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17/09 - The Digital Twin – Enabling Realtime Closed Loop Manufacturing Optimization
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com The Digital Twin has become one of the most powerful concepts of Industry 4. 0. The implementation of model-based, real-time, closed-loop monitoring, control, and optimization of the entire manufacturing and production process, the Digital Twin concept is helping organizations achieve real-time integrated manufacturing.
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17/09 - Unity Scientific announces UCal 4 chemometric and database management software
UCal 4 Calibration Software helps derive value from NIR analytical programs with algorithms for custom NIR calibrations of almost any product including food, agricultural and industrial applications.
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17/09 - Universal Robots announces UR16e collaborative robot
The UR16e combines a 35-lb payload capacity with a reach of 900 mm and pose repeatability of +/- 0.05 mm making it suitable for automatingtasks such as heavy-duty material handling, heavy-part handling, palletizing, and machine tending.
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17/09 - Abaco Systems announces NVP2102 XMC graphics and video capture board
Typical applications include situational awareness, signals intelligence, ISR and radar, while the Pascal GPU’s parallelism also makes it a fit for GPGPU applications including machine learning and autonomy.
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17/09 - Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing applications
Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of miniPAL a mobile, collaborative palletizing product integrating Universal Robot’s UR10e for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this product range of palletizing “cobots” immediately.
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16/09 - Emerson announces MyEmerson personalized digital experience
The MyEmerson development roadmap will centralize the management of software, hardware and workforce upskilling. With access to technical documentation, identification of device location, and the ability to initiate repair, replacement or service as needed, organizations gain maintenance and turnaround planning efficiencies
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16/09 - Salesforce announces Manufacturing Cloud industry-specific product
Manufacturing Cloud delivers a level of business visibility and collaboration between the sales and operations organizations of a manufacturing company. This is intended to allow them to have a better view of their customers through sales agreements and account-based forecasting solutions, providing visibility into their customer interactions while enabling them to generate sales forecasts.
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16/09 - LEC announces iQ PULSE smart metering technology
iQ PULSE is LEC’s smart metering technology that is designed to integrate with a variety of existing meters in order to simplify AMR deployments. The solution is inclusive of a cellular endpoint, as well as software that provides data analytics, alarming and billing integration capabilities.
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16/09 - Radiflow announces new version of iSID industrial threat detection solution
In this version, iSID analyzes the OT network and maps the operational business processes of the industrial facility. All business processes on the OT network are then graphically displayed, while each network-connected asset now includes the details of the business processes that each is connected to within the asset inventory maintained by iSID.
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16/09 - Septentrio introduces AsteRx SBiGNSS/INS receiver
AsteRx SBi is designed for integration into any machine monitoring or control system. Location and 3D orientation data is streamed with constant low latency.
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16/09 - IBASE introduces MBD301 Mini-ITX motherboard
The MBD301 is suitable for mid-range to high-performance embedded applications in the fields of industrial control automation, transportation, gaming and digital signage
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13/09 - TrendMiner partners with eschbach to integrate TrendMiner and Shiftconnector products
All relevant manufacturing data will be available on-demand, creating a continuous flow of information. TrendMiner’s analytics capabilities help to predict process deviations. Shiftconnector brings these process deviations into a control room where shift personnel will contextualize these deviations as well as add additional information regarding why the deviation occurred.
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13/09 - Yokogawa Electric announces acquisition of RAP International
RAP specializes in providing digitized solutions that support risk assessment, management of the permit to work (PtW) process, and governance of control of work (CoW) for all plant maintenance activities.
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13/09 - Logic Supply partners with Inductive Automation to introduce edge gateways with Ignition software
The company's Hardshell Fanless Technology combines fanless cooling, ingress protection and ruggedization, including vibration resistance, with an aim to ensure reliability in challenging environments. Their edge gateway systems provide processing and help users avoid data latency.
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13/09 - ATEN introduces ATEN Unizon server-based software solution
Once ATEN Unizon is installed on the client server, users can access the software remotely through Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge/Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and other mainstream web browsers.
