Beckhoff Automation to introduce eXtended Transport System (XTS) into the U.S. market at Pack Expo 2019

  • Beckhoff Automation

Beckhoff will showcase a lineup of updated automation hardware, software and gigabit communication via EtherCAT G for packaging machinery during the trade show, which runs September 23 – 25, 2019, and is expected to draw 30,000 attendees.

Emerson introduces enhanced version of AMS Machinery Manager

  • Emerson Automation Solutions

New integration between AMS Machinery Manager and the Plantweb Optics asset performance platform enables automated workflows.

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces DeviceMaster EIP-MOD gateways for EtherNet/IP controllers

  • Pepperl+Fuchs

The gateways enable EtherNet/IP controllers—such as CIP complaint controllers that support Class 1 and Class 3 connections, including PLCs, HMIs, SCADA systems, and OPC servers—to connect to Modbus master controllers.

ORing releases IGMG-P83244GC+-D4G gateway featuring Ignition Onboard and Ignition Edge Onboard

The gateway has built-in 8-port Gigabit Ethernet with 4x10/100/1000Base-T(X) and 4xGigabit SFP Combo ports.

Honeywell introduces Honeywell Forge for Industrial enterprise performance management software

  • Honeywell Industrial Automation & Control

Honeywell Forge for Industrial collects and integrates information from a manufacturer’s operations, analyzes and helps determine the achievable optimal performance and augments it with predictive analytics to identify opportunities for improvement.

Axiomtek introduces SDM500L signage computer module

  • AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd.

The Intel Core-based SDM500L is optimized for digital signage, interactive flat panel displays, interactive touch computers, video walls, etc.

IDEC releases HG5G-V 15” human-machine interface (HMI) touchscreen

  • IDEC Corporation

The HG5G-V 15” TFT-LCD screen features a resolution of 1024x768 pixels. Like all HMIs in the series, the HG5G-V offers brightness of 650 cd/m2 to deliver visibility, even in high-glare locations such as direct sunlight. Its backlight life rating is 100,000 hours minimum.

CADENAS and Vision Engineering introduce Deep Reality Viewer (DRV)

The DRV Z1 was originally developed to optimize quality control and production requirements in the sectors of electronics, aerospace, automotive and medical technology.

Balluff introduces series of touch-screen digital panel meters

Built to the same panel cut-out size, these displays have touch-screen operation and plain-text prompts to set their parameters, including the screen color, linearization, hysteresis, totalizer, offset and more. They also provide DC sensor supply.

Mitsubishi Electric announces Interactive Cycle Insertion screens for Renishaw GoProbe Macros

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automation

Interactive Cycle Insertion is an icon-based programming method that lets engineers choose and customize cycles or features directly into their G-code program, through the edit screen.