Rockwell Automation News

Rockwell Automation Nearly Doubles Input Voltage Capacity for Compact PowerFlex Drive

The latest enhancement to the PowerFlex® 6000T drive now accepts up to 13.8 kV primary voltage, nearly twice the input voltage, in a footprint that is only 2310…3010 mm (7.58…9.87 feet) wide. The drive can be applied to 3…4.16 kV applications with high voltage input built in. Plus, high-voltage feeds can be directly connected to the drive from the main distribution line without additional step-down transformer or substation equipment, reducing costs.

SCHUNK News

SCHUNK receives German innovation prize for climate and environment (IKU)

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action awarded the innovative ADHESO gripping technology from SCHUNK with the IKU 2022. The bio-inspired, energy-saving method of handling facilitates sustainable automation processes in many areas. SCHUNK developed the technology together with the startup company INNOCISE.

FPT Software News

FPT Software Cuts Ribbon on New Office in the Center of Manhattan

FPT Software, Vietnam’s leading IT solutions provider, recently cut the ribbon on its New York office in the heart of Manhattan, which will serve its North American arm, FPT Americas. The opening ceremony was attended by the Vietnam Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh during his official visit to the United States and the United Nations.

Mitsubishi Electric News

Mitsubishi Electric Develops Technology for the Freeform Printing of Satellite Antennas in Outer Space

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that the company has developed an on-orbit additive-manufacturing technology that uses photosensitive resin and solar ultraviolet light for the 3D printing of satellite antennas in the vacuum of outer space.

TDK News

COP26 Session: How Much Can Electronic Components Contribute to CO₂ Reduction in Finished Products?

At COP26 (the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) held in 2021, TDK was a featured speaker at an off-site session organized by Hitachi, Ltd. about its procurement partners. There, TDK presented its ongoing initiatives to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions in its supply chain.

Inmoco News

Linear encoder provides accuracy and reliability in tough environments

Celera Motion has launched an inductive linear encoder for accurate and reliable position sensing in harsh environments. Distributed in the UK by INMOCO, Celera’s Lintran linear position transducer is designed for applications where electrical contacts or optical transducers would prove unreliable.

Continental News

MARKET ENTRY: CONTINENTAL BRINGS ITS AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS TO THE SHOPFLOOR WITH STRONG PARTNERS

Technology company Continental will present for the first time in public its Autonomous Mobile Robots for the external market at the LogiMAT 2022, the international intralogistics tradeshow, from May 31 to June 2 in Stuttgart. After an internal test phase in Continental production locations worldwide, the AMRs are now ready for the external market entry with improved and new features as well as the handling of new use cases.

Gefran News

SMART SENSOR, AUTOMATION AND MOTION CONTROL: GEFRAN PRESENTS PERVASIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DIGITISATION AT SPS

Gefran – the Italian multinational group specialised in the design and production of sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components – will participate in the tenth edition of SPS Italia, an event dedicated to technologies serving digital transformation, which is returning live and in person from 24 to 26 May (Hall 3, Stand F007).

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