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When the controller becomes a modular control cabinet

With the launch of the new MX-System, Beckhoff can now offer a flexible, space-optimised, and intelligent system solution that replaces the conventional control cabinet in a bid to revolutionise control cabinet construction and automation.
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Partnership helps set new 3D vision sensor standards

SICK has released a miniature version of its Visionary-T 3D snapshot vision sensor. Thanks to a collaboration between SICK AG and Microsoft Corp, the Visionary-T Mini offers precise, high-resolution and rapid image capture in a compact and lightweight sensor.
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Flexible power, signal or Ethernet connections in tight spaces

HARTING’s Han 1A connector is designed for power, signal or data transmission via a single compact design format housing.


  1. 29/11/2021 Transforming existing image feeds into actionable insights

    AVEVA has launched Vision AI Assistant 2021 – an image classification-based analytics tool.

  2. 22/11/2021 Moving from preventative to predictive maintenance in emissions monitoring

    ABB’s Datalyzer is designed to help respond to the need for increased agility and reliability of emissions monitoring in real-time. 

  3. 16/11/2021 SCARA robot offers integrated control solution for robot, motion and machine automation

    Trio Motion Technology has launched a robot range that provides machine builders with a fully integrated control solution - with robot control, motion control, and machine automation from a single controller.

  4. 09/11/2021 Moving from preventative to predictive maintenance in emissions monitoring

    Increased focus on emissions mean that industry is under greater pressure to increase the agility and reliability of emissions monitoring in real-time. ABB’s Datalyzer is designed to help industry respond to this challenge.

  5. 09/11/2021 Vibration-resistant Ethernet switches

    ifm electronic has introduced a range of Ethernet switches which offer high vibration and shock resistance, complemented by extended temperature and voltage operating ranges.

  6. 01/11/2021 OEE starter kit

    Monitoring product throughput at various locations in a process can help identify where and when production bottlenecks appear. One of the key elements to identify the cause of a slowdown is to be able to experience it in real time. Knowing that production was lost at 2pm on the day before isn’t really helpful, as you are unable to identify what happened.

  7. 29/10/2021 Robust new variable speed drives

    Invertek Drives has launched a high-powered variable frequency drive in both the Optidrive P2 and Optidrive Eco ranges with an IP55 / NEMA 12 enclosure for direct mounting and IP20 for control cabinet mounting.

  8. 25/10/2021 EtherCAT Block I/O with eight IO-Link masters

    Turck has added the TBEC-LL-8IOL EtherCAT IO-Link master in IP67/69K to its IO-Link portfolio so that it can also be used for EtherCAT-based applications.

  9. 19/10/2021 SIL 3-certified valve assemblies

    Emerson has introduced the first valve assemblies that meet the design process requirements of Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 per the International Electrotechnical Commission’s IEC 61508 standard. These Fisher Digital Isolation final element solutions are suited to use as shutdown valves in critical safety instrumented system (SIS) applications.

  10. 12/10/2021 Reliable through-process temperature surveys from hostile environments

    Fluke Process Instruments has introduced the latest Datapaq Furnace Tracker System – complete with the TP6 data logger, thermal barriers and software.

  11. 12/10/2021 Configure and monitor IO-Link devices via smart devices

    The new IO-Link Bluetooth adaptor from ifm electronic enables IO-Link devices to be readily accessed using a standard smartphone, providing a fast and convenient way of parameterising the devices, as well as making it easy to monitor their operation.

  12. 04/10/2021 Cellular wireless products support applications at remote sites

    Westermo has launched a range of industrial cellular wireless products designed to provide resilient data communications for remote sites.

  13. 04/10/2021 Quick access solution for pressure vessels and pipelines

    Blind flanges on pipelines could be costing millions in unnecessary downtime, according to Celeros Flow Technology.

  14. 27/09/2021 Flexible drive control of roller conveyors

    Turck is expanding its TBEN-L Ethernet I/O family to include modules for the drive control of roller conveyor modules.

  15. 20/09/2021 Precision optical spectrum analyzer

    Yokogawa has launched a new optical spectrum analyzer (OSA) designed to offer the extreme high precision demanded by researchers developing the next generation of optical communication components.

  16. 13/09/2021 Extension to cloud-based condition monitoring system

    Machine Sentry has enhanced its cloud-based condition monitoring offering with the launch of Machine Sentry 2.5.

  17. 13/09/2021 Level measurement with non-contact radar

    The LCR radar sensor from Pepperl+Fuchs is suitable for continuous, non-contact level and flow measurement especially in storage tanks, containers, open basins and pump lift stations.

  18. 06/09/2021 Industry 4.0 ready valve island range extended

    Camozzi Automation has extended its range of Industry 4.0 ready Series D valve islands, with the introduction of 2 new sizes; Size 2 (16mm) and Size 5 (10.5mm & 16mm).

  19. 23/08/2021 Linux-based condition monitoring platform

    Turck has introduced a compact DIN-rail control center for collecting, processing and forwarding condition data to IIoT. It can be configured for specific OEM requirements.

  20. 23/08/2021 Graphic operation terminals

    Mitsubishi Electric has added two new Graphic Operation Terminals (GOTs to its GOT2000 Series Wide model lineup.