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Phoenix Contact Goes Off the Grid for Earth Day and Beyond

U.S. headquarters facility expansion adds a new natural-gas-based heating, cooling and power system that will generate electricity and reduce waste for the company.
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Emerson Cluj Flow Center in Romania

Emerson Expands European Manufacturing, Engineering Services

US$76 million investment in new facilities in Romania strengthens Emerson’s growing global manufacturing and engineering services network.
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The Encoder Connection

The Encoder Connection

Posital CEO Christian Leeser contends that magnetic encoders’ combination of extreme environment durability, energy harvesting capabilities, high-precision and a smaller footprint will lead the techno
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Rugged, Touch Panel PCs

TPC-651H and TPC-1251H fanless touch panel computers come with an Intel Atom eMenlow XL processor, -20 ~ 60°C operating temperatures, and a front-sealed design providing advanced IP65 protection. 
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High-voltage Ethernet Switches

High-voltage versions of four of the vendor’s 700 Series of fully managed Industrial Ethernet switches are now available. 
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Write Your Own Modules

Users of Ignition software can now write their own modules using the Ignition Module Software Development Kit (SDK), which is now available for free via the vendor’s Web site. 
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Workstations Achieve Achilles Certification

The Foxboro I/A Series distributed control system (DCS) operator workstations have passed the Achilles Cyber Security Certification test, performed by Wurldtech Security Technologies, an industrial
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Connectors Work on Small Devices

To meet the needs of increasingly smaller machines and devices, field-wired M12 connectors in 12 and 17 positions can be used for applications in which only M23 and larger connectors could previousl
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Device Extends Wireless Sensor System

The Wireless Sender is designed as an extension to the vendor’s Wireless Sensing System and communicates with a Base Station, which acts as a coordinator for an IEEE 802.15.4 wireless network. 
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Rugged Servo Drives

The DZX series of digital networked, embedded, extended-environment servo drives are designed for use in extreme and harsh conditions. 
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Handheld Scanner Breaks Ground

As the next-generation DataMan handheld industrial ID scanner, the DataMan 8000 Series is designed for the factory floor. 
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Rigid-geared SCARA Robots

Billed as an industry first for SCARA robots, the TH-A Series is equipped with highly rigid gears for each axis. 
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Plug-and-play RFID

IO-Link-based RFID systems promise to making connecting RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems to networks as easy as connecting discrete I/O—without adding additional cost. 
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