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Stable transportation of heavy loads in dynamic environments

The scope of the MiR – an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) from RARUK Automation – has been extended with the addition of the MiR Shelf Lift.
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Plant information management system with expanded data acquisition and export capabilities

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released Exaquantum R3.20, an enhanced version of its plant information management system (PIMS) software package in the OpreX Asset Operations and Optimisation family. 
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PLC starter kits for machine and motion control systems

RS Components (RS) has introduced two PLC starter packs from Allen-Bradley, part of the Rockwell Automation group.


  1. 06/01/2020 PLC networked valve

    Durapipe UK has launched a new network controlled actuated valve.

  2. 06/01/2020 Programmable sensor connection and data processing hubs

    SICK has extended its Sensor Integration Machine (SIM) family with the launch of two one-box processing hubs that fuse decentralised, multi-sensor co-operation with field-to-cloud connectivity.

  3. 06/01/2020 The first lightweight cobot from FANUC

    FANUC has launched its first lightweight collaborative robot – the CRX-10iA.

  4. 17/12/2019 Box thin client for multiple monitor applications

    A rugged generation of computers for visualising process information – the industrial box thin clients from Pepperl + Fuchs – have been developed for use in harsh conditions and 24/7 operation in industrial environments.

  5. 16/12/2019 Machine-level block I/O devices with IP65/67 protection

    Siemens has launched a new generation of machine-level block I/O devices.

  6. 16/12/2019 Expanded analytics platform for enterprise-level wireless infrastructure management

    Emerson has added two new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions to its Plantweb Insight data analytics platform. The aim is to help to transform the way enterprise-level wireless network infrastructure is managed.

  7. 09/12/2019 IO-Link masters with OPC UA interface

    Pepperl+Fuchs believes it is the first company to offer IO-Link masters with an OPC UA interface, helping to pave the way for end-to-end, transparent, and seamless communication from field level to the cloud.

  8. 09/12/2019 Layer 3 gigabit Ethernet switch

    Red Lion Controls has released a new NT328G Layer 3 Ethernet switch that offers 28 high-speed ports (24-Gigabit, 4-10 Gigabit) and wire-speed switching performance.

  9. 09/12/2019 Turbidity sensor with improved design

    Design optimisations now allow the EXspect 271 turbidity sensor to be used up to process pressures of 16 bar.

  10. 02/12/2019 Ultrasonic liquid flow meter

    The Badger Meter Dynasonics TFX-5000 ultrasonic clamp-on flow and energy meters are now available in the UK from Bell Flow Systems.

  11. 22/11/2019 Sensor-to-cloud platform for industrial process monitoring

    SignalFire Wireless Telemetry has expanded its wireless IoT product range with the RANGER, a cellular-based transmitter and new 4G LTE-M platform. This remote monitoring solution offers sensor-to-cloud with a plug-and-play experience.

  12. 22/11/2019 Continuous oxygen analysis

    Oxygen is the latest parameter to be added to Signal’s advanced range of Series 4 continuous gas analysers.

  13. 19/11/2019 RS Components expands Festo factory automation product range

    RS Components (RS) has expanded its range of products from factory automation manufacturer Festo to include over 17,000 individual items.

  14. 19/11/2019 Expanded range of encoders for Functional Safety

    Renishaw has added two new encoders for both linear and rotary applications to its existing functionally safe (FS) portfolio.

  15. 11/11/2019 Apps-based HMI for mobile machines

    Parker Hannifin is widening its display portfolio with the intorudciton of. Pro Display 12, a 12in HMI display module, aimed at mobile machine OEMs.

  16. 04/11/2019 Compact analogue transmitters

    Delta Mobrey has introduced the D22 pressure transmitter and the D32 differential pressure transmitter, the first new products since starting to trade as Delta Mobrey.

  17. 04/11/2019 Infrared spark detector

    StuvEx has launched the PSD3-D infrared spark detector which can detect the infrared energy created by embers, sparks and flames in pipelines and other parts of a process system.

  18. 04/11/2019 Connectivity solution for different types of field devices

    Connext is a communication server from Progea which is aimed at companies investing in automation platform compatibility and data processing.

  19. 29/10/2019 Getting insights from the cloud

    Beijer Electronics has introduced a new cloud solution, including its IIoT platform, to enable users to move data to the cloud and gain insights to streamline operations.

  20. 29/10/2019 Lightweight delta robots

    Mitsubishi Electric has extended its MELFA articulated arm and SCARA robot offering to include a range of delta robots which combine its servo technology with the latest mechanicals from e-F@ctory Alliance partner Codian Robotics.