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What do Asset Management and NASCAR have in Common? AvantisPRO 5.0

Yes, I said AvantisPRO 5.0. This is the latest version of the powerful asset management software suite that is a core product of Invensys Operations Management. It isn't quite out yet, but it will get its formal release at the Invensys user group meeting September 21.

Old F*rts Rule! The Legend of Hershel McGriff...NASCAR's Oldest Driver

I've been saying that we have a problem because the automation profession is graying-- we're getting older and fewer people are entering the profession. Maybe we could look to NASCAR for inspiration, with Mark Martin racing at the top of his profession...and then there's Hershel McGriff.

DELMIA selected for welding sims on Kasey Kahne Sprint Cup car

More in the continuing connection between the automation industries and NASCAR--  The welding on Kasey Kahne's Number 9 Budweiser Sprint Cup car will now be done with the help of Dassault simulation: Dassault Systèmes' DELMIA Robotics Selected by Gillett Evernham Motorsports Design Engineers Drastically Cut Design Time and Reduce Robot...

The Rockwell Automation car wins at Milwaukee

For the first time ever in the Nascar Busch series, and for the first time since 1977 in all of Nascar, a relief driver has finished first in a Nascar race. Denny Hamlin, who wasn't even born in 1977, drove the Rockwell Automation #20 car to victory in the ATT250...

Tales of NASCAR

Some of you know that I love racing. I love fast cars, and driving fast. One of my favorite memories is driving class at Texas Motor Speedway a couple of years ago. And although I like all racing, I love NASCAR best.