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Meeting demand for greater bandwidth with 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch

Westermo has introduced a new 10Gb industrial Ethernet switch designed to meet increasing demand for greater bandwidth in mission-critical applications, enabling modern, large-scale data communication networks to transmit more information.
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Flexible plug-and-play conveyor platform

With its Light Conveyor Platform (LCP), Interroll has expanded its range of products with a platform-based material-flow solution that aims to increase the productivity of manufacturing processes.
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AI-based service edge app for higher availability of drives

As part of its Predictive Services for Drive Systems, Siemens is expanding its offering with an edge application. The Predictive Service Analyzer can indicate defects in the drive system at an early stage before they affect the entire production.


  1. 16/05/2022 Emergency shutdown discrete valve controller improves safety and uptime

    Emerson has introduced the TopWorxTM DX PST with HART 7 valve controller which provides valve data and diagnostic information, enabling the digital transformation of process applications.

  2. 09/05/2022 Cloud SCADA moves to Azure platform

    Emerson has improved the scalability, data protection and threat intelligence of its Zedi Cloud SCADA software-as-a-service control platform by moving it to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

  3. 09/05/2022 Powering SPE

    The T1 Industrial connector from Harting allows equipment to connect via end-to-end IP-based communications right up into the field level.

  4. 03/05/2022 Ultrasonic sensing solution for wet environments

    Wet environments coupled with aggressive chemical cleaning can make non-contact ultrasonic distance measurement and level sensing challenging. The UIT300 full-metal ultrasonic sensors range from ifm electronic is said to offer a solution, ensuring long life, even in demanding environments.

  5. 03/05/2022 Selection tool for automated process valves

    Nelprof valve sizing and selection software for intelligent automated process valves from Neles is now available as a free web-based tool.

  6. 25/04/2022 Condition monitoring software expands visibility to asset health

    Emerson is updating its machinery health platform to enable customers to migrate to a more holistic, modern interface for condition monitoring.

  7. 25/04/2022 Door safety system gains bus module for EtherCAT P

    The Multifunctional Gate Box (MGB) safety door system from Euchner (UK) employs a modular design to make the MGB2 modular, fully customisable for maximum optimisation.

  8. 19/04/2022 Smart asset condition monitoring tool

    WEG has launched Motion Fleet Management (WMFM), a control and monitoring tool for the operation and maintenance of industrial assets.

  9. 19/04/2022 IIoT platform for plant wide asset monitoring

    The new IQ platform from Sensata Technologies is said to make it easy to deploy asset health monitoring to prevent unplanned downtime within manufacturing environments.

  10. 14/04/2022 Mass flow control redefined

    The new compact multifunctional mass flowmeters/controller for gases – FLEXI-FLOW from Bronkhorst – is said to combine the advantages of a through-chip-sensor with proven by-pass technology.

  11. 11/04/2022 Vision sensors make light work of inspection and quality control

    Thanks to user-friendly application software, even inexperienced users will be able to easily and quickly configure the new Dualis 2D vision sensors to perform complex and demanding inspection and recognition tasks, says ifm.

  12. 04/04/2022 Rapid cleaning solution for drain valves

    Drain valves comprise up to 20% of all valves in a typical processing plant. Cleaning can be costly, difficult and time-consuming due to long cleaning cycles and the risk of pressure shocks.

  13. 28/03/2022 Bringing smarter drive capabilities to more applications

    Rockwell Automation is expanding the PowerFlex AC variable frequency drive portfolio to support a broader range of motor control applications to offer more flexibility, performance and intelligence in the next generation drive through TotalFORCE Technology.

  14. 28/03/2022 Measuring the quality of liquid processes in real-time

    Collo’s new online measuring technology is said to be able to detect almost any change in liquid properties straight from the process in real-time.

  15. 21/03/2022 Interface software offers improved flowmeter functionality

    The Atrato line of ultrasonic inline flowmeters from Titan Enterprises consists of four models operating over a flow range of 2ml per minute up to 20 litres per minute. The USB connection gives the flowmeters computer interface capability.

  16. 14/03/2022 Redundant PLCs for maximum availability

    With its redundancy function, the RFC 4072R PLCnext Control device from Phoenix Contact is suited to use in high-availability applications.

  17. 13/03/2022 A new era in level sensing keeps things simple

    With its latest product offering VEGAPULS 6X, VEGA is offering a single level radar sensor that is able to measure in virtually every conceivable application. 

  18. 08/03/2022 Expanded deep learning functions for machine vision software

    MVTec Software GmbH is launching the latest version (5.1) of its MERLIC machine vision software.

  19. 25/02/2022 Robust industrial connector for tight spaces

    The new short version of the binder M16 series 423 is suited to use in space-critical applications. The shieldable circular connectors, with IP67-rated screw locking when mated, are suitable for typical, interference-prone industrial environments.

  20. 21/02/2022 EAM software leads to greater productivity

    Ultimo has incorporated additional features and functionality into its Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software suite, helping users reduce the time spent on managing and reporting maintenance tasks.