Heavy-duty identification solution

MetalPhoto® Anodised Aluminium is an exceptionally durable and long-lasting identification solution. The high performance material is designed to maintain its appearance and functionality for more than 30 years in extreme conditions, making it ideal for asset tracking.


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Access for AutoCAD and ERP Users

Solutions provider Eplan is increasing the Eplan Data Portal’s circle of users and further strengthen-ing its position as a global supplier of digital device data. To date, access to around 600,000 device data and more than 1.2 million configuration variants have been reserved for Eplan’s own users. At the Hanno-ver Messe, the company is introducing an expansion of output formats for the Data Portal. Eplan will now allow all users access to data in .dxf formats. Eplan is therefore becoming accessible to a substantial group of AutoCAD users, particularly in North America and Asia. Device manufacturers represented in the Eplan Data Portal will thus be able to expand their reach. Another new feature: robust commercial data is being made available to ERP, PDM and PLM users – as individual downloads or complete data packages. Starting in mid-May, all interested parties can register online free of charge.


Print lean & safety signs on-site

Brady’s complete sign & label printer range offers the potential to print every visual workplace sign on-site when needed. Reduce workplace accidents and increase productivity with well placed visual workplace signage.


Application-specific rolling bearings for seeding machines

Due to the tough operating conditions experienced by machinery used in agricultural applications, the prospects of attaining a long service life when using standard rolling bearings are extremely limited. Acutely aware of this fact, leading manufacturers of quality agricultural machines, such as the Kverneland Group, rely on application-specific bearings from NSK.


Swisslog enhances its pallet storage and retrieval offerings with acquisition of Power Automation Systems (PAS)

Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions, leading provider of best-in-class intralogistics solutions, announces the acquisition of Power Automation Systems (PAS), the world-wide market leader in pallet shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). Now with offerings ranging from advanced robotics to fast case shuttles and pallet shuttles, together with KUKA Swisslog continues building the Automation Powerhouse chain offering clients compelling solutions.


Magnetic field instead of feed rollers tecodrive is developing a revolutionary process for material feed applications with the help of servo drives from Kollmorgen

tecodrive GmbH from Garbsen has named its invention "fleXfeed" – and is breaking revolutionary new ground in material feed applications used for metal processing. Thanks to an ingenious magnetic field, "fleXfeed" works on a completely contact-free basis and is much faster than conventional feed rollers. The young company is basing its new solution on the principle of linear direct drive technology. As a partner for the delivery of drive control solutions, Kollmorgen was closely involved at the development stage. The S700 servo drive play a key role in the contact-free feed process.

Morgan Advanced Materials


Morgan Advanced Materials, a global specialist in the development and manufacture of seals and bearings for demanding environments, has delivered a new type of bearing for electric water pump applications in cars which reduces component count, while optimising performance and engine efficiency.


NSK’s new website facilitates smartphone and tablet use

NSK is relaunching its European websites with a new, stylish design and an optimised responsive layout for smartphone and tablet users. It represents a distinct shift towards embracing the requirements of engineers and purchasers who are frequently on the move – a growing reality of business in modern industrial sectors.

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