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Beckhoff to Reveal XTS, EtherCAT G and TwinCAT Vision at Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas
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Beckhoff to Reveal XTS, EtherCAT G and TwinCAT Vision at Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas

XTS combines the advantages of rotary and linear drive principles that provide paradigm-shifting capabilities for packaging machines and smart factories. TwinCAT Vision software adds comprehensive image processing into the range of machine control programming and runtime in TwinCAT 3. EtherCAT G and EtherCAT G10 provides communication at 1 and 10 Gbit/s, respectively, in conformance with the IEEE...

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Compact Embedded PC is used for Ethernet communication.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Compact Embedded PC is used for Ethernet communication.

As PC-based controller in compact, Bus Coupler format for TwinCAT 3 automation software,Â- CX8190 employs 32-bit, 600 MHz ARM Cortex™-A9 processor;Â- hosts 512 MB RAM; and runs WindowsÂ-® Embedded Compact 7 OS. Ethernet port andÂ- 2-port switch allow for real-time Ethernet or EtherCAT Automation Protocol (EAP), and programming is supported with TwinCAT 3 via fieldbus or Ethernet...

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EtherCAT Plug-in I/O Modules integrate compact drive technology.
Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Plug-in I/O Modules integrate compact drive technology.

Suited for medium- and high-volume machine and equipment production applications,Â- EJ-series insert directly intoÂ- signal distribution board that transmits signals and power to individual connectors. Stepper motor module EJ7047 featuresÂ- 2 inputs for limit switches, and EJ7211-0010 servomotor module integrates One Cable Technology (OCT) combining motor cable and absolute feedback...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

IoT Bus Coupler transmits control data simply, safely to cloud.

Without any special control program between Beckhoff EtherCAT I/O and Internet of Things (IoT), EK9160 establishesÂ- direct connection to cloud. Integrated Web server allowsÂ- I/O data to be parameterized viaÂ- configuration dialogue. Transmission ofÂ- data, including time stamp, to cloud service is completely autonomous. Extended mechanisms, including local buffering of I/O data...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Control Panels and Panel PCs feature stainless steel design.

Available in 12 and 15 in. sizes, CP77xx and CP79xx Panel Series meet strict hygiene regulations for food, packaging, and medical industries and are also suitable for cleanrooms. Stainless steel panels with IP65 protection have gapless housing design with flush-mounted touch screens. Equipped with IntelÂ-® Atom(TM) processor, CP77xx Panel PCs are based on Beckhoff motherboard with 1 sec UPS...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Bus Terminals feature 16 I/O channels in 12 mm format.

Using Beckhoff Bus Couplers or DIN rail-mounted controllers, High Density Bus Terminals are compatible with almost every major fieldbus. Units are available as 16-channel terminals for digital inputs or outputs, as 8-channel terminals for digital inputs or outputs with 2-wire connections, or as combination with 8 digital inputs and 8 digital outputs. Using direct plug-in technique, single wire...

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Software

Gateway Software features full EtherNet/IP support.

Via TwinCAT EtherNet/IP Slave, available in Windows XP/CE variants, one standard TwinCAT software package can communicate seamlessly with all EtherNet/IP slave devices and entire Beckhoff Automation catalog. EtherNet/IP is fully integrated into TwinCAT programming environment, allowing for graphical linking of mapped data to PLC tasks. Software acts as intelligent gateway system and supports...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Beckhoff Automation Industrial PCs and TwinCAT Software Support Intel-® Core(TM) Duo Processors

PC-based control gets a power boost thanks to next generation of processors MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2007 - In order to push Industrial PC power and automation to new heights, Beckhoff Automation has announced its implementation of IntelÂ-® Core(TM) Duo processors. As a result, TwinCAT, the dynamic automation software from Beckhoff, can now handle the most demanding machine control tasks even...

