Archive | March, 2013

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Automation Insider: Bringing It All Together

By Gary Mintchell, Editorial Director The 2013 ARC World Industry Forum was the 17th in a series of successful annual events. Held Feb. 11-14 in Orlando, this year’s Forum appeared to live up to its billing as the largest general gathering of people involved with industrial automation in the United States. While you might think […]

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PdM Solutions

Oil-Rig Torque Transmitter For Controlling Support Loads MCRT® 39000X devices from S. Himmelstein accurately measure torque for control and verification of loads on oil-rig support legs. They enable load monitoring during jacking operations and help maintain stability despite uneven and shifting sea beds and strong currents. Mounted between the electric motors and pinion drive gearboxes […]

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Automated Lubrication System Improves Container-Crane Efficiency

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp (“Antwerp”) is Europe’s second largest and the fourth largest in the world. Thousands upon thousands of ocean-going vessels call at this busy facility each year, and containers are a huge (and growing) component of its maritime traffic. As it is around any port, each hour saved in handling freight that moves […]

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Automated Lubrication System Improves Container-Crane Efficiency

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp (“Antwerp”) is Europe’s second largest and the fourth largest in the world. Thousands upon thousands of ocean-going vessels call at this busy facility each year, and containers are a huge (and growing) component of its maritime traffic. As it is around any port, each hour saved in handling freight that moves […]

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Capacity Assurance Marketplace

Versatile, Bluetooth Workplace Headsets 3M’s Peltor WS Headsets with Bluetooth Wireless Technology allow users to communicate, listen to music, talk on the phone and simultaneously monitor connected electronics without removing the unit. Offered in four styles, they amplify lower-level sounds, like voices, while attenuating higher-level sounds, like those found in the workplace, and limit exposure […]

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Viewpoint: Making Change Stick

By G. Keith Diepstra, Marshall Institute Anyone who has ever attempted to bring about change in an organization knows the frustration of watching good principles be ignored despite the commitment of training and funding. Although management may have committed sufficient funds and those who were trained may have intellectually accepted its concepts, no one follows through. But […]

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