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Continued Evolution for Process Automation

Continued Evolution for Process Automation


By Bill Lydon
The Process Automation industry has been heavily impacted by the influx of new technologies and, as we enter the next decade, several organizations are providing roadmaps in order to help process automation companies enable the best practices to leverage these technologies and drive competitiveness and productivity forward.

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HARTING and seven other manufacturers establish M12 standard for push-pull locking mechanism

HARTING and seven other manufacturers establish M12 standard for push-pull locking mechanism


Phoenix Contact, HARTING, Molex, Murrelektronik, Binder, CONEC, ESCHA and Weidmüller have come together to establish a standard for the push-pull locking mechanism of M12 connectors on the market. Together, they are pursuing the one goal of ensuring compatibility across manufacturers.

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ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report

ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report


New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Fire and Gas Systems market reveals that manufacturers are switching to cloud-based systems to be able to provide employees with remote access to their gas detection systems.

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Continued Evolution for Process Automation

By Bill Lydon
The Process Automation industry has been heavily impacted by the influx of new technologies and, as we enter the next decade, several organizations are providing roadmaps in order to help process automation companies enable the best practices to leverage these technologies and drive competitiveness and productivity forward.

HARTING and seven other manufacturers establish M12 standard for push-pull locking mechanism

Phoenix Contact, HARTING, Molex, Murrelektronik, Binder, CONEC, ESCHA and Weidmüller have come together to establish a standard for the push-pull locking mechanism of M12 connectors on the market. Together, they are pursuing the one goal of ensuring compatibility across manufacturers.

ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Fire and Gas Systems market reveals that manufacturers are switching to cloud-based systems to be able to provide employees with remote access to their gas detection systems.

Innovative Engineering Solutions Contribute to COVID-19 Medical Protection

By Bill Lydon
Many organizations in the manufacturing industry have shifted assets in order to innovate and produce solutions that are contributing to the protection of medical personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight. In this article, we highlight two of these innovative engineering solutions that are keeping these crucial personnel safe

Hyster-Yale Group announces free lift truck operator training video content

The videos are available at no cost for a limited time through the company’s Yale and Hyster brands. The content covers characteristics of class I-V lift trucks, operating environment considerations, requirements of OSHA 1910.178 and safe operating practices.

NEMA publishes COVID-19 Guide for Disinfecting Electrical Equipment

Members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) have developed specific guidance to answer common questions for how to maintain cleanliness while preserving the functionality and integrity of electrical equipment. 

Wurth Elektronik announces task force for medical device manufacturing

As a European supplier of electronic components, the Waldenburg based company thus wants to ensure that the production of urgently needed medical technology can be further expanded worldwide.

ICONICS announces free use of CFSWorX Connected Field Worker and Remote Expert collaboration product for 2020

This is to help companies address the growing workforce and supply chain disruption created by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.  

Swagelok announces donation of 20000 N95 respirator masks to hospitals in Ohio and Pennsylvania

The company had previously purchased the masks in support of its operations in Changshu, China, which was subject to a government-mandated shutdown in January as a precaution to slow the spread of the virus.

Rotork actuators enhance water flow for New York City fireboats

The IQ part-turn actuators provided are used on two fireboats, ‘Firefighter 2’ and ‘Firefighter 343’. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles on deck, meaning that they are vital in the event of an emergency.

Omron announces opening of California robotics headquarters

The company has invested $10 million USD in the new 128,000 square foot facility where it will design, develop, test and manufacture robotic and safety automation solutions.

Siemens launches nationwide Process Automation Innovation Tour

The traveling tour is designed to bring the latest innovations in automation, instrumentation, networking, and cybersecurity right to the doorstep of the process industries.

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