July 31, 2019 – The latest version of the FactoryTalk AssetCentre software from Rockwell Automation expands its asset-management and recovery capabilities to support several new types of assets.
July 22, 2019 – Siemens Digital Industries Software has released the Siemens Opcenter software, a cohesive portfolio of software solutions for manufacturing operations management (MOM).
June 19, 2019 – Honeywell has introduced Honeywell Forge for Industrial, an enterprise performance management software for operational technology that leverages process and asset digital twins and advanced data analytics.
June 3, 2019 – Moxa has released a major upgrade for its MXview industrial network management software, allowing for customers to integrate MXview into both IT and OT systems.
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.
July 30, 2019 – Mitsubishi Electric Automation has released the IoT Gateway, a network technology that allows the secure connection of machine assets to cloud services or an on-premises server for remote monitoring and visualization.
June 21, 2019 – Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol is announcing a new product family within its DeviceMaster industrial gateway lineup.
May 29, 2019 – Antaira Technologies has expanded its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the FCU-6001-SFP+ media converter.
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.
July 12, 2019 – ICP DAS USA's new PET-7H16M is a high-speed data acquisition module with a built-in Ethernet communication port for network data transfer.
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.
August 6, 2019 – AVX Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components, has expanded upon its wire-to-wire (WTW) connector portfolio with the release of the new 9286-300 Series poke-home connectors for 12–18AWG wire.
May 31, 2019 – Pixus Technologies, an Ontario-based provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers a 6U OpenVPX chassis platform with a mix of VITA 66.4 optical connectors and VITA 67.3 RF connectors.
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).
June 25, 2019 – Rite-Hite has developed the PitMaster V Dock Face Sealing System to seal open gaps on the loading dock face and pit floor in vertical leveler applications.
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.
July 23, 2019 – Endress+Hauser is offering two universal, device configuration tablet PCs that provide one-click mobile device configuration and plant asset management in hazardous environments.
July 9, 2019 – IDEC Corporation has released the HG5G-V 15" human-machine interface (HMI) touch screen, the largest model in its High-Performance family.
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.
July 3, 2019 – Bimba has added to its angular and parallel gripper portfolio with the new Bimba Pneumatic Gripper System (BPGS).
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.
July 15, 2019 – Litmus Automation has released LoopEdge 2.0, a complete edge computing platform designed to seamlessly connect all industrial assets and derive value with instant analytics.
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.
July 26, 2019 – AutomationDirect is now carrying Hammond HPS Spartan industrial open core control transformers for applications where high inrush or machine tool duty are not necessary.
July 18, 2019 – Linor Technology (Linortek), a research and development company that designs and builds controllers for the Internet of Things (IoT), has debuted a wireless equipment runtime monitor and alert system.
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.
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
July 16, 2019 – Rockwell Automation has introduced seven new safety modules across three I/O platforms for machine designers.
June 14, 2019 – IDEC Corporation has released the HS1T interlock switch with solenoid with 5,000N of locking force for machine and equipment guarding applications.
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.
July 24, 2019 – Grieve has introduced the electrically heated 500º F (~260ºC) No. 1018 three-zone belt conveyor oven, currently used for drying ceramic parts.
June 26, 2019 – Methods Machine Tools is now carrying the new FANUC RoboDrill ecoPLUS, which boasts a larger 21-tool capacity and increased speed via an optional 24,000 rpm spindle.
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.
July 4, 2019 – Matrox Imaging has expanded its Rapixo CXP series of frame grabbers, which now count versions with one and two connections to complement the original version with four connections.
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.
July 10, 2019 – Crown Equipment Corporation has debuted the V-HFM3 series of modular battery chargers for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries.
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.
August 9, 2019 – Festo’s new all-in-one YJKP modular servo press kit delivers a high level of precision and repetition accuracy for up to 15 common tasks, including bending, stamping and crimping.
July 25, 2019 – Aerotech has released the XC2 PWM digital drive, a small form-factor, single-axis motor drive designed for motion control applications.
June 20, 2019 – B&R now offers its ACOPOS P3 servo drives with the safety function Safely Limited Torque (SLT).
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.
August 12, 2019 – Emerson recently debuted a new portfolio of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) that will enable more comprehensive manufacturing control and production optimization.
June 24, 2019 – Opto 22 has added international standard IEC 61131-3 programming options in its groov EPIC edge programmable industrial controller.
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.
June 28, 2019 – Rockwell Automation has developed the Kinetix 5700 regenerative bus supply for industrial companies to reuse energy.
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.
June 12, 2019 – Festo has developed new advanced solenoid valves and coils for the petroleum and chemical sectors that the company says increase process safety.
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.
August 7, 2019 – Yaskawa Motoman has announced its long-reach, shelf-mounted PH-series robots specifically designed for the rigours of press room environments.
July 2, 2019 – The new extended-reach, six-axis AR3120 robot from Yaskawa Motoman offers an extra-long wrist range for improved application flexibility in arc welding applications.
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.
August 1, 2019 – Balluff’s newest precision laser sensors allow for precise positioning of small parts, as well as dark, transparent or complex-shaped objects.
July 8, 2019 – Balluff’s newest media-contacting temperature sensors provide continuous monitoring and measuring of process media temperature on machines and equipment.
July 5, 2019 – Bosch, along with its automation arm Bosch Rexroth, has developed the sensor device SCD (Sense Connect Detect) to help Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) specialists improve availability and efficiency on machines and equipment.
May 22, 2019 – Pepperl+Fuchs has debuted the F199 sensor for high-accuracy inclination measurement.
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.
August 13, 2019 – Mahr, a provider of dimensional metrology solutions, has introduced the new Precimar SM 60, a length measurement instrument for fast and precise external measurements on shop floor parts, with a measuring range of 60 mm.
June 13, 2019 – Endress+Hauser has released a new generation of ISFET sensors made with unbreakable PEEK for glass-free pH measurement and liquid analysis.
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).
August 8, 2019 – Dialight has launched the new Reliant High Bay line of industrial LED fixtures for the North American market.
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.
August 2, 2019 – binder USA has developed the Series 813 M12 L-coded male cable connector, ideal for DC power supply applications up to 63 V/16 A.
July 29, 2019 – Turck has added an overmolded junction box for cable consolidation applications to its connectivity portfolio.
June 27, 2019 – Fluke Networks has released an adapter supporting the ix Industrial connector for its DSX CableAnalyzer family of network cabling certification tools.
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.
July 11, 2019 – Antaira Technologies has introduced the ARS-7231-AC series as part of its industrial networking family.
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.
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