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CP Automation and Rockwell Automation partner to help alleviate drought in Nambia
September 20, 2017

CP Automation and Rockwell Automation partner to help alleviate drought in Nambia

Eco Projects was undertaking a 17 month project in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, to alleviate a critical water shortage. Using boreholes, a deep, narrow hole made in the ground to locate water, the client pumped water to various reservoirs. This is to provide an accessible store of water for Windhoek.

AutomationDirect announces Ethernet/IP communication for Protos X line of field I/O
September 20, 2017

AutomationDirect announces Ethernet/IP communication for Protos X line of field I/O

The Protos X "Xpansion" field I/O system is a modular system consisting of a Bus Coupler and its associated input/output terminals.

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Claroty partners with Quann to create OT security solution for Singapore information infrastructure
September 20, 2017

Claroty partners with Quann to create OT security solution for Singapore information infrastructure

The partnership aligns with the Singapore Government’s vision to create a secure Smart Nation by securing control systems, which form the backbone of most of the CII, such as communications, power, water and transport in Singapore.

Endress+Hauser announces AdEdge Water Technologies has joined OEM Business Partner Program
September 20, 2017

Endress+Hauser announces AdEdge Water Technologies has joined OEM Business Partner Program

Endress+Hauser’s OEM Business Partner Program is a new concept designed to develop and enable a higher level and more strategic OEM customer relationship that is focused on tangible business results and people development.

Moxa partners with Microsoft and OPC Foundation to release MC-1121 industrial-grade IoT gateway
September 20, 2017

Moxa partners with Microsoft and OPC Foundation to release MC-1121 industrial-grade IoT gateway

Moxa’s MC-1121 Series IIoT gateways deliver user device data to the cloud with support for Microsoft’s OPC UA Publisher module. These IIoT gateways include a variety of interfaces to connect to Ethernet, serial, and I/O devices, and can be used in conjunction with Microsoft Connected Device Studio.

ABB to feature robotic and motion technologies at Pack Expo 2017
September 20, 2017

ABB to feature robotic and motion technologies at Pack Expo 2017

The exhibit is intended to highlight the level of collaboration, digitalization and simplification of ABB, which provides manufacturers the flexibility to adapt production and packaging as evolving consumer preferences require a shift from mass production to mass customization.

An Open Electronic Marshalling Solution? Finally! - Siemens Delivers
September 19, 2017

An Open Electronic Marshalling Solution? Finally! - Siemens Delivers

By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Given the number of vendors that have introduced electronic marshalling products, the value of electronic marshalling is clear. With Siemens’ entry into the world of open automation solutions, the value of these solutions should become increasingly clear as well.

Bedrock Automation helps City of Lynchburg, Virginia enhance control of wastewater treatment operations
September 19, 2017

Bedrock Automation helps City of Lynchburg, Virginia enhance control of wastewater treatment operations

The City implemented Bedrock to control both de-chlorination and storm water remediation operations, and is planning other integration and control applications as part of its ongoing modernization program.

NI works with Innovari to enhance efficiency in grid operations
September 19, 2017

NI works with Innovari to enhance efficiency in grid operations

Innovari’s Interactive Energy Platform (IEP) uses artificial intelligence, “big data” analytics, proprietary optimization routines and grid-edge hardware built on NI technology to deliver capacity and address grid demand.

Siemens and PAS Global announces partnership to enhance ICS cybersecurity
September 19, 2017

Siemens and PAS Global announces partnership to enhance ICS cybersecurity

Siemens, a global engineering and technology company, and PAS Global, a provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity solutions, announced an agreement to provide fleet-wide, real time monitoring for control systems.

Prosys OPC helps Krüger enable data integration in STAR Utility Solution
September 18, 2017

Prosys OPC helps Krüger enable data integration in STAR Utility Solution

Krüger A/S provides with its STAR Utility Solution online control solutions that continuously optimize and stabilize the operation of the entire system for water and waste water. Prosys OPC developed for Krüger A/S a scalable, cloud-based solution for the data integration needs in their STAR Utility Solution platform.

CODESYS announces CODESYS-compatible SoftPLC for open Linux device platforms
September 18, 2017

CODESYS announces CODESYS-compatible SoftPLC for open Linux device platforms

As of now, SoftPLC systems for the device platforms PFC 100 from WAGO and SIMATIC IOT2000 from Siemens are also available. Both systems are based on an open Linux operating system and are designed to work in industrial environments.

Skkynet Cloud Systems announces OSP 2017―OPC UA Sandpit event
September 18, 2017

Skkynet Cloud Systems announces OSP 2017―OPC UA Sandpit event

This international event, held in Osaka, Japan, on September 14, 2017, will showcase ten OPC UA products from leading industrial automation companies.

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ZWSOFT introduces CADbro 2017 SP1 - 3D Cad Viewer
September 18, 2017

ZWSOFT introduces CADbro 2017 SP1 - 3D Cad Viewer

With its section view function, CADbro now shows the section profile in real time. Section views can now be saved on the view manager to facilitate search and edition. Users can also save or directly export the profile to DWG/DXF, IGES and STEP files.

Process Sensors Corporation releases Metis Model M323 temperature sensor
September 18, 2017

Process Sensors Corporation releases Metis Model M323 temperature sensor

Designed primarily for measurements on metals and bright, shiny materials, ceramics and graphite, the Metis M323 provides measuring accuracy for low temperature measurement, regardless of target emissivity.

September 18, 2017

Navigator Group announces intent to acquire Sapal engineering company

With the takeover by the Navigator Group, some 80 employees will have a long-term perspective in the focused development of an independently operating unit.

Industrial Pack event announced for April 2018 in Atlanta
September 18, 2017

Industrial Pack event announced for April 2018 in Atlanta

The event was created in response to industrial packaging engineers, technicians and purchasers wanting an exhibition dedicated purely to industrial, transit and protective packaging without processing or machinery.

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ServiceMax announces keynote speakers for Maximize 2017
September 18, 2017

ServiceMax announces keynote speakers for Maximize 2017

Renowned space program pioneers, Gene Kranz, Flight Director, and Jim Lovell, Commander of the Apollo 13 mission will be the Keynote speakers in Las Vegas. These respected icons explain how competence, perseverance, and leadership combine to assure ultimate victory in any circumstances.

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Neousys introduces EDX-104 PoE+ unmanaged switch
September 18, 2017

Neousys introduces EDX-104 PoE+ unmanaged switch

EDX-104 has five gigabit Ethernet ports compliant with 802.3at PoE+. It can function as Powered Device (PD) with maximum output capped at 20W for single or multiple PD device connection.

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Dataforth earns ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management System
September 18, 2017

Dataforth earns ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management System

The certification scope covers the “design and manufacture of signal conditioning, data acquisition and data communications devices.”