Fieldbuses now account for less than half of the global industrial networking market for the first time, according ...
►Siemens separates off mechanical drives business
►ABB acquires Spanish 3D inspection pioneer, NUB3D
►Midea takes control of Israeli motion firm, Servotronix
Thousands of counterfeit bearings, weighing a total of around 1.5 tonnes, have been seized by the West Yorkshire ...
►Chinese firm buys UK’s Trio Motion for £15.5m
►UK automation firms see no benefits from moving to WTO rules
►ABB picks Melling to run UK drives and controls business
A group of four German companies and organisations, including Siemens and the Fraunhofer institute, have embarked ...
►‘New approach to automation’ uses robots to control cells
►UK technology will ‘revolutionise’ soft-starter market
►PLC safety concept ‘can save $300,000 a year'
The German controls manufacturer Vipa has announced a micro-PLC which, it claims, is the fastest on the market. ...
►Redesigned drives shrink by 73% to become ‘world's smallest’
►All-in-one MV drives use LV components to cut costs
►IP55 vector drives have built-in 10,000-step PLCs
Once again, the SPS IPC Drives automation and motion engineering mega-show, held every November in Nuremberg, ...
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►Hannover Fair 2015 exclusive show report
India’s biggest car-maker, Maruti Suzuki, is turning increasingly to the CC-Link open network to help it cu ...
►Automated tester puts the squeeze on tennis balls
►Robots help to give whisky barrels a new lease of life
►Etch-a-sketch artwork is up to scratch
If the UK votes to leave the EU in the upcoming referendum, it could have far-reaching effects for SMEs operating ...
►Keeping up with the changing face of EN safety standards
►Evolution v technology: influencing natural selection
►Complex assemblies: a grey area for machine safety
Eaton has produced a pair of White Papers that cover aspects of the ErP (energy-related products) Directive. ...
►Why vee-guides are often the best choice for linear applications
►How OEMs can improve the efficiency of their machines
►The impact of energy management on DCS systems