|[April 19, 2013]
IHS GlobalSpec Industrial Automation & Robotic Systems Online Event Now Available On Demand
EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
The April 10 Industrial
Automation & Robotic Systems online event hosted by IHS (News - Alert)
GlobalSpec drew more than 1,800 participants, with nearly all attendees
reporting they are decision makers within their organizations. The free
online event is now available on
demand to give engineers and industrial professionals easy access to
educational presentations and industry-leading supplier resources from
the live-day event.
IHS GlobalSpec's Industrial Automation & Robotic Systems online event
provided opportunities to explore the latest developments in motors,
drives and controllers and to chat directly with suppliers about
industrial robots, networking protocols and new product introductions.
By attending this event, participants were also able to share ideas and
business strategies with their colleagues, gain knowledge from industry
experts during educational forums and learn about technology advances
impacting their manufacturing operations.
Industrial professionals took advantage of these learning and networking
opportunities from the convenience of their desktops, without having to
budget for travel expenses or lose time away from the office.
"Event participants told us that they gained useful knowledge about
important developments in their industries that can help them run their
manufacturing operations more efficiently," said Donna Lewis, director
of e-publishing and e-events for IHS GlobalSpec. "Once again attendance
was terrific and delivered a highly desired and influential audience for
Speakers and topics included:
Best Practices for Energy Optimization
consumption already accounts for roughly half of the world's total
delivered energy. Even so, global energy demands from this "largest
end use sector" are projected to skyrocket in coming decades. This
presentation showed how managing energy as a production resource can
lead to best practices in the optimization of energy usage.
by Katherine Voss, president & executive director, ODVA, Inc.
Build Machines Faster at Lower Cost
Machine builders are
continually challenged to reduce costs, increase customer value and
speed delivery. Discover how Rockwell Automation's (News - Alert) Connected
Components solution for stand-alone machines - built around a common,
free configuration and programming software package - helps achieve
these business goals.
Presented by Thomas Sugimoto, global
product marketing manager, Rockwell Automation
Is the Cloud Right for Manufacturing
Much has been
written about the scalability, cost effectiveness and ubiquitous
nature of the cloud for accessing and using applications. This
presentation discussed specific benefits and concerns for
manufacturers using real-time process data in the cloud.
by Maryanne Steidinger, director, advanced applications product
marketing, Invensys Operations Management
I/O on Ethernet… What do I need to know
networks allow remote I/O to be collected using high-speed modular
architecture supporting different I/O types and protocols. However,
with the openness of Ethernet comes risk, demanding attention of
Presented by Jason Haldeman, product
marketing lead specialist, Phoenix Contact (News - Alert)
Companies exhibiting at this event included: Pentair
Equipment Protection; Altech
Electronics, Inc.; ACE
Controls Inc.; Allen-Bradley
/ Rockwell Automation; IHS
Motion Control, Inc.; and Rose+Bopla
For more information on exhibiting opportunities for the Industrial
Automation & Robotic Systems online event in 2014, download
an exhibitor kit or call 800.261.2052.
About IHS GlobalSpec
IHS GlobalSpec is the leading provider of digital media solutions
designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of
engineering, technical, industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector
professionals. IHS GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a
domain-expert search engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs
by specification, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based
content, over 15 annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters -
helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about
suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, IHS
GlobalSpec helps generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities
among the professionals they are looking to reach - from inbox to
desktop, through networks and via real-time engagement.
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and
analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape.
Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe
rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and
flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and
develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business
since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock
Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is
committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs 6,700 people in
31 countries around the world.
IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and
product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2013 IHS
Inc. All rights reserved.
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