Molex Inc. (www.molex.com), a Lisle, Ill.-based electronic components manufacturer, will acquire Woodhead Industries Inc.
The HazardWatch Integrated Fire & Gas Detection System is designed to help process and plant engineers protect their operations, equipment and staff from fire and combustible gases.
Designed as an inexpensive RFID system for fast, economical, on-the-fly industrial data tracking, the BIS M system operates at industry standard 13.56MHz frequency.
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“Suppliers are wrong who think the road to long-term success is giving away non-standard software with their non-standard chips.”
Manufacturing performance correlates directly to frequency of measurement, yet 84 percent of manufacturing companies are still relying on spreadsheets and ad hoc performance monitoring despite the availability of mature and emerging technologies, according to a recent report from Boston-based AberdeenGroup Inc.
PlantTriage Performance Supervision Software now includes a color-coded Process Interaction Map to enable users to quickly identify the most important process interactions and find the root cause of process upsets.
The LioN Series of compact I/O modules for DeviceNet and Profibus-DP applications is comprised of two housing styles—the LioN-S and LioN-M.
By forcing automation suppliers to stretch their resources to maintain redundant product lines, manufacturers are raising the cost of suppliers to produce this equipment.
Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com) and Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D, www.automation.siemens.com) announced on July 11 their expansion of system interfaces to enable both companies to expand support of global fieldbus standards.
Because of the continually increasing amount of data that must be stored for a production process, CD burners are at their limits, says the vendor.
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