Process Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

B&D Technologies Adds IMO Automation as a New Vendor

June 16, 2016

This partnership expands BD Technologies’ solar product offering and provides customers with access to a leading global innovator. Macon, GA – B&D Technologies has partnered with IMO Automation to bring solar and automation controls to its product line offering. IMO Automation is at the forefront of control component technology specifically developed for the renewable energy market. Its... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Brewer Science Featuring DataStream(TM) Technology at 2016 UGIM Symposium

June 15, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT – Brewer Science invites you to join us June 12 -15 at the 2016 University, Government, Industry, Micro/nano (UGIM) Symposium in Salt Lake City, UT, as we showcase our DataStream™ Technology and Cee® Apogee™ processing equipment. UGIM provides an opportunity for leading educators, and researchers from universities, government, and industry located worldwide to promote,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Automation Controllers support rail applications.

June 2, 2016

Based on Simatic S7 controllers, Siplus extreme Rail Series includes S7-1500 and S7-1200 Advanced, Basic, and Distributed controllers with ET 200SP, as well as Siplus HMI KP300 Basic rail panel for operator control and monitoring. Devices have comprehensive certifications and all necessary rail approvals (EN 15121, 45545, 50124, 50125 and 50155) and can be used on board train or on track. Typical applications include HVC systems, door drive systems, and sanding and lighting systems in depot. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Logic Controller handles up to 126 analog I/O.

May 24, 2016

Providing power of programmable automation controller in small form factor, FC6A MicroSmart executes basic instructions in 0.042 µs and provides 640 KB program memory. There are 1,024 timers, and 6 of 512 counters are high-speed at rates up to 100 kHz. Available with 16, 24 or 40 I/O, controller has built-in RJ45 Ethernet port and RJ45 RS232C/RS485 serial port. SD memory port and mini-B USB port can be used for data logging, program storage/transfer, firmware updating, or recipe storage. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Controller improves high-speed application performance.

May 13, 2016

CompactLogix 5380 controller supports high-speed applications with up to 20 axes of motion. When combined with Bulletin 5069 Compact I/O system, scheduled outputs improve I/O response time to as fast as 0.2 msec. Event triggers from I/O modules provide near-instantaneous task execution, while dual-configurable, 1-gigabit Ethernet port supports DLR topologies or use of multiple IP addresses. Built-in system and field power terminals as well as multiple security features are standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Configurable Caliper Set makes critical QC measurements.

May 5, 2016

With TigerSPC Caliper Set, users can make critical quality control measurements for parts up to 16 ft long, with accuracy to ±.006 in. Snap-on jaws accommodate end to end, miter to miter, hole to hole, hole to center, and hole to end measurements without recalibration. Accommodating both standard and custom attachments to meet specific application, TigerSPC is available with optional TigerStop table system for mounting TigerSPC in various sizes, from working length of 4–16 ft. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature and Process Controller provides trend charts.

May 2, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. capacitive color touch panel, ¼ DIN F4T with INTUITION® v3.0 is available with encrypted data log records to help meet industry requirements such as Nadcap, AMS 2750E, and CRF 21 Part 11. Users can log directly to USB memory stick, transfer data log files over Ethernet or to USB host ports, and select which parameters to log. With graphical trending functionality, users can create up to 4 trend screens and scroll through matching color legend of parameters on trend chart. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Introducing Pivotware, a Plant Wide Process Control Solution

April 13, 2016

Pivotware Process Control is a comprehensive modular system providing a single station to a plant wide, floor to ceiling, process control solution for assembly operations to Automotive and Aerospace manufacturers. Rock Hill, SC – Desoutter, one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality test, measurement and assembly solutions has acquired and released a new process control solution,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rockwell Automation Brings SAB Maltings Into The Connected Enterprise

April 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation recently supplied South African Breweries’ (SAB) first fully automated and networked EtherNet/IP-based control system for its new maltings plant in Alrode, South Africa. The new control system will integrate traditionally disparate, malt-production processes into a single, networked, EtherNet/IP-based solution to provide plantwide visibility and actionable... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Emerson and MYNAH Technologies Reduce Time Required to Connect Industrial Applications to the DeltaV Distributed Control System with Addition of PROFINET

