Products

May 16, 2019 – Rockwell Automation has released the new ThinManager version 11.0 software, which delivers production information from any FactoryTalk application to operators wherever they are in a facility.
April 16, 2019 – Inductive Automation has released Ignition 8, a major update to its signature software platform that addresses industrial organizations’ needs for expanded architectures, enhanced security and mobile solutions.
April 10, 2019 – FANUC America, supplier of robotics, CNCs, and machine tools, is demonstrating its Zero Down Time (ZDT) Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution at Automate 2019 in Chicago this week.
March 19, 2019 – Bosch Rexroth has released a new version of its MTX CNC system for the additive manufacturing process.
February 13, 2019 – OCTOPUZ Inc., a Waterloo, Ontario–based simulation software provider, has introduced a new suite of tools for optimizing robotic toolpaths.
February 8, 2019 – OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, has introduced 2019.1, a new release of its hyperMILL CAD/CAM software suite.
April 3, 2019 – Rockwell Automation has debuted two industrial control products with built-in security at Hannover Messe 2019.
February 14, 2019 – Opto 22 has released the groov serial I/O module GRV-CSERI-4 for communications.
February 1, 2019 – Balluff has debuted I/O hubs that deliver M8 quick connect to enable distributed modular architecture for compact footprint machines and end effectors.
January 8, 2019 – B&R has created new mapp functions in SafeDESIGNER, for the creation of safety applications.
January 7, 2019 – WIN Enterprises, a global manufacturer of embedded x86 motherboards and appliances for OEMs, has announced the line of PL-81980 network servers.
December 6, 2018 – Belden, the signal transmission specialist, has released the new Hirschmann BOBCAT switch.
May 15, 2019 – B&K Precision has expanded its portable data recorder line with the DAS220-BAT.
April 8, 2019 – ATS Automation Tooling Systems has unveiled a new platform for factory optimization with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at the Automate trade show, running April 8-11, 2019 in Chicago. 
September 30, 2018 - Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding its IO-Link portfolio with new RFID read/write heads.
August 22, 2018 - Omron's new palm-sized NX1 machine automation controller allows manufacturers to collect and use information to improve productivity.
May 28, 2018 - Artila Electronics has launched the new FreeRTOS programmable device server, Aport-214PG. Merging the legacy RS-485 based devices into an industrial Ethernet network can be a challenging task to system integrators due to slow responses and various data format.
May 26, 2018 - Balluff’s new break-off magnetic mount with tag holder is designed to allow for easy integration of RFID systems. Using a magnetic connection, they are ideal for presses where frequent tool or size changes are required, explains the company.
February 27, 2019 – Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has released new OpenVPX backplanes for 6U applications.
February 5, 2019 – Amphenol RF, a manufacturer of coaxial connections, has introduced the small form factor AMC4 connectors, a micro-miniature product series that features push-on coupling design.
January 16, 2019 – Hammond Power Solutions, a manufacturer of dry-type transformers and magnetics, has announced an improved line of three-phase encapsulated transformers for industrial and harsh environments.
December 14, 2018 – Carlo Gavazzi has launched the RGC3 48 series, the newest addition to its portfolio of three-phase RGC3 solid-state relays (SSRs).
September 27, 2018 - Mencom is now offering ILME “SQUICH” spring terminal rectangular connectors, used in a variety of industrial machinery in rugged industrial environments.
September 11, 2018 - WAGO, the electrical connections provider, has introduced the MCS MAXI 832 Series, which the company says the world’s first lever-actuated PCB connector for high-power applications up to 66 A/600 V, and up to 4 AWG conductors.
May 7, 2019 – Rittal is highlighting its Blue e, wall-mounted, UL listed, Type 3R/4 air conditioning units for indoor or outdoor enclosures ahead of the summer.
March 5, 2019 – Rittal has debuted stainless-steel variants of its Blue e+ cooling unit series for ambient conditions.
February 21, 2019 – Hammond Manufacturing has released 1551V miniature ventilated sensor enclosures to house sensors and small sub-systems installed in the manufacturing environment as part of IoT systems.
