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2014 Sensors Expo and Conference

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Sensors Expo & Conference identifies the latest sensing technologies and strategies, explores them in an information-packed conference program, and reflects those trends throughout the Expo Floor with new product releases, key technology-focused areas and a showcase of hundreds of products and...

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96th Annual SUR/FIN Manufacturing & Technology Conference

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

The three-day conference includes industry speakers, tradeshow displays and social events sponsored by a variety of organizations within the surface finishing industry.For more information, check out NASFsurfin.com or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript...

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Technology

New Beswick Catalog

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Supplier: Beswick Engineering Co Inc Beswick Engineering announces the release of our 2014 catalog (#112) containing over 150 new...

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10 Ways Robots Are Better Than Us

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Blogs Blog -->NO RATINGSThere's been a lot of talk lately about robots replacing humans in a variety of jobs, along with worries that robots will soon take over the world and even become more powerful than the humans...

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The Rise of Industrial Machines

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Machines for industry are hitting a sharp growth spurt for 2014, and theyre positioned for go-go growth over the coming five years. According to a report from IHS Technology, the growth of machine sales will hit an annual rate of 6.3% in 2014, more than twice the 2.9% increase seen in 2013. As...

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Industry 4.0 Is Really My IIoT

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region -- and arguably a different definition, but Ill come back to that. In the Design News region (were a region, right?), Ive been referring to it as the...

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Expert Corner

Video: BionicKangaroo Mimics the Real Thing

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Festo, inventor of amazingly lifelike, sophisticated and elegant robotic creatures -- dragonflies, birds, jellyfish, and penguins -- has done it again. The company's latest robotic achievement is the BionicKangaroo, which recovers and stores kinetic energy each time it jumps, and uses that energy on...

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Rockwell Helps Machine Builders Design Safer Machines

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Rockwell Automation has been an automation industry leader in ensuring machine builders develop safe machines, offering a number of products and resources to improve this endeavor. To that end, the automation provider recently unveiled a new safety relay that can be configured and integrated through...

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10 Engineering Toys From Your Youth

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

Blogs Blog -->NO RATINGSBoomers and early Gen-Xers will recognize these toys that once appealed to young engineers. Like me, many of you probably owned all of them, and spent countless hours playing with them.These...

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GE, PowerStream Team Up on Microgrid to Showcase Renewables

4/9/2014 9:12:00 AM

The Canadian energy company PowerStream has teamed up with GE on a microgrid demonstration project designed to raise public and consumer awareness about renewables and alternative energy sources.Neetika Sathe, PowerStream's vice president of corporate development, told us it is deploying the...

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