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Connectivity Enabling Smart Manufacturing

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Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   6/26/2013 10:31:28 AM
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This change takes a huge burden off the control, engineer -- who used to spend countless hours doing -- or paying for -- original programming. This is happening at a time when the baby boom control engineers are starting to retire. There was plenty of concern that this generation was taking its knowledge out the door. Suppliers now say that knowledge is getting captured in the software.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   6/26/2013 12:52:08 PM
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Rob, I remember you saying before that the looming retirement issue needed to be addressed. Sounds like this is one way to do that.

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Rob Spiegel   6/27/2013 6:46:42 PM
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That's what I understand, Ann. I haven't heard anything more abut a shortage of control, engineers. 

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taimoortariq   6/30/2013 10:55:35 AM
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Nice article share apresure, it is nice to see advancement in the field of automation & control through the production of more flexible and efficient machines. It is great to see ethernet becoming source of convergence b/w enterprise and production.

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