Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. ( has put safety on center stage, with the launch of an educational roadshow that features a full-screen movie production titled, “Safety: Uncover the Competitive Advantage.”
Precision Automation Robotics India (PARI) will soon move to a new site in its home city of Pune, India, where it will locate its manufacturing plant. The company’s current Pune location will then become home to the research and development center
National Instruments (, the Austin, Texas, control and instrumentation manufacturer, has announced a high-performance, real-time controller in collaboration with Austin-based chip manufacturer Freescale Semiconductor ( and Wind River (, Alameda, Calif., a provider of real-time operating systems.
free download
Total Cost of Ownership

Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this E-Book Special Report to learn how to calculate the true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for your industrial machinery.

Touting the growing importanceof “mechatronics,” Festo AG & Co. KG (, the Esslington, Germany-based automation components and systems supplier, described a variety of new and emerging products, technologies and trends at its 5th International Press Conference Dec. 6-7 in Vienna, Austria. Nearly 90 journalists and trade press editors attended the event.
The Make2Pack committee (, also known as the ISA SP-88 Part 5 committee, demonstrated the benefits of adopting a standard approach to machine and control design for packaging machines at the Procter & Gamble Co. Central Engineering Technology Labs in Cincinnati on Dec. 7.
Invensys Process Systems (, a Foxboro, Mass., provider of process automation products, announced several new products at its User Conference Dec. 4-5 in Dallas.
From a meager beginning six years ago with 45 attendees (aside from company employees), Yokogawa’s User Conference grew to about 220 attendees last year, then exploded to about 800 for this year’s event, held Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in Houston.
The $240 million cash deal will bring together providers of asset management software and mobile workforce management software.
A new high-availability data historian is designed with fault tolerance to prevent data loss.
Precision Automation Robotics India is planning to establish a 50-acre Automation Park in India by 2008.
Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
News & Analysis
Latest Automation Products
Industrial Automation Columnists
Sponsored white papers, videos and products
Oil & Gas, Chemical and More
Improve Industry Skills
Network Application of IE
Workforce Development
Technology for Discrete Manufacturing
Automation Applications & Trends
Global automation news