Factory Automation 

FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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What is industrial automation? At Opto 22 we make automation simple! As this short animation illustrates, industrial automation is a way to add intelligence to a process. Whether it’s a process for manufacturing solar panels,...
PULS Introduction Video 2014 PULS focuses on offering customers a steady supply of reliable and technically advanced products that are easy to install and operate.
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RESOURCES

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  • MESA Releases KPI Markup Language

    KPI-ML will help manufacturing companies implement the ISO 22400 standard thereby increasing the flow of key performance indicators within a...

  • Kooltronic updates enclosure air conditioning sizing software

    Web software has been expanded to include air conditioners, heat exchangers, fans and blowers in a single user-friendly program.

  • Intersil updates free PowerNavigator power system design software

    Enhancements in Version 5.2 include PowerMap, Rail Inspector and RailScope features to simplify design of densely populated power systems

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Basics of Understanding Machine Vision 
    Basics of Understanding Machine Vision

    By Geralyn Miller, Teledyne Dalsa
    Machine vision systems are built for visual inspection and control under demanding industrial applications that...

  • Machine Tool Apps: A Manufacturing Definition 
    Machine Tool Apps: A Manufacturing Definition

    By Okuma
    Paper describes machine tool apps and the 29 apps available in Okuma’s App Store, ranging from CAD/CAM software, measurement and gaging...

  • How Vision Systems play an increasingly important role in food safety, traceability and record keeping requirements 
    How Vision Systems play an increasingly important role in food safety, traceability and record...

    By Laura Studwell, Omron
    Companies are increasingly using vision systems as a critical component of their traceability and recordkeeping...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Instron ElectroPuls linear-torsion tester uses Renishaw encoders 
    Instron ElectroPuls linear-torsion tester uses Renishaw encoders

    RESOLUTE encoders provide position feedback and control accuracy in Instron’s ElectroPuls systems for fatigue testing.

  • Schaeffler supplies monorail guides for Airbus A350 wing assembly 
    Schaeffler supplies monorail guides for Airbus A350 wing assembly

    The linear guidance systems form part of the assembly jigs for the Airbus A350 wings, which are currently being assembled at the Airbus site in...

  • Keyence monitoring system watches watches at La Pierette  
    Keyence monitoring system watches watches at La Pierette

    La Pierrette produces synthetic sapphires and rubies for luxury watch movements. A Keyence IM Series system watches over the process.

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    EVENTS

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    May 26, 2015 - May 28, 2015
    Shenzhen , China


    Featuring on products display, information exchange and trade purchase, Motor & Magnetic Expo has been successfully held 12 sessions, becoming the biggest and most influential industry event in south China.

    May 27, 2015 - May 28, 2015
    Houston , TX, US


    At the only congress focused on automation best practices for pipelines and Midstream facilities, speakers will unveil how to integrate new RTUs, PLCs and measurement devices with legacy systems, how to select and design a control system with the latest SCADA and DCS and how to ensure HMI meets PHMSA regulations

    May 31, 2015 - June 4, 2015
    San Jose , CA, United States


    Display Week is the annual event for the electronic information display week industry. The exhibition is the premier showcase for global information display companies & researchers to unveil cutting-edge developments in display technology. More display innovations are introduced year after year at Display Week than at any other display event in the world. Display week is where the world got its...

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    TRAINING

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    July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
    Online , KS, USA


    This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.

    June 2, 2014 - June 30, 2015


    This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...

    September 11, 2014 - July 16, 2015


    This course will provide attendees with the knowledge and the tools required to successfully supervise and manage departments and groups involved in industrial control systems (manufacturing, sales, design, installation or maintenance).