Programmable Controllers 

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What is a PLC, for the layperson. When speaking with the layperson about PLCs, they may not understand what is a PLC. this video will help you explain in the most simplest of terms.
groov your A-B PLC Using an Allen-Bradley PLC system? See how easy it is to build a mobile interface for it with groov.
Advancing and Securing PACs in the Industrial Ethernet World In this webinar, Schneider Electric and Automation.com introduce the ePAC (Ethernet PAC) the next evolution of PACs.
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  • 3S Smart Software offers Beckhoff and Wago runtime systems 
    3S Smart Software offers Beckhoff and Wago runtime systems

    Customized CODESYS runtime systems for device platforms from Beckhoff and WAGO are now available.

  • Siemens offers Simatic Migration Services 
    Siemens offers Simatic Migration Services

    Simatic Migration Services help companies migrate to the latest Simatic technologies.

  • AutomationDirect publishes PLC Handbook 
    AutomationDirect publishes PLC Handbook

    “PLC Handbook: A Practical Guide to Programmable Logic Controllers” is available as a free download. this eBook explains what a PLC is and...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Remote Services for PLCs 
    Remote Services for PLCs

    By Sina Kopacz, MB Connect
    White paper describes MB Connect's remote service platform that allows direct monitoring of machinery and equipment...

  • Extensive remote services for PLCs   
    Extensive remote services for PLCs

    By MB Connect
    White paper explains how the remote service platform mbCONNECT24 V2.1 not only provides 1:1 connections between the machine and PLC...

  • Improving the Ins and Outs of the Digital Factory 
    Improving the Ins and Outs of the Digital Factory

    By Robert Gee, Maxim Integrated
    Designs of digital input and output modules for automated industrial controllers have, historically, been discrete...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Scalable control system is at the heart of water-treatment process skid 
    Scalable control system is at the heart of water-treatment process skid

    Control Design
    By Gregory Möller, University of Idaho-Washington State University
    The University of Idaho’s research water-treatment-process...

  • PLC version control software cuts machine downtime at SWEP 
    PLC version control software cuts machine downtime at SWEP

    By introducing change management and version control software from for all its PLCs in five production plants, heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP has...

  • ABB PLCs lift safety of NTK’s cranes 
    ABB PLCs lift safety of NTK’s cranes

    NTK is installing a control system based on safety PLCs from ABB that continuously monitors load torque as well as working and collision areas in...

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    EVENTS

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    February 18, 2016
    Hannover , Germany


    Main aim of the CODESYS Users Conference is to give CODESYS users an overview of the new product features and above all to provide them with practical solutions for their daily work with CODESYS.

    April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016
    Hannover , Germany


    With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.

    June 19, 2016 - June 24, 2016
    San Antonio , TX, USA


    HUG has a long tradition of customer led knowledge. Learn how your industry peers solve similar problems, attend valuable and relevant training courses and network with colleagues and leading experts. Join us for roundtables on topics such as migration, cyber security, alarm management, and more. You’ll have many opportunities to gain knowledge. As part of your registration, you can attend...

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    TRAINING

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    March 15, 2016 - March 17, 2016
    Atlanta , GA, United States


    Hands-on PLC training. Start with basics, then troubleshooting, then learn best practices PLC programming while writing your first safe and reliable IEC-1131 compliant PLC program. 1.6 CEU (Free PLC & Trainer to every attendee.)

    May 3, 2016 - May 5, 2016
    Birmingham , AL, United States


    The course will cover fundamentals of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurements; process control loops and tuning, with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Fieldbus Technology, and final control elements will be presented and discussed.

    June 21, 2016 - June 23, 2016
    St. Louis , MO, United States


    Hands-On PLC Training Workshop (PLC: Programmable Logic Controllers). Start with basics move on to troubleshooting, then learn the foundations of good PLC programming while writing your first IEC-1131 compliant PLC program. (1.6 CEU)