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CEO Insights: Wayne Driver

Wayne Driver of SMC Pneumatics talks about the business, technology and training challenges facing industry in 2017.

Business 20 January, 2017

CEO Insights: Paul Bruno

Paul Bruno, General Manager of Pepperl+Fuchs Australia, talks about adapting to market changes, digital technology and the benefits of using local products and services.

Business 17 January, 2017

Key success factors for manufacturers in 2017

Bridging the skills gap and boosting services will be top priorities for manufacturers in 2017. Antony Bourne, Director of Industrial and High-tech Manufacturing at IFS,...

Business 13 January, 2017

CEO Insights: David Crossley

David Crossley, Director of Environmental and Industrial Process Business at Thermo Fisher Scientific, talks about the IoT, job opportunities for graduates and government...

Business 12 January, 2017

EtherCAT at an abattoir

An SMC EtherCAT installation at a local abattoir highlights that seemingly complex technology, previously only reserved for high-tech environments, can be implemented in...

Industrial networks & buses 13 December, 2016

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Advantech PPC-6151C configurable panel PC

Advantech PPC-6151C configurable panel PC

The PPC-6151C is said to be the first commercially available configurable panel PC compatible...

Aplex ARCHMI-932 panel PC

Aplex ARCHMI-932 panel PC

The Aplex ARCHMI-932 industrial all-in-one HMI computer is housed in a fanless silver aluminium...

E-T-A type 4230-T thermal-magnetic circuit breaker

E-T-A type 4230-T thermal-magnetic circuit breaker

The E-T-A type 4230-T is a thermal-magnetic circuit breaker, it's designed as a standard...

SoundEAR XL large visual noise monitors and noise level recorders

SoundEAR XL large visual noise monitors and noise level recorders

At about the size of an A2 poster, SoundEAR XL is designed to provide visual indication of when...

E-T-A REX12-T electronic circuit protector

E-T-A REX12-T electronic circuit protector

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Ametek Jofra CTC-660A dry block temperature calibrator

Ametek Jofra CTC-660A dry block temperature calibrator

The Jofra temperature calibrator features a purpose-dedicated temperature regulator which enables...

Advantech MIC-7500 modular IPC platform

Advantech MIC-7500 modular IPC platform

The MIC-7500 is a compact modular inter-process communication (IPC) platform with a fanless,...

Micro-Epsilon TIM G7 thermal imaging camera for glass applications

Micro-Epsilon TIM G7 thermal imaging camera for glass applications

The Micro-Epsilon TIM G7 is an industrial thermal imaging camera specially tailored for the glass...

Automation
Industry 4.0: ignore at your peril

Industry 4.0: ignore at your peril

Everyone has by now heard and read about Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), but until now a lot of the concepts and...

Article 03 November, 2016
Control
Water storage tanks: the science of mixing and improving water quality

Water storage tanks: the science of mixing and improving water quality

Water storage tanks and reservoirs are a critical component of distribution systems, yet they can pose a significant challenge for water utilities...

Article 08 August, 2016
Networks
Data integration for Industry 4.0: achieving open and standardised cloud connectivity

Data integration for Industry 4.0: achieving open and standardised cloud connectivity

In order to take advantage of the promise of Industry 4.0, one of the problems that must be solved is the integration of process data with IT systems.

Article 11 October, 2016
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