Articles & News on Control Panels

Electrical Panel Connectivity: Considering the Best Options

  • by Matt Hou
  • February 3, 2022
  • Feature

Terminal blocks, connectors/cordsets, and interface modules connect electrical and control panels to the outside world. To ensure that the electrical interfaces between panels and field wiring perform reliably for the long haul, panel designers need to consider the best connectivity options. This article was originally published in the December 2021 issue of InTech magazine.

Case Study: High-Quality Switchgear Equipment with Integrated Designs

  • April 29, 2021
  • Case Study

The standardization achieved with EPLAN Cogineer saves the Siemens electrical engineers a lot of time, while simultaneously improving quality–as does the three-dimensional control cabinet design made with EPLAN Pro Panel, which the company implemented at the same time.

Power Distribution Musts for an Efficient Edge System

  • by Hans Baumann
  • April 29, 2021
  • Feature

Edge computing offers major benefits to technology that requires handling a lot of data very quickly. Reducing data latency by bringing computers close to where data is being generated and used is helping hundreds of industries.

LAPP North America Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

  • August 11, 2020
  • News

LAPP North America has announced the appointment of Jay Lahman as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer.

ABB helps Indian cement plant enhance electrification and automation systems

  • June 7, 2020
  • News

ABB will also provide the new cement plant with electrification infrastructure items such as MV Switchgear with MV relays on IEC 61850 communication and LV Switchgear with ABB UMC100.3 intelligent motor controllers which combine intelligent motor protection and control functions and fieldbus communication, and fault diagnosis in a single device.

Beckhoff helps LSP Technologies increase flexibility in laser peening system

  • April 23, 2020
  • Case Study

To meet challenges, LSPT sought technologies that were reliable, accurate and fast. The system’s complex requirements made Beckhoff Automation a fit for LSPT.

StratEdge announces Reginald (Regi) Nocom joins company as process engineer

  • January 13, 2020
  • News

Nocom comes to StratEdge from Samtec, where he served as a research and development process engineer. He is certified in Six Sigma Green Belt training, has 5S and RETC semiconductor training, and has developed numerous manufacturing tools and processes.

Cisco's Catalyst IE3x00 Rugged Series switch earns 2019 exida Cyber Award

  • January 7, 2020
  • News

The exida Cyber Awards honor exida-certified products and processes that best demonstrate new and innovative work in the realm of automation cybersecurity. exida found the Catalyst IE3x00 demonstrated considerable security and resilience according to the IEC 62443-4-1 cybersecurity standard.

Modernizing Non-Technical Industries with Low Power Wide Area IoT Connectivity Services

  • December 18, 2019
  • Feature

By Ken Lynch, Senet Whether it is delivering propane for residential heat, optimizing industrial operations, reducing energy consumption in cities or reducing water loss through smart metering and water management solutions, an entire ecosystem of partners has the opportunity to provide limitless societal and economic benefit, delivering on the ultimate promise of the Internet of Things.

Benshaw announces acquisition of Aucom Electronics

  • December 18, 2019
  • News

The combined organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., offers a full range of applied motor control solutions, and is a supplier of low and medium voltage soft starters. Global operations now include facilities in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Middle East and Asia.