Plant Floor Automation


Spicer Smart Suite for mining vehicles converts raw data into actionable insights.

September 30, 2016

Truning passive drivetrain components into active sources of intelligence, Spicer Smart Suite platform minimizes vehicle breakdown risks in underground mines. Offering embedded machine learning algorithms that can predict operator behavior, Smart Suite can customize operational parameters with respect to specific machine characteristics, engineering tolerances, and operator tendencies. Diagnostic tools can monitor and predict breakdowns in mechanical components. Read More


GRABBER Construction Products Chooses DocOrigin

August 4, 2016

Replaces aging JetForm Central document generation system CAPE CORAL, Fla., Aug. 2, 2016 - Eclipse Corporation is pleased to announce the successful installation and implementation of DocOrigin at GRABBER Construction Products, a leading distributor of quality construction products, based in Utah. GRABBER came to Eclipse Corporation seeking a replacement for JetForm, which is nearing its... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Logix-based Controller offers sequencing of batch process.

July 22, 2016

Leveraging Logix-based controller platform, SequenceManager allows operators to configure, view, and obtain information about batch sequences stored in controller, optimizing visibility and accessibility to all stages of production process. OEMs can develop, test, and deliver skids as fully functioning, standalone equipment that can seamlessly integrate into site’s existing batch strategy without need to redeploy code. Product is suited for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Read More


Eyelit's Integrated Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Selected by Aurora Semiconductor

July 18, 2016

The successful implementation at Aurora’s wafer foundry and packaging facility will pave the way for serving other fabless semiconductor companies that maintain ITAR compliance West Simsbury, Connecticut - Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace defense, discrete electronics, life sciences,... Read More


Turkish Chemical Engineering Students Win 2016 Honeywell Unisim Design Challenge

June 27, 2016

Izmir Institute of Technology Project Demonstrates New Method for Bio-gasoline Production SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 23, 2016 - Two Turkish chemical engineering students who used Honeywell’s simulation software to show how biodiesel byproduct can be utilized in an energy-efficient, integrated process to produce bio-gasoline, have been named the winners of Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process... Read More


Aerospace Component Manufacturer Selects End-to-End AP Automation Solution from Top Image Systems

June 3, 2016

Over $100,000 New Customer Deployment for eFLOW AP for SAP TEL AVIV, Israel and PLANO, Texas, May 31, 2016 - Top Image Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:TISA) a global innovator of intelligent content processing solutions, announced today that an aerospace component manufacturer that operates locations in Europe and the Americas and produces essential components for satellites, spacecraft and aircraft... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

NDT System assesses pipeline integrity. .

May 31, 2016

With Pipecheck™ v3.3, NDT service companies and pipeline operators can quickly detect and characterize both internal and external pipe defects to determine level of integrity and remaining service life. Offering traceable results, system provides dent size calculations, feature for corrosion classifications, automatic anomaly vs cluster classifications, and advanced strain calculations, according to ASME B31.8, along pipe as well as visualization tools for strain-based assessments. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logger ensures 21-CFR Part 11 compliance.

May 25, 2016

Compatible with Lascar's EL-21CFR-2-LCD Temperature, Humidity and Dew Point Datalogger, EasyLog 21-CFR v7.4 allows users to store data in compliance with 21CFR Part 11 regulations. Readings collected from logger are stored in encrypted format which cannot be edited. In addition, software provides full audit trail of activities and actions taken, with users being able to add comments to specific readings before being approved by authorized user. Electronic signatures are added to all reports. Read More


'Wire to Board' Interconnect Options Tool

May 23, 2016

Zierick Manufacturing Corporation has developed an interactive PDF tool to assist customers with the selection of ‘Wire to Board’ Interconnect Options the Company offers. The document is presented in graphical format based on Wire Size and Connection Type. Zierick understands that our customers have several choices available and this tool is meant to highlight this fact. In addition,... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Machine Monitor increases efficacy via operational insight.

May 20, 2016

Implemented in PowerRadar v2.0, Device Analyzer generates actionable energy and operational efficiency insights to improve operations, productivity, and facility performance. Solution learns usage patterns and, via pre-defined algorithms per device-type, lets users see operational state in real-time. Functionality covers understanding and monitoring device sequencing, detecting anomalies, and automatically generating operational insights. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Software

Littelfuse Adds Fuse Holder, Block, and Clip Selection Tool to its Web-Based iDesign(TM) Circuit Protection Selection Platform

May 6, 2016

Helps find the right fuse holder, block or clip based on the selected cartridge fuse or circuit parameters CHICAGO – Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has added a Fuse Holder, Block, and Clip Selection Tool to its popular iDesign™ online simulation and product selection platform.  With the addition of this new tool, Littelfuse iDesign now offers circuit... Read More

Services, Software

42Q Launches Industry's First Cloud Based Manufacturing Execution System

May 5, 2016

Intuitive, Comprehensive Solution Eliminates Large Up-front Costs and Enables Fast Deployment SAN JOSE, Calif. – 42Q, a leading provider of cloud manufacturing execution systems (MES), today announced the immediate availability of the first, fully cloud based MES solution that offers competitive advantages in speed of deployment, operational agility and low total cost of ownership. ... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition Systems support Python programming language.

May 4, 2016

Available with DAP/xDAP data acquisition systems, DAPtools for Python is part of DAPtools Basic software package. API extension enables data acquisition applications written using Python programming language. Typical applications would be ad hoc quick tests, or configurable scripting for test automation not bound to specific large application platforms. DAPIO programming interface behind DAPtools for Python is packaged in DLL form, allowing access from Python environment through ctypes library. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

Software Automation System targets grocery retailers.

May 4, 2016

With advanced load cubing algorithms, Dematic IQ™ 2.1 helps maximize number of cases on pallets and roll containers. Advanced multi-criteria optimization works to eliminate product damage and load instability. Dematic iQ 2.1 also optimizes efficiency of split-case picking for small items like health and beauty products. Software incorporates advanced goods-to-person picking strategies using patent-pending inter-aisle transfer technology that cuts fulfillment costs. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Cambridge Engineering Launches New App for Building Owners & Specifying Engineers

April 15, 2016

Online TruBTU® calculator provides comparison of direct-fired technologies ST. LOUIS – Cambridge Engineering, the leading manufacturer of high temperature heating and ventilation (HTHV) direct-fired gas products for commercial spaces, launched its new TruBTU® app at January’s International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held in Orlando, Florida.  The... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services, Software

pH Process Modeling and Control Simulator fosters EPA compliance.

April 8, 2016

Real-Time pH Process Modeling and Control Simulation Software helps engineers learn how pH process behaves as well as how to effectively control this nonlinear process to comply with EPA wastewater discharge codes and save chemical reagent. Process models for pH are delivered as VIs in LabVIEW, and user can design and test pH control systems using models running in real-time. Control results can be compared with Model-Free Adaptive (MFA) pH control results obtained in MFA control simulations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

CGTech to Present Feed Rate Optimization Methodologies at COE

April 1, 2016

Irvine, California - At the COE 2016 Annual PLM Experience and TechniFair, CGTech Technical Support Engineer Barry Kennemer will be giving a presentation that highlights which feed rate optimization techniques are best suited for different materials or machining processes. COE attendees can attend the presentation in Room 13-14, Wed, Apr 13, 2016 (01:50 PM - 02:40 PM). “Every CAM vendor,... Read More