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Improving Efficiency through Industrial Automation

Improving Efficiency through Industrial Automation

This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Harvey Eure, Product Manager for Variable Speed Drives and Power Quality Products, Delta Products There are initiatives bolstered by the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) that involve monitoring and improving the efficiency of variable-frequency drive (VFD) systems and improving the performance of individual power components. Today, VFD products have embedded Read more […]

Automation in Energy-Intensive Industries

Automation in Energy-Intensive Industries

This piece was originally published as the chairwoman’s column in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Maryrose Sylvester, Chairwoman of the NEMA Board of Governors and President and CEO of Current, powered by GE Digital manufacturing is no longer an idealized future state; it is a fast-maturing and even faster-deploying reality. Manufacturers and heavy-industry companies are no longer alone in their demand for process innovation. Facilities of all types—office Read more […]