Articles & News on Packaging

WAGO Expands Free A-B Add-On Instruction Software Suite

  • News

Enhancements include support for WAGO’s Frequency Counter Module, 2-channel and 4-Channel 0-20mA Input Modules, as well as 2-channel 0–10V DC Output Module.

WITTENSTEIN announces Motor-to-Gearbox Online Configurator

  • News

The tool combines technical criteria in gearbox selection-for designers who know their application requirements-and finishes with CAD and technical data options.

Automation Cartoons - February 29, 2012

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto creates new political party called WAD as platform for presidential bid.

Rockwell Automation's Lower Cost, Higher Power 5370 CompactLogix Controllers

  • Feature

Automation.com, February 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
At Automation Fair 2011, Rockwell Automation released the new 5730 line of CompactLogix controllers. These controllers allow users and machine builders to get the power of the Logix architecture for smaller applications. Here's an overview of the new line.

Automation Cartoons - February 22, 2012

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto addressing automation engineers on campaign trail for WAD.

Digital Factory Superstructure Emerging with OPC UA

  • Feature

Automation.com, February 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
OPC UA is emerging as a fundamental technology for implementing Digital Factory concepts to increase production efficiency. The concept was reinforced at the ARC Forum in a session titled, Transforming Manufacturing with OPC UA: From Embedded to the Enterprise.

Rockwell Automation Product Philosophy

  • Feature

Automation.com, February 2012
By Bill Lydon
Rockwell Automation firmly believes there are users that only want simple controllers and users that want integrated control and information products. In order to meet these requirements Rockwell has two separate product and software architectures, Connected Components and Logix.

Ventyx absorbs Mincom

  • News

Ventyx completed the integration of Mincom and ABB Network Control into one enterprise solutions organization.

Invensys Supports VMWare and Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization Technologies

  • News

With virtualization, users can safely run several operating systems and applications at the same time on a single computer, with each having access to the resources it needs when it needs them.

EGE releases on-line sensor product finder

  • News

Using the product finder, customers can now make a pre-selection according to medium type, medium temperature, sensor material and design, voltage supply, connection type and ATEX category.