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POSITAL Kit Encoders Certified for Compliance with BiSS Interface Standards

POSITAL Kit Encoders Certified for Compliance with BiSS Interface Standards


POSITAL has received certificates of compliance for its family of kit encoders that feature BiSS C interfaces. These encoders are designed to be installed in motors or drives, providing the control system with position feedback to over single- or multi-turn operating ranges.

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Innovation Expedites Warehouse Logistics in the Largest, Most Challenging Work Platforms

Innovation Expedites Warehouse Logistics in the Largest, Most Challenging Work Platforms


Warehouse OEMs and integrators can accelerate successful project completion of even increasingly complex, automated systems with advanced platforms.

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DENSO Announces First Quarter Financial Results

DENSO Announces First Quarter Financial Results


DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global financial results for its first quarter, ending June 30, 2021, for its 2022 fiscal year, ending March 31, 2022.

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The Pros and Cons of the Microfactory

The Pros and Cons of the Microfactory


In the evolving landscape of electric vehicle manufacturing, is "giga" always better? Within this sector, a rivalry between two diametrically opposed manufacturing methods is playing out.

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Improving Operations with Localization Solutions

Improving Operations with Localization Solutions


Increasing efficiency using real-time, tag-based localization solutions. This article comes from the IIoT & Industry 4.0 eBook.

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Connectivity & Cybersecurity Part 3 of 3: IIoT Devices

Connectivity & Cybersecurity Part 3 of 3: IIoT Devices


To provide cybersecurity for the many devices and connections encompassing industrial automation and IIoT systems, organizations should follow a three-pronged approach based on the right policies, technical tools, and education.

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Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

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Register for the upcoming webinar Azure Connected Machine Solutions from HMS Networks on August 19th. Get access to the live event and recording.

Register for the upcoming webinar Azure Connected Machine Solutions from HMS Networks on August 19th. Get access to the live event and recording.

  • HMS Industrial Networks Inc
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The AlphaStep AZ Series stepper motors offers high efficiency, low vibration and incorporates our newly developed Mechanical Absolute Encoder for absolute-type positioning without battery back-up or external sensors to buy.

The AlphaStep AZ Series stepper motors offers high efficiency, low vibration and incorporates our newly developed Mechanical Absolute Encoder for absolute-type positioning without battery back-up or external sensors to buy.

  • Oriental Motor USA Corporation
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Speed operator response and increase efficiency with a trial of GE Digital’s iFIX HMI/SCADA.

Speed operator response and increase efficiency with a trial of GE Digital’s iFIX HMI/SCADA.

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Featured articles in this new IIoT ebook include: Bringing Your Factory to the Edge in 2021, Robotics Integrator Uses 3D Printing, How to Make a Battery Smaller and Less Expensive, and more.

Featured articles in this new IIoT ebook include: Bringing Your Factory to the Edge in 2021, Robotics Integrator Uses 3D Printing, How to Make a Battery Smaller and Less Expensive, and more.

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Download the latest edition of InTech to read more about motion control programming, petrochemical asset management, smart sensors for gas detection, cloud computing for analytics, flowmeter calibration, and more.

Download the latest edition of InTech to read more about motion control programming, petrochemical asset management, smart sensors for gas detection, cloud computing for analytics, flowmeter calibration, and more.

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What is the most important thing to know about boiler control? Why is it important? Detailed answers are in this book.

What is the most important thing to know about boiler control? Why is it important? Detailed answers are in this book.

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Learn the basics of accepting, managing, and verifying the calibration of the main industrial measuring instruments.

Learn the basics of accepting, managing, and verifying the calibration of the main industrial measuring instruments.

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Single-loop control. Multi-loop control. Advanced control. The techniques you need for success are fully explained.

Single-loop control. Multi-loop control. Advanced control. The techniques you need for success are fully explained.

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TRACO Presents 24 & 36 Watt Medical & Industrial AC/DC Power Supplies with Multiple Mounting Options

TRACO Presents 24 & 36 Watt Medical & Industrial AC/DC Power Supplies with Multiple Mounting Options

  • TRACO Power North America, Inc.
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Microchip Offers Single-Chip Network Synchronization Solution to Provide Precise Timing for 5G Radio Access Equipment

Microchip Offers Single-Chip Network Synchronization Solution to Provide Precise Timing for 5G Radio Access Equipment

  • Microchip
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FCI's Thermal Flow Meter Optimizes Control of Large Onion Dryers for Food Processing Plants

FCI's Thermal Flow Meter Optimizes Control of Large Onion Dryers for Food Processing Plants

  • FCI - Fluid Components International
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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021


Help us caption this Otto Mation comic! If we select your caption as the winner, we will send you your very own Otto Mation coffee mug!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2021


"It's finally happened: Robots arranging vacations for other robots!"

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2021


"So this is my new dentist?!" 

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EPLAN Software & Services

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.

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GE Digital

GE Digital


Our years of hard won insights in power generation, utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing mean we are uniquely positioned to help our customers better operate, optimize and analyze their work to deliver greater results today and in the future.

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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries


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.

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Wunderlich - Malec

Wunderlich - Malec


Wunderlich-Malec has successfully designed and implemented engineering solutions for commercial, industrial and government clients throughout North America and abroad since 1981.

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Interstates

Interstates


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.

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SeQent

SeQent


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.

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