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13/09 - MaxGrip announces Cees Maaskant as CEO
Former CEO Jakob Boelens will transfer to AVEVA as part of the acquisition of MaxGrip’s software portfolio by AVEVA earlier this year. Cees Maaskant will lead MaxGrip into a new chapter in which the company specializes exclusively in Asset Performance Management (APM) consultancy.
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13/09 - BitFlow partners with One Box Vision to introduces PackFlow print inspection solution
The PackFlow bundle features all the components needed for a print machine manufacturer or system integrator: line-scan cameras, BitFlow Axion-CL 2xE frame grabbers, software and LED illuminator. PackFlow installation performs quality checks at the full speed of the production line.
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12/09 - ROEQ announces Docking Station Precision solution for mobile industrial robots
The solution will be showcased at ROEQ’s Pack Expo booth 7384B in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23-25 featuring a MiR200 robot with ROEQ’s cart solution and top roller TR125 conveyor module performing precise delivery between two docking stations.
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12/09 - HEIDENHAIN announces ETEL-brand AccurET controls with EtherCAT compatibility
With an EtherCAT compatibility option, customers can utilize the controller without changing their whole existing communication architecture and machine software.
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12/09 - TASI Group announces acquisition of innomatec Test
This addition will geographically expand the reach of the Division’s leak test business into Europe and enable it to deliver an unmatched combination of technology and expertise to the global market.
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12/09 - Rockwell Automation announces three additions to Machine Safety System Integrator program
The Machine Safety System Integrator program connects companies with system integrators that have expertise in current safety standards and a track record of designing safety systems. The program now has 45 members located around the world.
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12/09 - Gourmet Mass Production
By Darcy Simonis, ABB Food and Beverage Gourmet food or haute cuisine is expected in high-end restaurants.Recently this style of cuisine has started to feed into daily cuisine choices, with more processed foods going gourmet. This article explains how manufacturers can get on board with this new trend.
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12/09 - Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIC Accelerator Program
The IIC Accelerator Program encompasses several initiatives for users of IoT technology who want to discuss challenges with their peers, get advice from IIC experts, or seek guidance to solve complex technical problems.
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12/09 - Novotechnik introduces Vert-X 05E Series of magnetic rotary position sensors
The sensors are touchless magnetic angle sensors with a permanent magnet that can be secured to an application’s rotating shaft, so that there is no direct mechanical linkage between the shaft and the measuring system
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12/09 - AutomationDirect announces EchoPod and EchoTouch reflective ultrasonic liquid level sensors
These reflective level sensors are designed to replace ultrasonic sensors in condensation applications, and other float, conductance and pressure sensors that fail due to contact with dirty, sticky and scaling media in small, medium and large capacity tanks.
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11/09 - CIP Security for EtherNet/IP Illustrates Increased IT/OT Integration
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Effective cybersecurity continues to get more complex for today’s manufacturing and process facilities, and many organizations are stepping up with solutions intended help these facilities to close the gaps.
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11/09 - Siemens announces Digital Transformation Awareness & Consulting CNC service and Brownfield Connectivity Services
Digital Transformation Awareness & Consulting CNC and Brownfield Connectivity Services are part of Digital Motion Control Services, which enable Siemens to support its customers on the path toward digitalization.
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11/09 - SignalFire Wireless Telemetry introduces DIN Gateway V2 900 mHz wireless gateway
This gateway, designed for Class 1 Division 2 Groups C and D locations, supports wireless configuration up to 240 remote nodes at 3+ mile typical range and interfaces via RS-232 Modbus RTU or Modbus-TCP (Ethernet).
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11/09 - Columbia Machine introduces HL4200 high level palletizer with Smart Diagnostics
The HL4200 also features Columbia’s Smart Diagnostics for feedback related to fault detection and an optional video playback to assist the operator in identifying the cause of a machine stoppage.
