FEATURED ARTICLESin Factory Automation
Bill's Deep Dive: The Harting IIC MICA
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
In this week's Deep Dive, Bill explores the HARTING MICA, an open and modular computing platform, which was...
10 Things You Need to Know About Precision Displacement Measurement
Chris Jones, Managing Director at Micro-Epsilon UK, outlines the 10 most important factors to consider before purchasing a non-contact displacement...
Reducing Production Time With Smart Devices
By Amanda Eason, Rockwell Automation
In industry, there’s always a growing need to find ways to increase throughput without increasing...
Should Robots Be Outfitted with Self-Defense?
By Rick Delgado, Freelance Technology Commentator
As robots become more prevalent and capable, they’ll likely require bigger investments from...
NEWSin Factory Automation
- Allied Electronics announces expansion into South America
- Baumer announces new German facility to open in 2017
- FANUC America announces Mike Cicco as President and CEO
- ABB announces 2016 North American Robotics Value Provider Award winners
- NEMA announces four new members to board of governors
- Sercos announces 2nd Machine Communication Forum
- ABB's flash charging technology chosen by Geneva transit operator
- Peratech announces Michael Levin as Chief Commercial Officer
- Huffman appoints Jeff Austin as Operations Manager
- VDMA Machine Vision and OPC Foundation to prepare OPC UA Machine Vision Specification
- Koch Industries announces strategic agreement with AC Kinetics to provide VFD software
- HMS Industrial Networks announces acquisition of Intesis Software
PRODUCT NEWSin Factory Automation
CENIT introduces FASTSUITE Edition 2 factory automation software
CENITs’ universal software platform is designed to enable systems integrators and manufacturers to emulate a real production environment.
Pentek announces Onyx Model 71791 L-Band RF tuner
The Model 71791 L-Band RF tuner is designed for connection directly to SATCOM or communications system L-band signals.
Aventics announces ST6 series of proximity sensors
The ST6 sensor series includes a wide range of versions with different line lengths and connections. Aventics also offers variants with ATEX...
MEDIAin Factory Automation
RESOURCESin Factory Automation
The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was...
NGRAIN Viewer for Android offers organizations working with heavy equipment, assemblies, and other industrial assets in the field, the opportunity...
The EASY Product Finder is designed for machine designers and engineers to explore and specify Lenze engineered power drive, automation and motion...
WHITE PAPERSin Factory Automation
The DL-300 series are ICP DAS USA’s product line that accurately measures and log concentration data of carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide...
By Gregory Braun, C3 Solutions
This whitepaper explores arguments in favor and against using systems based in the cloud, with the goal of offering...
By Jens Kautzor, Hoffman + Krippner
Today, membrane keyboards and switches have become indispensable for many industries. Often unnoticed by...
CASE STUDIESin Factory Automation
To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their...
The two three-phase squirrel cage motors with 1,700 kW, 992 min-1 and 6000 V required especially adapted housings to match the desired motor...
In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of performance events. Thomson...
EVENTSin Factory Automation
The 2nd Annual Robotic Process Automation Summit will bring together executives and leaders from across the industries to discuss practical RPA strategies and leverage new technologies in an effort to optimize their organization’s automation structure and increase productivity.
The 22nd annual NIWeek conference brings together the brightest minds in engineering and science. More than 3,200 innovators representing a wide spectrum of industries, from automotive and telecommunications to robotics and energy, will discover the latest technology to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control.
AM3D is the only cross-industry event designed specifically for the Engineering Community. Join us for applications-based sessions on challenges associated with every step of the AM lifecycle.
TRAININGin Factory Automation
SANS has joined forces with industry leaders and experts to strengthen the cybersecurity of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). The initiative is turning ICS cybersecurity around by equipping both security professionals and control system engineers with the security awareness, work-specific knowledge, and hands-on technical skills they need to secure automation and control system technology.