April 1, 2016

Emerson and MYNAH Technologies reduce time required to connect industrial applications to the DeltaV distributed control system with addition of PROFINET The DeltaV™ system now connects directly to motor center and variable speed drive applications AUSTIN, TEXAS – Emerson Process Management, working with MYNAH Technologies, has expanded customers’ network possibilities and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Arkansas Water Utility Upgrades to Cyber Secure Bedrock Universal Control System

March 31, 2016

San Jose, Cal. – Bedrock Automation announced today that the Russellville, Arkansas Water and Sewer System has replaced a legacy PLC with a secure Bedrock™ industrial control system. Bedrock Certified Solution Provider Brown Engineers, of Little Rock, Arkansas, completed the upgrade in November of 2015 and the system has been performing to specifications ever since. “The PLCs running... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services

Custom Flare Process Control Solution fosters EPA rule compliance.

March 28, 2016

Model-Free Adaptive (MFA) flare process control solution effectively controls flare vent gas heating value to meet EPA regulations. Customized solutions include consulting service and design support, MFA flare control solution implemented in CyboCon MFA control software, and CyboLink interface software to DCS or PLC. On-site control system commissioning and training as well as annual support services are also provided. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Seika Machinery Picks up Two NPI Awards during APEX

March 18, 2016

TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that it was awarded two 2016 NPI Awards during a Tuesday, March 15, 2016 ceremony that took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. Seika won for the following categories: Cleaning equipment for the Unitech UC-250M-CV Board Cleaner and Process... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Kollmorgen Decentralized AKD® Servo System Honored as Finalist in the 2016 Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards

March 3, 2016

AKD-N solution saves machine designers control panel space, weight and expense RADFORD, VA – Kollmorgen is pleased to announce that its AKD Decentralized Servo System has been honored as a Golden Mousetrap Finalist in the Automation and Control category. The annual awards are sponsored by Design News to recognize and celebrate the companies, products and people energizing North American... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Indicator/Controller affords flexible applicability.

March 2, 2016

Along with industrial-grade components and stainless steel NEMA Type 4X enclosures, 1280 Enterprise™ Series features quad-core processor for optimized multitasking, support for up to 6 smart option cards, and touchscreen with 7 in. color LCD and customizable GUI. Widgets and softkeys can be placed on multiple screens, and >150 built-in functions simplify programming. Custom applications are accomplished with iRite™ software, and existing 920i® programs can be adapted to run on 1280 as well. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fanless Embedded Controller operates from -40 to 80°C.

March 1, 2016

Based on Intel® Bay Trail processor platform, ARES-530WT meets demands of extreme industrial automated management and control applications in potentially explosive or hazardous atmospheres. Connected to centralized monitoring systems, DIN-rail controller can collect and manage real-time data including volume, temperature, and pressure of gases, vapors, or liquids. ATEX-compliant unit accepts 9~36 Vdc input and includes dual COM ports, multi-USB, dual displays, and dual Intel i210IT Gigabit LAN. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Thermal & Heating Equipment

BTU to Demo How it is Reducing Set-up Time with Recipe Pro at APEX

February 19, 2016

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, will exhibit in Booth #1837 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. BTU will showcase its Recipe Pro recipe generator software, jointly developed with... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services

Auto Manufacturer Elio Motors Inc. Chooses IQMS ERP as Single System for Managing the Company's Processes

February 18, 2016

Elio Motors is aligning deployment of IQMS ERP system with setup of manufacturing for new up-to-84-MPG, three-wheel vehicle to gain real-time insights and coordinate processes at the factory and HQ PASO ROBLES, Calif. – IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that automotive manufacturer Elio Motors Inc. has selected... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Michelin Group Awards Preferred Partner Agreement to Rockwell Automation

February 18, 2016

CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE/HANNOVER, GERMANY – The Michelin Group has awarded a four-year contract to Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) that designates the industrial automation and information company as the preferred provider to all the Michelin Group's factories worldwide. The agreement extends to the Rockwell Automation industrial automation, power, control, industrial software and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

ABB Touts Distributed Energy Resource, Grid Resiliency Solutions at DistribuTECH

February 12, 2016

Orlando, FL – ABB demonstrates robust solutions to most pressing challenges facing the utility of the future, including communication network management, microgrid breakthroughs, outage management, IT/OT convergence and enterprise software. ABB, the world's largest supplier of transmission and distribution solutions for today's power grid, will be launching distributed energy... Read More