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11/09 - Mobile Industrial Robots announces opening of larger New York facility
Mobile Industrial Robots opened a two-building, 7376 sq. ft. office in Holbrook, New York, replacing the Danish company’s first international office, opened in the same city in 2016. It also includes MiR’s first showroom outside of the company’s headerquarters in Odense, designed to showcase its range of mobile robots and the various applications.
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11/09 - Beckhoff Automation announces opening of Boston and Philadelphia area offices.
Both locations will provide additional applications engineering, sales and training resources. Automation Technology showrooms at the two offices will also offer hands-on experiences with Beckhoff hardware and software for engineers and business leaders.
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11/09 - AutomationDirect announces ProSense VFL Series Vibration Fork Level Switches
Suitable for use in tanks, vessels, and pipes, the VFL series is an alternative for applications where other liquid point level technologies such as float switches or conductive, optical and capacitance sensors are not suitable due to conductivity, turbulence, buildup, air bubbles, foam, pressure, temperature, and viscosity changes.
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11/09 - Endress+Hauser introduces Field Xpert SMT77 tablet PC tool for field instrument management
Like the Field Xpert SMT70 (Class 1 Div 2 rated), the Field Xpert SMT77 supports HART, PROFIBUS DP/PA, Foundation Fieldbus, Modbus, CDI and Endress+Hauser service interfaces.
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10/09 - TBM Consulting Group announces Industrial IoT capabilities for Dploy Solutions digital manufacturing software
The solution works to empower employees at every level of an organization with the real-time information and alerts needed to keep production on track every hour of every day.
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10/09 - GE Digital announces Plant Applications 8.0 Manufacturing Execution System
Plant Applications 8.0 works to help manufacturers leverage real-time production data to optimize operations and is an enterprise scale MES that supports discrete, process and multi-modal manufacturing.
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10/09 - SMGlobal announces giveaway of FastMaint CMMS software
CMMS software works to help organizations manage their maintenance operations. Maintenance managers can use FastMaint to schedule & track preventive maintenance and breakdown repairs of industrial equipment and commercial facilities.
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10/09 - Hannover Fairs USA announces cancellation of Digital Industry USA trade show and executive conference
Hannover Fairs USA remains committed to bringing manufacturers into the connected world. Manufacturing events organized by Hannover Fairs USA include HANNOVER MESSE USA co-located with IMTS in Chicago from September 14-19, 2020.
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10/09 - Hawk Measurement Systems releases SENATOR radar level transmitter line
The SENATOR has the ability to measure distance, level and volume of liquids, solids, corrosives, powders, granulates, rocks, pastes, and hygienic liquids.
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10/09 - Emerson introduces Daniel 3418 Eight-Path Gas ultrasonic flow meter
The 3418 is an ultrasonic flow meter to pass all perturbation tests for OIML R-137 Accuracy Class 0.5 with five pipe diameters in front of the meter and without a flow conditioner.
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10/09 - Baker Hughes announces Orbit 60 Series condition monitoring platform
The Orbit 60 Series is a platform that collects and processes data, equipping operators with the right data and analytics to determine the health of their machines.
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10/09 - Molex announces Micro-Latch 2.00mm Wire-to-Board Connector System
The Micro-Latch 2.00mm Wire-to-Board Connector System offers two to 15 single-row plug-in circuits, with both vertical and horizontal configurations; through-hole terminals; a 2.00mm-pitch low-profile connector
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10/09 - EXAIR releases 2.5" and 3" Line Vac Conveyors
These air operated conveyors are available with smooth ends, to fit into hose or tube and secured with a simple hose clamp or they are available with NPT threaded ends, to mount onto threaded pipe. They feature large throat diameters for maximum throughput capability.
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09/09 - HMS Networks releases whitepaper: 5G: Is the Industry ready?
The whitepaper from HMS Networks provides an overview of the industry’s opinions towards 5G technology as an emerging trend and future standard in the manufacturing and industrial automation industry
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09/09 - Flirtey introduces Flirtey Eagle drone delivery technology
Flirtey’s system is designed to safely get packages to customers with the delivery goal of less than 10 minutes using drones.
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09/09 - Is RaaS the Way to Go?
