Advertisement
Automation
Subscribe to Automation

The Lead

Multi-Core CAD Software

December 20, 2013 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

TransMagic, Inc. announces the release of TransMagic R10 sp1, which features multiple additions and improvements including the release of multi-core processing, refined PMI technology, and new features and formats. 

Range-Free Multi-Controller

November 26, 2013 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the release a new version of the WideField3 programming...

Manufacturing’s Renaissance Depends On Skilled Workers

November 18, 2013 4:36 pm | by Philip Odette, President, Global Supply Chain Solutions | Articles | Comments

Global shifts in costs, processes and consumer purchasing habits put the U.S. in a position to...

Taking Manufacturing High Tech

November 14, 2013 1:58 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

Check out some of the latest in...

View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Process Automation Software

November 12, 2013 2:56 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Rockwell Automation has released the AADvance Workbench 2.0 to help manufacturers get process-safety applications up and running faster. 

Rockwell Makes Oilfield Acquisition

October 30, 2013 10:58 am | News | Comments

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.

ABB Still The Leader For Control Systems

October 8, 2013 1:18 pm | News | Comments

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.

Advertisement

Auto-Sensing Tray Wrapper

September 23, 2013 10:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ishida’s WM-4000 wrapper weighs, wraps and labels.

Electropneumatic Controller Series

September 20, 2013 11:49 am | Emerson Process Management | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Automated Picking and Packing Robot

August 8, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: ABB Robotics introduces an 8 kg model to its FlexPicker line, expanding high speed picking & packing performance to heavier items.

Dual Robot Control

August 8, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Vertiguard Automated Barrier Panel

August 6, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Advertisement

STEM Robotics Platform

August 6, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT: Yaskawa Motoman has released a new STEM Robotics Platform for education and workforce development.

Wrap n' Ship Program

August 6, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

General Purpose Medium Voltage Drive

July 30, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Integrated Steppers

July 30, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

MOTORS, DRIVES & BEARINGS: Applied Motion Products' integrated steppers are specifically designed for wet environments and are ideal for outdoor use.

Optimizing Machines Using Programmable Drives

July 29, 2013 9:31 am | by Kollmorgen | Articles | Comments

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.

Advertisement

Wireless Remote Monitoring Systems

July 25, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

VRTX Technologies’ wireless remote monitoring systems for their cooling water treatment solutions automatically and instantly provide operational feedback and alerts.

Case Sealers

July 11, 2013 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Tube Filling Platform

July 9, 2013 9:00 am | by Chem.Info Staff | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Bottle Unscrambler

July 9, 2013 9:00 am | by Chem.Info Staff | Product Releases | Comments

PACKAGING EQUIPMENT: Omega Design Corporation’s bottle unscrambler features patented rotary pockets and provides speed, precision and expandability.

Modular Control Buildings Bring Flexibility to Remote Processing Sites

May 14, 2013 9:18 am | by Matt Hodson, President and CEO, Principal Technology Inc. | Articles | Comments

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.

Pipeline Scheduling Software

March 20, 2013 11:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aspen Technology Inc. has acquired Pipeline Scheduling System (“PSS”) and Dock Scheduling System (“DSS”) software from Refining Advantage Inc.

Automation Is Brewing

March 13, 2013 5:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

A Fireside Chat: CyberOptics’ Dennis Rutherford

March 8, 2013 10:56 am | by PD&D Staff | Articles | Comments

Founded in 1984, CyberOptics has been providing advanced optical sensors and inspection systems to the electronics assembly equipment market for 28 years.

In Search of a Thermocouple Connection?

March 7, 2013 5:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Congress, FDA Should Make Pharmacy Compounding Safer

March 6, 2013 6:15 am | Blogs | Comments

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

QA: Automation Trends for Food Manufacturers

February 26, 2013 7:09 am | Blogs | Comments

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.

Three Ways to Automate Conventional Storage Functions

February 25, 2013 9:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading