Plant Life Cycle Management Sees Increased Value When a Project Starts with the End in Mind

May 27, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Making automation decisions for new construction, upgrades or even small retrofit projects takes careful planning and a short / long term strategy that combines what is effective for the operation of the plant today and in the future. These decisions impact all phases of the plant’s life cycle or specifically the industrial automation life cycle which, in many cases has a shorter life cycle horizon than the other more physical infrastructure elements of the plant.

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Simplifying Robot Operations at Kuka

May 10, 2015

In This Issue:

  • FDT will Play a Big Role in Global Manufacturing Efficiency,
  • Simplifying Robot Configuration from Production Through Diagnostics at KUKA,
  • Plant Life Cycle Management Sees Increased Value When a Project Starts with the End in Mind,
  • Device Interoperability: The Hidden Layer
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Device Interoperability: The Hidden Layer

April 27, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Automation World Article: Control and asset management systems are appreciated for their ability to ease configuration, management and diagnostics of intelligent devices in the field. The Field Device Tool (FDT) is the unseen interface that makes it all happen.

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M&M Software

M&M Software Becomes an FDT Group Sponsoring Member

February 9, 2015

M&M Software GmbH of St. Georgen, Germany has elevated it membership status to that of sponsoring member of the FDT Group. In raising its support to the highest level possible, M&M Software will take a seat on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the FDT Group.

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Integrating FDI into the FDT Standard

January 15, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Glenn Schulz, Managing Director provides an updated on FDT Technology and discusses how the Field Device Integration (FDI) Standard is incorporated within the FDT […]

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