By Mark Howard, EU Automation Back in 2017, the International Data Corporation (IDC) predicted that 30 percent of commercial robotic applications will be in the form of Robots as a Service (RaaS) by 2019. Was this forecast accurate? This article explains the current RaaS landscape in relation to these early projections.
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09/09 - Proofpoint Report: 99% of cyberattacks require human interaction to execute
The report, based on an 18-month analysis of data collected across Proofpoint’s global customer base, spotlights attack trends to help organizations and users stay safe.
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09/09 - Siemens introduces Sinumerik One CNC solution
As a "digital native", the controller features software for the creation of corresponding digital twins. A range of technology functions are intended to help improve processing speed, contour accuracy and processing quality.
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09/09 - COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical
As Industry Manager for Pharmaceuticals, Giuseppe Menin can share his industry expertise with the entire COPA-DATA Group, and will be involved in further development of the zenon Software Platform.
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09/09 - Matrox announces 100% ownership acquisition by Lorne Trottier
Matrox announced that Mr. Lorne Trottier, co-founder of Matrox, has acquired 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions—Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video.
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09/09 - Additel releases Additel 761A series of calibrators
The ADT761A features: increased pressure range to 1,000 psi (70 bar), removable internal pressure modules, optional precision models to 0.01%FS, increased speed to pressure, ability to read two external pressure modules, touch screen display, WiFi, Bluetooth, and Ethernet communications and double the original battery life.
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09/09 - Balluff introduces U-890 UHF handheld RFID reader
Balluff’s U-890 Ultra High Frequency (UHF) handheld RFID reader works to simplify mobile data collection.
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09/09 - Lanner introduces NCA-6210 rackmount network appliance
The NCA-6210’s NIC expansion slots and compatibility with F.A.S.T. module solutions make it a hardware solution for application delivery, mobile edge computing, WAN optimization, DPI/IPS/IDS, NFV/SDN and NGFW/UTM.
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06/09 - The Biggest Digital Transformation Must-Haves for 2019
By Ashley Lipman, Freelance Digital Writer Where do you need to focus when it comes to digital transformation? That’s exactly what we’ll uncover in this guide to the biggest digital transformation must-haves for 2019.
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06/09 - Siemens helps Vietnamese car manufacturer produce first vehicles
The VinFast plant in Hai Phong went live in June 2019 and has a total design capacity of 250,000 cars per year.The first vehicles have been E-Scooters, compact cars, sedans, and SUVs. These will be followed by battery electric passenger cars as well as electric buses.
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06/09 - Microway announces Data Science WhisperStation
The Data Science WhisperStation marries NVIDIA GPU-accelerated performance with a complete pre-loaded data science software stack. These custom systems feature either 2 or 4 NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 or 6000 GPUs for performance insight
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06/09 - oelheld announces SintoGrind TC-X 630 grinding oil
SintoGrind TC-X 630 is designed for flute grinding, profile grinding, and outside and inside diameter grinding. SintoGrind TC-X 630 works on a variety of materials including tungsten carbide, HSS, PCD, CBN, cermet and ceramics.
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06/09 - Yamaha announces YK400XE SCARA robot
This “YK400XE” is a successor model of the conventional model “YK400XR”. The maximum payload is 4 kg that is 1.4 times larger than the conventional modeland the standard cycle time is reduced approx. 10% to achieve 0.41 sec.
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06/09 - Honeywell to help The Apparel Logistics Group expand e-commerce shipping
Under the agreement, Honeywell Intelligrated will deliver automated material handling solutions to The Apparel Logistics Group, a provider of third-party logistics and order fulfillment services for apparel, footwear and accessories.
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06/09 - Tosibox announces North American launch of TOSIBOX Lock 150
The Lock 150 can be installed in less than five minutes without the need for software installations, network configurations or special IT skills, and provides capacity for up to 10 concurrent VPN connections.
