With the 3rd edition of the IEC 61131-3 standard and some additional wishes from the implementers, an update was needed. The final version 1.01 will have the major changes in Table 26 ‚Äì Mapping IEC 61131-3 elementary datatypes to OPC UA built in datatypes, which in addition contains a new column with a NodeID for each type , and in Table 39 ‚Äì Numeric Identifiers for IEC 61131-3 defined nodes.
The combination brings together AVEVA‚Äôs design, engineering and construction capabilities with Schneider Electric‚Äôs industrial software business, which ranges from simulation through to real-time manufacturing operations management.
Markus Schmidt, President of Swisslog Logistics Automation Americas, announced the appointments as part of Swisslog‚Äôs global initiative to focus on key customers and industries.
By Vikrant Angia, VCO Systems Too many in the picking product space fail to understand the complexities of the fast-changing omni-channel experience and associated total supply chain costs. Organizations must be optimized to provide the right product to end customers, across the various channels that share inventory.
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com Taking place from November 2-3 2017, the event put a spotlight on SAP‚Äôs IT/OT real-time transaction processing and integration of manufacturing controls and automation for their customers.
By Anthony Borges, PINpoint Information Systems There are many common challenges manufacturers face on their assembly lines which must be overcome to produce quality products in the most efficient way. It is after-all the assembly line where products are born, from physical actions, or process steps performed by both line workers and machines.
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The manufacturing system - combining smart equipment, improved processes, plant automation and MES software - delivered on traceability and compliance requirements as well as on efficiencies.
The purchase of HighJump will be from its parent company, Accellos Holdings and its primary investor, Accel-KKR, a technology focused investment firm. Both parties agreed not to disclose details of the purchase price.
Protoduction‚Äôs proprietary process, ‚ÄúConcept 2 Reality‚Äù, is designed to bridge the gap between design engineering and manufacturing, providing customers with a consultative approach to product development.
Monitoring and data acquisition products for the manufacturing industry are already a key part of Kistler‚Äôs portfolio of integrated quality assurance solutions. The acquisition of IOS‚Äô MES software is designed to take Kistler to the next level.
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