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NSK holds successful European Distributor Convention 2019

In the beautiful and historical town of Dubrovnik, Croatia, NSK hosted its 2019 European Distributor Conference. Over 100 delegates from distribution partners across all EMEA regions attended the 3-day-event to share information and network.


BTC14 Box Thin Client

The industrial box thin clients from Pepperl+Fuchs are a reliable and rugged generation of computers for visualizing process information. They have been specially developed for use in harsh conditions and 24/7 operation in industrial environments.


Innovative System Solutions for Process Automation

Finding solutions to complex problems requires considerable expertise, particularly where hazardous areas are concerned. Whether using sensor technology from industrial applications or highly flexible enclosures for explosion protection—only those with the requisite knowledge of the relevant subject area can offer the ideal customer solution. Pepperl+Fuchs's many years of experience in factory automation and process automation enable the company to adapt to customer requirements and bring the right products on the market.

NORD Drivesystems

New products from NORD at SPS smart production solutions

From 26 to 28 November 2019, one of the most important exhibitions for the automation industry will be held in Nuremberg: SPS. NORD DRIVESYTEMS will once again be presenting new products. The main focus is on an energy-efficient latest generation synchronous motor that considerably exceeds IE4, and on future-proof frequency inverters.


Autonomous gripping

Industrial gripping is about to undergo a fundamental upheaval. Whereas until now the pickup and depositing positions of workpieces, their geometry and the relevant gripping parameters always needed to be defined manually, in future gripping systems will handle the widest variety of gripping tasks of their own accord.

B&R News

Multitenancy for B&R cloud application

With the ability to process data from their machines and sell the resulting data back to their customers, OEMs can now implement new business models.

ABB News

China: Market of opportunities

China is one of the largest and most dynamic markets in the world, offering exciting opportunities for robotics and discrete automation.


EPLAN Sets New Data Standard in Control and Switchgear Construction

By implementing a new data standard, software solutions provider EPLAN contributes to further simplifying control and switchgear construction. The new standard increases the quality of article and device data in EPLAN Data Portal, a web service offering product catalogues from numerous component manufacturers. Several thousand data sets – for instance from Rittal, leading provider of enclosure systems and IT infrastructure – are already available at this premium level, and additional well-known component manufacturers are working on providing data in line with this new standard.

Advantech Embedded-IoT Group

Advantech Launches Palm Size Embedded System EPC-U2117

Advantech, a leading embedded computing provider announces its latest fanless embedded system EPC-U2117. The palm-sized system uses the latest Intel® Atom® E3900 processor technology to give a 30% CPU performance enhancement and a 45% graphic performance boost.

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