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Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Markus Rocca as Director of Business Development, EMEA.

 

 

Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) is proud to announce the release of their newly redesigned website. The new website has been designed to reflect the needs of our diverse customer base and provides a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality.

 

 

 

Manufacturers can now install more control hardware on machines instead of in cabinets to simplify their production environments. The new Allen-Bradley ArmorStart ST distributed motor controllers with integrated safety can be mounted directly on a machine, allowing users to implement functional safety with fewer components.

 

 

 

Universal mCloud Corp., a provider of asset management solutions combining IoT, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and analytics, today announced a key appointment and a new addition to the mCloud team. The strengthened team will advance the Company’s strategy to drive organic growth through new multi-year, recurring, commercial Software-as-a-Service contracts within its Smart Process line of business, which includes customers in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and pipeline industries.

 

 

 

Autopro Automation Consultants Ltd. announced in June the establishment of a new scholarship partnership with the Fort McMurray Public School Division. The annual scholarship has been developed to recognize and support the next generation as they embark on planned post-secondary studies in either Robotics, Instrumentation, Automation or a program with an Engineering Focus.

 

 

 

Emerson is partnering with Cisco to introduce a next-generation industrial wireless networking solution that fundamentally transforms data management to improve plant productivity, reliability and safety. The new Emerson Wireless 1410S Gateway with the Cisco Catalyst® IW6300 Heavy Duty Series Access Point combines the latest in wireless technology with advanced WirelessHART sensor technology, delivering reliable and highly secure data, even in the harshest industrial environments.

 

 

 

Emerson recently introduced the AMS Asset Monitor edge analytics device, which digitalizes essential asset data and analytics for better operations performance and improved decision making. AMS Asset Monitor provides actionable insights into essential assets that were previously monitored only with infrequent assessments. The new edge analytics device will connect with Emerson’s Plantweb Optics asset performance platform to provide key operations personnel with instant asset health details for operations and maintenance decision making. 

 

 

 

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the fourth edition release of its Control Systems Engineering Exam Reference Manual: A Practical Study Guide—updated to cover the new, 2019 Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam specifications developed and administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

 

 

 

Uwe Gräff, board member responsible for New Technologies and Development at the HARTING Technology Group, retired from his position by mutual consent end of September. Gräff took up his initial managing director position at the Technology Group at the beginning of 2015 and joined the Group’s management board at the beginning of 2019.

 

 

 

Seneca College officially opened the Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship on September 27th, 2019. The facility houses a large portion of Seneca’s advanced technology and automation equipment. Students enrolled in the Electromechanical Engineering Technology – Automation (EMA) advanced diploma program will have the opportunity to learn from the latest industrial equipment, and discipline specific software.

 

 

 

PB 25 Phoenix ControlCabinet 400

Phoenix Contact will provide you with support as your reliable partner in the optimization of your processes in control cabinet manufacturing.

Phoenix Contact provides you with holistic solutions in a cooperative partnership, based on their products, services, and experience. Digital data is used consistently, processes optimized, and time saved. The PROJECT complete planning and marking software supports your entire control cabinet manufacturing process. The program provides you with an intuitive user interface that enables you to individually plan, automatically check, and order terminal strips.

Thanks to optimized interfaces, you can easily integrate data from common CAE systems. This enables you to save significant amounts of time in the overall engineering process. Read More


 Like many cyclical industries, mining is reviving, driven by steady global economic growth and an increasing demand for materials to support new technologies like electric vehicles, renewable energy and mobile devices. Despite the optimism, the industry still faces major operational challenges including process efficiencies, cost control, worker health and safety, and skills gaps. To address these challenges, Rockwell Automation introduced The Connected Mine, leveraging the latest enabling and digital technologies.

Utilizing advanced analytics, The Connected Mine helps mining companies collect and aggregate data to gain end-to-end visibility into their operations and make informed business decisions to improve mining operations.

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