January 4, 2019 – Vortec's line of enclosure coolers are designed to keep small electronic components such as resistors and switches cool in control panels, which the company says helps to protect sensors, solenoids, relays and PLCs.
December 20, 2018 – Hammond Manufacturing has introduced 4U high versions and added extended 559 mm depths to all heights of its RM family of 1U - 4U 19-inch rack mounting and desktop enclosures.
December 11, 2018 – AutomationDirect is now offering the AttaBox brand from Robroy Enclosures, which offers large selections of non-metallic corrosion-resistant polycarbonate, fiberglass-reinforced polyester, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) enclosures for equipment protection in a wide range of applications.
May 21, 2019 – Balluff has released point-of-use, touch screen digital displays to visualize four different types of signals — analog signals, incremental counter signals, start/stop pulse signals, and synchronous serial SSI signals.
April 29, 2019 – B&R Automation has released the Power Panel C50, a new HMI device that combines a controller with a projected capacitive touch screen.
January 24, 2019 – Heidenhain’s newest digital readout (DRO) is now available to the market and promises to help machinists use their manually operated machine tools (with up to four axes).
November 21, 2018 – EXOR has released an update to its HMI line, taking the eTOP500 series for harsh environments and updating it with the recently released eX700 series.
November 13, 2018– TRU-Vu Monitors, a supplier of industrial-grade LCD monitors and touch screens, has released a new 19” LCD monitor with 4:3 aspect ratio. 
September 13, 2018 - Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has released modular industrial panel PCs based on three performance-segmented models – a control panel, industrial thin-client and an industrial monitor.
April 24, 2019 – Bosch Rexroth has announced its 4WRPEH proportional control valves and HEDE10 pressure switches are now available with IO-Link interfaces, the open standard for hydraulic actuators and sensors. 
April 11, 2019 – Festo debuted its new DGST series pneumatic mini-slide at the Automate 2019 trade show this week in Chicago. 
December 7, 2018 – Festo Canada has added EHPS, a parallel gripper for standard movements involving small workpieces.
November 14, 2018 – At the 2018 Automation Fair this week, Festo introduced new solutions that work with Rockwell Automation’s data-driven manufacturing and processing initiatives.
October 25, 2018 – Festo has launched a new line of FDA-compliant pneumatic tubing called PTFEN that the company says delivers the high-pressure, heat, corrosion and hydrolysis resistance required for harsh operating environments in many process industries.
August 28, 2018 - Amada Miyachi America, a manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting and micro-machining equipment and systems, is offering the KN-II Series pneumatic weld head for opposed electrode welding applications that require fast follow-up to prevent material expulsion.
April 23, 2019 – Beckhoff Automation has introduced the new, ultra-compact C6032 industrial PC (IPC).
January 11, 2019 – Lanner has added the LEC-3034 series to its industrial-grade box PC product lineup.
September 7, 2018 - Beckhoff Automation will debut a new generation of ultra-compact Beckhoff Industrial PCs (IPCs) at Hannover Messe USA, which is part of IMTS Chicago (September 10-15, 2018).
May 2, 2018 - Beckhoff Automation has expanded its C60xx series of ultra-compact Industrial PCs with the addition of the new C6017 unit.
Mar. 2, 2018 - Beckhoff Automation has released the C6030 industrial PC (IPC), describing it as a new series of space-saving Beckhoff IPCs that first launched with the C6015 has proven to be extremely successful in the marketplace.
Jan. 18, 2018 - Artila has launched the Matrix-713 gateway system, describing it as a fanless Linux-ready Cortex-A5 industrial box computer suitable for the mobile computing, integration and control needs of smart factories.
January 10, 2019 – The Sysmac AI Controller for human-machine collaboration is now available from automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas.
December 12, 2018 – HARTING's M12 Magnetics product line offers the first transformer and socket in the M12 form factor with IP65/67 ratings.
August 31, 2018 - AutomationDirect has announced its Socomec SIRCOVER UL 1008–rated manual transfer switches for resistive load or total system applications.
August 10, 2018 - Balluff's new line of visual indicators, part of the company's SmartLight product family, is capable of directing, instructing and guiding operators in almost any manufacturing task.
