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New industry blog

Rotor Clip Company Inc. now has a blog at rotorclip.blogspot.com. Check it out for musings on the manufacturing and fastener industries, Rotor Clip-specific updates, and opposing-view editorials on issues that affect these industries.

New Spanish site

The Spanish site at hoffmanonline.com/espanol now features translated support literature, a Latin American sales representative locator, and an interactive thermal product selection tool to calculate cooling product requirements based on thermal load and enclosure size. Offered by Pentair Technical Products, Hoffman, the site also offers a Networking Catalog and a Global Enclosure Standards White Paper.

Remote robot monitoring

Check out motoman.com/support/mymotoman for information on how to remote monitor your robot from your smartphone or PC. The MyMotoman program from Yaskawa America Inc. allows full customization of data, including production and throughput, cycle time, ontime performance, alarms and alarm history, and backup files. It's available for DX and NX controllers; an application is available for the iPhone and Blackberry. Because there's no need to purchase servers or software, MyMotoman reduces expenditures on IT manpower and equipment.