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July 2003

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

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Entertron Upgrade to Eclipse Touch Screen Software, Now Offering Three Methods of Simulation

Gasport, NY - July 14, 2003 -- Entertron Industries Inc., the innovation leader in embedded programmable logic controller solutions, introduces an upgraded version of the Eclipse touch screen software. Previously, two simulation options were available: Online simulation - From PC, through touch screen to PLC Offline [...]

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August 09, 2003

Entertron Introduces an Interface for Your PDA to ePLC Connection

Gasport, NY - July 14, 2003 -- Entertron Industries Inc., the innovation leader in embedded programmable logic controller solutions, introduces ePalm - an interface for "Personal Data Assistants" (PDA) to Entertron's ePLCs. ePalm is more than just a convenient replacement for a laptop or operator interface; it is a unique [...]

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August 09, 2003

Entertron Introduces Redundant Control System for Press Manufacturers

Gasport, NY - July 14, 2003 -- Entertron Industries Inc., the innovation leader in embedded programmable logic controller solutions, in conjunction with KTI Technologies (Jamesburg, NJ) have introduced a redundant control system designed specifically for press manufacturers. The CM-1805-AS can do what usually requires 2 [...]

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Cognex Introduces Prober Retrofit Kit for Wafer ID
August 08, 2003

Cognex Introduces Prober Retrofit Kit for Wafer ID

San Francisco, CA, and Natick, MA, July 14, 2003—Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of wafer ID readers, announced the In-Sight® 1700 Series Prober Retrofit Kit today at Semicon West. The easy-to-install retrofit kit features the industry-leading In-Sight 1700 Series wafer readers, [...]

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Cognex Adds New Training And Inspection Tools to VisionPro
August 08, 2003

Cognex Adds New Training And Inspection Tools to VisionPro

San Francisco, CA, and Natick, MA, July 14, 2003—Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, announced today at Semicon West that it has expanded the capabilities of its VisionPro® PC-based machine vision systems with the addition of new high-performance vision [...]

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July 31, 2003

Schneider Electric to Implement Tecnomatix's eMPower Solutions in Sites Around the World

HERZLIA, Israel - July 31, 2003 - Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TCNO), the driving force in Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), today announced that Schneider Electric has signed a new contract with Tecnomatix worth over US$700,000 to deploy eMPower products in seven sites around the world. The order from [...]

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Sola/Hevi-Duty UPS Features Hot-Swappable Modular Design to Allow Field Upgrades
July 30, 2003

Sola/Hevi-Duty UPS Features Hot-Swappable Modular Design to Allow Field Upgrades

SKOKIE, IL, July 30, 2003 -- To ensure customers of maximum uptime and total protection from unexpected power disruptions, Sola/Hevi-Duty, a leading supplier of power quality solutions, has introduced its new S5K Modular, an Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) with the scalability required for dynamic, fast-growth [...]

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TURCK  Announces  The New 26 And 28-Pin M27 Thread Connector
July 30, 2003

TURCK Announces The New 26 And 28-Pin M27 Thread Connector

Minneapolis, MN–July 25, 2003–TURCK Inc. announces the new 26 and 28-pin M27 thread connector. The 26 and 28-pin M27 connector can be used for power and signals to factory automation equipment in the automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, electronics, and semi-conductor industries. These cordsets and [...]

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July 30, 2003

The Midwest Machine Tool Show Returns to Michigan

The Midwest’s largest metalworking and manufacturing event of 2003 is near. Formerly the Detroit Advanced Productivity Exposition (APEX), the event comes to the Novi Expo Center, Novi (Detroit), Michigan, September 9-11. This year’s event will feature a Panel Discussion titled: “The Lean Transition - The [...]

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March 17, 2010

USDATA Corporation Acquired By Tecnomatix

Tecnomatix to Acquire USDATA Corporation, Strengthening Reach Across All Areas of Manufacturing HERZLIA, ISRAEL and RICHARDSON, TX - July 30, 2003 - Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TCNO), the driving force in Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), today announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all [...]