Jul. 20, 2018 - APEM has announced the latest in its popular I series pushbutton range with the new compact and waterproof  IX series. The IX series, APEM explains, combines the qualities of the IP and IA series with a backlit switch, 12-mm diameter compact bushing and flexible elastomer membrane actuator.
Jun. 21, 2018 - Binder USA is offering LED lights constructed with stainless steel for a durable shell that is IP69K rated when mated to a binder molded connector. A 120-degree angle of illumination is provided and 50,000 hours of lighting is designed to provide dependable results from the binder LED light bar.
Mar. 8, 2017 - Artila Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of embedded device networking and computing, has released the new FreeRTOS based, IBM Bluemix ready remote I/O module, RIO-2010BM, which is powered by a 32-bit NXP LPC1768 100MHz ARM Cortex M3 processor and equipped with 64KB SRAM 512KB Flash.
Aug. 5, 2016 - Mornsun has released its new 3W three-phase four-wire AC/DC converter LS03-16BxxSS and LD03-16Bxx series which meet UL60950/EN60950/FCC part 15 standards.
Aug. 17, 2015 - Artila Electronics has released RIO-2010PG, the new FreeRTOS programmable remote I/O module.
Aug. 17, 2015 - Advantech says its Windows 10 IoT (Internet of Things) will power a range of intelligent connected devices from smaller equipment such as gateways or mobile point-of-sale units, to industrial devices like robots and specialty medical equipment.
Aug. 13, 2015 - Mettler Toledo is offering the IND570 industrial terminal, which it says is characterized by its ability to deliver accuracy, durability and versatility.
Aug. 11, 2014 - Harting has introduced complementary M12 X-Code components — straight and angled PCB receptacles and M12-to-RJ45 panel adaptors, as well as an M12 gender changer — that expand the deployment capabilities of its har-speed M12 X-Code connectors. Like the har-speed M12 X-code itself, these new parts have been developed to facilitate 6A Gigabit Ethernet installations increasingly common in machine and plant automation. The new straight and angled receptacles and adaptors meet the requirements for Cat 6A and Performance Class EA, with maximum transfer rates for 1/10 Gigabits. That makes them effective additions for the eight-wire Ethernet environment or for transferring signals. A mounting bracket also is offered for the M12 X-Code gender changer.www.harting.ca
March 21, 2019 – B&R Automation now offers SafeROBOTICS functions for tripods to safely monitor all types of delta kinematic systems.
November 19, 2018 – AutomationDirect has added the ReeR MOSAIC system of safety monitoring and control devices, which is modular for managing all safety functions of a single machine or an entire plant.
November 8, 2018 – B&R Automation has developed the ACOPOStrak transport system for safe productivity at workstations with collaborative robots.
August 31, 2018 - Rockwell Automation has released the Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system to isolate robotic work cells from the rest of the plant with transceiver technology.
August 10, 2018 – Specifically intended for the North American market, these fused disconnects from Lovato Electric are compliant with the UL98/CSA C22.2 n°4 standard.
July 30, 2018 - Balluff has released a new family of safety light curtains with IO-Link connectivity. These devices can be connected directly to the Balluff Safety Over IO-Link module.
January 25, 2019 – The CNC EDM line from KAAST Machine Tools can cut and create a variety of tools.
November 29, 2018 – Schleuniger has released its new CoaxStrip 6580 coaxial cable stripping machine, which the company says offers increased stripping quality.
October 1, 2018 – Amada Miyachi America has announced an update to its Series 320 electronic weld head system, which increases the maximum weld force to 7.0 lb (3175 gm) with a maximum follow-up force of 7.75 lb (3520 gm).
September 17, 2018 - HP has released the HP Metal Jet, which uses 3D printing technology for high-volume manufacturing of production-grade metal parts.
September 14, 2018 - Optomec, a global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D-printed metals, has unveiled the LENS 860 Hybrid Controlled Atmosphere (CA) System.
August 13, 2018 - Heidenhain, a manufacturer of controls for machine tools, has announced that its popular TNC 640 high-performance mill-turn control, will now only be available with touch technology.