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Company News

Beckhoff Records 923 Million Euros in 2020, Increasing Revenue from Previous Financial Year

Automation innovator maintains stable operation during COVID-19 crisis global sales in 2020: 923 million euros (+2%) 4,500 employees worldwide (+3.5%) investments in research and development: 70 million euros growth despite protracted coronavirus crisis Verl, Germany, April 14, 2021 – Beckhoff Automation generated global revenue of 923 million euros in 2020. This corresponds to a slight growth...

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Beckhoff Joins The Open Process Automation™ Forum

As a leader in interoperable automation technologies, Beckhoff will champion process industry standards as a member of The Open Group Savage, Minnesota, January 20, 2021 – Beckhoff Automation is now a member of The Open Group and its well-known Open Process Automation™ Forum (OPAF). OPAF is an international forum of end users, system integrators, suppliers, academia and standards...

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Beckhoff Welcomed into Key MHI Industry Groups

By joining the MHI Solutions Community and CSS groups, Beckhoff further commits to supplying innovative automation technologies for intralogistics SAVAGE, Minnesota, January 12, 2021 – Beckhoff Automation recently expanded its leadership in intralogistics and material handling by joining MHI’s Solutions Community and Conveyor & Sortation Systems (CSS) Industry Groups. MHI, the largest...

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Beckhoff Celebrates 25 Years of Bus Terminal I/O Technology

The electronic terminal block, which started as a revolutionary idea, is now a foundational component and global standard in automation technology SAVAGE, Minnesota, December 10, 2020 – Just 25 years ago, Beckhoff had an idea that revolutionized the automation technology of the time: The Bus Terminal combined fieldbus technology with the proven terminal block principle for the first time. The...

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Beckhoff Expands Process Industry Leadership by Joining The Water Council

Both organizations share a commitment to responsible stewardship of natural resources through innovative technologies Savage, Minnesota, September 22, 2020 – Beckhoff Automation recently strengthened its position as a solution provider in water treatment and the process industries by becoming a member of The Water Council (TWC). The Milwaukee-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit promotes innovation in...

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Beckhoff USA Names Paxton Shantz Fabrication Industry Manager

Shantz will oversee sales and support of metalworking, machine tools, additive manufacturing and related applications Savage, Minnesota, August 18, 2020 – Beckhoff USA has hired Paxton Shantz to serve as Fabrication Industry Manager. Shantz will use his extensive automation and fabrication experience to direct Beckhoff sales and support efforts for manufacturers and machine builders in forming,...

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People in the News

Beckhoff Employee Becomes First Representative from EU on Top IEEE Committee

Dr. Karl Weber will represent the German Federal Ministry in the international Government Engagement Program on Standards VERL, Germany, August 5, 2020 – Dr. Karl Weber of Beckhoff Automation was appointed as official representative of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) to the Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS) of the Institute of Electrical and...

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Beckhoff Unaffected by COVID-19 Outbreak in Gütersloh, Germany Area

Despite a district lockdown, company headquarters and production remain fully functional through proactive measures VERL, Germany, June 25, 2020 – The Beckhoff Automation headquarters in Verl, Germany, and its regional production facilities remain completely operational despite a COVID-19 outbreak in the Gütersloh district. Local authorities instituted a regional lockdown until June 30 after...

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People in the News

Beckhoff USA Hires Steve Rastberger as Northeast Region District Manager

Rastberger will oversee Beckhoff operations and continued growth in sales and market share in key Northeast US markets SAVAGE, Minnesota, May 5, 2020 – Beckhoff Automation LLC recently appointed Steve Rastberger as Northeast Region District Manager. Rastberger possesses significant knowledge of automation technology, industry trends and key markets throughout the region, which he will use to...

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Beckhoff Expands Presence in Charlotte with New Regional Office

By upgrading its location in North Carolina, Beckhoff adds showroom, training space and increased support capabilities Savage, Minnesota, February 26, 2020 - Beckhoff has moved its regional office in Charlotte, North Carolina, to a larger location to meet constant growth in customer base and market share in the area. Boasting nearly 4,400 square feet, the new office offers exciting advantages...

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