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Turck includes the new K50 Flat illuminated touch button in its pick-to-light solutions

Turck is expanding its pick-to-light portfolio with the K50 Flat illuminated touch button from Banner Engineering, its optical sensor partners. Due to its low height of 17 mm, the robust IP69K button […]

Hexagon launches new HTA solutions range based on its patented HP-O optical interferometric sensor technology

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced the extension of its HTA high throughput and accuracy solution range to ultra-high accuracy coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). The technology package is designed to integrate dimensional inspection more […]

Murrelektronik utilizes Modlight70 signal towers and Cube67 Fieldbus system for its logistics center

In the Oppenweiler Logistics Center, Murrelektronik does more than ship products to the customer. They are also actively involved in helping processes run without a hitch. Modlight70 signal towers provide clear signaling; […]

Rockwell Automation introduces its new Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system

As production processes become increasingly automated and robots play a larger role on the production line, manufacturers are looking for more ways to maintain and reinforce a safe work environment. The new […]


DEHN’s new DEHNrecord Alert offers better management of status reports

DEHNrecord Alert enables status reports from SPDs to be transmitted via MODBUS and, for example, relayed to a smart device. The start-up is quick and easy via the free app which allows […]


ATI’s Tool Changers helps Edgewater Automation improves productivity of their production line

For a major automotive client, Edgewater Automation recently developed an assembly system utilizing ATI’s Tool Changers to increase productivity of their existing line. When coupled with increased throughput and reduced labor requirements, […]


Eisenmann receives Surcar Innovation Award 2017 with its Paint Shop of the Future concept

Eisenmann’s Paint Shop of the Future concept has been honored by judges at Surcar in Shanghai. The German plant engineering enterprise received the Surcar Innovation Award at the third Asian edition of […]


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 […]