March 26, 2019 – Emergent Vision Technologies has added four camera models with polarization image sensors featuring Sony’s Polarsens technology to its HR and HT series of cameras with a 10 GigE interface.
March 6, 2019 – Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has released the APODIUS Vision System 2D, a standalone solution for advanced carbon-fibre part inspection.
March 1, 2019 – Quebec City–based INO has released the MICROXCAM-384i-MLWIR, an infrared camera based on the sensitive INO 384 x 288-pixel uncooled microbolometer FPA.
February 15, 2019 – Omron Automation Americas has released the FHV7-series smart camera featuring a multi-colour light alongside a range of image sensors.
January 15, 2019 – FLIR Systems has added three midwave infrared (MWIR) camera cores to its Neutrino line for industrial, commercial and defense products.
November 6, 2018 – Vancouver's LMI Technologies, a specialist in 3D scanning and inspection, is revealing three new 3D inspection products at Vision 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany this week.
March 7, 2019 – Verti-Lift has released a hydraulic upender with a V-cradle design, ideal for ergonomic positioning rolls of steel, paper rolls, coils or spools, tubular tanks and other cylindrical products.
October 10, 2018 - Rite-Hite has developed a new high-speed door that the company says is easy to keep clean in food operations.
October 9, 2018 – Liftomatic Material Handling has introduced a customized portable drum handler for C1 D1 applications.
Apr. 3, 2018 - Handling Specialty describes its four-post­ electro-mechanical lifting systems as a “superior alternative” to fixed height work stands or scaffolding.
Apr. 2, 2018 - Columbia’s new Variable Position Turner (VPT) technology aims to maximize speed and flexibility for inline high-speed palletizing. 
Mar. 7, 2018 - The lean goal is to move toward a forklift-free operation wherever it is practical, according to Topper Industrial. An Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) tugger cart system is a forklift-free system that compliments lean manufacturing by shortening lead times, minimizes waste of the production line, and maintains an even flow of activities, it describes, adding that a tugger cart system will reduce the need for many forklift trips.
April 30, 2019 – H2W Technologies has debuted a redundant voice coil motor with a multiple coil design.
April 26, 2019 – Twin Spring Coupling has debuted a servo coupling replacement (beam, elastomeric, bellows) that runs at high speed and high torque and higher angles of misalignment for less maintenance than universal, servo and flexible couplings.
April 22, 2019 – Gam Gear has released the new SSP Series, a washdown servo gearbox solution designed for food, medical or sanitary applications.
March 22, 2019 – Suhner has redesigned its precision slides with improvements such as rigidity and compact design, including a variety of optional slide assembly features and accessories.
March 20, 2019 – POSITAL has added two- and four-wire versions of the single-cable BiSS Line interface for its family of motor feedback kit encoders, allowing for compatibility with PLCs and controllers from most major manufacturers.
March 18, 2019 – Maxon has released the EC-i 52XL 200W brushless servo motor for applications with limited space that require high torque and dynamics.

PLC

February 6, 2019 – Beckhoff Automation recently released the TwinSAFE safety controllers for adaptation to the specific safety requirements of individual machine concepts. 
January 23, 2019 – Real Time Automation, Inc. (RTA) has added pre-configured barcode scanning packages to its 435NBX ASCII to PLC gateway offering.
October 4, 2018 - AutomationDirect has added more AC, DC and analog I/O modules to increase the capabilities and versatility of the Productivity1000 micro-modular PLC.
Jun. 28, 2018 - With PSS67 PLC, automation company Pilz say it is launching the first safe PLC controller with protection type IP67. PSS67 PLC can be installed outside the control cabinet, directly on the machine, described as helping users save space, reduce their wiring work and enjoy greater flexibility when implementing decentralized control architectures.
Jun. 10, 2018 - AutomationDirect has added more I/O expansion modules to its BRX Micro PLC product line. BRX I/O expansion modules add digital and analogue I/O as needed to expand machine and process control applications. According to AutomationDirect, BRX expansion modules easily snap onto the side of any BRX Micro PLC Unit (MPU) or the new BRX Remote I/O controller.
