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International Federation of Robotics Announces IERA Award 2020 Finalists
The finalists of the 16th Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics & Automation (IERA) showcase the latest skills robots have acquired to assist humans at work: OnRobot’s applicant is an intelligent gripper named RG2-FT: With the fingertips it “feels” and picks up delicate materials like thin glass or test samples and passes them on to humans.Learn More
HARTING Applied Technologies is 'Toolmaker of the Year 2020'
HARTING Applied Technologies GmbH has won the "Toolmaker of the Year 2020" competition, emerging as the overall winner in a top-flight field of participants with more than 200 companies.Learn More
Rockwell Automation Acquires Fiix Inc., Cloud Software Company for Leading Edge Maintenance Solutions
AI-enabled computerised maintenance management system modernises operations planning, management and equipment failure prediction.Learn More
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Zero-trust Approach to Industrial IT Security Mitigates Risk of Attack and Downtime
The onward march of smart factory and digitalization initiatives has led to a huge increase in the IT connectivity of industrial manufacturing systems. This raises important questions about how to secure them–especially heterogeneous systems.Learn More
Schneider Electric's Annette Clayton Elected as NEMA Board of Governors Chair
NEMA welcomes officers from Southwire Company, Phoenix Contact and Siemens USA.Learn More
Edge Computing Enables IT and OT Convergence with Three Core Benefits
On the whole, the value of IT and OT convergence with Edge Computing offers three core benefits to enterprises that need to extract data from the operational edge, gain insight, manage mission critical applications, and reduce IT costs and management.Learn More
The AZ Series Compact Driver works with a variety of AlphaStep AZ Series, DC input products.
- Oriental Motor USA Corporation
In times of crisis, SkkyHub allows you to work from anywhere. No VPNs, No security holes. Industrial IoT Redefined.
- Skkynet Cloud Systems
Winmate M133 Series Ultra Rugged Tablet offers a brilliant sunlight-readable 13.3” IPS screen with the size of a laptop in a tablet form factor.
Reading this handbook will help you prevent problems and instead optimize air/gas flow meters to operate safely and effectively for the long haul with minimum cost.
Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.
This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.
Otto Mation Comics
Automation Cartoons - November 2020
Submit a caption using the form below for this Otto Mation cartoon for a chance to win a mug!Learn More
Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - September 2020
Following a long perusal of an unprecedented number of hilarious submissions, we present not one but TWO caption contest winners! Caption number one was submitted by Jerry L. from Ontario. Caption number two was submitted by Troy W. from Pennsylvania.Learn More
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COPA-DATA is an independent software manufacturer for industrial and energy automation, specializing in HMI/SCADA and more. Its product, zenon software platform, automates control, monitoring, and optimization of machines, equipment, and power supplies.COPA-DATA
Moore Industries-Int., Inc.
Moore Industries-International, Inc. designs and manufactures signal interface instruments for industrial process control, system integration, and factory automation. The company's products are used in industries such as: chemical and specialty chemical; oil & gas extraction, refining and transport; and more.Moore Industries-International, Inc.
EPLAN Software & Services
EPLAN offers software and services in fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. We develop leading software solutions- also known as CAE- for machine, plant and control cabinet engineering.EPLAN Software & Services
Wunderlich - Malec
Wunderlich-Malec has successfully designed and implemented engineering solutions for commercial, industrial and government clients throughout North America and abroad since 1981.Wunderlich - Malec
Interstates offers electrical construction, electrical engineering, and control systems services. For over sixty years, the company has tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions for industrial manufacturing and processing facilities around the world.Interstates
SeQent is a leading industrial automation software provider and early pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space with over two decades of experience and thousands of installations worldwide.SeQent
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