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Freepoint Technology - BB1

Roofing manufacturer fined $85K after worker injured

IKO Industries has been fined $85,000 after a worker suffered critical injuries after material used to make asphalt roofing products poured out of the hopper of a machine that was believed to be empty.

Rockwell Automation acquires Odos Imaging

Rockwell Automation has acquired Odos Imaging, a Scottish technology company that provides three-dimensional (3D), time-of-flight sensing systems for industrial imaging applications.

Reko names Mark Read director of automation division

Reko International Group has hired Mark Read as director of the automation division, succeeding Rick Stone, who is retiring after almost 29 years of service.

ABB, HPE partner to bring intelligence to industrial plants

ABB and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a strategic global partnership that combines ABB's digital offerings, ABB Ability, with HPE's hybrid information technology (IT) solutions.

Vicwest to expand manufacturing facility in Ontario

Vicwest has secured site plan approval with the town of Stratford, Ont., to expand its current manufacturing facilities.

Rob Lander joins Raven Telemetry as chief strategy officer

Raven Telemetry, an artificial intelligence company for manufacturing, is welcoming Rob Lander to the team as chief strategy officer, board member, and investor.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Schneider - SS1

New PowerPact B industrial circuit breaker. Flexibility for machine control and electrical distribution.

The new 15 to 125A PowerPact B circuit breaker offers 25% more capacity in less than two-thirds the size of the legacy 100A breakers. Specially designed for machine control and electrical distribution, it saves you time in electrical design, mounting and wiring thanks to its DIN rail mounting and built-in control wire terminals. It also helps to avoid cable creep with its EverLink Lugs technology. PowerPact B: Efficiency that clicks. >> Learn more

Stanley Black & Decker to open Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence

Stanley Black & Decker plans to open an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Connecticut to accelerate its global Industry 4.0 smart factory initiative. » Read full article
Sponsored Spotlight 

Distributed modular approach for analog sensors

Build a resilient cost-effective architecture, by easily combining analog and discrete sensors on to a single IO-Link master. This analog hub over IO-Link collects 8 channels of user defined current, voltage, or thermocouple inputs with configurable resolution between 10 to 16 bits.

Balluff's machine mount analog hub has IP67 protection-rated rugged housing. It eliminates expensive analog-to-digital conversion cards from the cabinet by shortening shielded cable runs from sensor to hub for easy integration. Read More

Three-phase monitoring relays

Carlo Gavazzi has added the DPA52 and DPB52 three-phase monitoring relays to its product offering, helping to protect against phase loss and improper phase sequence. » Read full article

Safety gate monitoring system

The Pilz PSENsgate safety gate monitoring system features safety gate monitoring, safe guard locking and control elements in one system. » Read full article

Frequency to analogue converter with Bluetooth

AW-Lake Company has introduced the FAC-R frequency to analogue converter that changes incoming sensor frequency to both current and voltage analogue output. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

Additive Manufacturing Americas

Location: Pasadena, Calif.
Date: December 6-8, 2017
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Motor & Drive Systems 2018

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 8-9, 2018
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ARC Industry Forum 2018

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 12-15, 2018
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo 2018 Cleveland

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Date: March 7-8, 2018
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