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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? 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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Improve Your Facility Maintenance Program

Equipment and facility maintenance is a part of life for any company. However, there are many different approaches for how companies perform maintenance. Fluke has developed a reliability-centered maintenance program that is proven to be more time – and cost – efficient than other maintenance types. What Are the Main Types of Maintenance? Reactive:  Reactive […]

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Outdoor Lighting Solutions from Acuity Brands

Outdoor lighting is important for safety and security, but many outdoor lighting solutions have become dated and ineffective. Lithonia Lighting from Acuity Brands has a series of commercial outdoor lighting solutions that are on the forefront of LED innovations, resulting in brighter, more efficient lighting solutions. Why choose LED? Lithonia uses LED in its commercial […]

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Every Second Counts – Ensuring Critical Power & Operational Efficiency

Is your company prepared for those critical seconds between a power outage and when an emergency back-up generator kicks into operation? How does your business ensure a clean power feed to all your critical business systems, data and equipment? Many companies have addressed this issue. However, if you don’t have an immediate answer – don’t […]

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Product Spotlight: EVERLINE from Universal Lighting Technologies

Interested in maximizing your energy savings? Lighting is one of the main energy outputs that companies can optimize to increase savings. Universal Lighting Technologies is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of lighting products and control systems. Universal’s EVERLINE® LED retrofit continuum provides a range of solutions for LEDs and upgrading fluorescent to […]

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Product Spotlight: New Eaton’s B-Line series Conduit Trapeze Support

Traditionally, strut trapeze is used for hanging and aligning conduit. Eaton has developed their new B-Line series Conduit Trapeze Support to cut down on the number of parts needed and installation time, while adding versatility. Eaton’s B-Line series Conduit Trapeze Support eliminates the need for pipe clamps at every location, and has a Z-shape design […]

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Using Industrial Barriers to Segregate Pedestrians from Danger

While there are many uses for industrial barriers, one of the most important is segregating pedestrians from dangerous equipment, such as forklifts or vehicles. Industrial safety barriers are a useful tool to protect workers, guests, equipment and product. Industrial barriers can mark and defend traffic routes, providing visual guidance for drivers. Conversely, barriers also define […]

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Power Quality: Causes & Solutions

Does your company have reliable power quality? SolaHD defines power quality as “the sensitivity of the load to a disturbance in the facility under the customer’s control.” Poor power quality causes various costly issues; productivity goes down while downtime goes up. Thankfully, your company doesn’t have to become a victim of poor power quality. SolaHD […]

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