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06/09 - Kaman announces KD-1925, KD-1950 and KD-1975 Extreme Environment displacement sensors
Three separate systems are available, specifically designed for high pressure, low temperature, and high temperature conditions. The Extreme Environment sensors and systems work in operating temperatures ranging from -320°F to +1000°F (+1200°F short term).
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06/09 - AutomationDirect announces HPS Sentinel G distribution transformers
HPS Sentinel G ventilated stand-up distribution transformers are designed to meet federally mandated energy efficiency standards as outlined by DOE 2016 and NRCan 2019 requirements.
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05/09 - H2W Technologies introduces VMS06-008-LB-01 voice coil driven positioning stage
The stage utilizes a custom design that utilizes a unique electromagnetic circuit design. This design allows for a minimal cross section of 1.20 inches [30.5 mm] by 1.00 inches [25.4 mm].
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05/09 - Mitsubishi Electric holds workforce development program in Houston
As part of the company’s Workforce Development Program, it aims to bring its equipment to schools, technical colleges, and non-profit organizations, and provide skills in programming, service, maintenance and operations. Mitsubishi Electric Automation granted a CNC Specialist Certification to those who successfully completed the program, which was offered during the week of August 26-30th.
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05/09 - Creating Agile Process Control
By Josh Eastburn, Opto 22 For process control systems, improved hardware and software options can make system operations more effective and offer new methods for end users to access and monitor equipment. Here are some of the ways that standard process automation products and practices are transitioning to encourage more agile and capable systems.
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05/09 - Altizon announces Four Week IIOT Challenge
During the Four Week IIoT Challenge, Altizon will work directly with participants to integrate a specific manufacturing process with Alitzon’s Datonis platform, with the goal of leveraging machine data to improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) while delivering the foundation for a scalable enterprise-wide IIoT strategy.
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05/09 - Siemens and Bentley Systems announce Capital Asset Lifecycle Management (CALM) solution for Teamcenter software
The CALM solution provides capital program management capabilities as well as a simulation-driven approach to design, construction, and operations. By leveraging these simulation and optimization technologies, capital program stakeholders can initially monitor, then improve, their assets’ performance.
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05/09 - Crate.io introduces CrateDB 4.0
CrateDB is a distributed SQL database based on a NoSQL architecture that uses SQL for processing any structured or unstructured data type.
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05/09 - IBASE announces IB995 PICMG 1.3 Full-Size CPU Card
The CPU Card delivers performance with intelligent security and hardware monitoring features for real-time applications in process control, surveillance or imaging in the field of automation, transportation, medical technology and digital surveillance markets.
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05/09 - Vecow announces EMBC-3000 3.5” SBC and SPC-5200 Slim Fanless System
Powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core U-Series (Whiskey Lake) platform, EMBC-3000 and SPC-5200 feature system-oriented integration and industrial-grade reliability, aiming at embedded solutions for Intelligent control, machine vision, In-vehicle computing, factory automation, gaming, AGV/AGR and any Industrial 4.0 and AIoT applications.
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04/09 - Siemens announces Xcelerator design software portfolio
Xcelerator combines the full portfolio of Siemens’ software for design, engineering and manufacturing with an expanded Mendix low-code, multi-experience application development platform.
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04/09 - Democratized Analytics Guides Industry 4.0
By Edwin van Dijk, TrendMiner Business outcomes can be controlled at each level of an organization by using applied analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. It's all about aligning business objectives with direct business outcomes across departments, all while growing production knowledge.
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04/09 - ACEINNA announces ACEINNA OpenIMU330B MEMS based, 6-DOF inertial measurement unit
This triple-redundant architecture, is intended to meet the performance, reliability and cost requirements of the automotive market including the areas of Autonomous Vehicles, Self-Driving Taxis/Delivery Vehicles. ADAS Systems, Electronic Stability Control, Lane Keep Assist applications, etc.
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04/09 - TRACO POWER announces TEQ 40 Series DC/DC converters with dual outputs of ±12 / ±15 / ±24 VDC
The TEQ 40WIR are a series of isolated railway DC/DC-converter modules with 4:1 input voltage ranges. The series is comprised of 21 models offering 9.5-36 / 18-75 / 43-160 V input ranges and outputs of 5 / 12 / 15 / 24 / ±12 / ±15 / ±24 VDC.
