Products for Standards

KEB Automation and KUKA partner to release C6 HMI LC system

  • KUKA Systems GmbH

The KEB system combines display, using an HMI, and control, via a PLC – in a single machine. EtherCAT, as a fieldbus, also facilitates connection to the robot.

Parker announces release of Automation Manager 1.4

While the PAC is Parker’s machine controls solution that combines PLC, HMI, and motion control functionality into a single device, Parker Automation Manager (PAM) is a single integrated development environment (IDE) used to program it.

Weintek introduces Gateway model cMT-G03/G04

cMT-G03/G04 can independently communicate with the devices, and convert the protocols to MQTT, OPC UA, and SQL...etc, integrating data to IIoT.

Kepware announces release of KEPServerEX version 6.5

  • Kepware

KEPServerEX version 6.5 includes secure deployment guidelines, greater project file protection, enhanced password configuration and other updated security components.

maxon motor announces EPOS4 Compact 50/8 EtherCAT and EPOS4 Compact 50/15 EtherCAT digital positioning controllers

The devices are suitable for use with both brushed DC and brushless EC motors (BLDC) and come with comprehensive feedback options such as Hall sensors, as well as incremental and SSI absolute encoders

ABB introduces modular enabled process automation solution

  • ABB

The new modular automation system is designed for pharmaceutical plants, biotech manufacturers, fine chemical factories and food and beverage industries. It is the first time that ABB offers a solution based on the modular automation concept to automate and orchestrate intelligent modules tailored to the plant’s manufacturing needs.

Seeq releases R20 software update

Recent releases of Seeq have focused on enabling larger deployments through scalability features in the software by making the Seeq application easier to use. Seeq also announced their new Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) office will be led by Seeq Managing Director for EMEA Mike Purcell

Galil Motion Control introduces EDD-3701x EtherCAT slave drive

  • Servo2Go.com Ltd.

The EDD-3701x can interface with Galil masters (DMC-500x0 and DMC-52xx0) for sophisticated applications or with TwinCAT for simple applications

Rockwell Automation announces OPC UA support through the FactoryTalk Linx communications software

  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rockwell Automation

Support for the vendor-neutral standard is provided through the FactoryTalk Linx communications software, which allows Rockwell Automation and third-party products to exchange data.

Beckhoff announces EL34x3 series of EtherCAT Terminals

  • Beckhoff Automation

Energy management for machine operation and the energy industries creates a range of demands, starting with basic monitoring of the supply network and process control to power monitoring. The EtherCAT I/O terminals from Beckhoff is designed to answer these demands.