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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 […]


Beckhoff’s new EL6861 EtherCAT Terminal features support for BACnet MS/TP

In addition to BACnet/IP, Beckhoff now also supports BACnet MS/TP (Master Slave/Token Passing) with the EL6861 EtherCAT Terminal. This serial interface can be used to directly control and monitor BACnet-compatible field devices, […]


Rockwell Automation’s new FactoryTalk View software offers further increase in operator’s productivity

HMI SCADA design has traditionally been a lengthy and error-prone task, while the result limited operator visibility to only what had been preprogrammed into the application. In today’s era of smart manufacturing, […]


Beckhoff now offers OPC UA Pub/Sub UDP communication integration with TwinCAT 3 runtime

Direct integration of OPC UA Pub/Sub UDP communication into the TwinCAT 3 runtime paves the way for straightforward configuration of publishers and subscribers, as well as exchange of data in real-time. With […]


Turck updates its ultra-compact TBEN-S Series with enhanced digital block I/O modules

Turck has enhanced the functionality of the digital block I/O modules of its ultra-compact TBEN-S Series in the form of a free firmware update. It comprises the functions for digital filtering, pulse […]


Rockwell Automation brings its FactoryTalk Analytics to the cloud

IoT-enabled assets and machines can improve operations when information that matters is delivered to the people who can use it best. Yet, equipment builders who invested heavily to build smart machines often […]


Beckhoff introduces its new ultra compact C6015 Industrial PC for universal use

The new, ultra compact C6015 Industrial PC is designed for universal use in automation, visualisation and communication tasks, as well as in EtherCAT-based applications. As an exceptionally inexpensive, compact and flexibly-mounted solution, […]


Rittal showcased its latest solutions for enclosures and cooling systems

Everything has to move fast in enclosure construction. Besides that, components need to be installed as easily as possible, following the plug-and-play principle. The fewer hand movements are needed, the better. This […]