June 2009: New ROI Calculator, AnnouncingStationPortal, new Consumer Packaged Goods white paper and more!

In this Issue: New ROI Calculator, AnnouncingStationPortal, new Consumer Packaged Goods white paper and more!
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms: Automation eBrief - Click here to view this newsletter in a web browser.
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arrow GE Fanuc & Social Media
arrow Announcing StationPortal
arrow PAC8000 RTU
arrow White Paper: The Profitable & Safe Supply Chain (Part 2)
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Find Savings In Food & Beverage
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Warehousing applications. Values include Clean-In-Place (CIP), Energy Management and Water Management as well as Batch Yield Loss, Downtime Improvement and Quality Management (Rejects).

In addition to the real cost savings that drop straight to the bottom line, customers report other benefits: improved product quality and consistency, improved first pass yield, and higher throughput, as well as visibility to energy and water consumption to drive sustainability initiatives.

See how GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms solutions deliver ROI and savings to your bottom line with calculations on specific optimization scenarios.

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Claire Cerrato

In this economic climate, all companies need to optimize operations to achieve cost savings and support business initiatives. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has developed a tool to help our Food & Beverage customers review their
operations across multiple scenarios to identify areas of improvement.

Using a simple graphical tool users can test various ROI scenarios by entering a value next to eight to 12 variables across Sustainability, Processing, and Packaging &

What's New
GE Fanuc and Social Media
GE Fanuc Joins the Social Media Revolution
Twitter, Facebook and other “social media” venues are instantaneous communications vehicles that reach you in the way you want to be reached. Read more about what we're doing with social media and then join us!
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Operations Management
Cost efficient architectures have never been so important!
StationPortal is a new I/O appliance by GE Fanuc that combines the key components you need for production support tasks into one integrated unit. Using Ethernet to connect factory floor I/O directly to server-based systems, it provides a significantly lower total cost of ownership.
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Tough Enough
8000 Process I/O is GE Fanuc’s latest line of remote I/O and was designed from the ground up to handle the most extreme environments. From sub-artic to desert temperatures, corrosive environments, and extreme shock and vibration – 8000 Process I/O is tough enough to take what your process can dish out.
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Upcoming Events, Seminars, Workshops

Where in the world is GE Fanuc? Just take a look you might be surprised to find that we will be in your neck of the woods in the very near future. Come find out what we’re up to at these upcoming events.
Date Event Location
June 30, 2009 Water Technology Day Widnes, UK
July 2, 2009 Oil & Gas Technology Seminar Luton, UK
July 7, 2009
July 8, 2009
July 9, 2009
Proficy iFIX v5.0 Workshop Munich, Germany
Darmstadt, Germany
Hannover, Germany
August 11, 2009 PLC PACS Systems Workshop - Hands On Class Hayward, CA
October 20, 2009 Managing Production Information - Seminar Hayward, CA

Consumer Products:
The Profitable Supply Chain

Aligning Quality Information Solutions With Enterprise Systems

Read about the benefits of a new generation of service oriented architecture (SOA) solutions that enable improved flow of quality information between business partner systems across a supply chain. By aligning plant IT to enterprise IT, manufacturers can leverage information that’s actionable—driving increased profitability and safety for a competitive advantage.

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