The MiR1000 is Collaborative and Autonomous.

MiR1000 Designed to automate and optimize the internal transportation of heavy duties and pallets. With a payload of 1000 kg, this is MiR’s most powerful robot, and even in highly dynamic environments it can transport heavy loads without any exterior safety measures...

Cognex Dataman 8000 Series

The only industrial handheld barcode reader that offers Industrial Ethernet communication and liquid lens technology. Dataman 8050 Series Handheld Barcode Reader Decodes well-marked direct part mark (DPM) and label-based codes in harsh factory floor environments....

Cognex In-Sight 2000 Series Vision Sensors

Combining the power of an In-Sight vision system with the simplicity and affordability of a vision sensor. Ideal for solving error-proofing applications, these vision sensors set new standards for value, ease of use and flexibility thanks to a powerful combination of...

NEFF Demo Expo!

NEFF Demo Expo! is back! Join the NEFF Automation Experts for a one-day event to showcase the quality automation products that NEFF and its partners have to offer. Many manufacturers will be there to demonstrate the latest innovations in automation technology,...

PhD Optimax

Built on the foundation of long-life products for industrial automation, PHD Optimax® products are actuators designed to meet machine builders’ performance requirements at a competitive price. These economical, efficient, and reliable actuators provide customers with...

Cognex In-Sight 9000 Series Vision System: 9912

The In-Sight® 9912 is Cognex’s first standalone, ultra-high-resolution, area scan vision system. With its ability to acquire and process exceptionally detailed images, the 12 megapixel (MP) 9912 delivers high accuracy part location, measurement, and inspection over a...

Dust Collection Solutions: Mac® Pulse Valve

High Performance. Long Life. The MAC® Pulse Valve series is designed to be a direct drop-in replacement for existing pulse technology. The MAC® solution utilizes a long life, bonded-spool design, instead of the traditional diaphragm style. MAC® also uses a balanced...

Cognex & URCaps

The Cognex In-Sight 2D Robot Guidance plugin greatly simplifies the communication, hand eye calibration, and vision guided robotics development between a UR robot and Cognex 2D Vision System. Take advantage of Cognex’s world class vision tools for any robot...

First and Only Cyber Security Solution for DNP3

CyberFence proactively delivers the most advanced cyber security optimized for industrial networks that protects against major vulnerabilities found in DNP3 systems. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: First and Only Cyber Security Solution for DNP3 Source:...

Cliff Williams to advise People and Processes

Cliff William joined the firm in an advisory role to assist in expanding their capacity in Maintenance and Reliability consulting and training. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Cliff Williams to advise People and Processes Source:...

PLC/PAC Experience Survey Results

By Bill Lydon, Editor Automation.com conducted a PLC/PAC Automation Experience survey with the goal to gather vendor ratings based on user experiences. The survey also asked questions on specific industry topics, including what are automation’s biggest problems. This...

Robotic Welding Advantages

By Tom Bonine, National Metal Fabricators Robotic welding is highly cost-effective, especially for longer production runs where programming time can be amortized over a large number of pieces. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Robotic Welding Advantages Source:...

China’s MV drive sales drop in 2014 and 2015

MV drive revenues declined by more than 10% in 2014 to $2.5 billion as increased competition and lower demand eroded prices, says HIS. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: China’s MV drive sales drop in 2014 and 2015 Source:...

NEMA says Business Conditions Rebounded Sharply in July

NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America improved by more than 20 points, marking an abrupt change of direction following three consecutive months of decline. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: NEMA says Business...

The Architecture of the SCADA Mobility Infrastructure

By Edward Nugent, PcVue Inc., et al The different way in which mobile device users interact with their devices compared to operator’s interactions with control room monitors requires a new SCADA architecture for mobility workers who rely on SCADA or BMS systems in...

