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Online flowmeter selection tool (16/02/2018)
ABB has developed an online flowmeter selection tool to help users find the right device for an application.
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Cybersecurity charter aims to build confidence in data and network security (16/02/2018)
At the recent Munich Security Conference, Siemens and eight industry partners signed the first joint charter for greater cybersecurity.
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Robot density on the rise across the globe (11/02/2018)
Article image The automation of production is accelerating around the world according to the latest figures from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
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A bridge between the electrical and automation engineering worlds 05/02/2018
EPLAN has partnered with Siemens to offer a bridge between the electrical and automation engineering worlds. A new direct connection between EPLAN Electric P8 and the TIA (Totally Integrated Automation) Portal from Siemens enables data to be exchanged bidirectionally between the two platforms. Full Story...

2D flow visualisation test capabilities improves multiphase meter testing 05/02/2018
Flow measurement R&D company, NEL, has added 2D flow visualisation technology, to its test facilities. Full Story...

Benefits of mobile App-based HART communicators explored 02/02/2018
A key advantage of a mobile App solution over traditional handheld HART Communicators is that you can use the mobile device you already own. These smart devices are typically upgraded every couple of years so you will continuously gain more features and more processing power without any effort. Full Story...

Industrial automation survey – win a set of Bose wireless headphones 29/01/2018
We need your help! In an effort to better understand the current industrial automation market, Control Engineering Europe is conducting a short survey (less than 2 minutes) of process industry OEMs, system integrators and end users. Your input is critical to the value of this survey so we are giving away a pair of Bose wireless headphones. If you complete the survey by 26th February, you will be entered into a draw to win this great gift. Full Story...

User organisation founded for the MindSphere open IoT platform 28/01/2018
With 18 partner companies, Siemens AG has founded MindSphere World, a worldwide user organisation for its cloud-based open IoT operating system. Full Story...

Metso works to strengthen its valve business 28/01/2018
Metso says that it signed a total of 24 new distributor agreements globally for its valve and valve controls businesses during 2017, which has helped strengthen its presence globally. Full Story...

Emerson completes acquisition of ProSys 21/01/2018
Emerson has completed its acquisition of ProSys Inc., a supplier of software and services that increase production and safety for the chemical, oil and gas, pulp and paper, and refining industries. Full Story...

PROCENTEC opens office in UK 21/01/2018
PROCENTEC, knowledge partner in the field of PROFIBUS, PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet technology, has opening a new office in Manchester, in the UK to enable the company to better service its British customers. Full Story...

TE Connectivity negotiating for ABB’s entrelec terminal block business 15/01/2018
TE Connectivity (TE) has entered into negotiations with ABB to acquire its entrelec terminal block business. The business comprises research and development, product development, marketing and sales and management activities in Chassieu, France; and with main manufacturing sites in France and Poland. Full Story...

WAGO joins forces with PP Control & Automation 15/01/2018
Automation, interconnection and electrical interface company, Wago, has agreed a deal to supply components to PP Control & Automation for use in their electrical assemblies. Full Story...

New Whitepaper: Developing more robust, flexible electronic devices 12/01/2018
A new whitepaper looks at the use of confocal laser scanning microscopy with Olympus’ LEXT imaging platform, as an alternative to atomic force microscopy (AFM) to facilitate the development of robust flexible electronic devices. Full Story...

Merging wired and wireless connectivity? 07/01/2018
Created to make it easier for developers to connect sensors from a gateway to the cloud, Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced Ethernet connectivity to the SimpleLink microcontroller (MCU) platform, a single hardware, software and tool platform for wired and wireless MCUs. Full Story...

Development agreement signed for alarm management solution 07/01/2018
M.A.C. Solutions, developer of the ProcessVue suite of alarm management software, and alarm management company, Lieven Dubois, have signed a market development agreement for ProcessVue that covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Full Story...

Increases in UK productivity and turnover predicted for 2018 05/01/2018
Despite a challenging 2017 for many UK businesses, the outlook for 2018 seems positive, with almost 65% of businesses predicting growth in 2018 - according to R&D tax credit company, MPA Group who made the statement following a consultation of select businesses.  Full Story...

Scalable predictive maintenance product receives £3.5 million funding 18/12/2017
Senseye, a predictive maintenance software company, has raised £3.5 million at the close of a Series A funding round led by MMC Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in early stage, high growth companies.  Full Story...

HBM and Kyowa Electronic Instruments agree on mutual sales of sensors and measuring instruments 18/12/2017
Kyowa Electronic Instruments and HBM (Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH) have agreed on a strategic sales cooperation. Both companies will offer selected products from the respective partner to extend their own portfolio of transducers and amplifiers. Full Story...

Time to torque about ISO 6789-2:2017 12/12/2017
Neill Brodey outlines key changes to the newly revised BS EN ISO 6789-2:2017 standard and what this means for manufacturers and tool users. Full Story...

Integrated safety technology solutions from a single source 11/12/2017
The Schmersal Group, a provider of machine safety, and Satech Safety Technology, a provider of modular safety systems for industrial automation, have entered into a global sales partnership to allow both companies to offer complete systems. Full Story...

Insights into the benefits of Industry 4.0 in industrial assembly 24/11/2017
Desoutter has published a report that contains detailed insights into the digitalisation of manufacturing and the future benefits of adopting full Industry 4.0 automation. Full Story...

Handbook aims to simplify industrial temperature measurement 24/11/2017
ABB has released a handbook that explains how to maximise temperature measurement accuracy in industrial applications. The Industrial temperature measurement: Basics and practice handbook offers detailed explanations of the key areas that users need to consider when implementing and operating temperature measurement technology. Full Story...



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