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April 2003

Read about the latest news, products, mergers, and acquisitions in the automation, process control, and instrumentation industries for April 2003.

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Cognex Offers Valuable VisionGuide Reference
August 08, 2003

Cognex Offers Valuable VisionGuide Reference

Natick, MA, April 17, 2003—Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, today announced the availability of the Cognex VisionGuideä, a free comprehensive machine vision reference and application guide. The CD includes application examples, an interactive tutorial on [...]

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August 08, 2003

Cognex Corporation Enters Into New Markets for Machine Vision Systems

Special-purpose vision sensor will be company’s first product for non-industrial applications of its machine vision technology NATICK, MA, April 14, 2003--Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems used in factory automation, announced today that it has recently [...]

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Trilogy Linear Motors announces the addition of Robert A. Mitchell as Sales and Marketing Manager
March 17, 2010

Trilogy Linear Motors announces the addition of Robert A. Mitchell as Sales and Marketing Manager

WEBSTER, TX – April 6, 2003 –Trilogy Systems Corporation., - Trilogy Linear Motors is proud to announce the addition of Robert A. Mitchell as Sales and Marketing Manager effective March 1, 2003. Bob has worked with Trilogy since 1997 as a Motion Control Marketing Consultant helping Trilogy grow and diversify [...]

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April 30, 2003

Wieland Electric acquires Schleicher

BURGAW, N.C. (April 25, 2003); Wieland Holding in Bamberg, Germany recently announced the acquisition of renowned manufacturer of automation and relay technology, Schleicher GmbH. Wieland continues to expand their market position in the field of electronic components with this acquisition. The name Wieland stands [...]

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April 30, 2003

Schneider Electric Launches Secure PLC to Address FDA Regulatory Compliance Requirements

PALATINE, Ill. – April 7, 2003 – Electrical industry leader Square D / Schneider Electric has introduced a secure, controller-based system that provides embedded functionality addressing FDA requirements on security, audit trail and version control. The open platform solution combines hardware and software [...]

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Ircon Adds new Features to Torpedo Car Thermal Imaging System

April 30th, Niles, IL - In 2002 Ircon introduced the Torpedo Car Inspection System for use in the steel industry. This system uses thermal imaging technology to help aid steel mills in the preventative maintenance of their torpedo car fleet. For 2003 Ircon has added several unique features to the Torpedo Car Inspection [...]

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March 17, 2010

Delmar Learning Offers The Industrial Ethernet Networking Guide

New book examines the landscape of industrial Ethernet, from devices and control networks on the factory floor to business systems in the corporate enterprise Albany, NY  April 28, 2003  Delmar Learning, a leader in educational resources for lifelong learning and part of The Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC; NYSE: TOC), [...]

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Mosaic Launches Stackable I/O Wildcard Series

NEWARK, CA (April 29, 2003) - A new family of stackable I/O modules is available from Mosaic Industries, Inc. to further expand the control capabilities of Mosaic's C-programmable embedded computers and touchscreen-controlled operator interfaces. The new expansion modules, 'Wildcards', are ideal for applications requiring [...]

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April 29, 2003

ABB to install Wet Process Analyzers for Infineon Technologies

Quebec, Canada, April 28, 2003 -- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received an order to install wet process analyzers and FTSW100 process control software (formerly Enablir) for Infineon Technologies. The wet process analyzer is a non-invasive method of monitoring and optimizing the composition [...]

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April 29, 2003

Sola/Hevi-Duty Introduces the Only cULus Listed DIN Rail Mounted Line Reactor

SKOKIE, IL  Sola/Hevi-Duty's SLR Line Reactor is the only cULus Listed and CE Marked DIN Rail mounted line reactor on the market today. All other competitors have a "recognized component" mark. Our "Listing" is an upgrade and greatly improves the end-user's speed of integration into existing and new systems. These line [...]

