Automation & Control News & Articles

AMETEK helps Ternium enhance steel inspection process

  • Case Study

Ternium S.A., a steel manufacturer in the Americas, wanted to find a way to minimize these breakages, safeguarding the mechanical integrity of the mill and ensuring maximum process continuity.

How Industry 4.0 Can Get Factories Running At Full Speed

  • by Chris Turlica, MaintainX
  • Opinion

By Chris Turlica, MaintainX
Modern factories are as sophisticated as any server farm or computer lab, and to keep them firing on all cylinders we’ll need high-tech solutions too.

Digitalization Driving Manufacturing to New Heights

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Manufacturing and production companies are realizing digitalization requires structure, organizational changes, and integration of information technology (IT), operations technology (OT) and automation technology.

EPLAN's Cogineer helps Hanseatic Power Solutions automate control cabinet engineering

  • Case Study

Hanseatic Power Solutions GmbH (HPS) automated its control cabinet engineering in several steps and has just implemented EPLAN Cogineer. The company has now used a "before and after" comparison to record actual time savings. Electrical planning alone now takes only 20% of the original time.

B2A Technology announces Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer

  • News

Effective January 1 2021, Nicolas Breton will take the position of  Chief Executive Officer  of B2A Technology. Pierre Marol will remain involved in the development of the group as Chairman and Jean-Luc Thomé as a member of the Board.

Alltec/FOBA announces Sebastian Blösch as managing director

  • News

FOBA’s marking lasers, laser marking workstations and vision assisted laser marking workflows mark a variety of materials and parts not least in the key markets of Automotive and Medical but also in Electronics, Plastics and Tool, Metal and Mold Making. Worldwide sales and service branches serve the most important markets. Since 2004, Alltec/FOBA – headquartered near Lübeck/Germany – is part of the US-based Danaher Corporation.

HighByte announces two additions to Board of Directors

  • News

HighByte, an industrial software company, announced the appointment of both Betsy Peters and Corson Ellis to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. 

Sandvik helps Swedish school enhance sustainable energy efforts

  • Case Study

Sandvik has installed 330 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels onto the roof of the Göranssonska Technical High School in Sandviken, Sweden.

HARTING and seven other manufacturers establish M12 standard for push-pull locking mechanism

  • News

Phoenix Contact, HARTING, Molex, Murrelektronik, Binder, CONEC, ESCHA and Weidmüller have come together to establish a standard for the push-pull locking mechanism of M12 connectors on the market. Together, they are pursuing the one goal of ensuring compatibility across manufacturers.

Syncron announces Dr. Friedrich (“Fritz”) Neumeyer as Chief Executive Officer

  • News

Dr. Neumeyer has lived and worked in Italy, Germany, Belgium and the U.S. He will relocate to Sweden and will be based out of the company’s Stockholm headquarters. Dr. Neumeyer studied nuclear physics and has a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Darmstadt.