Mar. 29, 2018 - Rockwell Automation says machine designers can use a new Allen-Bradley Micro870 PLC to help optimize the control architecture in large standalone machines or systems.
May 2, 2019 – Schneider Electric has introduced the Galaxy VS, a modular 10-100 kW three-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) designed to meet the critical power requirements of IT, commercial and industrial facilities.
March 15, 2019 – Power management company Eaton has launched its 5P rackmount lithium-ion uninterruptible power system (UPS) in North America.
February 11, 2019 – Eaton has launched its high-density rack power distribution unit (PDU) platform in North America.
January 22, 2019 – AutomationDirect has added economical PSV series power supplies and universal battery control modules to the RHINO DC power supplies lineup.
December 4, 2018 – FactoryMation is now carrying a new series of slim-line DIN rail power supplies by IMO Precision Controls.
November 22, 2018 – ADVANCED Motion Controls has released the PFC2400W375 power supply, designed to feed 400V series servo drives with a low noise 375 VDC bus.
March 25, 2019 – Siemens has introduced the new Sinamics G120X drive, designed for use in pump, fan and compressor applications in process industries such as pulp and paper, water/wastewater and other industrial environments.
March 4, 2019 – AutomationDirect has released its SOLO line of basic temperature controllers to provide single-loop control for heating and cooling processes using a thermocouple or RTD input signal and a relay, voltage pulse or current output signal.
February 12, 2019 – Buehler has added the new UH4000 Series Universal Hardness Tester to its line of measurement tools for process control.
January 18, 2019 – Seeq Corporation has released R21, an update to its advanced analytics solution for process manufacturing customers.
November 23, 2018 – AW-Lake Company has introduced the FAC-S analog output sensor, which hardwires with any flow meter to provide voltage, current or Bluetooth connectivity of readings.
October 29, 2018 – Bosch Rexroth has announced the Sytronix DFEn 5000, a new variable-speed pump drive in the Sytronix family, which is a modular system of pumps, controllers, motors and software. 
May 14, 2019 – New Scale Robotics has released a new metrology solution including a precision gripper, metrology fingertips kit, tech note, and software examples that allow users to automate small part measurement and sorting using collaborative robots (cobots) from Universal Robots. 
May 3, 2019 – ROEQ has developed a new conveyor top module for use on Mobile Industrial Robots' (MiR) MiR500 autonomous mobile robot.
April 25, 2019 – Mobile Industrial Robots has launched the MiR1000 autonomous mobile robot (AMR), which can automatically pick up, transport and deliver pallets and other heavy loads up to 1,000 kg (2,200 lbs) through dynamic environments.
April 12, 2019 – OnRobot has launched the new Digital I/O Converter Kit to support seamless integration of its RG2, RG6, Gecko and VG10 grippers with a wider range of both collaborative robots (cobots) and traditional robotic arms.
March 11, 2019 – SCHUNK has announced the upcoming release of its Co-act EGL-C long-stroke gripper for human/robot collaboration.
February 6, 2019 – OnRobot, a supplier of end-of-arm tooling for collaborative robots, has announced the general availability of the Gecko Gripper, its tool that uses millions of micro-scaled fibrillar stalks to adhere to a surface using powerful van der Waals forces, mimicking the same way that geckos climb.
March 28, 2019 – The AutomationDirect line of inductive proximity sensors now includes additional harsh-duty sensors and new standard-duty sensors with quadruple sensing ranges.
March 12, 2019 – Palmer Wahl Instruments, Inc. has released a new generation of fixed infrared temperature sensors, called the R series.
February 25, 2019 – NewTek Sensor Solutions has released vented versions of its M-375 miniature LVDT linear position sensors, specially designed to provide reliability and accuracy under a combination of high pressure, extreme temperatures, shock and vibration conditions.
February 20, 2019 – Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched its first blue laser scanning sensor for creating point clouds.
February 7, 2019 – Rockwell Automation has added the Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 photoelectric sensor to its smart sensing portfolio.
January 29, 2019 – Carlo Gavazzi has launched capacitive proximity sensors with integrated IO-Link.
