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VMonitor provides digital oilfield implementation and remote operations equipment. It has the world’s largest installed base of wireless wellhead monitoring systems for natural and artificially lifted wells, with more than 6,000 sites around the world.
In the newest version of ARC Advisory Group’s Distributed Control Systems Worldwide Outlook, study, ABB retained its leading worldwide market position. The overall global distributed control system market increased by three percent, while North America increased by almost 18 percent.
Ishida’s WM-4000 wrapper weighs, wraps and labels.
Emerson Process Management has released the TESCOM ER5000 Series of electropneumatic controllers that brings closed loop pressure control to a wide range of applications across multiple industries.
AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: Yaskawa Motoman's dual-robot control with its MLX100 Robot Gateway™ enables controlling and programming of Motoman robots entirely within the ControlLogix® platform, eliminating the need for an additional controller or language for robotic application development.
AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: ABB Robotics introduces an 8 kg model to its FlexPicker line, expanding high speed picking & packing performance to heavier items.
AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: Frommelt Safety's Vertiguard Automated Barrier Panel now features several upgrades that make it ideal for industrial facility managers looking to increase safety and productivity in their plants.
AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: Yaskawa Motoman has released a new STEM Robotics Platform for education and workforce development.
AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: ITW Muller introduces its Wrap n’ Ship Program, helping new customers who already purchase hand-wrapping film to incorporate some level of automation.
MOTORS, DRIVES & BEARINGS: Applied Motion Products' integrated steppers are specifically designed for wet environments and are ideal for outdoor use.
MOTORS, DRIVES & BEARINGS: ABB Inc. expands the power range of their 4kV general purpose medium voltage drive, acheiving ultra-low harmonic performance in a compact package for quick installation at higher power ranges.
By leveraging intelligence in a servo drive, automation designers are able to downsize or eliminate PLCs in many applications. Architected correctly, machines that utilize these smarter drives deliver higher throughput are more cost effective and are simpler to troubleshoot.
VRTX Technologies’ wireless remote monitoring systems for their cooling water treatment solutions automatically and instantly provide operational feedback and alerts.
PACKAGING EQUIPMENT: Eagle Packaging Machinery’s case sealers reduce time that is wasted when manually sealing cases and are available in automatic and semi-automatic models. Ideal for small and growing companies, the sealers provide an accurate and consistent sealing process.
PACKAGING EQUIPMENT: Oystar Group’s tube filling platform is highly productive and ergonomically designed for maximum process reliability through servo technology and excellent accessibility from all sides.
PACKAGING EQUIPMENT: Omega Design Corporation’s bottle unscrambler features patented rotary pockets and provides speed, precision and expandability.
Pressures to reduce staff levels for onsite operations coupled with the increasing sophistication and expense of automation and control equipment have led to growing trend to use modular structures to house and protect sensitive process and automation controls.
Aspen Technology Inc. has acquired Pipeline Scheduling System (“PSS”) and Dock Scheduling System (“DSS”) software from Refining Advantage Inc.
Intelligrated® provides automated material handling solutions for the brewery industry, integrating Alvey® palletizers and robotic solutions, conveyor systems, sortation solutions and advanced controls and software.
Founded in 1984, CyberOptics has been providing advanced optical sensors and inspection systems to the electronics assembly equipment market for 28 years.
Omega introduces new Integral Cap, Strain Relief and Cable Clamp (-CC) round pin standard-size, two-pole TC connectors, designed to connect TC wire or temperature sensor instrumentation with a temperature controller or process control human machine interface (HMI) automation panel.
The technology to prevent errors is already available. Automated pharmacy compounding systems have existed for more than a decade — it’s just that too few pharmacies use them
Incorporating automated equipment into food manufacturing processes can offer a wealth of benefits. Matt Wicks of Intelligrated explains how food processors can best harness automated technologies.
Dematic introduces a set of warehouse solutions for high-density pallet storage, engineered to support production and distribution operations that need an effective way to receive, store and ship full or mixed case pallet loads.
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