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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  • Microchip releases free Code Configuration Plug-In 
    Microchip releases free Code Configuration Plug-In

    The MPLAB Code Configurator enables firmware developers to quickly initialise the device and implement peripheral drivers for faster time to market

  • Clippard Publishes Pneumatic Products & Solutions Catalog 
    Clippard Publishes Pneumatic Products & Solutions Catalog

    Catalog covers miniature pneumatic products including specifications, technical drawings, and application highlights.

  • Okuma releases CNC Video Series 
    Okuma releases CNC Video Series

    Videos demonstrate basic CNC control procedures.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Understanding Line Scan Camera Applications 
    Understanding Line Scan Camera Applications

    By Teledyne Dalsa
    Line scan technology is ideally suited to applications in which large, high-resolution, or high-speed image capture is needed,...

  • Robust solution for frequent mating and demating 
    Robust solution for frequent mating and demating

    By Heinz-Günther Spreen, Harting
    White paper describes the Han HMC connector for devices, machines and systems that require connections for more...

  • The Real Benefits of RFID in Industry 
    The Real Benefits of RFID in Industry

    By Adam Steele
    Describes the potential applications of radio-frequency identification (RFID) in industry. An in-depth analysis of the technology,...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Machine setup time and footprint both reduced with PC-based control 
    Machine setup time and footprint both reduced with PC-based control

    Packaging World
    PC-based control and EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet technology bring faster machine setup, a smaller controls cabinet, and other...

  • CAS data acquisition system cleans up detergent  tests 
    CAS data acquisition system cleans up detergent tests

    German detergent manufacturer Henkel replaced its old data recorders with 10 Delphin measurement data acquisition systems.

  • Drive systems show their sweet side 
    Drive systems show their sweet side

    Process & Control Engineering
    Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...

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    EVENTS

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    February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015
    Mumbai , India


    SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.

    February 9, 2015 - February 12, 2015
    Orlando , FL, USA


    What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.

    February 9, 2015 - February 11, 2015
    Spring House , PA, USA


    The symposium will bring together experts, from end users, , engineering consultants and supplier communities in a two-day symposium to cover the important issues of automation and their impact on the pharmaceutical (and food) industry.

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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).