Articles & News on Machine Automation and Control

ARC Advisory Group releases Low Voltage Controlgear market report

  • News

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. 

FANUC America offers free trial of CNC GUIDE

  • News

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

ABB helps Indian cement plant enhance electrification and automation systems

  • 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.

CPAPs RE-INVENTed into Emergency Ventilators Using PLCs and HMIs

  • by Dr. Tom Burch, Auburn University
  • Case Study

AutomationDirect helped the team supply large quantities of reliable automation components in a short span of time, delivering products ready for development right out-of-the-box. Should circumstances require it, RE-INVENT is ready to save lives.

CERATIZIT USA partners with companies to join ventilator manufacturing process

  • News

High-precision drilling, reaming, countersinking and boring are specialties of CERATIZIT. Involved in this effort is Staub Precision Machine and the industrial distributor Abrasive Tool.

SCHNEEBERGER announces partnership with Sung-il Machinery Co

  • News

SCHNEEBERGER's offering of ball screws deliver performance in precision, running properties, wear resistance, and operating temperature — with safe operation up to the physical limit of the driving motors.

Beckhoff Automation announces Steve Rastberger as Northeast Region District Manager

  • News

He will work directly with Graham Harris, East Region Manager, and a team of sales and applications engineers in the area to drive further growth in Beckhoff sales and market share.

Beckhoff helps LSP Technologies increase flexibility in laser peening system

  • 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.

Counterfeit Parts: Manufacturing’s next threat?

  • by Nigel Smith
  • Opinion

By Nigel Smith
This article explains why counterfeit industrial equipment could present a ticking time bomb for manufacturers.

Rockwell Automation boosts TAE Technologies' efforts for nuclear fusion energy

  • News

While designing upgrades to the vacuum, the TAE Technologies team determined simulation wasn’t necessary, although they did need an understanding of the system limits to know what’s possible. They chose a solution they’re familiar with and turned to their partners at Rockwell Automation.