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Customers in the underground mining industry can look forward to safer, efficient and more productive development blasting as early as the end of 2021, as Orica and Epiroc commence commissioning on Avatel, the first-of-its-kind, industry-driven explosives delivery system in coming weeks.

 

 

 

Honeywell and Nozomi Networks have recently announced a cybersecurity partnership today to deliver more comprehensive, end-to-end cybersecurity for Operational Technology (OT) environments. The partnership combines Nozomi Networks' industry-leading OT & Internet of Things (IoT) security and visibility capabilities with the strengths of Honeywell Forge Cybersecurity software, professional consulting and managed security services from Honeywell.

 

 

Rockwell Automation, Inc. recently announced the next evolution of its global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Partner Program. The enhanced offering now provides increased market access opportunities, simplification, and standardized product alignment for manufacturers, enabling participants to fully leverage Rockwell Automation technology.

 

 

 

FANUC was recently named a top work place in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the ninth consecutive year.  FANUC ranks 15 out of 30 companies in the large employer category in Michigan.  In addition, the Chicago Tribune named FANUC’s Hoffman Estate, IL regional office a top work place in Illinois for the third year in a row. 

 

 

 

NovaTech Orion LXWeb-based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions deliver a new level of simplicity in installation, configuration, and usability.

 

 

Allied Electronics & Automation has recently added its 50th new supplier in 2020 and now stocks ready-to-ship inventory from more than 500 world-class suppliers of automation and control, electronic, electrical, mechanical, and maintenance products.  The company has most recently augmented its offering of power transmission components, switches, sensors, industrial connectivity equipment, industrial controls, connectors, and sanitizing products from Envirocleanse, Ringfeder, E-Switch, Pilz, and Eaton Transportation.

 

 

 

Schneider 400PB&SI sat down with David O'Reilly, Vice President and General Manager Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric Canada, and James See, Regional Account Leader for Central Canada, Secure Power, to discuss accommodating a distributed workforce for the long term.

 

 

 

Rittal Systems Ltd. recently awarded the winners of the  Electro-Federation Canada ‘Women in Tech’ Scholarship program cheques of $1,750 each to pursue their careers in the Electrical & Manufacturing Industry.

 

 

 

When embarking on their digitalisation / IIot course, machine and plant manufacturers are often unsure how to approach things, which steps come first, which can wait and which may be entirely superfluous. This article sums up the current experiences of mechanical engineering customers of the HARTING Technology Group and shows how this important but also tremendously multifaceted topic can be mastered.

 

 

 

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA) have released a new guide to the security lifecycles outlined in the ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards and technical reports. ISA/IEC 62443 constitutes the world’s only consensus-based series of automation cybersecurity standards.

 

 

 

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Phoenix Contact Welcomes Udayan Pandya as the Head of Automation Business Area, Industrial Management and Automation (IMA) for Canada

Phoenix Contact Ltd. is proud to announce and welcome Udayan Pandya as the Company’s Head of Business Area, Industrial Management and Automation (IMA). Udayan will be responsible for the activities and performance of the IMA business areas in the Canadian market and will lead Phoenix Contact’s vertical market management activities and develop the organizations' presence and effectiveness in select markets.

Udayan brings over 23 years of experience leading and growing the Industrial Automation business in Canada. Previously, Udayan held the position of Director, Industrial Automation Systems with Siemen’s and most recently, as Vice President with AIS Technologies Group.

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Eaton Signs Agreement to Acquire Tripp Lite, Expanding Eaton’s Power Quality Business in the Americas

EatonPower management company Eaton recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Tripp Lite, a supplier of power quality products and connectivity solutions including single-phase uninterruptible power supply systems, rack power distribution units, surge protectors, and enclosures for data centers, industrial, medical, and communications markets in the Americas.

Founded nearly 100 years ago, the company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Under the terms of the agreement, Eaton will pay $1.65 billion for Tripp Lite, which represents approximately 12 times Tripp Lite’s 2020 EBITDA and 11 times estimated 2021 EBITDA.

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Lean Robotics: Making Robots Work in Your Factory

Lean RoboticsBy Samuel Bouchard

WHY I WROTE THIS BOOK

It was winter 2009, and I was on a mission to sell my startup’s first product, a robotic gripper, to the automotive manufacturers of Michigan. My cofounders and I—three friends from the robotics lab at Laval University—had a straightforward business plan for our new company,Robotiq.

At the time, every robotic gripper had custom-made fingers, so whenever manufacturers wanted to use grippers in their robotics-based assembly lines, they had to go through lots of trial and error regarding custom design and fabrication.

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Fanuc America Launches New CRX Cobot Website

FANUC America recently announced the launch of a new e-learning website to educate manufacturers and industry about its CRX collaborative robot.  The site provides online training modules, a deep dive into a wide range of peripheral device and tooling partners, and the latest product information about its CRX cobot lineup. 

CRX PRODUCT FEATURES

FANUC’s new CRX collaborative robots are easy to use and program, safe, flexible, and quick to get up and running for a variety of manufacturing and industrial applications.

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Mission Until 2030 KUKA Makes Automation Available to Everyone

KUKA MissionBy Wolfgang MeisenHead of Corporate Communication

In the next ten years, more and more people around the world will be working with robots. Automation is becoming mainstream and is finding its way into more and more areas.

Easy access to robotics: That’s KUKA’s ambitious goal – and therefore is presenting the first elements of a preview of an operating system of the future at the digital Hannover Messe 2021. Because therein lies the key: simple operation and intuitive handling of automation solutions, which until now have often been reserved for experts.

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Littelfuse: New Features to the MP8000 Bluetooth Overload Relay

Littelfuse MP8000The Littelfuse MP8000 Bluetooth Enabled Overload Relay is a smart, universal relay that communicates with your smartphone via Bluetooth. No need to open the control panel.

Monitor real-time data, view fault codes and control unlimited relays through the Littelfuse App on the smartphone you already own from up to 30 feet away.

 

 

 

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