Automation & Control News & Articles

Emerson's Software Units, AspenTech to Merge in $11B Deal

  • News

Emerson Electric Co (EMR.N) said on Monday it would merge its software units with smaller rival Aspen Technology (AZPN.O) in a deal for about $11 billion, boosting its industrial automation business that caters to a swathe of sectors ranging from utility and mining to chemicals and automotive.

Matrox Imaging Donates $300K in Software Licenses to CRVI In Support of Quebec’s Industrial Innovation

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Incorporating Matrox Imaging vision software platforms in research and development of industrial robotics, computer vision, and artificial intelligence applications.

UL Introduces Extended Manufacturing Assembly Process Enabling Faster Speed to Market for Original Equipment Manufacturers

  • News

Schneider Electric becomes first UL customer to utilize EMAP for its FlexSeT switchboards – significantly reducing the time from order to delivery.

New ServiceNow Industry Solutions Help Organizations Adapt to a Digital-first World

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These new solutions are purpose-built to help organizations in the manufacturing, telecommunications, financial services and healthcare and life sciences industries fuel great experiences and connect more deeply with customers and employees in a new world of work.

NEMA Publishes Whitepaper Emphasizing Harmonized Cybersecurity Standards

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA CPSP 4-2021 Harmonized Cybersecurity Standards and Conformity Assessment.

New Book About Speed Measurements, Protection for Rotating Equipment

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Industrial supplier and service provider Istec has published a free book about speed measurements and overspeed protection for rotating equipment.

Manufacturing Technology Orders Reach $560 Million in August 2021, Highest Value Since September 2018

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Orders for manufacturing technology in August 2021 totaled $560 million, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Bosch Rexroth Helps Charlotte Students Discover Careers in Engineering and Manufacturing

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Special event at Bosch Rexroth Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center at Olympic High School highlights opportunities and resources to inform and encourage students at every level to pursue STEM education and career paths in manufacturing and engineering.

Manufacturing Cleaning Association Officially Partners with FiT

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The North American Manufacturing Cleaning Association (MCA) and the European Parts Cleaning Association FiT recently signed a partnership agreement to increase engagement in their respective markets.

PLC and Operator Interface Advantages Stack Up for a Large Container Automatic Stacking Crane Project

  • by Jill Burdette, Michael Cooper & Matt Mandros
  • Feature

Scalability and connectivity of PLCs and operator interfaces played a key role as TMEIC integrated 86 new container automatic stacking cranes for the Port of Virginia.