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Controls Product Brief
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Moxa: High-bandwidth outdoor wireless solution

Moxa’s AWK-6232 Wireless AP/Bridge/Client allows outdoor networks to scale to higher bandwidth demand to provide faster transmission speeds and maximum network availability.
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Controls Product Brief
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Kollmorgen: Safe motion modules

Kollmorgen Safety Modules™ (KSM) help OEMs deliver higher productivity by combining Machine Safety logic and Safe Motion into one powerful package that integrates seamlessly with Functional Safety Devices.
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Schneider's Canna presents ProAdjust
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Automated changeover for better CIP

Schneider Packaging demonstrates an automated solution for adjusting processes and boosting OEE for new or retrofit applications.
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'No more searching for manuals' with the latest process CIP systems

The latest Clean-In-Place systems mate training and workforce productivity tools with electromechanical bells and whistles for speed and compliance.
Controls Product Brief
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Aerotech: Compact lift stages

Aerotech’s MPS-SV series lift stages provide high-performance elevation motion in a compact, cost-effective design.
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Controls Product Brief
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InfinityQS: OEE dashboards improve real-time visibility of quality, availability, and performance metrics

Powered by a Statistical Process Control (SPC) software analytical engine, ProFicient 5.1 from InfinityQS International, Inc. heightens visibility across the enterprise with Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) dashboards within the web-based Manufacturing Intelligence portal, ProFicient InSight, and helps executive-level management to monitor and improve manufacturing processes.
Dairy processing. Source: Rockwell Automation
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Is the U.S. dairy industry ready for better process control?

More tightly controlled automation systems can help dairy processors turn waste into resources and make the most of export opportunities. Is the slow-to-change dairy industry ready to invest in new technology?
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Expanded line of pneumatics air preparation components

AutomationDirect’s NITRA line of pneumatics products has been extended to include more models of air preparation components (FRL), soft-start/dump valves, and distribution blocks.
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PackML gaining traction

One thing I found especially encouraging at Pack Expo Las Vegas this time around is the number of times I heard or saw evidence to suggest that OMAC PackML is gaining some traction.
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Signal conditioners

AutomationDirect’s expanded FC series of signal conditioners includes potentiometer and bipolar signal conditioners to solve various interface problems between PLCs and analog input devices.
Controls Product Brief
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Unitronics: Flat fascia HMI with key pad

Unitronics introduces the newest members of their Vision130™ PLC+HMI family- flat fascia Vision130™ units. The new flat fascia makes these models a perfect fit for the food & pharmaceutical industries.
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Controls Product Brief
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Yaskawa: Medium voltage AC drive

The MV1000 medium voltage AC drive family from the Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America combines compact modular design, high efficiency, low harmonics, and MTBF into a medium voltage drive solution that is compatible with Yaskawa’s 1000 series low voltage AC drive products.
Controls Product Brief
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ABB: Abbreviated switchgear

Developed to house Emax circuit breakers, the UR 1558 abbreviated switchgear offers the electrical community the flexibility and reliability required for the most demanding manufacturing environments.
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Controls Product Brief
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Clippard: High-flow poppet valves

Featuring a bubble tight design, Clippard’s GV-GTV Series High Flow Poppet Valves provide high flow rates of 38 scfm @ 50 psig, 67 scfm @ 100 psig, and now include cartridge styles.
Eaton at Pack Expo
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'Lean' automation architecture will change how OEMs serve packagers

Eaton representative sees the 'integrated HMI and PLC' a continuing trend; streamlined I/O and greater connectivity are on the rise.

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