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Keeping Pace with Technological Innovation through Finance
August 21, 2018

Keeping Pace with Technological Innovation through Finance

By Peter Austin, Siemens Financial Services
Today more than ever, manufacturing leaders must understand the value of digitalization, how it applies to this industrial shift and establish the capital to enable this transition.

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Dell and Microsoft to join SAP at Digital Factory exhibition
August 21, 2018

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Dell and Microsoft to join SAP at Digital Factory exhibition

Digital Factory exhibitors will showcase breakthrough products and solutions focused on integrated processes and IT solutions for plant operations

BEUMER GROUP helps Röfix AG enhance automatic palletizing
August 21, 2018

BEUMER GROUP helps Röfix AG enhance automatic palletizing

BEUMER Group provided an entire system to the site in Sennwald, Switzerland and integrated it into an existing building. The system can be adapted to the different materials, no retrofitting required.

Reliable Controls' Michael Osborne announced as BACnet Chair
August 21, 2018

Reliable Controls' Michael Osborne announced as BACnet Chair

BACnet has been an international standard since 2003, and has 877 listed products from 180 manufacturers, with over 1,000 vendor IDs from 50 different countries.

Novotechnik introduces Vert-X 2800 Series of angular measurement sensors
August 21, 2018

Novotechnik introduces Vert-X 2800 Series of angular measurement sensors

The J1939 CAN bus option enables peer-to-peer or broadcast signaling and is a standard often found in commercial vehicle applications. J1939 is a software protocol associated with CAN bus and provides serial data communications between microprocessor systems connected through the bus.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announces Optiv Performance 322 coordinate measuring machine
August 20, 2018

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announces Optiv Performance 322 coordinate measuring machine

Weighing under 400 lbs, the fixed bridge and moving table-type machine is light enough to be placed directly on existing workbenches and relocated without recalibration by a Hexagon engineer.

Integrated Plant Performance Management as a Means to Improve Profitability
August 20, 2018

Integrated Plant Performance Management as a Means to Improve Profitability

By Yasunori Kobayashi, Yokogawa
In today's competitive environment, process industry companies need to balance multiple objectives including safety, profitability and delivering value to customers. However, these objectives are often conflicting goals not aligned across departments, plants, or enterprise boundaries.

Digitata Networks Americas LLC announces launch in the United States
August 20, 2018

Digitata Networks Americas LLC announces launch in the United States

Digitata Networks Americas LLC is a woman owned and operated enterprise that offers intelligent subscriber-centric and network-centric solutions to monitor, audit, and control all major mobile technologies and domains, allowing Mobile Network Operators (MNO) to automate laborious operational tasks.

Qt Company announces software development partnership with Toradex
August 20, 2018

Qt Company announces software development partnership with Toradex

Through this partnership, The Qt Company and Toradex have committed to providing their customers with experience and support, when choosing the software and hardware to use with their next project.

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Delta Electronics announces DRP-24V240W1CAN and DRP-24V480W1CAN DIN rail power supplies
August 20, 2018

Delta Electronics announces DRP-24V240W1CAN and DRP-24V480W1CAN DIN rail power supplies

The intelligent overload protection in constant current mode makes the power supply suitable for battery charging applications

HMS Industrial Networks announces Flexy edge gateway with support for OSIsoft PI System
August 20, 2018

HMS Industrial Networks announces Flexy edge gateway with support for OSIsoft PI System

The Flexy edge gateway is designed to simplify the process of extracting real-time data from machines using serial and Ethernet communications protocols by offering I/O drivers for PLC manufacturers including Siemens, Allen Bradly, Mitsubishi, ABB and others.

Vuzix Corporation announces M300 support for 'TechSight' augmented reality solution
August 17, 2018

Vuzix Corporation announces M300 support for 'TechSight' augmented reality solution

Vuzix M300 now supports 'TechSight', an augmented reality solution for distribution center workers developed by Honeywell's Intelligrated's for its Lifecycle Support Services customers.

IFS Study: 26 percent increase in digital transformation initiatives since 2015
August 17, 2018

IFS Study: 26 percent increase in digital transformation initiatives since 2015

Based on the results from the study, IFS believes digital transformation will continue to accelerate in coming years since only 5 percent of respondents expected their budgets to decrease.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation introduces Pak/iQ portfolio of packaging products
August 17, 2018

Mitsubishi Electric Automation introduces Pak/iQ portfolio of packaging products

Mitsubishi Electric’s portfolio of products and solutions include pre-configured diagnostic and maintenance screens, pre-configured operator screens and a pre-engineered application code library for designs. Pak/iQ is intended for bottling, pillowing and wrapping machines.

Larson Electronics releases EXP-MS-N4X-AT-HV-12.4-15M explosion proof motion sensor
August 17, 2018

Larson Electronics releases EXP-MS-N4X-AT-HV-12.4-15M explosion proof motion sensor

This sensor features microwave sensors, which are known for high performance in unstable climates. The sensors send out waves, which are reflected by surrounding walls and objects.

Phoenix Contact introduces RAD-900-DAIO6 900 MHz spread-spectrum transceiver
August 16, 2018

Phoenix Contact introduces RAD-900-DAIO6 900 MHz spread-spectrum transceiver

This device can monitor digital on/off status, actuate relay outputs, and transmit or receive 4–20 mA signals over distances up to 20 miles. The I/O signals can be mirrored at other stations in the wireless network or mapped to Modbus RTU for integration into a Modbus host system.

Kinitics Automation announces KPP05 Piston Pump
August 16, 2018

Kinitics Automation announces KPP05 Piston Pump

Driven by the company’s KLA05 Linear Actuator, the product requires AC or DC electrical power to operate, and allows for displacement or pressure control when additional sensors are used.

Omnify Software helps upgrade manufacturing systems for Coghlin Companies
August 16, 2018

Omnify Software helps upgrade manufacturing systems for Coghlin Companies

As part of a corporate initiative, Columbia Tech and Cogmedix were both investing in new systems to help the companies grow, enhance consistency, and improve quality and traceability. This included upgrading their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and adopting Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.

TRACO POWER releases TPP 450-M series of  industrial approved 450 watt power supplies
August 16, 2018

TRACO POWER releases TPP 450-M series of industrial approved 450 watt power supplies

Ruggedized to meet IEC 60068-2-6 (Vibration), IEC 60068-2-27 (Shock), MIL-STD-810F (Thermal Shock) and UL 62368-1 approved extends the application base of these power supplies into industrial markets.

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Changing Business Models with IoT
August 16, 2018

Changing Business Models with IoT

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
An organization’s business model sets out how it will create and deliver value.Over the years, such models have increased in sophistication depending on advances in technology. Emerging, innovative technology can change existing business models or create new ones altogether.