Norway announced as Partner Country for Hannover Messe 2024

Design World

Norway will be the Partner Country at Hannover Messe 2024. Jan Christian Vestre, Minister of Trade and Industry, Norway, and Dr. Jochen Köckler, Chairman of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG, made the official announcement at the recent signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in Berlin. The designation of Norway as Partner Country spotlights an… The post Norway announced as Partner Country for Hannover Messe 2024 appeared first on Design World.

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Responsible Computing Aligns with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Gary Mintchell

The big internal debate at OpenAI last week that spilled into the general news domain highlights the struggle over developing technology as quickly as possible (usually to be the first with a hugely profitable product) against those who seek some responsibility among the developers. These latter would be trying to avoid the social discord and personal angst caused by Facebook/Instagram/TikTok algorithmic feeds.

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Motion names new automation intelligence GVP

Design World

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, named Mike Esposito to group vice president, Motion Automation Intelligence, effective immediately. Most recently, Mr. Esposito served as Director of Motion Automation Intelligence’s Engineering Assembly Solutions (EAS), having joined Motion as part of the Kaman… The post Motion names new automation intelligence GVP appeared first on Desi

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The State of IoT and Edge Technology Development

Automation World

The latest Eclipse Foundation survey reveals technology development trends around edge computing, artificial intelligence and security and shows that control logic is still more widely applied than AI at the edge.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Emerson launches compact valve position indicator for quick and easy commissioning

Design World

Emerson announces its new TopWorxTM DVR Switchbox, an entry-level addition to the DV Series of valve position indicators. It combines a durable resin enclosure, compact size, and a patented cam design that provides water and wastewater systems, food and beverage production lines, and industrial utilities with a reliable valve position feedback tool.

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Heddle shipyards boosts manufacturing capabilities with $107 million investment

Automation Mag

Manufacturer Heddle Shipyards in St. Catharines, a ship construction and repair company, is investing $107 million to improve its facilities and processes. The company will use this investment to tackle complex Vessel Life Extension (VLE) projects at its Port Weller Dry Docks in St. Catharines and create 30 new, good-paying jobs in the region. With the $107 million investment, Heddle Shipyards will implement the processes, engineering, training and equipment needed for VLE projects, including on

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Data Flow Tutorial With Mage.ai | Part 3: Connecting to Google Sheets

Control.com

In this article, we will explore the inbound integration to the mage.ai pipeline, connecting to the spreadsheet data source using the Google Sheets API through a JSON credentials file.

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Technical thinking: Mind not blown

Design World

By Mark Jones The Science Desk at The Atlantic pulled together its 74 mind-blowing science stories of 2022. I finished the list with my mind unblown, but one observation did linger. Number 9, “beyond a certain temperature — as low as 95°, by some estimates — fans do more harm than good,” stuck in my… The post Technical thinking: Mind not blown appeared first on Design World.

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Emerson Takes Digital Transformation to Next Level With New Edge Solution

Control.com

Emerson has expanded its DeltaV automation platform with the introduction of DeltaV Edge Environment. DeltaV Edge Environment is designed to make data more accessible for OT and IT applications.

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Impacts of 3D IC On The Future

Design World

Developers of high-end semiconductor products that face manufacturing limitations with respect to die sizes are investing in 3D stacked die technology. These advanced designs already push current design-for-test (DFT) solutions to the limits: tool run time, on-chip area demand, test pattern count, and test time. The next major step for improving system-in-package technology is 3D… The post Impacts of 3D IC On The Future appeared first on Design World.

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5 Ways New Manufacturing Companies Are Accelerating Innovation

Next-gen manufacturers are redesigning factories to enable agility at every stage of production. From more timely communication between engineers and technicians to technologies that empower real-time collaboration, they’re getting ahead by making iterations and improvements during a build, across the production line at scale. This level of flexibility means they can develop more quickly than their legacy counterparts.

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How can community college welding programs update, evolve?

The Fabricator

As the welding industry becomes more advanced, sustainable, safe, versatile, and connected, Gina Cutts says community college welding programs must adapt and update to meet employers’ needs.

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Festo Power Up Focuses on Food and Beverage Machine Builders

Automation World

From design to commissioning, Festo’s Power Up helps OEMs lower integration costs and add advanced automation capabilities.

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CHIPS R&D Chiplets Interfaces Technical Standards Workshop

NIST Manufacturing

The CHIPS Research and Development Office’s Chiplets Interfaces Technical Standards Workshop will be held as a hybrid in-person and virtual event from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Talent Talk: Is Labor Hoarding Over?

Plastics Today

Having lived through the tightest labor market of their lifetime, employers in the manufacturing sector have been reluctant to lay off workers when the economy slowed down. Is that changing?

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Solid-state breakers could open up novel DC applications

Drives & Controls

The use of DC (direct current) in industry promises new ways to simplify the integration of renewable energy and battery technologies, and to increase energy efficiencies.

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NIOA announces Picatinny Arsenal tenancy

Manufacturer's Monthly

The NIOA Group has taken up a tenancy at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey as it looks to strengthen allied supply of critical munitions. NIOA Group CEO Robert Nioa said the company’s expansion into the United States Army’s Joint Centre of Excellence for ammunition and weapons demonstrated its commitment to play a key role in armaments supply to the US Army and its allies.

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IO-Link safety system is ?the first? to operate at the field level

Drives & Controls

Pilz claims to be offering the first safe field-level communication system based on the IO-Link communications system. Its new IO-Link Safety (IOLS) system comprises a master, field devices and accessories. The package is said to make it easier to integrate IO-Link Safety technology into plant and machinery, and to exploit the benefits of the non-proprietary IO-Link system for functional safety.

