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Process Automation Programming Language. One for All

The Case for Using Natural Language

By William M. Hawkins

Automation continues to expand into manufacturing processes, driven by the need for more production with reduced costs. As it expands, it grows in complexity as the technology available for process equipment and control becomes more complex and cost-effective. As complexity grows, the process becomes more hidden from the operators, who are supposed to deal with unforeseen problems as they arise.

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