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Parker Hannifin’s new MPE Servo Motor Series
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Parker Hannifin: Servo motor series

Designed for high-volume applications, Parker Hannifin’s new MPE Series is an economical servo motor that extends the MPP motor family to smaller sizes.
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Anritsu: Detection technologies/equipment support

Designed to ensure food product quality and safety, Anritsu’s line of detection equipment, which includes (High Definition) HD, Ultra HD, and DualX X-ray technologies, Checkweigher solutions, and Metal Detection technology is now supported by the company’s newly developed process called Detection360, a proprietary program that analyzes and secures the proper points of detection and inspection within the processing environment to effectively reduce or eliminate risks associated with unwanted contaminants or missing items.
Roll-Slide Mini carriage and rail linear motion systems from LM76
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LM76: Carriage and rail linear motion systems

Available in lengths from 160 mm (6.30 in) to 1200 mm, the low cost, low profile Roll-Slide Mini carriage and rail linear motion systems from LM76 feature: quiet running; low resonance; smooth motion; low friction 440c stainless steel roller bearings (Coeff of Friction is .001 to .010 compared with .15 to .30 for polymer plain bearings); low magnetic signature; corrosion resistant stainless steel rails; and electrodeless nickel plated carriages.
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Sato: Online maintenance service for printers

Sato Online Services (SOS) is a global maintenance service for printers that uses the Internet of Things to provide 24/7 connectivity and worldwide customer support, helping ensure the stable performance of the company’s cloud connected printers.
PowerGrid technology from Cognex improves barcode reading
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Cognex: Barcode reading technology improves read rates

Designed to increase read rates in 2-D barcode-reading applications where conditions are difficult, PowerGrid technology from Cognex is a texture-based location algorithm approach to reading 2-D matrix and Direct Part Mark (DPM) codes by locating a pattern of alternating light and dark modules within the code.
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Ginger Cushing joins AIMCAL board of directors

Dan Bemi, president of the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL), has appointed Ginger Cushing, global sales manager, packaging at Michelman, Inc., to the association’s Board of Directors to serve as a director-at-large.
AutomationDirect’s AcuAMP series of AC and DC current sensors
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AutomationDirect: AC and DC current sensors

AutomationDirect’s AcuAMP series of AC and DC current are designed in a rugged industry-standard feed-through package to provide flexibility across many current ratings.
Yaskawa’s iQpump Micro intelligent pump drive
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Yaskawa: Intelligent pump drive

Yaskawa’s iQpump Micro intelligent pump drive provides simple, reliable, cost-effective microdrive control for variable-torque pump loads through 25 HP.
Banner Engineering’s EZ-LIGHT K90 Series multicolor indicator lights
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Banner: Multi-color indicator lights

Banner Engineering’s EZ-LIGHT K90 Series multicolor indicator lights feature a large, 90-mm indicator housing, and deliver extremely bright and uniform illumination from all directions and at longer distances, while a highly-visible illuminated dome ensures easy-to-see operator guidance.
NBE fully-automated bulk container dumper
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National Bulk Equipment: Bulk container dumper

Designed specifically for processing applications handling non-free flowing, high bulk density materials, National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) fully-automated bulk container dumper features specially milled 304-2b stainless steel sheet that has a greatly reduced coefficient of friction relative to typical flat sheet, for improved material release during infeed, and faster, more thorough cleaning during changeovers.

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