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03/09 - Lanner introduces NCA-5220 white-box appliance
A white-box vCPE appliance such as Lanner’s NCA-5220 monitors the performance in QoS and QoE over regional, national and global virtual enterprise networks but also monitors packet information in both current and historical data, including all the traffic from apps, network protocols, VPN-to-edge, cloud services and office Wi-Fi, enabling network diagnosis and troubleshooting.
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03/09 - Delta Electronics helps enhance agile motion control for packaging company
By Bill Faber, Delta Electronics The heart of the module consists of four motion axes: two to drive nip-rolls that control the speed and tension of the operation; and two for a linear flying, stamping and engraving process.
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03/09 - Balluff introduces EtherNet/IP IO-Link master block
Balluff's EtherNet/IP IO-Link master block insulates against inductive, conductive, and capacitive noise produced by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and its housing protects against welding environments.
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03/09 - ESMERA announces second open call for European SMEs robotics applications funding
The challenges come from the areas of Manufacturing, Energy, Construction, Agriculture, Food Processing, Retail, Healthcare and Emergency Response. Until December 2nd, European SMEs can now apply to solve one or more of these challenges by developing a robotics application and receive funding of up to 200,000 Euros.
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03/09 - Electromate announces Electromate Automation Fair
The event will take place at the Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre in Burnaby, British Columbia. The Automation Fair is anopportunity to explore new technologies and see what's changing in the world of Automation and Motion Control.
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03/09 - Schneider Electric announces investment in SE Ventures global investment fund
SEV has invested in category leaders such as AutoGrid, Claroty, Element Analytics, and Sense. They recently closed on investments with Titan AES, a novel Li-ion battery management system, and Synapticon, a motion control platform for industrial robots, and anticipate investing in 10 or more new startups annually.
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03/09 - PLCopen announces partnership with PACK EXPO Las Vegas
PLCopen joins with OMAC and the OPC Foundation at this event to show that the combined technologies and standards contribute even more to the industry. All three organizations have a focus to a different section of the production flow; however combine with their vision, standards, and activities.
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03/09 - ALIO Industries introduces Point Precision methodology in motion control solutions
Point Precision includes all 6 degrees of freedom of errors of each axis in motion, guaranteeing the precision point in the full work envelop. Point Precision allows for a “precision number” to be quoted based on an exact point and is used for many applications from laser processing to metrology.
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30/08 - BISTel announces cloud-based Health Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance solution
BISTel plans to demo the solution with auto, pharma and biotech customers around the country next month. BISTel plans to demonstrate the new health monitoring and predictive maintenance solution around the USA beginning September 16, 2019.
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29/08 - ControlAir announces introduces of Type FA10 Coalescing Filter and Type FA12 Filter Regulator/Coalescing Filter Combo
The Type FA10 Coalescing Filter is specifically designed to remove liquid aerosols and sub-micron particles from compressed air. The Type FA12 Filter Regulator with Coalescing Filter combines the coalescing filter with a filter regulator in a piggy-back assembly.
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29/08 - Microchip Technology introduces USB705x and UPD301A USB Type-C PD solutions
The USB705x family enables device charging and introduces PD implementations called HostFlexing and PDBalancing. The UPD301A is a standalone USB Type-C PD controller that is designed to simplifies the implementation of basic USB Type-C PD charging functionality, making it suitable for applications from rear seat charging in vehicles to portable equipment to public charging stations.
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29/08 - Siemens helps Krone establish digitalization strategy
Using solutions including the Teamcenter portfolio and NX software, Krone will launch a digitalization program that will support processes over the entire product lifecycle as well as collaborative work between departments by leveraging the broad, integrated solutions that are part of the Siemens Digital Innovation Platform.
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29/08 - Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Eco Obsolete Technology
By Mark Howard, EU Automation This article explains why sourcing Eco Obsolete Technology (EOT) could keep automated processes running — without compromising on efficiency.
