Switch to New ID Reader Helps Battery Manufacturer Solve Read Rate and Interface Problems

Exide Technologies is one of the world’s largest producers, distributors and recyclers of lead-acid batteries. The company traces every aspect of each build in order to maintain tight control over its production process. In the past, difficulties were experienced in reading 2D data matrix codes burned into plastic with a laser burner and also interfacing the ID readers to the programmable logic controllers (PLCs) used to control production lines. MORE

Power System Protection Through Monitoring and Remote Services Improves Availability

Frank Bibens, President
Emerson Network Power, Global Services

For five of the past seven years, availability has been one of the top three infrastructure concerns for data center, IT and facility managers according to biannual surveys of the Data Center Users’ Group (DCUG), and that concern is likely to remain. MORE

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