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A Culture of Inclusion at The Rockwell Automation Fair®

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS

There is a new program at this year’s Rockwell Automation Fair® that will focus on developing a culture of inclusion and diversity in the manufacturing industry.




Flu Season is Here: A Program to Save Your Company Money

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INTEGRATED SUPPLY BLOG IN SERVICES

During cold and flu season, sick employees reduce productivity, costing U.S. companies $1 billion each year. While that may not be surprising, the source of germs is unexpected — and even counterintuitive.


Fire Prevention Safety Tips

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

It’s National Fire Prevention Week, an ideal time to focus on fire safety and the importance of alarms.


Construction Drones Take Off

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES POWER DISTRIBUTION & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, are taking off in the building world



The New Short Circuit Current Rating: What You Need to Know

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

The National Electrical Code now requires marking of the short circuit current rating (SCCR) for more equipment within the system, often with attached documentation and dating.




LED Lighting Applications: Are Ballasts Still the Best Option?

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES LIGHTING BLOG IN PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Linear LED lighting instruments are rapidly changing the way lighting applications are designed. LED tubes found early success despite high initial costs by being ballast compatible, which means they are suitable for drop-in replacement in the countless traditional linear instruments in industrial and commercial buildings, and schools.




Giving Oil Rigs Legs

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES OIL & GAS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Modern “walking rigs,” as they are known, are onshore drilling rigs equipped with hydraulically powered legs or skidding systems.



How to Increase Workplace Productivity With the Flick of a Switch

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES LIGHTING BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Light matters. It controls our circadian rhythms, telling us when to be active and when to sleep. It influences our creativity, our motivation and our health. That’s why smart lighting controls can have a big impact on employee productivity.


Accelerating Progress Towards Smart Cities With Microgrids

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES POWER DISTRIBUTION & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

The move to distributed energy generation continues apace with businesses, public services, college campuses and collectives of residents increasingly taking power generation into their own hands.


Don’t Be Held Ransom by Petya

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS, SERVICES

It’s been two weeks since the malware “Petya” began affecting Microsoft Windows personal computers (PCs) around the world rendering infected networks locked and inaccessible, and leading to widespread concern.


10 Electrical Safety Tips to Live By

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Below are 10 tips for how not to become a statistic — because even the most experienced of electricians can slip up.



8 Robotics Trends for 2017 and Beyond

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

What trends are going to be seen in the robotics market over the next few years?



A Video Review of Rockwell Automation on the Move

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS

Rockwell Automation on the Move (RAOTM), hosted by Turtle & Hughes in East Rutherford, New Jersey, was attended by hundreds who were eager to discover new manufacturing solutions offered by Rockwell Automation and their PartnerNetwork™ members.


The Underground Future – How Technology Can Transform The Subway

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INFRASTRUCTURE BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

Future technology is not just something that will improve subway efficiency and user
experience, it’s also a vital tool to help underground railway systems deal with exploding
urban populations and ancient infrastructure.


How Automation Will Transform Industries and Employment

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

John W. Kennedy, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP), has had a long and varied career that has allowed him to be part of several industries, but more importantly he’s been able to witness the growth of automation as it has changed and become increasingly sophisticated.


Safety Design Productivity Tools

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Rockwell Automation’s Safety Automation Builder (SAB) with RASWin, is a software tool that will assist with the design and documentation of machinery safety systems.


7 Reasons to Attend Rockwell Automation on the Move (RAOTM)

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS

If you are located in the Turtle & Hughes distribution area of New York and New Jersey, here are seven reasons why you can’t afford to miss this free event that is sponsored by Turtle & Hughes.


Let’s Write History Together

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

This month is Women’s History Month. It is a time to reflect on how far women have come and what still needs to be done to nurture and support their success in the workplace.



Good News: New York State Energy Rebates

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, SERVICES

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is offering monetary rebates to production facilities participating in its Industrial and Process Efficiency (IPE) program.


Smart Tools for Automation

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

To get the job done right, you need the right tools. To get the job done more efficiently, you need smarter tools.


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