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29/08 - Connexa introduces hybrid power skids
These skids fully integrate UPS DC power, solar charging, generator interaction, motor controls, SCADA, power distribution (DC and AC), and data harvesting via IIoT or SCADA topologies.
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29/08 - Treon intoduces Treon Industrial Node battery-operated condition monitoring device
Treon Industrial Node is a battery-operated condition monitoring device that measures tri-axial vibration and surface temperature of rotating equipment, such as pumps, motors and agitators
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29/08 - Honeywell helps Mexican petrochemical company incorporate intelligent wearables to enhance training and safety
Honeywell is delivering a complete outcome-based solution that tracks specific key performance indicators and integrates hardware, software and services, and a full Wi-Fi infrastructure to support use of the solution across the plant.
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29/08 - Moticont releases GVCM-095-089-03 linear voice coil motor
The motion of this brushless GVCM-095-089-03 Linear Voice Coil Motor is ideal for: Clamping, work holding, sorting equipment, assembly, medical devices, antenna positioning, testing, slide actuators, shutters, doors, valve actuation, wafer handling, and optical focusing.
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29/08 - ecom announces Digital Products and Services solution
ecom's Digital Products and Services solution offers a service to project and IT managers as well as users of enterprise mobility solutions. As part of this solution, ecom delivers tablets or smartphones such as the Tab-Ex 02 or the Smart-Ex 02 directly with the customer-specific configuration secured in a container
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28/08 - Valcor releases white paper on surge pressure mitigation devices
This paper presents a trade study that compares four devices: an orifice, a venturi, a flow fuse, and a flow fuse with a dashpot (slow closing).
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28/08 - Sunnen Products Company announces opening of Mexican manufacturing facility
The company will move a portion of its abrasive and tooling products from its St. Louis operation to the Monterrey facility. The transition will be phased to begin by the end of 2019 and conclude by the end of 2020.
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28/08 - IBASE announces CMI300-988 Mini-ITX system
The standard system configuration contains 128GB of SSD storage, 4GB of DDR 4 memory, expandable to 32GB, and an 84W power adaptor. Expansion ports consist of a Mini PCI-E and an M.2 (M Key:2280) socket. Three reserved antenna holes are available for optional wireless connectivity.
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28/08 - Sensing The Rise of Vertical Farming
By Darcy Simonis, ABB Food and Beverage Vertical farming is the process of food being produced in vertically stacked layers, instead of on a single level such as in a field or greenhouse. The layers are commonly integrated into urban structures like skyscrapers, shipping containers and repurposed warehouses.
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28/08 - Schneider Electric releases Altivar Process 6000 (ATV6000) medium voltage service-oriented drive
Equipped with Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure Asset Advisor, the ATV6000 provides a solution to optimize the operation and maintenance of installations. It allows businesses to plug into the Industrial Internet of Things to manage maintenance tasks on assets with preventive and predictive management based on real-time assessments and predictive analytics.
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28/08 - Phoenix Contact introduces QUINT DC/DC converters
They can alter voltage levels, amplify voltage at the end of long cables, or enable the creation of independent supply systems by means of electrical isolation.
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28/08 - LM76 releases Radial Ball Bearings featuring ZrO2 (Zirconia) Ceramic balls
The advantages of ZrO2 ceramic balls are: FDA/USDA/3A Dairy/Caustic washdown compliant, lighter than steel balls and can be used at extreme RPMs.
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27/08 - congatec introduces embedded edge computing platforms
In order to meet the requirements of the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry, the embedded edge computing platforms are designed for extended temperature ranges, with optional conformal coating to protect against the effects of salt water or condensation caused by large temperature fluctuations.
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27/08 - Collaborative Robots Providing Amazing Automation Opportunities for Small Manufacturers
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Amongst the many new technologies that are impacting the manufacturing industry today, collaborative robots may be the highest impact automation development that can improve manufacturing for small and medium manufacturing enterprises.
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