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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 introduce the ePAC (Ethernet PAC) the next evolution of PACs.
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  • 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...

  • Opto 22 announces free Software Development Kit (SDK) for SNAP PAC Control Systems 
    Opto 22 announces free Software Development Kit (SDK) for SNAP PAC Control Systems

    .NET Controller SDK for SNAP PAC provides modern .NET interface for developing applications that control and communicate with Opto 22 SNAP PAC...

  • Wind River Introduces App Store for VxWorks RTOS

    The app store includes packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools.

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  • 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...

  • SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA) 
    SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA)

    By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
    SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...

  • Processor Power and Energy Efficiency 
    Processor Power and Energy Efficiency

    By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
    More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...

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  • 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...

  • Stainless Steel Silk Screening Scales ensure ink quality 
    Stainless Steel Silk Screening Scales ensure ink quality

    Toshin Kogyo uses Mettler Toledo scales to measure silk-screening ink cartridges.

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    November 18, 2015 - November 19, 2015
    Chicago , IL, United States

    The annual event brings together Rockwell Automation and its comprehensive global network of partners in a single venue exclusive to manufacturers. Attendees from around the world have an opportunity to learn about smart, safe, sustainable solutions that can help manufacturers optimize their plants, improve performance of their machines, and produce products in a more sustainable manner.

    November 24, 2015 - November 26, 2015
    Nuremberg , Germany

    SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. Meet suppliers of electric automation technology from around the world. Inform yourself about all products, trends and innovations within the industry. Trade fair and adjoining conference offer you the perfect platform to search the right solutions for your automation tasks.

    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.

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    October 20, 2015 - October 23, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, United States

    Upon completion of this course, given a functional specification for a Logix5000 application, you should be able to develop a project to meet the requirements of the specification. This course covers tasks common to the following controllers, which all use the Logix5000 control engine, or operating system: ControlLogix® controllers, CompactLogix™ controllers, and SoftLogix™ controllers.