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Transforming career development through AI

Cisco Smart Manufacturing

The Transformational Tech series highlights Cisco’s grant recipients that use technology to help transform the lives of individuals and communities.

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How Legacy Tools Are Failing Inventive Manufacturing Engineers

Bringing new and improved products to market takes more than just good ideas. It requires agile, iterative production, and real-time collaboration. Most manufacturers recognize the risk of not adapting, but they’re hampered by technologies like MES that haven’t kept up with the pace of hardware innovation. As new manufacturers enter the market with technologically progressive ways of building at scale, existing manufacturers must adapt to stay relevant.

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Desktop Metal CEO: What's Next After the Deal to Merge with Stratasys Fails

Industry Week

Ric Fulop: "It was a distraction," "We probably are going be worth more than them in the future," "They're three times our revenue, but we're getting 40% of the company, which is what pissed off their investors"

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Building a greener tomorrow: the power of partnerships

Cisco Smart Manufacturing

Co-authored by Ilham Rahali, Head of Commercial Partnerships at Orange Business, and Pascal Allochon, Partner Sales Leader at Cisco in France.

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Production Pulse: Cyber Attacks at Boeing, Clorox Raise Industry Awareness

Industry Week

Editors from IndustryWeek, Smart Industry, SecurityInfoWatch, Fleet Maintenance, Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing and Electronics Design discuss the higher profile that cyber attacks have been taking in the manufacturing world.

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MHI and Orica partner to explore emission reduction opportunities

Manufacturer's Monthly

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) and Orica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential opportunities for collaboration on emission reduction initiatives, aligned with MHI and Orica’s shared decarbonisation ambitions. The collaboration will leverage MHI’s reputation for manufacturing excellence and innovation, as well as Orica’s existing presence and emerging opportunities in the global renewable hydrogen and ammonia markets.

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How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics

Just by embedding analytics, app owners can charge 24% more for their product. How much value could you add? This framework from Software Pricing Partners explains how application enhancements can extend your product offerings. You’ll learn: How to take a disciplined approach to pricing The three elements of the Packaging Decision Framework Ways to structure your new embedded analytics offering Download the White Paper to learn about How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics.

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Never Mind Metrics: You Can't Always Measure Transformation

Industry Week

When Koch Industries demanded change, subsidiary Invista collaborated with Amazon Web Services to create a digital twin system that could pay dividends for decades.

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Innovation leaders back growth program

Manufacturer's Monthly

Speakers at the National Innovation Policy Forum, have supported the $392 million Industry Growth Program, announced by science minister Ed Husic. The meeting of business innovators and research leaders aimed to capture ideas to help evolve the Australian innovation system to best support the country’s needs. Over four themes, the Forum called for a maturation of the Australian innovation system, with a stronger investment in systems proven to be able to scale, and clear and long-term policy sig

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How Can Technology Advance Our Lean Effort??

Industry Week

Digital works best when it’s pulled in to add value for specific process improvements.

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Michal Goc, Lifetime Achievement Award winner is breaking barriers to achieve the impossible

Automation Mag

Automation has often had the misfortune of being misunderstood as a segment that takes away jobs. The scope of automation technologies has expanded quite rapidly. Industrial automation, in particular, has redefined job roles and skills required to work in manufacturing facilities today. It has removed the necessity of human beings working in dull, dirty and dangerous environments.

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Mastering Digital Transformation: Your Guide to a Successful MES Implementation

70% of digital transformation projects fail (BCG, 2020). In an industry where most large software implementations falter, we recognize the importance of planning, optimization, and execution. With over 25 years of industry experience and countless successful implementations, MASS Group is opening the vault of tips and tricks to provide a complimentary step-by-step guide in implementing a Work-In-Progress (WIP) tracking software.

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Protolabs' Pivot from Prototype to Production

Industry Week

Speed had been the additive manufacturer's priority in its first 25 years of existence, but they wanted to expand their capabilities.

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Bromley Creek Quarry receives a 5-year permit

Canadian Manufacturing

KAMLOOPS — Progressive Planet Solutions Inc., involved in developing CleanTech solutions, announces a new 5-year permit has been received for the Bromley Creek zeolite quarry in partnership with International Zeolite Corp. Progressive Planet has an existing option agreement to purchase a 50% interest in IZ’s Bromley Creek claims, mine lease and quarry located in Princeton, BC.

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Return to Sender: Why DMARC is no longer a “nice to have”

Cisco Smart Manufacturing

The continued prevalence of email vulnerabilities has increased the need for an advanced enterprise DMARC solution that makes it easier for Cisco customers to secure their domains quickly, and… Read more on Cisco Blogs

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Geomega receives $2.04M in funding from NGen for recycling plant

Canadian Manufacturing

MONTREL — Geomega Resources Inc., a developer of clean technologies for the mining, refining, and recycling of rare earths and other critical materials, announces that it has obtained $2.04 million funding from Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) for the construction of Geomega’s rare earths recycling demonstration plant in St-Hubert, Quebec.

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Embedded Analytics: A Force Multiplier for Business

The possibilities for embedded analytics to drive real value for businesses, end users, and society are as fascinating as they are limitless. No matter the industry, brand after brand is finding that analytics can be the solution to a multitude of business challenges. Go deep with five insightsoftware customers as they share the details of their analytics journeys and discuss the transformative power of data.