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Get Ready for the Future with the GenSPEED® 10 MTP Category 6A Cable

General Cable is committed to providing innovative products that go above and beyond. Recently they introduced GenSPEED® 10 MTP Category 6A cable, the industry’s smallest diameter Cat 6A cable. GenSPEED 10 MTP is an unshielded twisted pair that performs like a shielded or foiled twisted pair due to the MTP technology with Mosaic Crossblock, a segmented metallic […]

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Does Your Facility Meet OSHA Standards for Workplace Emergency Alarm Systems?

Employee safety has evolved and improved over the years.  A century ago there were numerous recorded incidents of workplace injuries and deaths.  Enacted in 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act defined employers’ responsibility to maintain a safe workplace.  Today, one way an employer can provide a safe environment is with employee alarm systems to […]

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Why Corrosion Protection is Important for Your Facility

Corrosion can eat away at more than just your equipment. Even if the component affected is small, it can halt productivity and cause huge losses. How can you protect your facility and electrical equipment?

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Make the Switch to LED Without Replacing Your Fixtures

Lighting upgrades can seem like a hassle, but they don’t have to be. With Philips InstantFit LED lamps, you don’t have to replace your existing fluorescent fixtures, or fully rewire anything to retrofit to LED. Time and labor costs are low, and long-term savings are high. Why Upgrade to LED? Of course we all know […]

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Why Should You Assess Your Structured Cable Requirements?

Do you know if your network infrastructure is in line? Often structured cable is only looked at when something goes wrong, or if it’s being expanded. As such, physical network infrastructure tends to grow naturally and lose uniformity. Updating your structured cable can seem like an overwhelming project to undertake, but is important for efficiency […]

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Travel with Us to Automation Fair!

How can the latest automation technologies can have a direct impact on your business?  Each November, Rockwell Automation hosts its annual Automation Fair® offering access to industry forums, technical sessions, hands-on labs and exhibits. Make plans today to attend Automation Fair this November 14-15 in Philadelphia to learn more about innovative strategies to help you […]

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Verifying the Absence of Voltage Before Servicing Electrical Equipment

When dealing with electrical equipment, there are certain safety precautions with which workers must comply. One of these is performing a voltage verification test to ensure no voltage is present before equipment is serviced. Absence of voltage tests (AVT) are necessary for the safety of workers, but they can be time-consuming.  Once installed, Panduit’s VeriSafe […]

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See How Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Makes Digitalization a Reality

A radical transformation in manufacturing is beginning.  It goes by a variety of names inlcuding smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, IoT and digital transformation. Production digitalization is changing our world.  These methods are being used by more manufacturing companies to ensure their long-term competitiveness, reduce their time-to-market, optimize workflow and improve product quality.   Siemens Totally […]

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Considering Upgrading Your Lighting to LED? Tips to Get the Most Gain with the Least Pain.

Let’s face facts.  In today’s world of doing more with fewer resources, there is little time to dedicate to upgrading lighting in your facility.  With today’s LED lighting options, you can achieve improved light distribution in your facility with fewer fixtures and a better ROI than ever before. Here are few tips to get the […]

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Choosing the Best Cable Design for PoE

Cable design must adapt to new applications, and multiple converging standards in Power over Ethernet (PoE). Hitachi offers a full range of network cabling solutions to keep up with the ever-evolving industry. Cable design needs to account for high speed data transmission, remotely powered devices and building system applications. When looking at cables, there are […]

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