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ISA announces Renee Bassett as Chief Editor of InTech magazine and Automation.com
April 25, 2019

ISA announces Renee Bassett as Chief Editor of InTech magazine and Automation.com

Bassett replaces Bill Lydon, who will continue with the publications as Contributing Editor. In her role, Bassett will work with Zabel to determine publication and content strategy, develop content and manage the publications’ contributors, staff and production processes.

Beckhoff Automation has announced the AMP8620 supply module
April 25, 2019

Beckhoff Automation has announced the AMP8620 supply module

With the AMP8620 supply module’s IP 65 protection rating and consistent decentralization, the entire motion system can now be mounted directly on the machine.

InfiNet Wireless helps Kazakhstani oilfield automate production processes
April 25, 2019

InfiNet Wireless helps Kazakhstani oilfield automate production processes

With telecommunications company KRIS-Service, responsible for the development and implementation of system of facility remote monitoring (SFRM), the solution was designed to automate oil production processes and reduce illegal oil turnover.

Emerson and Metrol introduce Intelligent Multistage Completion Network
April 25, 2019

Emerson and Metrol introduce Intelligent Multistage Completion Network

The Intelligent Multistage Completion Network is an integrated upper and lower completions downhole solution that communicates wirelessly with instruments at the reservoir sandface, the physical interface between the formation and the wellbore

Adesto, IBM and NXP introduce integrated  end-to-end security solution for Industrial IoT
April 25, 2019

Adesto, IBM and NXP introduce integrated end-to-end security solution for Industrial IoT

Adesto's SmartServer IoT edge server and the IBM Watson IoT Platform, together enabled by NXP’s A71CH secure element for IoT devices, provide an extra layer of security for businesses connecting their systems securely to the IBM Cloud.

AMETEK Drexelbrook announces DRX400 (24 GHz) and DRX500 series (80 GHz) level transmitters
April 25, 2019

AMETEK Drexelbrook announces DRX400 (24 GHz) and DRX500 series (80 GHz) level transmitters

Both series of products feature a backlit LCD screen with 4-button keypad that can be assessed with a bar magnet without opening the housing cover. Each uses software that has a quick set up assistant for installation.

Micro-Epsilon introduces wireSENSOR MT19 raw-wire displacement sensor
April 25, 2019

Micro-Epsilon introduces wireSENSOR MT19 raw-wire displacement sensor

With a weight of 8 g and a size of 19 x 19 mm, Micro-Epsilon’s wireSENSOR MT19 is used for displacement and distance measurements with a measuring range of 40 mm.

UL panel upholds ISA appeal of UL cybersecurity standard
April 25, 2019

UL panel upholds ISA appeal of UL cybersecurity standard

An appeals panel formed by Underwriters Laboratories has ruled in favor of the International Society of Automation (ISA) in an appeal against UL 2900-2-2, Standard for Software Cybersecurity for Network-Connectable Devices,

Digital Industry USA 2019 partners with CSIA, ISA and MESA for educational content
April 24, 2019

Digital Industry USA 2019 partners with CSIA, ISA and MESA for educational content

Industry association partners include, CSIA (Control System Integrators Association), ISA (International Society of Automation) and MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) International.

Four Key Criteria for Industrial Drive Specification
April 24, 2019

Four Key Criteria for Industrial Drive Specification

By Paul Streatfield, Bosch Rexroth
This article explores four of the most recent key criteria for industrial drive specification, which meet the challenges of today’s industrial requirements.

ARC Informatique announced the release of PcVue version 12
April 24, 2019

ARC Informatique announced the release of PcVue version 12

This version comes with an IoT LoRaWAN driver to aggregate data from connected things, and a Universal Data Connector for interoperability.

Turck introduces FEN20-4IOL industrial Ethernet I/O module
April 24, 2019

Turck introduces FEN20-4IOL industrial Ethernet I/O module

The block offers four IO-Link channels. It is designed for a =range of industries, including manufacturing where space is at a premium, on robot end-effectors where small I/O is needed, and in automotive manufacturing and Tier 1 plants

ATLANTA Drive Systems introduces Z-Series, L-Series & I-Series of stainless steel washdown gearboxes
April 24, 2019

ATLANTA Drive Systems introduces Z-Series, L-Series & I-Series of stainless steel washdown gearboxes

The gearboxes are available inreduction ratios from 5:1 to 102:1, with output torque capacities up to 480 lb.ft. and input powers up to 5.4 hp. Stainless steel motors are also available for use with these gearboxes.

Antaira Technologies releases ARS-7131-AC series industrial wireless router
April 24, 2019

Antaira Technologies releases ARS-7131-AC series industrial wireless router

The ARS-7131-AC series is capable of routing functions such as VPN and firewall features as well as operating in different modes. The device can be used as an access point, WDS Station, transparent bridge, or repeater which makes it suitable for a variety of wireless applications.

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces M-LB-2000 surge protection system
April 24, 2019

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces M-LB-2000 surge protection system

The M-LB-2000 can also be used as an alternative to terminal blocks with surge protection. The terminal blocks can be replaced by the 6.2 mm slim modules with no additional space required.

TRACO POWER announces TMDC 06 and TMDC 10 series of Industrial DC/DC Converter modules
April 24, 2019

TRACO POWER announces TMDC 06 and TMDC 10 series of Industrial DC/DC Converter modules

These DC/DC Converter modules are fully encapsulated with terminal strip connections and equipped with integrated filters which limit conducted and radiated emissions (EN 55032 class A) and increase the modules EMC immunity (EN 55035) without the need for any external components.

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Hitachi announces contract to acquire JR Automation
April 24, 2019

Hitachi announces contract to acquire JR Automation

The acquisition is expected to be executed by the end of 2019, subject to the satisfaction of certain regulatory and other customary closing conditions.

Axiomtek releases IPS960-511-PoE machine vision controller
April 24, 2019

Axiomtek releases IPS960-511-PoE machine vision controller

Featuring a multi-core CPU, IP40-rated design, camera communication interfaces, real-time vision-specific I/O with microsecond-scale and LED lighting control, this machine vision controller provides an all-in-one solution that addresses the needs across various machine vision platforms and automatic inspection cases.

Making Way for Customization and Automation in Automotive Manufacturing
April 23, 2019

Making Way for Customization and Automation in Automotive Manufacturing

By Lee Sullivan, COPA-DATA UK
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, automotive manufacturing fell by 11 per cent last summer. Among the reasons cited for this decrease was growing demand for customization

Saki releases 2Di-LU1 inline bottom-side automated optical inspection (AOI) system
April 23, 2019

Saki releases 2Di-LU1 inline bottom-side automated optical inspection (AOI) system

This system automates the bottom-side inspection process and eliminates board flipping and handling after the potting, dip, wave, and selective soldering processes.