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Open Systems International announces Dr. Thierry Godart as Senior Vice President of Industrial Technology
February 24, 2020

Open Systems International announces Dr. Thierry Godart as Senior Vice President of Industrial Technology

Dr. Godart is known for developing high-performance teams and applying groundbreaking technologies to improve business productivity and sustainability. He comes to OSI well equipped to provide strong strategic leadership to the company’s industrial energy management business unit.

Bebco introduces TAC and THP Smart Cool and Smart Pump units
February 24, 2020

Bebco introduces TAC and THP Smart Cool and Smart Pump units

Designed specifically for industrial and/or highly-corrosive environments, TAC and THP products operate on 208/230 VAC, single phase 50 and 60 Hz power sources, depending on size.

OnRobot announces single-pad version of Gecko no-mark adhesive gripper
February 24, 2020

OnRobot announces single-pad version of Gecko no-mark adhesive gripper

The Gecko Single Pad (SP) gripper brings the same capability to automation applications with small footprints and lower payload. The Gecko SP is available in three sizes; SP1, SP3 and SP5 named after the gripper’s payload in kilos, featuring ability to lift a range of flat, smooth, shiny or perforated surfaces

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Xebrium introduces XEB360 embedded test automation solution
February 24, 2020

Xebrium introduces XEB360 embedded test automation solution

The solution consists of embedded hardware and supporting software framework, which can be further customized to suit the requirement of an embedded product or an IoT solution under test.

Physik Instrumente announces Markus Spanner as CEO
February 20, 2020

Physik Instrumente announces Markus Spanner as CEO

In his role, Markus Spanner has established an extended management team to take a structured approach to achieving the new targets. He will be assisted bDr. Peter Schittenhelm (COO), Dr. Markus Czanta (CTO), Stéphane Bussa (CSO), and Heiko Brehm (CFO).

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Italy-based ASEM
February 20, 2020

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Italy-based ASEM

The transaction includes the purchase of a minority interest in ASEM held by KEB Group, Germany. Post-close, Rockwell Automation will maintain ASEM’s strategic supplier and technology partner relationship with KEB.

Industrial Internet Consortium announces winners of Smart Buildings Challenge
February 20, 2020

Industrial Internet Consortium announces winners of Smart Buildings Challenge

Designed to help digitalize the smart buildings industry, the Smart Buildings Challenge had technology suppliers compete to design solutions for four different use cases.

Swift Sensors releases Swift Sensors PoE Standard Bridge 1011
February 20, 2020

Swift Sensors releases Swift Sensors PoE Standard Bridge 1011

The Power over Ethernet (PoE) bridge is intended for use in manufacturing plants, restaurants and other spaces where water, cleaning solutions and other chemicals come into contact with monitoring equipment.

EPLAN announces version 2.9 of the EPLAN Platform
February 19, 2020

EPLAN announces version 2.9 of the EPLAN Platform

Users can generate QR codes, which can be opened out in the field. Layers Management ensures all changes are saved automatically. Projects can be completed with mass editing of project data using expanded navigators.

IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020
February 19, 2020

IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020

From 2020 to 2022 almost 2 million new units of industrial robots are expected to be installed in factories around the world. New technology trends and market developments enable companies to react to changing requirements. The International Federation of Robotics shows top trends to innovate.

Sustainable Manufacturing Through Obsolescence
February 19, 2020

Sustainable Manufacturing Through Obsolescence

By Mark Howard, EU Automation
The amount of worldwide e-waste generation is expected to exceed 50 million tons by 2020. Americans specifically, throw away an estimated 55 billion USD in e-waste material each year. This article explains how manufacturers can achieve sustainable manufacturing through obsolescence management.

Interact Analysis Report: Bumpy road ahead predicted for global manufacturing industry
February 19, 2020

Interact Analysis Report: Bumpy road ahead predicted for global manufacturing industry

The report shows that the current deceleration in manufacturing output seen in 2019 is expected to continue into early 2020. However, a solid recovery is anticipated by 2021, before the sector enters another natural business downcycle towards the end of 2022. A rise in output for most industrial segments is then forecast beyond 2022.

Schneider Electric announces EcoStruxure Power SCADA Operation 2020 release
February 19, 2020

Schneider Electric announces EcoStruxure Power SCADA Operation 2020 release

Designed to provide real-time vision and control for timely response, this update to the EcoStruxure Power edge control portfolio keeps demanding operations running with new levels of cybersecurity and graphics customization.

AutomationDirect introduces 5-pole, M8 (Pico) quick-disconnect cables
February 19, 2020

AutomationDirect introduces 5-pole, M8 (Pico) quick-disconnect cables

AutomationDirect's 5-pole, M8 (Pico) quick-disconnect cables are available with axial or right-angle female connectors and pigtail wiring in 1.5, 5 and 10M cable lengths.

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Cable Assemblies
Related Portals:
Electrical & Control Panels, Factory Automation
Bentley Systems announces call for nominations for Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards
February 19, 2020

Bentley Systems announces call for nominations for Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards

The awards, which are judged by independent juries of industry experts, recognize infrastructure projects for digital innovations that improve project delivery and/or asset performance. The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2020.

Orange Business Services to partner with Ekinops and Dell Technologies to introduce universal customer premise equipment (uCPE) solution
February 19, 2020

Orange Business Services to partner with Ekinops and Dell Technologies to introduce universal customer premise equipment (uCPE) solution

The solution is a result of co-innovation between Orange and its strategic partners Ekinops and Dell Technologies, combining Enterprise Branch Server IT and Virtualization Management.

Nanotec introduces APBA60 series of brushless DC motors
February 19, 2020

Nanotec introduces APBA60 series of brushless DC motors

Because of their low voltage the motors of the APBA60 series are suited for battery-powered applications, such as AGVs or service robots. They are also safe for use in medical or other environments where standard AC servos would require additional insulation and safety measures.

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DC Motors
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Motion Control, Motors & Drives, Factory Automation
Axiomtek releases CEM520 COM Express Type 6 basic module
February 19, 2020

Axiomtek releases CEM520 COM Express Type 6 basic module

The 125 x 95 mm system-on-module was designed for graphics-intensive applications over the Industrial IoT, including automation control, medical imaging, digital signage, and gaming machines.

National Instruments announces Averna as SystemLink Platinum Alliance Partner
February 18, 2020

National Instruments announces Averna as SystemLink Platinum Alliance Partner

SystemLink was developed by National Instruments as a tool to help engineers and engineering management navigate through Industry 4.0. It works to simplify tasks such as software deployment, device configuration, system monitoring, and data management.

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Cimcorp announces Joel Kuusman as Manager of US Operations
February 18, 2020

Cimcorp announces Joel Kuusman as Manager of US Operations

Through his experience on numerous projects, Kuusman has acquired a breadth of knowledge in the company’s systems and site work management, which he now brings to this new role. Namely, he will be responsible for leading the Cimcorp U.S. office in Norcross, Georgia, guiding its strategic growth and quality of customer service and after-sales support.