Automation & Control News & Articles

ISASecure Program Announces New ISASecure Certification Offering

  • September 1, 2022
  • News

The ISASecure program is announcing the new ISASecure certification offering for industrial internet of things (IIoT) components based on the ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards.

Motion Controls: New Market Opportunities Emerging

  • by Tim Dawson
  • September 1, 2022
  • Feature

Motion controls such as servo motors are used in all industries where precise, controlled movements are required. When we consider specific applications and industries, it becomes clear that the market has strengths in certain sectors and that it is always evolving.

Digi-Key Announces Distribution Agreement with Schneider Electric

  • September 1, 2022
  • News

Digi-Key Electronics announced that it has secured a distribution agreement in North America with Schneider Electric, one of the largest suppliers of electrical and automation and control products in the world. 

Bosch Rexroth to Present Battery Production Solutions at The Battery Show North America and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

  • September 1, 2022
  • News

Advanced controls, material transport and mechatronics demos are among the booth highlights, showcasing the company’s complete, open and scalable automation solutions to accelerate production ramp up and shorten time to market.

Crestview-Backed Convergix Automation Solutions Acquires AGR Automation

  • September 1, 2022
  • News

The transaction represents Convergix’s third acquisition in its plan to build a market-leading automation solutions provider targeting a $500 billion+ global market.

New Sales and Country Manager for HIMA France

  • August 31, 2022
  • News

Guillaume Mbow became the new sales and country manager for HIMA France. In his role, he will further expand partnerships with customers from the process and railway technology industries in France and parts of West Africa.

Acquisitions by WEG and ABB Reveal Strategies Amongst Motor Suppliers

  • by Black Griffin
  • August 31, 2022
  • Feature

WEG announced its acquisition of Gefran’s motion control business. Then ABB announced its acquisition of Siemens’ NEMA motor business. In this insight, we’ll unpack both of these acquisitions and explain their implications on the broader motor and drives markets.

5G ACIA Member Verizon to Showcase 5G Private Network at Hannover Messe USA

  • August 31, 2022
  • News

A private 5G network supporting both mmWave and C-band spectrum will be built-up, accompanied by live industrial applications.

Beckhoff USA Names Azad Jafari I/O Product Manager

  • August 31, 2022
  • News

With vast engineering, business development and industry experience, Jafari will play a key role on the fast-growing product management team.

Top 10 Intelligent Automation Trends to Look Out for in 2023

  • by Sayantani Sanyal
  • August 31, 2022
  • Feature

Intelligent automation is gaining rapid momentum in global industries to promote efficiency.

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