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AutomationDirect introduces the Stride SE2 series of industrial Ethernet switches
January 13, 2017

AutomationDirect introduces the Stride SE2 series of industrial Ethernet switches

SE2 series switches offer an operating temperature range and are available with a 12-48 VDC or 18-30 VAC redundant power input, reverse polarity protection, and IP30 metal cases.

Okuma announces Koma Precision as 2016 Partner of the Year
January 13, 2017

Okuma announces Koma Precision as 2016 Partner of the Year

Koma Precision received the highest number of votes amongst all 50 members of Partners in THINC in the annual partner effectiveness survey to earn the distinguished title.

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Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line
January 13, 2017

Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line

Carolina Color faced an interesting business decision arising from the launch of two new coloring technologies. Carolina Colors decided to find an automated solution that the customers could install and use in order to achieve a cost advantage.

Lapp Group announces OLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable
January 13, 2017

Lapp Group announces OLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable

ÖLFLEX 409 P is resistant to contact with many mineral oil-based lubricants, diluted acids, aqueous alkaline solutions and other chemical media.

ASTM appoints Arman Shakkaliyev to International Board of Directors
January 13, 2017

ASTM appoints Arman Shakkaliyev to International Board of Directors

Shakkaliyev holds a law degree from Gumilyov Eurasian National University; an economics degree from Karaganda State University; and a degree in standardization, certification, and metrology from Kostanay Engineering Economic University.

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SPECTRO introduces SPECTROPORT OES metals analyzer
January 13, 2017

SPECTRO introduces SPECTROPORT OES metals analyzer

SPECTROPORT analyzes elements such as carbon, sulfur, phosphorus, and boron. Its optical system is designed to cover a range of elemental wavelengths, displaying precision, stability, and robustness without additional heating.

January 13, 2017

Mentor Graphics introduces Mentor Safe ISO 26262 qualification programs

Mentor is an automotive systems supplier providing design tools and embedded software in the areas of connectivity, electrification, autonomous drive and vehicle architecture.

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Plex Systems announces Richard Murray as Vice President of Engineering
January 12, 2017

Plex Systems announces Richard Murray as Vice President of Engineering

Murray was most recently senior vice president of engineering at Bromium, where he led development for the company’s global enterprise cyber security solutions.

Rotork provides automated shut-off for heating pipelines in Northern Sweden bridge
January 12, 2017

Rotork provides automated shut-off for heating pipelines in Northern Sweden bridge

Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency shut-off system incorporating Rotork pneumatic actuators.

PcVue Solutions introduces PCVue 11.2
January 12, 2017

PcVue Solutions introduces PCVue 11.2

PcVue 11.2 offers consolidation and integration to support convergence of SMART Buildings, Distributed Energy Resources (DER), Infrastructure, Transportation, and Industrial Automation.

ISA announces Call for Abstracts for 2017 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium
January 12, 2017

ISA announces Call for Abstracts for 2017 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium

Abstracts should include a 250-word proposal outlining the topic to be presented. Prospective authors have the choice of presenting a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation, a paper presentation, or a poster session. Deadline for submission is 31 January 2017.

HARTING CEO to discuss manufacturing and IoT on Fox Business show 'Worldwide Business'
January 12, 2017

HARTING CEO to discuss manufacturing and IoT on Fox Business show 'Worldwide Business'

Tune in to see HARTING on Fox Business Network on January 15, 2017 at 5:30pm ET and Bloomberg International on January 22, 2017 at 7:30am GMT, 10:30am CST D.F. and 3:00pm HKT.

Lakeview Farms uses Leading2Lean's CloudDISPATCH system to cut downtime by 34 percent
January 12, 2017

Lakeview Farms uses Leading2Lean's CloudDISPATCH system to cut downtime by 34 percent

Six months after implementing Leading2Lean’s CloudDISPATCH system, however, Lakeview Farms experienced a 34 percent decrease in line downtime, a 15 percent reduction in repair costs, and a 30 percent increase in maintenance technician efficiency.

TT Electronics announces participation in NASA mission to Mars
January 12, 2017

TT Electronics announces participation in NASA mission to Mars

The Mars 2020 Rover will carry an entirely new subsystem to collect and prepare Martian rocks and soil samples. This subsystem will include a coring drill on its arm, controlled partially by TT Electronics’ Hall-effect sensors.

ESA Automation announces acquisition of Selema.
January 12, 2017

ESA Automation announces acquisition of Selema.

The recent acquisition represents a step ahead towards the accomplishment of a complete supply chain for the world of industrial automation

Servomex launches SERVOTOUGH Laser 3 Plus laser analyzer range
January 12, 2017

Servomex launches SERVOTOUGH Laser 3 Plus laser analyzer range

The Combustion O2 version is optimized to measure oxygen in flue gas to control oxygen levels and optimize combustion efficiency

KD80170 Features 17.3" Monitor with Full HD
January 11, 2017

KD80170 Features 17.3" Monitor with Full HD

Acnodes Corporation introduces the KD80170, a 17.3 inch rack console with full HD resolution and ICD. It features a full IP65 rated rugged enclosure.

ISA Security Compliances announces ISASecure SLDA certification for Honeywell's Phoenix development site
January 11, 2017

ISA Security Compliances announces ISASecure SLDA certification for Honeywell's Phoenix development site

The certification independently confirms that Honeywell’s named system development lifecycle (SDL), the Standard HPS Iterative Process (HIP), meets the security development lifecycle requirements of the ISASecure Security Development Lifecycle Assurance (SDLA) certification

CeMAT to partner and share locations with HANNOVER MESSE 2017
January 11, 2017

CeMAT to partner and share locations with HANNOVER MESSE 2017

CeMAT and HANNOVER MESSE are being staged as standalone events, but their common ground will be prominently highlighted for the benefit of potential crossover visitors.

EVT introduces Eyecheck 5xxx smart camera series
January 11, 2017

EVT introduces Eyecheck 5xxx smart camera series

The EyeCheck 5xxx smart camera series with integrated EyeVision software is a solution for image evaluation and can be applied to tasks such as e.g. pattern matching, code reading, OCR/ OCV, object detection, measurement technology, surface inspection, and more.