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Seco Launches New Global Website Robust content and optimised user experience guide manufacturers to metal cutting solutions

Seco Tools, a leading global provider of metal cutting solutions for milling, turning, holemaking and toolholding, recently launched its new global website,, to guide manufacturers to metal cutting solutions. The new helps customers improve productivity and navigate complex metalworking processes with access to robust product and technical information, best-in-the-industry resources and support in one centralised location. “At Seco, we understand that in today’s competitive marketplace, manufacturers need fast and reliable solutions to their complex metalworking challenges,” said Lars Bergstrom, CEO of Seco Tools. “The new makes it easier for our customers to find the products and support they need to increase productivity.”

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Industrial Ethernet and Wireless are growing fast Industrial network market shares 2017 according to HMS

Industrial Ethernet and Wireless growth is accelerated by the increasing need for industrial devices to get connected and the Industrial Internet of Things. This is the main finding of HMS Industrial Networks’ annual study of the industrial network market. Industrial Ethernet now accounts for 46% of the market (38 last year). Wireless technologies are also coming on strong, now at 6% (4) market share. Combined, industrial Ethernet and Wireless now account for 52% of the market, while fieldbuses are at 48%.

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New Anybus CompactCom enables automation devices to communicate on CC-Link IE Field

HMS Industrial Networks now extends the Anybus® CompactCom™ 40-series family with a new version which enables any automation device to communicate on CC-Link IE Field. This means that HMS now offers both embedded and stand-alone gateway solutions for any CC-Link-related communication issue, including CC-Link IE Field.

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HMS to offer the Netbiter remote management solution under the eWON® brand

As of October 3rd, HMS Industrial Networks will offer the Netbiter Remote Management solution under the newly acquired brand name eWON®. Alongside eWON Cosy and Flexy, Netbiter will be one of the three main product lines within the eWON Remote Solutions offering.


ACURO® AX73 completes Hengstler’s range of ATEX-rated absolute rotary encoders

The new Hengstler ACURO® AX73 is a class-leading optical encoder offering attributes such as ease of installation, high precision and compact dimensions. In addition, the introduction of the AX73 completes the company’s comprehensive family of ATEX-rated absolute rotary encoders, both optical and magnetic. Equipment designers now have an unprecedented choice for a host of hazardous environment components.

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Anybus Wireless Bolt — Connecting devices wirelessly

HMS Industrial Networks now introduces The Anybus Wireless Bolt — a wireless access point designed to be mounted on a machine or cabinet to give it wireless access via WLAN, Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy. This access makes it possible to do configuration via a regular tablet or smartphone or connect to a cloud service, realizing Industrial IoT.


Compact and extremely robust

For sub-zero applications: New Ex position switch for use in temperatures down to -60°C

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Time synchronization in the nanosecond range with IXXAT software

Adding to the existing and proven IXXAT IEEE 1588 solutions, HMS now presents protocol software for IEEE 802.1AS – the first commercially available software package for highly accurate time synchronization of AVB and TSN networks.

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