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  • NOVA Systems Inc. shared an update
    Posted2 days AGO
    Kenn Anderson, President of Nova Systems, was quoted in Control Design magazine. It was the top read article during the week of 
    July 7, 2017.
    Programming a PLC vs. industrial PC: which is best?
    How to decide between ladder logic and Visual Basic.
  • Carlton-Bates Company shared an update
    Posted3 days AGO
    We offer eCatalogs, electronic data transmission orders, Puchout, e-stock, eCommerce and tracking/reporting. Find out more about ordering solutions. http://bit.ly/2tKRDLr
    e-Procurement Systems Integration & Solutions
    We help increase manufacturing productivity and provide online purchasing visibility and control through a variety of e procurement solutions and systems integrations.
  • Stone Technologies, Inc. shared an update
    Posted4 days AGO
    When you establish a long-term relationship with a customer for over 15 years, it brings  more than another successful project, it brings trust, loyalty and a solid partnership. http://tinyurl.com/y79edxe6
    Anchor Glass Drinks in the Energy Savings With Tighter Control Over Furnace Management System
    Stone Technologies addressed the company's data management needs with a PlantPAx modern DCS solution from Rockwell Automation.
  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    Posted4 days AGO
    The fewer steps the operator has to perform to recover, the better. It’s best to keep the recovery process as simple as possible. 
    Is Your System Recoverable? - Patti Engineering
    Blog post by Joe Palace, Senior Electrical Engineer Having a robust system is having a system that recovers well after a system fault. It’s the difference between minimal downtime and significant downtime resulting in loss of production and loss of ...
  • Carlton-Bates Company shared an update
    Posted5 days AGO
    According to OSHA, machine-guarding violations were the 8th most cited violation in industrial environments in 2016. Find out how to improve safety. CBC has the resources to help. http://bit.ly/2vgR5OE
    Improving safety in robotic welding applications | Plant Engineering
    Common safety accessories include interlocked perimeter guards, safety light curtains, laser scanners and pressure-sensitive safety mats.
  • Affinity Energy shared an update
    Posted5 days AGO
    Why is underperformance slippage even an issue in solar? https://goo.gl/KgDods
    Easily Detect PV Underperformance - Affinity Energy
    Owners aren’t finding issues. Not because there aren’t any, but because the data they receive isn’t providing the right information required to investigate.

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