The Architecture of the SCADA Mobility Infrastructure

By Edward Nugent, PcVue Inc., et al The different way in which mobile device users interact with their devices compared to operator’s interactions with control room monitors requires a new SCADA architecture for mobility workers who rely on SCADA or BMS systems in...

Icon Labs Releases Security Management System

Floodgate Security Manager provides security for IoT edge devices, including mobile, wireless, battery powered and mesh-based IoT sensors. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Icon Labs Releases Security Management System Source:...

Moxa releases AWK-3131A Wireless Bridge

AeroLink Protection on AWK-3131A automatically restores communications within 300ms of connection failure to help industrial wireless networks avoid interruptions. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Moxa releases AWK-3131A Wireless Bridge Source:...

Moxa releases AWK-3131A Wireless Bridge

AeroLink Protection on AWK-3131A automatically restores communications within 300ms of connection failure to help industrial wireless networks avoid interruptions. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Moxa releases AWK-3131A Wireless Bridge Source:...

Honeywell To Acquire Elster for $5.1 billion

Elster Division of Melrose Industries is a provider of thermal gas solutions for commercial, industrial, and residential heating systems and gas, water, and electricity meters. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Honeywell To Acquire Elster for .1 billion Source:...

Honeywell To Acquire Elster for $5.1 billion

Elster Division of Melrose Industries is a provider of thermal gas solutions for commercial, industrial, and residential heating systems and gas, water, and electricity meters. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Honeywell To Acquire Elster for .1 billion Source:...

Icon Scientific releases safe Viscometer

Viscometer is certified to the latest ATEX, IECEx and TIIS (Japan) standards and is suitable for zone 1 or zone 2 uses, and is ETL listed for the USA and Canada Class 1 Div1 Group CD, depending on application. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Icon Scientific releases safe...

Columbus McKinnon to Acquire Magnetek

Magnetek designs and manufactures digital power andmotion control solutions for material handling, elevators and mining applications. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Columbus McKinnon to Acquire Magnetek Source:...

Balluff releases BIS V RFID reader

BIS V can read three different frequencies of RFID tags and communicate via EtherNet/IP, Profinet, Profibus, CC-Link, or Ethercat. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Balluff releases BIS V RFID reader Source:...

EPLAN expands Data Portal for web service

Enhancements include a Report Center that delivers statistics about downloads and therefore important key figures for marketing and sales. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: EPLAN expands Data Portal for web service Source:...

Industrial Automation in China

By Georg Stieler, Stieler Technologie The Chinese market for Industrial Automation is growing much faster than other sectors of the Chinese economy and will almost double within the next five years, according to our estimations. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Industrial...

What’s the future for USB 3 in machine vision?

By John Morse, IHS Technology Despite the promotion and anticipated market growth of USB 3 cameras, they are forecast to account for only a quarter of USB camera revenues by 2019 Read the FULL ARTICLE here: What’s the future for USB 3 in machine vision? Source:...

Wunderlich-Malec Announces VIP Services Maintenance App

VIP Services (Virtual Information Portal) is a mobile maintenance app that was designed to improve efficiency, reduce downtime, attain Key Performance Indicators and increase productivity. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: Wunderlich-Malec Announces VIP Services Maintenance...

Industry 4.0 puts new demands on connection technology

By Andreas Huhmann, HARTING Industry 4.0’s use of Cyber-Physical Systems has radically altered the face of industrial production. Still, Industry 4.0 will only become a reality when the cyber world and physical world are connected. It entails new demands on network...

KEB America announces C6 Router

The Ethernet-based C6 Router comes with WAN, LAN, USB, serial and cellular interfaces, and standard digital I/O. Read the FULL ARTICLE here: KEB America announces C6 Router Source:...

Inside Automation – Theory Meets Reality

By Bill Lydon, Editor MAVERICK Technologies, in cooperation with ISA, recently hosted an event called “Inside Automation – Theory Meets Reality” at MAVERICK Technologies Headquarters. The vision of the event is to proved a venue where automation...