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Omron Industrial Automation

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Cyber security: a threat to Industry 4.0 implementation? 13/12/2016
In 2010 the Stuxnet computer worm was a wake-up call to the industrial world that an ostensibly closed and secure system could be compromised by nothing more than an infected USB memory stick during a routine maintenance procedure. Barry Graham offers advice on ensuring plant network security in an era of the open enterprise. Full Story...

New Industrial PC Platform - Openness meets Automation Control 06/12/2016
Omron NY IPCs deliver high performance and reliability whilst offering scalability. Its unique design and exceptional build quality serve to eliminate faults caused by unnecessary complexity and provide robust reliable operation, maximizing machine uptime whilst servicing IT needs.  Full Story...

Gaining control through automation 28/11/2016
Barry Graham discusses the benefits that today’s control systems can offer the food and beverage industry sector and outlines the far-reaching potential of today’s control systems.  Full Story...

Compact and versatile safety relays 05/05/2015
Featuring front facing screwless terminals that are said to cut installation time by over 50% and which offer easy visualisation of wire connections when mounted in the panel, the safety G9SE relay is available from Omron. Full Story...

Industry's fastest compact vision system? 05/11/2013
With a high-speed image bus, four-core processing, a new and exceptionally efficient vision algorithm and fast EtherCAT communications, the new FH compact vision system from Omron is said to set new standards for speed, performance and versatility. Full Story...

Roll grinding made easy with Ethernet 26/03/2013
A control system is helping machine-tool expert Halifax Numerical Controls (HNC) to achieve success in the competitive market for roll grinders for rubber-coated rollers. Full Story...

SCARA robot assembles spigots cost effectively 12/12/2012
To automate the assembly of a moulded plastic spigot, an automotive parts manufacturer asked industrial automation company ALPHR Technology to devise a cost-effective solution that would be compact, reliable and easy to maintain. Full Story...