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Verisurf to supply software to Workshops for Warriors
April 24, 2015

Verisurf to supply software to Workshops for Warriors

Workshops for Warriors trains veterans for advanced manufacturing careers.

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BW Container Systems promotes Richard Cranston to Managing Director
April 24, 2015

BW Container Systems promotes Richard Cranston to Managing Director

Cranston began his career with Barry-Wehmiller Design Group in 1998 and joined the BW Container Systems executive team in 2007.

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Softing Development Toolkits obtain OPC Foundation lab certification
April 24, 2015

Softing Development Toolkits obtain OPC Foundation lab certification

OPC UA .NET and OPC UA C++ Server Development Toolkit for Linux achieved the OPC Foundation’s official lab certification.

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Cadenas releases PARTsolutions app
April 24, 2015

Cadenas releases PARTsolutions app

App makes standard and supplier parts combined with ERP and CAD data available for mobile devices.

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April 24, 2015

Endress+Hauser acquires Colsein in Colombia

Colsein was its longtime sales and service partner in Bogotà.

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Fuji Electric Obtains UL Certification for HMI
April 23, 2015

Fuji Electric Obtains UL Certification for HMI

The UL-Certified Monitouch Technoshot HMI is available in a 7" and 10" screen size.

Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure
April 23, 2015

Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure

Literature covers automation system options on injection molding, blow molding, and die casting machines.

April 22, 2015

B+B SmartWorx to supply wireless sensing platform to Novotech

Novotech will use the Wzzard Intelligent Sensing Platform to deploy cellular-based communication, tracking and reporting solutions in the US and Canada.

Stahlin obtains new IP ratings for non-metallic enclosures
April 22, 2015

Stahlin obtains new IP ratings for non-metallic enclosures

J Series has been tested to meet International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) IP ratings.

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April 21, 2015

Bosch Rexroth promotes Paul Cooke to President & CEO

Berend Bracht steps down after 24 years with Bosch.

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April 21, 2015

HMI market to reach $3.60 billion in 2018

The deployment of real-time intelligence and big data analytics is expected to revolutionise future HMI technologies

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Crouzet publishes motor specification guide
April 21, 2015

Crouzet publishes motor specification guide

20 page specifications guide covers two series of Crouzet’s DCmind Brushless Motors and gearmotors

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AutomationDirect Announces HMI Photo Contest
April 20, 2015

AutomationDirect Announces HMI Photo Contest

The contestant with the winning photo will receive a C-more HMI Touch Panel and the newest version of the C-more programming software.

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April 20, 2015

Epicor to supply ERP to Sencon

Sencon is a developer of sensor and control systems for the metal packaging industry

Sercos claims 5 million real-time nodes installed world-wide
April 20, 2015

Sercos claims 5 million real-time nodes installed world-wide

In 2014 about 480.000 new Sercos nodes were installed.

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B&R opens subsidiary in Singapore
April 17, 2015

B&R opens subsidiary in Singapore

The office serves the entire Southeast Asia region, and is spearheaded by General Manager Mark Meng.

April 17, 2015

Hannover Messe hosts more than 220,000 visitors

70,000 visitors came from outside Germany

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April 17, 2015

OPC Foundation Elects Schmid-Lutz to Board

Veronika Schmid-Lutz is Chief Product Owner for manufacturing products at SAP SE.

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April 17, 2015

OPC opens architecture to all

The OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) specifications and technology will be made available to companies without requiring membership in the OPC Foundation.

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April 17, 2015

JMP Automation Becomes Certified robot Integrator

JMP achieved Certified Robot Integrator designation from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).

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