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TT Electronics releases ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors
March 29, 2017

TT Electronics releases ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors

Supplied in tape and reel packaging, ULWP2R range is designed for minimal footprint designs that require flameproof components for automated through-hole assembly.

Falcon Electric introduces SC series tower models of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
March 29, 2017

Falcon Electric introduces SC series tower models of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)

Falcon’s SC UPS models incorporate several important features including advanced digital signal processors (DSPs), surface mount device (SMD) technology, multi-mode operation, intelligent self-diagnostics and battery boost circuits.

The Cost of Functional Safety for Food Processing
March 29, 2017

The Cost of Functional Safety for Food Processing

By Jorgen Saxeryd, ABB
In 2014 in the UK, a large food manufacturer had to pay a £800,000 fine after a serious industrial accident. This article explains how safety procedures must be developed in food processing plants.

ISA to hold pharmaceutical-focused meeting on industrial cyberattack protection
March 29, 2017

ISA to hold pharmaceutical-focused meeting on industrial cyberattack protection

The meeting event, “Pharmaceutical Cybersecurity Convocation: A Critical Executive Dialogue,” will be held at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Convention Center in Framingham (Boston area), Massachusetts, in conjunction with ISA’s Food & Pharmaceutical Industries Division (FPID) Symposium.

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Fluke introduces 5128A RHapid-Cal Humidity Generator
March 29, 2017

Fluke introduces 5128A RHapid-Cal Humidity Generator

The 5128A is designed for corporate and independent calibration labs where humidity measurement is critical to prevent spoilage of products, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors, chemicals, and food production.

Rockwell Automation to focus on digital transformation and Industrial IoT at Hannover Messe 2017
March 29, 2017

Rockwell Automation to focus on digital transformation and Industrial IoT at Hannover Messe 2017

Rockwell Automation will be showcasing the technologies, solutions and services that can help companies successfully and securely take advantage of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at Hannover Messe 2017, April 24-28 in Hannover, Germany.

Turck introduces IO-Link capable Uprox3 sensors
March 29, 2017

Turck introduces IO-Link capable Uprox3 sensors

Turck is initially offering four variants of Uprox3 IO-Link: an M12, M18 and M30 barrel style, all in a chrome brass housing, as well as PTFE-coated variants for welding applications.

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FieldComm Group seeks nominees for 2017 Plant of the Year Award
March 29, 2017

FieldComm Group seeks nominees for 2017 Plant of the Year Award

The FieldComm Group Plant of the Year is an international award presented to end user companies in the process automation industry to recognize the exceptional and valuable application of FOUNDATION Fieldbus, FDI and / or HART Communication technologies.

Kaspersky Lab announces Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity for Energy security package
March 29, 2017

Kaspersky Lab announces Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity for Energy security package

Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS) for Energy is dedicated to helping energy companies secure every layer of their industrial infrastructure, without impacting on the operational continuity and consistency of technological processes.

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Mocana releases Mocana IoT security platform
March 29, 2017

Mocana releases Mocana IoT security platform

The Mocana IoT Security Platform is a full-stack security solution, designed to protect industrial IoT devices, industrial clouds and device-to-cloud communications.

Bestech Australia introduces P895 pressure transducer
March 29, 2017

Bestech Australia introduces P895 pressure transducer

The P895 pressure transducer is designed for laboratory pressure measurement, automotive test cells, and any high accuracy application.

CTC International introduces heat seal butt splicer
March 29, 2017

CTC International introduces heat seal butt splicer

Splicer will be available in a wide range of web widths and roll diameters. It works with many heat sealable materials, and is applicable to a wide range of nonwoven, packaging and converting applications. A CE compliant version is also planned.

Yale introduces MO70T automated tow tractor
March 29, 2017

Yale introduces MO70T automated tow tractor

Designed for sequencing applications in assembly operations and stock replenishment, the MO70T is the second robotic solution available since Yale partnered its materials handling expertise with Balyo’s navigation technology.

Okuma announces case study video for CNC process simplification
March 29, 2017

Okuma announces case study video for CNC process simplification

The video shows how Okuma distributor Gosiger went into the control and created a GUI interface so the Moser operators don’t even see the OSP controls, or have to call up any programs at all. The app also provides safeguards so the operators can’t crash the machine tool.

Festo partners with AWC to reach customers in Southern US
March 29, 2017

Festo partners with AWC to reach customers in Southern US

Festo named AWC to distribute process automation products in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

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Yokogawa of America announces Shuji Mori as CEO
March 29, 2017

Yokogawa of America announces Shuji Mori as CEO

In the role of CEO, Mr. Mori will be responsible for all day-to-day business operations in North America. Mr. Mori began his career as an engineer, helping implement systems projects for Yokogawa customers all over the world.

Alicat adds Ethernet/IP connectivity for MCE & MCV series of mass flow controllers
March 29, 2017

Alicat adds Ethernet/IP connectivity for MCE & MCV series of mass flow controllers

The new industrial automation protocols enable real time data–including mass flow, volumetric flow, absolute pressure and temperature, with full temperature and pressure compensation– to be read centrally by the PLC and used to manage the MCE- and MCV-Series instruments.

igus to showcase robotics solutions at Automate 2017
March 29, 2017

igus to showcase robotics solutions at Automate 2017

Product experts will be on hand, and product demonstrations, inducing a Fanuc 6 axis robotic arm featuring the igus triflex RSE cable retraction system, featuring lightweight triflex R multi-axis cable carrier.

Yokogawa release CENTUM VP R6.04 integrated production control system
March 28, 2017

Yokogawa release CENTUM VP R6.04 integrated production control system

CENTUM VP is a production control platform for a variety of process operations. CENTUM VP solutions encompass all stages of the plant lifecycle, from design, engineering, installation, and startup to full operation.

E+E Elektronik introduces EE360 moisture-in-oil transmitter
March 28, 2017

E+E Elektronik introduces EE360 moisture-in-oil transmitter

The EE360 moisture in oil transmitter from E+E Elektronik is dedicated for reliable monitoring of lubrication, hydraulic and insulation oils as well as diesel fuel.