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.
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%.
As one of the leading manufacturers of components and systems for electrical engineering and automation, Eatons Electrical Sector is now offering new input/output modules for SmartWire-DT. New input/output modules can now be connected to the SmartWire-DT connection and communication system. A 4-channel input module with a 3-wire connection and integrated short-circuit proof power supply, as well as an 8-channel output module (8 *24VDC, 0.5A) have been added to the range of digital modules.