Data exchange with synchronisation of catalogue parts

Teamcenter interface expanded An advanced interface between Eplan and Teamcenter has been launched. The interface includes bi-directional catalogue part synchronisation of the E-CAD and PLM part libraries. Synchronisations can be set either regularly or on demand. The new integration includes functions for creation and update of parts data and supports the latest Teamcenter releases.


Available now for download: New Eplan Platform 2.4

The new major release of the Eplan Platform is now available. PLC project planning in graphical overviews, sub-projects and new navigation options accelerate project planning, even in large projects. Extended support for IEC 81346 and IEC 61355 through structuring principles and reference designations offers a basis for innovative design methods.

Keyence America

Inspection of Mineral-Insulated Cables from Every Angle.

Thermocoax meticulously inspects the quality of all its mineral-insulated cables. Keyence’s VHX digital microscope is part of a powerful arsenal of instruments the company uses to check every characteristic of these high-tech cables.



When designing for interior access and positioning applications in aircraft, design engineers must choose mechanisms that meet styling and enhanced functionality demands, satisfy global industry standards, allow for total access flexibility, and provide a quality experience for the end user. The following focuses on key access and positioning applications in aircraft interiors and highlights examples of prime latching systems and positioning technology solutions, featuring products and systems offered by Southco as examples. Multipoint Systems


VERLINDE hoists equip a new train maintenance center in Spain

Grupo JPG, a local integrator of VERLINDE hoists and crane components, has equipped the CISF (Centro Integral de Sistemas Ferroviarios), a new 20000 square meter maintenance area for the company ADIF, (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias) with overhead cranes. In the context of a global standardization of train speeds and power supplies, the cranes will be used to lift the train power and motorization equipment.


(Re)Launch: New EPLAN Data Portal

An integrated 3D viewer, a new surface with manufacturer logos in the grid, additional manufacturers and updated component catalogues: The Eplan Data Portal will be available as of August 2014 in a new version that provides users with significant functional advantages and, since it now contains 470,000 components, also features 20% more device data.


Emerson variable speed solutions enhance beam pumps in artificial lift process

Emerson Industrial Automation’s latest solutions, such as the Powerdrive FX four-quadrant drive in combination with an LSRPM synchronous magnet-type motor from the company’s Dyneo® range, are now delivering priceless advantages to increasing numbers of wells using beam pumps (RRP, reciprocating rod pumps).

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