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MicroPower Direct releases IG275E series of  DC/DC converters
January 20, 2017

MicroPower Direct releases IG275E series of DC/DC converters

Three models operate from 12, 15 or 24 VDC input bus voltages, providing dual outputs of +15 VDC and -8 VDC; the recommended gate bias levels for most IGBT driver circuits.

Schneider Electric recognizes 50th anniversary of SimSci process simulation solution
January 20, 2017

Schneider Electric recognizes 50th anniversary of SimSci process simulation solution

SimSci process simulation solutions serve 23 of the world’s top 25 petroleum companies; 48 of the top 50 chemical companies; and all of the top mining companies.

Hannover Fairs partners with FABTECH to co-locate IANA and MDA North America with FABTECH Chicago
January 20, 2017

Hannover Fairs partners with FABTECH to co-locate IANA and MDA North America with FABTECH Chicago

Co-locating Industrial Automation North America and MDA North America at FABTECH Chicago allows Hannover Fairs USA to provide these two key tradeshows on an annual basis. Both currently are held at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in the even years.

EVT releases EyeSens ColorInspect vision sensor
January 20, 2017

EVT releases EyeSens ColorInspect vision sensor

The vision sensor levels out vibrations or fast movements of the machine in the production line. With IP67 and the integrated LED illumination in the camera housing, the camera is suitable for industrial environments.

Delta Electronics announces PJT-27V150WBNA open frame power supply
January 20, 2017

Delta Electronics announces PJT-27V150WBNA open frame power supply

The 3”x5” product comes with universal AC input voltage range at 90Vac to 264Vac, is usable worldwide and features built-in Power Boost of 175W for 5 seconds.

Endress + Hauser earns IACET accreditation for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
January 20, 2017

Endress + Hauser earns IACET accreditation for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upcoming classes in 2017 which offer CEUs at Endress+Hauser include I-101 Basic instrumentation in January, March, June, and September in Greenwood, IN.

GAST Manufacturing introduces GAST range of vacuum pumps and compressors
January 20, 2017

GAST Manufacturing introduces GAST range of vacuum pumps and compressors

The three pump and compressor ranges include sixteen oil-free and oil-lubricated rotary vane models and, in a first for the organization, four claw pump models.

Phoenix Contact introduces HMC series of circuit breakers
January 20, 2017

Phoenix Contact introduces HMC series of circuit breakers

The HMC offers pluggable line and load terminations, along with the unique T-bus option that allows breakers to snap into a common power bus.

Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president
January 20, 2017

Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president

Rosa brings a strong track record to Lenze with more than 25 years of experience at Eaton Corporation in the controls, automation, power electronics, and services businesses.

FIPA delivers machine handling for Foilpuller automated sheet metal system
January 20, 2017

FIPA delivers machine handling for Foilpuller automated sheet metal system

Featuring cycle times of 30–45 seconds, the CNC-controlled Foilpuller with FIPA EOAT and vacuum technology automates the film-removal process for metal sheets used in white goods.

Green Watt Power introduces EVD 500 series of DC/DC converters
January 20, 2017

Green Watt Power introduces EVD 500 series of DC/DC converters

The EVD 500 has two input ranges, 30 to 65 VDC and 50 to 120VDC, with output voltages of either 13.5 or 14.2VDC to power auxiliary EV functions such as lights, instruments, accessories, etc.

Empowering the Workforce to Control the Future of Automation
January 19, 2017

Empowering the Workforce to Control the Future of Automation

By Peter Martin, Schneider Electric Process Automation
Connected products are expected to approach 30 billion by 2020, with utilities, telecommunications and manufacturing as the top three verticals using IoT. The revolution is that finally companies have the real opportunity to move from managing their business to actually controlling it.

Moxa announces Turbo Pack 3 firmware upgrade for industrial Ethernet switches
January 19, 2017

Moxa announces Turbo Pack 3 firmware upgrade for industrial Ethernet switches

This firmware is compliant with the IEC 62443-4-2 level 2 cybersecurity standard, and also supports other security management features, such as MAC Address and RADIUS authentication to prevent from unauthorized access, known security leaks and unknown attacks.

T&M Associates announces Victor Acosta as CAD Manager
January 19, 2017

T&M Associates announces Victor Acosta as CAD Manager

Acosta brings nearly 20 years of experience in implementing design standards and quality procedures and leveraging burgeoning technologies to create efficiencies that improve workflow, project delivery and work products.

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Bachmann introduces the SCT202 M1 automation module
January 19, 2017

Bachmann introduces the SCT202 M1 automation module

The SCT202 M1 automation module is designed as a speed and position measurement module for safety-related applications, particularly also in the wind sector.

Okuma to highlight automated machining advancements at NTMA Plant Managers Roundtable
January 19, 2017

Okuma to highlight automated machining advancements at NTMA Plant Managers Roundtable

The NTMA Plant Managers Roundtable at Modern Industries in Phoenix, Arizona will discuss the various types of automation devices that make lights-out manufacturing possible in addition to the advantages and challenges of each type of automization

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announces launch of Mexican trade association
January 19, 2017

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announces launch of Mexican trade association

A3 Mexico will serve as a networking hub, fostering interaction between entrepreneurs, investors, vendors, customers, students, educators, scientists, journalists and industry analysts.

AutomationDirect announces XTP series of temperature transmitter probes
January 19, 2017

AutomationDirect announces XTP series of temperature transmitter probes

The series combines a precision RTD sensing element and transmitter electronics in a single stainless steel temperature transmitter probe.

Softing adds MQTT connector to dataFEED OPC Suite
January 19, 2017

Softing adds MQTT connector to dataFEED OPC Suite

The MQTT Connector enables the integration of automation devices via MQTT Publisher functionality in IoT cloud applications, e.g. IBM Bluemix Cloud.

Thermon introduces TraceNet TCM2 Dual Circuit Control & Monitoring Unit
January 19, 2017

Thermon introduces TraceNet TCM2 Dual Circuit Control & Monitoring Unit

Like the 18-circuit TraceNet TCM18 Control & Monitoring Unit, the TCM2 unit makes it possible to remotely maintain heat trace circuits that play a critical role in industrial processing facilities.