The acquisition of a major industrial Ethernet solutions provider furthers Belden’s drive to expand beyond cable to signal transmission solutions.
Kettering University will install GE Fanuc components, and integrate the vendor’s hardware and software into course curriculum.
As a primary market driver, China could become the single largest market for automation in less than 20 years, study says.
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After three months of declines, manufacturing output led a December rebound in industrial production, and is poised to outpace the overall economy for a third straight year.
Executives discussed markets and technologies, including the company’s “desktop factory” concept, at its recent International technology summit.
A former EDS executive, Paulett Eberhart to head up Invensys push to meet efficiency and safety needs of automation customers.
The $3.5 billion deal to acquire UGS Corp., a leading provider of product lifecycle management software, will allow Siemens to offer its customers fully integrated solutions for creating digital factories.
Indian orders and revenues are rising fast for ABB, which is making plans to cash in through expansions and acquisitions.
Emerson Process Management launches wireless products to meet European requirements, and unveils free online wireless training at its PlantWebUniversity Web site.
Siemens Energy & Automation appoints Kopanski and Batra to new leadership positions.
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