May 17, 2019 – Leine Linde has launched ADS Uptime, a new generation of condition monitoring system for encoders.
May 8, 2019 – Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division is launching a new wireless, inline, gap and flash measuring system.
May 1, 2019 – The Kistler Group has launched KiXact, a technology that enables measurement uncertainty to be reliably and automatically calculated and interpreted by the user.
March 29, 2019 – API has introduced its 6DoF vProbe, a handheld tactile probing system, to perform part inspections conventionally performed by large fixed coordinate measuring machines (CMM).
March 27, 2019 – Carlo Gavazzi is launching the RG..M Series of single-phase solid state relays and contactors with integrated monitoring features.
December 5, 2018 – Automated Precision, Inc. (API) has announced the launch of its updated series of high-accuracy Radian laser trackers, which comprises three models: Radian Pro, Radian Plus and Radian Core.
November 15, 2018 – Industrial LED lighting specialist Dialight has launched a 72,000-lumen Vigilant High Output High Bay fixture, designed to deliver illumination at mounting heights above 18 metres (60 feet).
September 6, 2018 - Dialight, the LED indicator technology provider, has released the new 597 SMD series of four LED indicators for tighter intensity binning, reduced light bleed and electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for high-performance electronics, networking and control panel applications.
July 31, 2018 - Walter Surface Technologies recently added the SURFOX™ 305, a patented electrochemical MIG and TIG weld cleaning system, to its product catalogue.
July 30, 2018 - Panasonic has introduced a new pair of sleek handheld devices to its Toughbook line, designed to make the workplace more responsive.
Jul. 6, 2018 - Crafted with SHOWA’s Eco Best Technology, the 707HVO is a chemical-resistant glove that is described as delivering optimum fit, feel and comfort while protecting against chemicals.
Jun. 21, 2018 - With its new PODIS LED lamps, Wieland Electric says it offers pluggable, maintenance-free lighting solutions for construction, industrial and machine applications.
March 14, 2019 – binder USA has expanded the M12 product family with the addition of the positionable and lockable M12 male panel-mounted connector.
February 22, 2019 – Helukabel, a supplier of cable, wires and accessories, has added two new cable accessories to its product portfolio – the HELUTOP MS-EP5 and a copper grounding strap.
January 17, 2019 – Binder USA introduces the new M12-DT cordset, moulded to a binder M12-A cordset with a black PTFE-coated locking nut.
January 3, 2018 – igus has introduced a flexible cable for use in energy chains that delivers motor power and feedback functions through a single cable.
August 29, 2018 - Binder USA  now offers M12 A-, D-, and X-Code industrial Ethernet connectors and cordsets.
May 26, 2018 - VFD cable from AutomationDirect is now available in customer specified lengths in one-foot increments. VFD cable is used to organize and protect the input and motor power wiring for variable frequency drives, and is designed using grounding, shielding & insulation to reduce VFD-related interference (EMI) on nearby equipment.
February 28, 2019 – Antaira Technologies has expanded its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the AMS-2111 series.
Apr. 27, 2018 - To help secure sensitive data on the manufacturing floor, Mencom has announced industrial wireless access points designed to be a rugged solution to industrial applications that require a wireless connectivity.
Mar. 19, 2017 - Belden has expanded its industrial wireless portfolio with the addition of the BAT867-R Wireless Access Point, describing it as a compact and rugged device designed to help industrial applications maximize efficiency and performance.
Aug. 9, 2016 - Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group says its complete series of 2.4G WISE-4000 IoT wireless I/O modules will “revolutionize the way data is gathered from remote or difficult to wire locations.”
Aug. 9, 2016 - Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has announced the launch of two new “high performance” wireless solutions, the EKI-6331AN and the EKI-6332GN, describing them as “cost effective” solutions for a range of environments requiring 2.4 GHz (802.11 b/g/n) and 5 GHz (802.11 a/n) channels.
Sept. 22, 2015 - Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the next-generation SimpleLink SensorTag, a development kit that promises easy and quick integration of sensor data with wireless Cloud connectivity.

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