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Rockwell Automation further improves capabilities of its FactoryTalk ProductionCentre platform

Rockwell Automation continues to build out its scalable MES applications to allow operations to configure their environment without programming, add more applications, increase DCS process system integration, and expand deployment options. A […]

skytron® energy’s monitoring and supervision system is successfully installed for photovoltaic plant in Hokkaido Japan

skytron® energy has commissioned its system for monitoring, control and remote supervision of photovoltaic plants on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. With a total capacity of 10.32 MWp and an annual […]

Rittal joins the Open19 Foundation

Over three per cent of global electricity output is currently expanded on data centers – one of the fastest-growing consumers of power today. This development is being countered by the recently founded […]

Rockwell Automation releases new FactoryTalk Analytics and TeamONE App

Smart devices have created connections across industrial operations with the potential to empower plant or distributed workers. For many producers going through a digital transformation, these modern tools can take too long […]


Beckhoff’s TwinCAT platform features full implementation of HART functionality

In the process industries, demands are increasing for groundbreaking and innovative automation solutions that reduce costs. The greatest potential for optimization is opened up by implementing a universal platform that covers both […]


Beckhoff releases the new ELX series EtherCAT Terminals

The new ELX series EtherCAT Terminals with intrinsically safe inputs/outputs and highly compact design enable direct connection of field devices located in hazardous areas – classified Zones 0, 1 and 2. PC-based […]


Weber Marking Systems collaborates with Continental to develop automatic tyres labelling plant

The EU Tyre Labelling Regulation EU 1222/2009 entered into force towards the end of 2012. To implement this regulation, Continental Germany, together with labelling specialist Weber Marking Systems in Rheinbreitbach (Germany), developed […]


KUKA KR QUANTEC pro family helps Bizerba increase employee productivity by 15 percent

Three KUKA robots from the KR QUANTEC pro family are in operation at the plant of Bizerba SE & Co. KG. They guarantee that aluminum housings are reliably fed to two grinding […]


Turck introduces its new IM12-CCM cabinet guard

Turck showcased the IM12-CCM cabinet guard at the Hannover Messe. The device detects incorrectly closed doors as well as the exceeding of moisture and temperature limits. It also detects unauthorized access to […]


SICK develops new programmable sensor solutions with the concept of Industry 4.0

With its programmable sensor solutions and flexible concepts consisting of both software and hardware, SICK is taking a significant step in the direction of Industry 4.0 and networking the industrial value chain. […]


Exor introduces its new UniOP eTOP310 HMI designed with high-end features

The Exor UniOP eTOP310 HMI combines state-of-the-art features and performance with an outstanding design, the ideal choice for HMI applications including factory and building automation. The eTOP310 comes in 3 different front […]


HEIDENHAIN showcased its latest generation of TNC 620 control at the Moulding Expo 2017

At the Moulding Expo 2017, HEIDENHAIN demonstrated how TNC control can simplify the use of existing data in networked production and how a new, intuitive operational design can make the user’s work […]


SICK demonstrated its smart factory solutions at the Hannover Messe 2017

With the theme of “Driving your industry 4ward”, SICK presented its own smart factory for the efficient production of batch size 1 at the Hannover Messe 2017 and demonstrated what can be […]