Panel Builder System Integrator

 

May 8, 2018

With consideration toward the development of our Navigator 2018 research report on the current state of the control and automation industry within Canada we asked our readers if over the next two years the plan regarding thier company's business model.

In the last issues we asked our audience what best describes their company? We provided a broad range of possibilities as automation and control has created an interesting market mix of companies that include niche specialists and companies with broader expertise or specified departments. The goal was to gain insight into how companies identify their position within this mix and to further identify our audience. The highest return rate was at 28% and was identified by companies that identify themselves as specified System Integrators. Notable the second highest grouping (18%) came from Specialist Wholesalers with Panel Building and System Integration Services. This identifies a particular area of interest and shifting in the traditional role of the wholesaler. Those identifying as Panel Builders and Machine Builder specifically came in rather low, but not surprisingly as much higher numbers were returned by companies that identify themselves as having more than one area of specialization. Canada certainly ahs interesting and shifting automation and control industry that is reshaping traditional industry boundaries.

Thank you for your response to the Weekly Panel Builder & Systems Integrator Survey. Each newsletter we will ask a new question and share the results from the previous weeks survey. 

If you have a question you would like asked please reach out to Owen Hurst (owenhurst@Kerrwil.com). We would be happy to consider your question for a future survey question.

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6 FAQs about HARTING Connectors on UL 508A Panels

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Using connectors on UL 508A cabinets used to be a huge hassle for the panel-builder. As a result, they often chose the older hardwiring solution in the past. Now, HARTING, in partnership with UL, has made it possible to easily connectorize UL 508A panels with existing HARTING products. Get the asnwers for the six FAQs HERE.

 

 

 

Manufacturers Automation Inc.

Smart factory initiatives are growing rapidly. This results in more connected devices, more complex control networks and more time spent configuring and managing equipment. Additionally, as these control systems are connected to enterprise systems and even the internet, the threat of cybersecurity attacks become a concern.  In this webinar, we will discuss these and other challenges and introduce some best practices to overcome these challenges.

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m (PDT)

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Tools for the Trade

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Peers & Profiles

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PILZ

The accreditation of the British named or notified bodies (Notified Bodies) and the validity of the British EC/EU type examination certificates have not been finally clarified at the point where the EC membership ends.

So far, the end of the transition period by 30. March 2019 is planned. However, it is likely that this period is prolonged until 31. December 2020, until a contractual agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom exists.

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For the third year in a row, Manufacturers Automation Inc. has been awarded the “Outstanding Distributor Achievement Award for 2018.”
Presenting the award to Brent Raynor (right), Sales Manager at Manufacturers Automation Inc., is Wes Otten, Area Sales Manager for Carlo Gavazzi (Cdn), pictured on the left.
Manufacturers Automation Inc. is an electronic and electrical distributor covering the North American industrial marketplace for the past 36 years. The firm slogan’s is “Can We Help You.”

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