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Eurotherm: Eurotherm: Data management system

Eurotherm, a unit of Invensys plc, has announced the release of a new Advanced Screen Builder feature in the 5000 Series Data Management System. This feature enables 24 custom user screens to be created and viewed at the instrument’s touch screen.
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The VVI-200 vertical pouching machine is among the Rovema offerings that include a ControlLogix solution.
OEM Application Note
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Controls solution helps OEM grow its business

Decreased design time enables this machinery builder to expand product line by 300% with just a 10% increase in personnel.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Controls platform

Visual Motion 10 from Bosch Rexroth is a fully-reusable motion-control platform. It allows OEMs and end users to retain their initial programming investment, while a newly integrated, IEC 61131-3 compliant, multi-tasking PLC allows for combined motion and logic on a single hardware and software platform.
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Motors

AutomationDirect has launched the SureStep™ family of products, an open-loop stepping system that includes four standard motors, a one-size-fits-all step motor drive, and a power supply.
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Wago Corporation: Software for PFCs, PCs

Wago has debuted its 759-333 WAGO-IO-PRO CAA software for Wago Programmable Fieldbus Controllers and 758 Series Industrial PCs. It offers visual elements, complete offline simulation, and editors for programming in 6 languages including ladder diagram and structured text.
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Schneider Electric: Safety relay

Schneider Electric’s new Telemecanique® Preventa™ XPS-MC is a multi-functional, configurable safety relay that complies with global machine safety standards.
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Krones, Inc: Krones, Inc: Monitoring software

Krones has developed a new generation of software systems for monitoring technology. Called Distributed Architecture for Real Time (DART), the software provides an alternative to PLCs when they are not feasible due to economics or space constraints.
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Beckhoff Automation: Panel PCs

Beckhoff USA offers an entire line of aluminum-constructed Control Panel PC LCD monitors ranging from the miniature CX1000 to the full-size ATX motherboard CP6500.
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Wago Corporation: Smallest I/O-IPC

The WAGO-I/O-IPC 758 Series Industrial PC from Wago Corp. integrates all standard PC functions including network and fieldbus interfaces. The 266 MHz Pentium-processor-powered unit with Linux or Microsoft Windows-based operating system permits decentralized control, subnetworking with popular fieldbuses, as well as recording, analyzing, and measuring data.
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Bosch Rexroth Pneumatics: Bosch Rexroth Pneumatics: Pneumatics diagnostics and integration

The new Drive and Diagnostic Link (DDL) from Bosch Rexroth’s Pneumatics Div. makes it possible for pneumatics to be fully integrated across the overall control system on a packaging machine.

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