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Rockwell Automation

 

Industrial companies expect visibility into every aspect of new or upgraded plants, including their electrical control system. Now, the pressure is on integrators to help connect these systems and make their real-time data available to workers.

 

 

 

Siemens is setting the course for long-term value creation through accelerated growth and stronger profitability with a simplified and leaner company structure. The main aim of the Vision 2020+ company strategy is to give Siemens' individual businesses significantly more entrepreneurial freedom under the strong Siemens brand in order to sharpen their focus on their respective markets.

 

 

Cybertech

 

This summer, Cybertech celebrated the successful conclusion of a major SIS upgrade program for a client that began in 2006. The scope and length of the project required a significant team of both Cybertech and client resource

 

 

 

The Internet of Thing (IoT) is changing the world beyond recognition, both in the industrial sector and our private lives. And the number of internet-connected devices is set to almost double from 2018 to 2020. This exponential rise in IoT devices is believed to happen in large part because of the arrival of 5G in 2019.

 

 

 

We often take for granted the intricate mechanisms that are at work to ensure electricity is readily available to power our everyday lives. The evolving global landscape for electrical distribution and use has created a need for energy storage systems (ESS), making them among the fastest growing electrical power system products.

 

 

Bedrock

 

Bedrock Automation, maker of the Bedrock® Open Secure Automation (OSA) system, has announced the availability of the fifth in its series of white papers supporting implementation of Open Secure Automation (OSA).

 

Harting

 

HARTING has achieved a breakthrough that facilitates the use of connectors and connector-based cable assemblies in electrical control panels, switchgear and other control systems requiring UL 508 certification.

 

 

Kymera Systems

 

SCADA, or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, is a software application used for process control. It is a control system which consists of several components such as software communication equipment, controller network interfaces, and input/output. 

 

 

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Modular freestanding enclosures offer a number of key advantages when compared to
traditional unibody enclosures. Many times these attributes are overlooked either out of
a false perception of increased enclosure costs, reluctance to change, or a simple lack
of awareness to the possible benefits of modular solutions.

 

 

Changing Scene

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One of Canada’s largest wastewater treatment plants at Annacis Island provides secondary treatment to approximately 175 billion litres of wastewater every year for over 1 million residents in 14 municipalities. After almost 20 years in operation, the variable frequency drives supporting the critical pumping systems for the primary treatment and secondary treatment facilities had to be replaced to ensure that the plant’s high operational availability and reliability will not be compromised in serving the plant, the surrounding municipalities and the environment. Metro Vancouver Regional District chose to deploy Rittal’s enclosure and power distribution solutions with E-plan software to efficiently support vital infrastructure improvements by reducing equipment replacement times and thereby minimizing risk to plant operations.


Fulham taps industry veteran Edwin Reyes to head OEM sales team

Edwin ReyesFulham Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has appointed Edwin Reyes as Director of OEM Sales and Business Development.

In his new role, Reyes will oversee all OEM sales activities for the Fulham organization. He brings over 14 years of experience to the role, gained through his time at Fulham, having started his career in the engineering department of the California-based company before recently serving as product manager for LED Drivers and Modules.

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German Technology Day, Hosted by Rittal, Eplan, Wago and Pilz

German Technology DayOn November 19, 2019 The German Technology Day hosted by Rittal, Eplan, Wago and Pilz was held in Mississauga. The event showcased a unique conversion of 4 companies. Something that strongly resembles the collaborative efforts German companies have largely embraced and is often showcased in European shows. Although, it has yet to be fully embraced in North America.

The collaborative event allowed each company to showcase its own solutions, both new and upcoming as well as complement the ways in which the companies support and deliver solutions achieved by working together.


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Three strategies for embracing and maintaining manufacturing flexibility

ManufacturingTo keep up with the demands of today’s consumer-driven economy, manufacturers are increasingly adopting flexible production strategies. This can help companies be much more responsive to the whims of the market, but it creates some new challenges in its own right. Such challenges include reduced throughput, extra complexity and high installation costs.

At Omron, we’ve devoted much of our recent efforts to helping manufacturers become and remain flexible. 

 

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