Automation & Control News & Articles

Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) announces two additions to Board of Directors

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Newly elected to the board were Glynn Fletcher and Blake Consdorf for three-year terms effective April 2. 

 

Ultimation Industries releases video on how to build overhead conveyor system

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The video shows manufacturers, distributors and others how to build an overhead conveyor system that takes advantage of generally unused vertical space above the working area.

Tompkins announces Denny McKnight as CEO

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After 45 years of holding the position, former CEO and Founder Jim Tompkins has decided to shift his focus and continue to actively support the firm by remaining in the role of chairman of Tompkins International.

ODVA announces enhancements to EtherNet/IP Specification

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The latest enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification provide network diagnostics, methods to lower bandwidth and resource requirements for devices, and the addition of IIoT building block infrastructure.

Phoenix Contact, Weidmüller, Reichle & De-Massari (R&M), Fluke Networks, and Telegärtner partner to create SPE System Alliance

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The partners in this group are pursuing the goal of driving the development of SPE further forward for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and may branch out to other areas as well. The System Alliance has now also been joined by Datwyler, Kyland, Microchip Technology, Rosenberger, SICK, O-Ring, Draka/Prysmian Group, and University 4 Industry.

Wurth Elektronik announces task force for medical device manufacturing

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As a European supplier of electronic components, the Waldenburg based company thus wants to ensure that the production of urgently needed medical technology can be further expanded worldwide.

Overcoming the Challenges and Taking Advantage of Hybrid Cloud Environments

  • by Neil Miles
  • Opinion

By Neil Miles
Whether it’s increased flexibility, scalability or cost efficiency - the advantages of a hybrid cloud approach are many. However, companies can only benefit from a truly hybrid IT approach, if they prepare for the inherent complexity.

Emerson announces May 1 deadline for 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarship

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The merit-based scholarships are awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions. Recipients may also be eligible for an Emerson internship.

Sectigo partners with Infineon to protect IoT devices

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The integration provides manufacturers with a complete certificate management solution, including issuance and renewal, starting right on the factory floor, with secure certificate creation and insertion using the OPTIGA TPM for private key storage.

Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announces Contilio as winner of Smart Construction Challenge

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As the winner, Contilio was awarded €25,000 and the opportunity to deliver a live proof of concept (POC) at the TÜV SÜD International Business Park in Singapore.