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National Tooling and Machining Association announces Roger Atkins as President
January 17, 2020

National Tooling and Machining Association announces Roger Atkins as President

He previously held every officer position for NTMA at the national level, including serving as NTMA Chairman in 2012, and served in every officer position in the Houston, Texas NTMA chapter.

Automating Competitive Pricing for Small and Medium Manufacturers
January 17, 2020

Automating Competitive Pricing for Small and Medium Manufacturers

By Mike Franz, ManufacturingPower
Every manufacturer must pay attention to costs and competitors’ pricing. For better or worse, purchasing professionals are rewarded for capturing the lowest price; few have the time to scour the internet for ever RFQ to see if the bid offered is indeed competitive.

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Moticont introduces XYZ-10 three axis XYZ linear actuator
January 17, 2020

Moticont introduces XYZ-10 three axis XYZ linear actuator

The brushless voice coil motors provide 6.3 lbs (28.2 N) of force and peak forces of 20.0 lbs (89.9 N) at a 10% duty cycle for the X and Y axes. The Z axis linear actuator has a continuous force of 21.2 oz (5.9 N) and 67.0 oz (18.6 N) peak force.

AutomationDirect introduces NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders
January 17, 2020

AutomationDirect introduces NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders

All sizes of NITRA rodless cylinders have magnetic pistons and are double-acting. The cylinders have front and rear adjustable cushions and tapped end caps for mounting.

EVT announces EyeScan AT 3D sensor for optical character recognition and barcode reading
January 16, 2020

EVT announces EyeScan AT 3D sensor for optical character recognition and barcode reading

The integrated tool “surface OCR” recognizes and extracts character strings from surfaces. For that it uses either the scan data of the 3D-height map or the 2D intensity data.

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Netwrix announces 7 IT trend predictions for 2020
January 16, 2020

Netwrix announces 7 IT trend predictions for 2020

Netwrix experts predict that the three main challenges for organizations will be targeted ransomware, attacks on AI-based solutions and data privacy challenges. According to Netwrix, organizations will also need to satisfy data access requests, increase cybersecurity awareness, deal with IT skills shortage and justify security investments.

AInnovation earns top ranking in Multiple Object Tracking (MOT) Challenge
January 16, 2020

AInnovation earns top ranking in Multiple Object Tracking (MOT) Challenge

AInnovation, dedicated to bringing AI to the industries of manufacturing, retail and finance, deploys various CV and other algorithms to its ManuVision platform, based on which, the Quality Assurance all-in-one Machines are provided to a range of customers in different industries like garment, motor, consumer electronics, helping to identify defective products. It

How Good Is Your Digital Transformation Peer Group?
January 16, 2020

How Good Is Your Digital Transformation Peer Group?

By Mike Guilfoyle, ARC Advisory Group
Digitally transformed organizations will be able to transition to and thrive in digital economies, making digital transformation a matter of not “if,” but “when.” Given that industrial digital transformation is necessary to remain viable and competitive, why are mistakes, false starts, and dead-end investments all too common?

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot
January 16, 2020

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot

The KX-2 collaborative robot is designed to meet a need in the market for capable robotics accessible to laboratories of all sizes. The KX-2 robot provides automation, combining reach and 360-degree rotation on the shoulder and wrist axes with radial compactness.

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Robots
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Machine Safety, Robots & Robot Controllers, Factory Automation
Radica Software announces Electra Cloud browser-based electrical CAD software
January 16, 2020

Radica Software announces Electra Cloud browser-based electrical CAD software

Electra Cloud allows users to collaborate on their drawings with team members located anywhere in the world in real-time, with a browser and no additional software required.

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance announces 23 organizations as new members heading into 2020
January 16, 2020

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance announces 23 organizations as new members heading into 2020

ISAGCA is organized into four general focus areas for cybersecurity including: Awareness & Outreach; Compliance & Prevention; Education & Training; and Advocacy & Adoption.

Cincoze introduces P2100 series of embedded computers
January 16, 2020

Cincoze introduces P2100 series of embedded computers

The P2102 is a fanless, embedded computer with the P2102E. Supporting Cincoze’s modular design, the P2100 Series can also work as a panel PC when combined with various Cincoze display modules.

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Computers
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AutomationDirect introduces WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters and Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive
January 16, 2020

AutomationDirect introduces WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters and Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive

WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters are fully digital soft starters with DSP (Digital Signal Processor) controller designed for motor starts and stops. The Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive is a single-phase input (110/230 VAC), three-phase output variable frequency drive developed for applications ranging from 1/4 to 1hp (0.18 to 0.75 kW).

IBASE introduces EC-7100 embedded system with NVIDIA MXM graphics card
January 16, 2020

IBASE introduces EC-7100 embedded system with NVIDIA MXM graphics card

The EC-7100 platform combines the computing power of the NVIDIA’s MXM GPU hardware accelerator and the 7th Generation Intel Core processor family to leverage streaming data for artificial intelligence-driven applications in the transportation, automation and retail industries.

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Computer Appliances
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Industrial Computers, Factory Automation
Nordson introduces PROGENY plasma treatment system
January 15, 2020

Nordson introduces PROGENY plasma treatment system

The PROGENY system provides plasma treatment at 13.56 MHz and accommodates all the common gases, like oxygen, nitrogen, and argon, with high process reproducibility and uniformity.

H2W Technologies introduces SRT-030/360-026-01 two axis X-Theta positioning system
January 15, 2020

H2W Technologies introduces SRT-030/360-026-01 two axis X-Theta positioning system

The linear axis uses a H2W brushless linear motor BLDM-C08 to generate a continuous force of 26 lb [115.5 N] and a peak force of 78 lb [347 N] with a stroke length of 30 in [768 mm].

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery
January 15, 2020

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery

Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of Lohr am Main, in Bavaria, and surrounding areas.

Getting Your Money's Worth: Reducing the cost of owning a motor
January 15, 2020

Getting Your Money's Worth: Reducing the cost of owning a motor

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
An electric motor is a device that converts electrical energy into rotary kinetic energy, powering many diverse processes like a drive, fan, pump or conveyor belt. Each process requires a specific motor, with specialised characteristics for each unique function. This article explores the best ways of reducing costs related to running a motor.

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Tripwire joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance; releases Industrial Appliance line of cybersecurity hardware
January 15, 2020

Tripwire joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance; releases Industrial Appliance line of cybersecurity hardware

Tripwire’s Industrial Appliance provides industrial organizations a one-box solution for gaining visibility into their operational technology (OT) networks through a passive asset discovery approach.

AutomationDirect announces VFD-SC series of VFD cables
January 15, 2020

AutomationDirect announces VFD-SC series of VFD cables

The VFD-SC series is the same cable as the standard VFD-C series; the addition of the shielded 16AWG signal pair allows the cable to be used with motors and drives requiring brake control or feedback from devices like temperature or position sensors.