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Dec
07

Past, Present, and Future of Automation – Part 6 (Operator Interface)

Line “D” of a pet food plant never operates as well as the other lines. Line “A” has the best performance. The operators for line “D” say that line “D” is different and it can’t do better. When a line “D” operator gets sick, a line “A” operator fills in on Line “D”. Line “D” …

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Dec
01

Past, Present, and Future of Automation – Part 5 (Benchmarking and Opportunity Assessment)

One of my favorite cartoons is Einstein at a blackboard with his equations for the “General Theory of Relativity” all leading up to one concluding equation “Time = Money.” In this same vein, the great movie line comes to mind: “show me the money” . More than ever, if you want to do neat things …

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