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Northwest Analytical, Inc: Plant-floor operations software

NWM Quality Monitor 2.1 from Northwest Analytical (Portland, OR) is designed for plant-floor quality data collection and SPC charting. Features include a visual Wizard-based operator interface designer; flexible design to allow for simultaneous viewing of weights, dimensions, measurements, and more; illustrated SOPs; multiple source input allowing for data collection from keyboard, measurement devices, and bar-code readers; and integration with other manufacturing data systems.
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CTC Parker Automation: Machine control software

CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH) has developed an updated version of MachineShop™ software for developing HMI and machine control applications. Version 1.01 features more than 20 new enhancements, including a configurable memory model that can double the program and system memory.
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InduSoft: InduSoft: Product interface

SoftPLC (Austin, TX) and InduSoft (Austin, TX) have interfaced their products, making it possible for a SoftPLC controller to have an HMI, data acquisition system, and connections to both wireless instrumentation and the Internet.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Wrapper saves costs

Rexroth Indramat’s (Hoffman Estates, IL) new PPC (Combined Motion & Logic Controller) eliminates the need for a separate PLC on horizontal form/fill/seal machines from AmeriPak (Warrington, PA).
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GE Fanuc Automation: Touchscreen

GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, GA) has made an addition to its QuickPanel family of slim-profile touchscreen graphical operator interfaces. The 6’’ TFT QuickPanel Jr.
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Horner APG: Graphics capabilities

Developed for use with general purpose conveyor controllers and high-end operator control stations, Cscape™ Version 4.0 by Horner APG (Indianapolis, IN) supports operator interface functionality with new graphic capability.
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CTC Parker Automation: Ethernet driver

CTC Parker Automation’s (Milford, OH) Allen-Bradley Ethernet Driver allows use of its Interact HMI software for Ethernet communications to Allen-Bradley SLC-5 and PLC-5 controllers on the factory floor.
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Rockwell Automation: Enclosed monitor

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced the Allen-Bradley RAC6188™ operator station enclosure, the first product in a family of integrated operator interface solutions.
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Hayssen, Inc A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: Vf/f/s system

The Ultima® ST vf/f/s bagger from Hayssen (Duncan, SC) measures bag lengths faster than conventional machines, says the company, allowing more time for the filling and sealing stages.
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Palletizer

With a single rear infeed, the 910 Series palletizer from Alvey (St. Louis, MO) runs in continuous motion to load cases at speeds from 60 to 120 cases/min.

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