Westermo Teleindustri AB

Westermo industrial Ethernet switch reduces the stress for ABB Force Measurement

ABB FM (Force Measurement) is using Westermo’s Redfox industrial Ethernet switch with its latest version of Stressometer system for measurement and control of rolling mills. The implementation of the Redfox Industrial device has helped to reduce the number of data communication products needed from six to one, simplifying the system and lowering costs.

British Steel

Blackfriars Station to be the first SilentTrack® installation in the UK.

The SilentTrack® noise damping system, developed by Tata Steel, has been installed to date on over 120km of railway track worldwide. It will be installed in the UK at Blackfriars station as part of work to ensure that the enhanced Thameslink Route still complies with noise legislation despite the increase in rail traffic.

HMS Industrial Networks AB

New gateway from HMS enables CAN-devices to connect to industrial networks

The Anybus® Communicator CAN™ is a new protocol converter from HMS Industrial Networks. The gateway enables communication between any industrial device with a CAN interface and industrial networks such as Profibus, Profinet, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT or CANopen.


Eaton Completes the Integration of Moeller with Product Branding and New Packaging

Eaton is about to complete the integration of the Moeller Group acquired in 2008 with changes to its products and packaging: From July 1 Eaton will start to replace the Moeller logo with the Eaton logo on all products and packaging. These changes in the product range will be completed over the course of 2011 by the planned completion date of January 1 2012.

HMS Industrial Networks AB

New Anybus CompactCom module connects devices to BACnet/IP

HMS Industrial Networks now releases Anybus® CompactCom™ for BACnet/IP – a network communication module which can be embedded into air conditioning equipment, pumps, ventilation devices etc. in order to enable communication with the BACnet/IP network.


Southco enhances its range of bow-to-stern access solutions to meet increased demands and growth of boat industry

According to Lucintel research, the global boat market is expected to grow to $ 27.8 billion by 2015 with a CAGR of 8.9%. This research also reports that much of this growth will come from the Europe and Asia Pacific regions, as sales will be bolstered by continued economic growth in these regions. In terms of specific boat building industry trends, the research states there is an ongoing shift in product mix toward larger and expensive boats.


Simple Plant Modifications with SmartWire-DT Universal Modules

When functions have to be retrofitted on a plant, modifications to the hardware configuration and program expansions normally involve considerable costs. The universal modules of Eaton's SmartWire-DT communication system now offer a very simple solution for these requirements.


Intelligently joined

In light of the anticipated increased use of lightweight materials and high-strength steels in automobile production, Hetal-Werke has resolved to devote attention to new joining concepts as the ATP® TriPress components from Arnold Umformtechnik that reduces assembly times by 75%.

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