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TURCK'S New minifast Closure Caps Designed to Provide IP 67 Seal
April 29, 2003

TURCK'S New minifast Closure Caps Designed to Provide IP 67 Seal

Minneapolis, MN–April 25, 2003–TURCK Inc. introduces a new line of Closure Caps for our minifast products. Closure caps are used to protect unused ports on junction boxes or cordsets. The caps are ideal for applications such as wash down, outdoor applications, food, chemical and pharmaceutical processing. The [...]

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April 29, 2003

Emerson Provides Turnkey Services and PlantWeb(R) Architecture to Help Snam Rete Gas Manage Distribution in Italy

DeltaV(TM) system with FOUNDATION fieldbus provides remote control and diagnostics of pipeline automation AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 28, 2003) - Emerson Process Management has successfully provided turnkey automation of an unmanned, remote gas distribution station near Alessandria, Italy. Built on the proven PlantWeb [...]

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April 29, 2003

Honeywell OptiVision Selected by Sonoco Paper Division

Enterprise Business Process Solution Supports Initiatives in Customer Satisfaction, Growth PHOENIX, April 28, 2003 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) Industry Solutions announced today that Sonoco, a leading global packaging company headquartered in Hartsville, S.C., has selected Honeywell's OptiVision® enterprise solution to [...]

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April 29, 2003

Honeywell Launches OptiVision PKS

New Release Offers Improved Enterprise-wide Management Tools and a Foundation for Profitability Analysis. PHOENIX, April 28, 2003 -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) Industry Solutions today announced the new release of its OptiVision® PKS order fulfillment and production management solution for the pulp and paper industry. [...]

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April 29, 2003

Bosch Rexroth Announces 2002 Financial Results: Growth in China Ensures Stable Order Input

Bosch Rexroth AG was able to sustain order input and staff levels in the financial year 2002 with only a minimal drop in sales, reported Chairman of the Board of Directors Winfried Witte. Despite difficult market conditions, the company continued to be profitable. For 2003, Bosch Rexroth is anticipating slight growth in [...]

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FKI Logistex Completes Key Baggage Handling and Security Screening Projects for Indianapolis, Tampa International Airports

Louisville, KY, USA: April 29, 2003) FKI Logistex(LSE: FKI.L), a leader in providing total baggage handling solutions in the US and international markets, today announced that its Baggage Handling Team has completed automated baggage handling and Explosive Detection System (EDS) screening projects at Indianapolis (IND) and [...]

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April 25, 2003

Emerson Awarded $7.2 Million Contract for PlantWeb Automation of Hungarian Power Plant

Emerson will optimize operations and enable predictive maintenance for improved performance of AES Tisza Power Plant AUSTIN, TX. (April 24, 2003) - Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business (NYSE:EMR), announced today that it has been awarded a $7.2 million contract to modernize AES Tisza Power Plant in [...]

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Emerson Launches Brooks(R) Mass Flow Controller Line For Bio-Pharm Applications

Brooks Instrument Mf Industrial MFC family expands with improved accuracy and response. Hatfield, Pennsylvania (April 23, 2003) -- Emerson Process Management announces that its Brooks Instrument Mf Series of gas mass flow controllers (MFCs) has been expanded to meet the challenging requirements of biotech and [...]

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Weidmuller Inc. Introduces New Specialized Inkjet Print System

CHICAGO (March 3, 2003)—Weidmuller Inc. announces its newest printing system for terminal blocks, wire/cables, and equipment markers: the PrintJet. Based on Inkjet technology, the PrintJet truly redefines print quality, ease of use, and speed for industrial marking products. By adding a specially engineered ink [...]

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April 24, 2003

Rockwell Automation Launches Next Generation of Allen-Bradley® PanelView™ Operator Interface Terminal

New Allen-Bradley® PanelView™ Plus gives users modular features and greater upgrade flexibility MILWAUKEE, April 24, 2003 — Responding to customers’ needs for an operator interface terminal option that offers modular components for easier scalability, Complete Automation® leader Rockwell Automation has introduced [...]

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