Our January 2012 digital edition is ready for you!

Jan. 2012There's little question that end users would like to spend less rather than more money to operate their production machines. But when improved total cost of ownership (TCO) comes with a higher initial price tag, it might be a difficult sell. In this month's cover story, Senior Technical Editor Dan Hebert helps machine builders navigate through the options and dazzle their customers. Also in the January issue: Learn how variations on basic linear motion technologies can bring precision and accuracy to non-traditional applications; find out how to protect your system from unwanted access, whether internal or external; and offer your thoughts on how columnist Jeremy Pollard might have better handled a recent network "Armageddon."

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