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High-performance power supply for single-phase networks by Siemens

Siemens Industry Automation Division has extended its range of single-phase power supplies: The Sitop smart product family has been expanded with three single-phase 24 V power supplies with rated output voltag s […]

With the new e-F@ctory Alliance partner Visual Components – Mitsubishi robots enter a 3D world for easy simulation

The Finnish 3D factory simulation software expert Visual Components has joined the Mitsubishi Electric e-F@ctory Alliance – having integrated all of Mitsubishi’s Robots into its industry leading ‘3DRealize R’ automation simulation software. […]

From Lean Connectivity to Lean Automation New Eaton HMI/PLCs Integrate SmartWire-DT Master

Eaton’s Electrical Sector, one of the leading manufacturers of components, systems and solutions for electrical engineering and automation, is launching new XV102 touch display PLCs which offer a high-performance HMI/PLCs with an […]

Beckhoff extends its range of EtherCAT infrastructure components

Beckhoff continues to extend its range of infrastructure components with the EtherCAT media converter for the bidirectional conversion of optical fibre physics to copper physics.


centrotherm photovoltaics’ centaurus technology successfully transferred into industrial-scale production

More than 100.000 centaurus high efficiency solar cells already processed Cell efficiencies exceed 19.5 % in industrial production centaurus takes center stage at this year’s SNEC PV At this year’s 6th International […]


Lenze: Panel Controller as all-in-one solution

Powerful hardware platform from Lenze for visualisation and control applications Lenze took not one but three devices from the new Panel Controller p500 family to Hannover Messe 2012. They are based on […]


New Controllers from Rockwell Automation Provide Right-sized Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP

Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5370 controllers give machine builders high-performance integrated motion control on EtherNet/IP network, and up to 40 percent smaller footprint…


Packaging with considerable added benefit

BEUMER presents innovative packaging technology for the brick industry at Ceramitec BEUMER Group, headquartered in Beckum, Germany, presents its innovative stretch hooding system BEUMER stretch hood® M at the Ceramitec (Munich, 22 […]


Industrial robotics A B C – KUKA Roboter at AUTOMATICA 2012

A for “AGILUS”, B for “Broad range of products and services” and C for the “Common control system KR C4”: At the international trade fair for automation, being held in Munich from […]


Mitsubishi Electric sets new performance benchmarks with F Series SCARA robots

Mitsubishi Electric has extended its RH range of MELFA SCARA robots with the launch of the new F Series, setting new benchmark standards for speed, flexibility, ease of integration and simplicity of […]


RF600 RFID system

Siemens optimizes UHF readers for use in industrial production

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has added new functions to the latest generation of RFID readers in its RF600 UHF system to optimize them for use in industrial production. The new functions […]


osmosis system

Siemens launching ultra-economical reverse osmosis system into European market

The Siemens Industry Automation Division is launching a new reverse osmosis (RO) system into the European market. The new Vantage M83 RO system’s main benefit is low cost of ownership. The use […]


support arm systems

New modular support arm system from Rittal

Powerhouses made of building blocks Support arm systems have proven their worth as an ergonomic link between machine, operating equipment and personnel – but the demands they are subjected to are increasing […]