Automation & Control News & Articles

OPC Foundation announces addition of Google Cloud to member community

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OPC UA is an industrial, protocol-agnostic framework for the Industrial Internet of Things and Industrie 4.0 that contains mechanisms for secure, reliable, manufacturer and platform-independent information exchange, as well as options for semantic information modeling and self-description of devices.

Pepperl+Fuchs announces 2020 Online Summit

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Pepperl+Fuchs’ 2020 Online Summit is a free digital platform that will allow customers and other interested parties to learn about the latest trends and solutions in factory and process automation—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ARC Advisory Group releases Low Voltage Controlgear market report

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This ARC research explores current and historical market performance and related technology and business trends, identifies leading technology suppliers, and provides five-year (global/regional) forecasts for the low voltage controlgear market. 

HANNOVER MESSE announces Digital Days virtual event

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The HANNOVER MESSE Digital Days launch on 14 July with a diverse, top-class program. The event begins with the panel discussion “Forward to the New ‒ New Opportunities for Progress?” featuring Siemens board member Klaus Helmrich; Festo chairman Oliver Jung; BDI president Dieter Kempf; Friedhelm Loh Group owner and chairman Friedhelm Loh; Robert Bosch managing director Rolf Najork; and SAP board member Thomas Saueressig.

FANUC America offers free trial of CNC GUIDE

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To assist machine tool operators and builders through the rough economic times created in 2020, FANUC is offering this simulation tool at no cost.

Microchip Technology releases Analog Design eBook

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Microchip’s Analog Design eBook is intended to expand knowledge with insightful technical articles that will help any engineer.

Mitsubishi Electric uses industrial sewing machines to meet need for COVID-19 facemasks

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These machines reduce the production time of each individual mask compared to doing it by hand, and reduce the need for experienced sewing machine operators, as the process is fully automated.

Siemens and Salesforce announce strategic partnership to enhance workplace safety

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The partnership will combine Salesforce’s Work.com, powered by Customer 360, and Siemens’ Smart Infrastructure solutions, including Comfy and Enlighted, to orchestrate the processes, people and things that are essential to creating safe, connected workplaces for the future.

Siemens announces acquisition of UltraSoC Technologies

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The addition of UltraSoC to Siemens enables a unified data-driven infrastructure, and the creation of a solution to help semiconductor industry customers overcome key pain points including manufacturing defects, software and hardware bugs, device early-failure and wear-out, functional safety, and malicious attacks.

AutoGuide Mobile Robots announces opening of Massachusetts test facility

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Companies considering AMRs for their manufacturing, warehouse or other e-commerce-related distribution applications can virtually visit the test facility now—with the facility opening for onsite visits following Massachusetts’ phased re-opening guidelinesto see how the AMRs would work in their own facilities.