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What does that “Ready for IIoT” tag really mean?

These days almost every smart industrial device that comes to the market is advertised as “ready for IIoT.” But what does it actually mean? Before we get too technical, we should look at what the objectives are for IIoT and … Continue reading

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I Can Do Quick Recipe Changes on the Fly, Can You?

In my recent travels of the east coast from Boston to Tampa, customers have been looking for quality solutions to be able to run multiple products, and multiple sizes, and multiple form-factors, all on one production line. Two things about this seem to be in every application: 1) Change-over needs to be simple for the operators. 2) Management needs to see the cost/time savings, be it planned or unplanned downtime. But how can I do multiple recipes or multiple jobs on one machine? Continue reading

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