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This year’s “Key Technology Trends” report was strongly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which shifted market demand more abruptly than any single event that we have ever witnessed.

 

 

 

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Hammond Manufacturing uses a four step process for painting their enclosures, enclosure racks and rack mounts, which includes a four-stage pre-wash, bakes within specialized ovens for metal sheets, and application of a powder coat, all of which together reduces material waste by a significant amount according to Hammond.

 

 

 

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Visualization is the graphical representation of information, such as a situation, trend, or current or impending problem. Omron human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are designed to expose patterns to the human eye and allow humans to communicate with automated systems, thereby helping operators make an informed choice of actions.

 

 

 

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If you want to play the game, you have to know the rules. Think about baseball. What is a double play? What makes a foul ball? You have to understand these elements and their implications to follow the on-field play.

 

 

 

Unprecedented growth demands have prompted retail grocery companies to look for more cost-effective automation solutions. While order fulfillment picking operations are applying a variety of automated solutions, decanting operations are virtually overlooked.

 

 

 

The saying “it is better to be safe than sorry” has never been more true than with the rapid increase of automation in the Canadian workplace. It has never been more vital to protect the product and protect the people than today.

 

 

 

Digital technology continues to transform manufacturing. And as smart factory initiatives escalate, OEMs face new demands for highly productive, information-enabled machines that support digital transformation – and help maintain safety and security in a connected world.

 

 

 

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The HARTING Technology Group is presenting itself with numerous technological highlights at this year's HANNOVER MESSE digital Edition (12 to 16 April 2021). "At HARTING, we are designing the powerful connectivity of the future and we call it Connectivity+," as CEO Philip Harting stated.

 

 

 

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Rittershausen in Dietzhölztal - no one knew in 1961 that a small township in central Hesse would one day give its name to a global company. Rudolf Loh bought an old weaving mill and founded Rittal.

 

 

 

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2020 will probably go down in history as being the year of ultimate challenges, but the HVAC industry experienced and kept up with those rapid changes on a daily basis. Despite the crisis, an AHR Expo and ASHRAE Journal survey showed 88% HVAC industry respondents reporting “good” or “excellent” business with a possible 5-10 percent growth.

 

 

 

Changing Scene

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Pilz: Clearing The Way For Cylinder Production

 

Pilz Cylinder Technology54 plants are to be modernised, to upgrade Vaillant’s production of hot water storage cylinders to state-of-the-art electrical and safety technology. The safety design for cylinder production was to incorporate a barrier-free solution for two older production lines, combining safety with efficiency. The loading and unloading area presented a challenge, as it was to be free of any disruptive structures.

Safety that's almost artistic

On the basis of the hazard assessment Pilz developed an unusual safety solution using the light curtains PSENopt II. The individual positioners are accessible from three sides and secure cylinders of various sizes, which are fed in manually and via crane. 

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Beckhoff Canada Opens Office in Greater Vancouver

Beckhoff CanadaCAMBRIDGE, Ontario, Aug. 24, 2021 – Beckhoff Canada opened a Western Region Sales and Training Centre in the technology-rich Vancouver area to increase sales development and market share growth. The 2,950-square-foot office is in Tower 1 of the prominent Metrotower Office Complex in downtown Burnaby, British Columbia.

The facility offers increased space for sales and engineering support, training and seminars, as well as an intelligent motion lab where Beckhoff product experts can test Flying Motion capabilities and machine concepts using the XPlanar system.

 

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AutomationDirect Releases New Contrinex M18 Short-Body Photoelectric Sensors and Sensor Tester

AutomationDirect Contrinex M18 Short-BodyPhotoelectric SensorsAutomationDirect has added a new series of Contrinex M18 photoelectric sensors to their ever-growing selection of discrete sensors, as well as a new sensor tester used with various sensor types to verify operation in the field.

The Contrinex M18 sensors are made in the USA and have a short body for easy installation in even the tightest locations. These sensors are available in diffuse, diffuse with adjustable background suppression, retroreflective, and through-beam models, and with NPN and PNP logic. All PNP models are IO-Link® compatible, and all sensor outputs are complementary, allowing them to be used as a light-on or dark-on sensor.

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