March 2013 Preview: New Safety Networks and Products

Automation suppliers continue to introduce new products for hazardous locations, Renee Robbins Bassett, Automation World's Managing Editor, reports on the various new networks and products that enable engineers to successfully incorporate automation in those locations. Also coming in March is a machine safety feature article documenting current standards requirements as well as what steps automation suppliers are taking to ease end-user and OEM adherence. And, Automation World Contributing Writer James Koelsch describes how engineers and IT professionals have implemented systems to track and trace the manufacturing supply chain.