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Design & Build Custom-designed Control Systems With The Incentive Family

Jul 26, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII
incentive custom designed control systems

Powerful custom-designed control systems can be designed and built with the Incentive series of automation software components, developed in the US by Control Technology Corporation (CTC) and ...

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New Online Service Calculates CNC Machining Centre Return on Investment (ROI)

Jul 14, 2017 | by Rittal Ltd

When it comes to processing panels, CNC machining centres, such as Perforex from Rittal Automation Systems, are light years ahead of the alternative, manual approach when it comes to productivity and ...

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A Close Look Into When & Where Industry 4.0 Will Happen

Jul 07, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII
Chris Evans

An evaluation of the current status for realising Industry 4.0 from Chris Evans Marketing & Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric - Automation Systems Division - UK ...

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Robust Automation System Expanded For Use In Extreme Environments

May 26, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

A variant of the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750, the XTR range, is available to deliver I/O for industries and applications that are frequently required to withstand harsh conditions. With high protections ...

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How Industrial Automation Advances Have Created New Job Roles

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Before we even knew the extent to which technology could change our lives, Albert Einstein said, "I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation ...

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Major Shift for Automation Solution Providers to Align with IIoT-driven Industry Transformation

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Digital solutions crucial to growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation and Process Control team ...

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New Process Automation Profile Now Available for PROFINET

May 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

In process automation, rapid installation and easy operation of field devices are important user requirements – consistently across manufacturers. The PA Profile for PROFIBUS has already met these ...

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Do Food & Beverage SMEs Need to Push for more Process Automation?

Apr 12, 2017 | by Burkert Fluid Control Systems
PLC controlled pneumatic valve stations

Most large scale food processing plants have already grasped the advantages of improved automation and used them to minimise production costs and boost productivity. However, some medium and smaller ...

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CLPA and PI Interoperability Specification Opens New Pathways & Possibilities For Machine Integration Growth

Apr 07, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

With the growth of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) there are plenty of automation industry developments to excite machine builders and networking experts. Of particular note ...

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Food & Packaging Complete Automation Solutions And Industry-specific Components On Show

Apr 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Using the example of a foil bag machine, Baumüller shows its many years of interdisciplinary engineering expertise. The machine is equipped with a Baumüller complete concept, from the control ...

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