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July 29, 2003

Moxa Technologies Releases New Line Of Cost-Effective Smart Ethernet Switches for Real-time Control

Moxa Technologies is pleased to announce the release of a new line of cost-effective Smart Ethernet Switches for system integrators and control engineers. The EDS-308 & EDS-305 Series of Smart Ethernet Switches are perfect for Ethernet-based automation networks, have an extraordinary industrial design, and provide [...]

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Bodine Electric Powered North Dakota State Wins Class in Cross-Country Solar Car Race
July 29, 2003

Bodine Electric Powered North Dakota State Wins Class in Cross-Country Solar Car Race

Students from Frigid Fargo Outpace California Counterparts in American Solar Challenge CLAREMONT, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the Jamaican bobsled team, a solar race team from North Dakota State University crossed the southern California finish line first in the Stock Class of the American Solar [...]

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July 29, 2003

DVT Offers Professional Sales Training To Distributor Sales Force

IMPACT® program also available to certified integrator partners Atlanta, July 29, 2003 – In keeping with its corporate vision of Servant Leadership, DVT Corporation is offering professional sales skills training to its distributor sales organization and certified integrator partners. Conducted by Resource [...]

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July 29, 2003

Digi International Launches Wavespeed/S Wireless Serial Adapter

First O/S Independent Serial to Bluetooth Adapter for Wireless Connectivity in Mission Critical Applications MINNETONKA, Minn. (July 22, 2003) - Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) today announced the launch of its new Wavespeed™/S Wireless Serial Adapter, which utilizes Bluetooth ™ technology to connect [...]

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Mosaic Industries Has Released A Graphical User Interface (GUI) Software Tool Kit
July 29, 2003

Mosaic Industries Has Released A Graphical User Interface (GUI) Software Tool Kit

August 1st, 2003, NEWARK, CA. Mosaic Industries, Inc. has released a graphical user interface (GUI) software tool kit for their QVGA Controller, a touchscreen-controlled embedded computer. The new GUI Toolkit provides an easy way to design and implement a complete graphical interface on the QVGA Controller to monitor and [...]

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July 29, 2003

SIXNET® Releases HART® Master Driver for Linux IPm™ Controllers and RTUs

A new HART Master Driver option called "SXIPM-HART" enables SIXNET's IPm line of embedded Linux based Controllers and Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) to gather variables and other data directly from HART compatible smart transmitters and devices. The SXIPM-HART software module puts variables and transmitter data into the [...]

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July 28, 2003

ABB's Analyze IT used to upgrade ExxonMobil Chemical Limiteds' Analyzer Data Management System

Fife, Scotland, July 28, 2003 ? ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will upgrade the existing Analyzer Data Management System at the ExxonMobil Chemical Limited Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) in Scotland. ABB installed the initial process gas chromatographs and data management system to the FEP back in the [...]

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Interroll's Taperhex® Gold Rollers Still Functioning After Seven Years
July 28, 2003

Interroll's Taperhex® Gold Rollers Still Functioning After Seven Years

WILMINGTON, N.C. (July 28, 2003) – Interroll announces that after seven years in the field, thousands of its Taperhex Gold rollers are still functioning to full capacity, proving their performance reliability to customers. In 1996 Interroll Corporation introduced the Taperhex Gold rollers with a 10-year [...]

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July 28, 2003

Rockwell Automation Introduces New Line of Switched-Mode Power Supplies for Low Voltage Control Applications

Allen-Bradley® Bulletin 1606 power supplies deliver improved safety and reliability in a compact, easy-to-install package MILWAUKEE, July 28, 2003 — To meet the increased safety and reliability demands required for many low-voltage power supply applications, Rockwell Automation has introduced a new line of [...]

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July 24, 2003

FKI Logistex® Alvey Systems Launches New Regional Office In Scottsdale, AZ.

(St. Louis, MO: July 24, 2003) FKI Logistex® (LSE: FKI.L) Alvey Systems ( www.alvey.com ), an FKI Logistex member company and leading integrator of automated material flow solutions, announces the opening of its newest satellite office in Scottsdale, Arizona. Alvey's new location will serve the Southwest region of [...]

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