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Harting celebrates 70th anniversary
August 28, 2015

Harting celebrates 70th anniversary

On September 1, 1945, Wilhelm and Marie Harting launched the company “Wilhelm Harting Mechanische Werkstätten“ in a 100 square meter hall of a repair workshop in Minden.

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August 28, 2015

Progea signs Automation Supply as distributor

Automation Supply will cover Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Nevada and the Country of Mexico.

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August 28, 2015

TASI Acquires SignalFire Telemetry

SignalFire designs and manufactures specialized wireless mesh networking systems for uses in challenging and hazardous locations.

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VICI Metronics introduces Dynacalibrator calibration gas generator
August 27, 2015

VICI Metronics introduces Dynacalibrator calibration gas generator

Model 150 is used as a reference for the calibration of gas chromatography instruments and in other instruments that measure gas concentrations.

Matrikon updates OPC Server for Wonderware Historian
August 27, 2015

Matrikon updates OPC Server for Wonderware Historian

Enhancements include support for the latest Microsoft Windows operating systems including Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit versions) , Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012 (64-bit).

SICK releases Dx50-2 PRO distance sensor
August 27, 2015

SICK releases Dx50-2 PRO distance sensor

Dx50-2 sensors provide precise and reliable measuring of ranges up to 10 m on black targets and up to 30 m on white targets.

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AutomationDirect announces G-thread Pneumatic Fittings
August 27, 2015

AutomationDirect announces G-thread Pneumatic Fittings

G-threaded components are made with strong thermoplastic (PBT) or nickel-plated brass bodies and stainless steel tube gripping claws and have a pre-applied O-ring to seal.

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Product Category: 
Fluid Power (Pneumatic, Hydraulic, etc.)
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AutomationDirect
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Process Automation, Factory Automation
Emerson to control Catalina Island's power microgrid
August 27, 2015

Emerson to control Catalina Island's power microgrid

Emerson's Ovation control system will manage six diesel generators, 23 microturbines and a battery storage system, as well as the island's LPG plant and water treatment and desalination facilities.

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Amplicon updates industrial PCs with Haswell processors
August 27, 2015

Amplicon updates industrial PCs with Haswell processors

Ventrix and Impact-R rackmount industrial PCs now use the Intel Core 4th generation processors.

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Teledyne DALSA announces Piranha XL CMOS TDI line scan camera
August 27, 2015

Teledyne DALSA announces Piranha XL CMOS TDI line scan camera

Camera comes with Xtium CLHS frame grabber and conforms to the AIA’s Camera Link HS interface standard.

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Product Category: 
Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
Product Manufacturer: 
TELEDYNE DALSA
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Factory Automation, Vision
Welding Robotics Market to experience high growth rates by 2015 - 2021
August 27, 2015

Welding Robotics Market to experience high growth rates by 2015 - 2021

Immense opportunities in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and increasing demand for customized robotic solutions have made welding robotics market lucrative in recent years.

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Industry
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Factory Automation, Robots & Robot Controllers
AAEON announces EPIC-BDU7 computer board
August 26, 2015

AAEON announces EPIC-BDU7 computer board

EPIC-BDU7 meets the demands of graphics intensive applications.

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Product Category: 
Computers - Single Board
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Industrial Computers, Embedded Automation
August 26, 2015

Clippard releases stainless steel Push-Quick fittings

Constructed of high grade 316 stainless steel, these durable fittings provide a simple push-pull method of connecting pneumatic components to each other and system piping.

Oxford school has online control of HVAC, water and lighting.
August 26, 2015

Oxford school has online control of HVAC, water and lighting.

Netbiter gateways connected to Rockwell PLCs control the different systems in the
EF International Language Centre in Oxford, UK.

Assured Automation updates FireChek thermal shutoffs
August 26, 2015

Assured Automation updates FireChek thermal shutoffs

Two additional configurations have been added to FireChek thermal shutoffs.

AutomationDirect adds Stratus enclosure vortex coolers
August 26, 2015

AutomationDirect adds Stratus enclosure vortex coolers

Stratus enclosure vortex coolers provide compressed air cooling where conventional enclosure cooling by air conditioners or heat exchangers is not possible.

IoT Gateways Bridge Connectivity Gap
August 26, 2015

IoT Gateways Bridge Connectivity Gap

By Alex Perng, Nexcom
IoT relies on close connections among sensors, gateways, networks, and servers; and IoT gateways play a key role in building these connections..

Haydon Kerk introduces WGS Screw/Slide System
August 26, 2015

Haydon Kerk introduces WGS Screw/Slide System

WGS Linear Slide has a screw-driven carriage that offers reliable, continuous linear speed, while maintaining accurate positioning.

Compact Full-IP65 Embedded Computer for Harsh Working Environment
August 26, 2015

Compact Full-IP65 Embedded Computer for Harsh Working Environment

FES 9120, a full-IP65 Embedded PC utilizing Intel Atom Dual Core E3826 1.46GHz with anti-vibration and shock feature, delivers outstanding compute performance while operating in an extended range of thermal conditions and consuming low amount of power.

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Product Category: 
Computers - Embedded
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Embedded Automation, Industrial Computers
TrulyMobile SCADA
August 26, 2015

TrulyMobile SCADA

TrulyMobile Scada is a first-in-class solution for securely accessing automation data via any smartphone.

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Product Category: 
Software - HMI & SCADA
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HMI & Operator Interfaces, SCADA & RTU