• 28 Nov
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    New PINET 90° stainless steel concealed hinges

    New from FDB Panel Fittings are the PINET 90° opening stainless steel and steel hinges for concealed installation – with two options available, the 3520 with pins and links in 430 stainless and the 3625 in 316L stainless.

  • 28 Nov
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    New FX5UC PLC is small and mighty…

    Mitsubishi Electric has released the company’s smallest and most powerful compact PLC to date, the FX5UC series Premium Micro PLC.

  • 28 Nov
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    New range of rectangular plastic connectors

    The industrial sector is using ever smaller machines at the same time as the modularisation of plants and systems continues to progress. What is needed are compact, modular and robust connections for connecting small loads.

  • 28 Nov
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    Han Rear-Fit: Quick installation of interfaces inside the switch cabinet

    In addition to solutions in the Han B and Han-Eco B standards, rear-mountable interfaces for trouble-free data transmission will also be available as of Q1 2020 – the Han B/EMC Rear-Fit.

  • 28 Nov
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    Digital Ecosystems on centre stage at Hannover Messe

    Hannover Messe has a revamped layout, making it even quicker for visitors to zero in on the key industrial transformation technologies of greatest interest to them.

  • 26 Nov
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    World’s first EMC cable gland with two grommets

    Foremost Electronics announces the availability of the icotek EMC-KVT-DS, the world’s first split EMC cable gland for preassembled cables of thread size M32 which also provides IP54 protection for use in extreme outdoor conditions.

  • 26 Nov
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    First CC-Link IE TSN products in action at SPS 2019

    The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) will showcase the first products that support its latest open network technology, CC-Link IE TSN, at SPS – Smart Production Solutions 2019. 

  • 26 Nov
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    Five (human) predictions for the future of manufacturing in 2020

    The challenge of accurately predicting the future of the manufacturing sector is significantly more complicated than it is to identify emerging problems with industrial machinery.

  • 26 Nov
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    Balluff embraces the opportunities offered by CC-Link IE TSN

    Balluff foresees the key role CC-Link IE TSN will play in creating a highly connected network of devices communicating in a deterministic manner while interfacing seamlessly with IT and higher-level management systems.

  • 26 Nov
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    Manufacturing in 2020, predictions from Schneider Electric

    "With the UK manufacturing industry under increasing pressure to deliver more at a lower cost, the coming years will see manufacturers take steps to create a completely ‘smart’ factory floor,” says Martin Walder, VP Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric.

  • 25 Nov
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    Shortage of engineers is a threat to UK businesses

    60% of employers report recruitment of engineering and technical staff with the right skills the biggest barrier to achieving business objectives over the next three years.

  • 20 Nov
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    RS Components launches DesignSpark membership referral programme with prize incentives

    RS Components has introduced a referral programme that incentivises members of DesignSpark to introduce friends and colleagues to the leading engineering platform, which offers benefits such as access to a global community of engineers, free MCAD and ECAD design software, CAD neutral libraries and a host of other resources.

  • 19 Nov
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    Cloud-based SCADA

    By transferring its multi-faceted MAPS SCADA / HMI solution to a secure cloud-based app, Mitsubishi Electric is offering potentially the best of both worlds; an advanced solution that is flexible and easy to integrate but is also well supported, stable and secure in operation.

  • 19 Nov
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    The most popular content from two years of Connectivity

    To celebrate its anniversary, sister title Connectivity has released a special print edition! It contains some of the best content published over the last two years and is an ideal guide to those starting their Industry 4.0 journey.

  • 14 Nov
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    New switchgear for the next generation of electricity distribution

    The NeoGear low-voltage switchgear is safer, smarter and more sustainable, maximising efficiency and reducing costs for tomorrow’s digitalised industries. Successfully trialed at sites across Switzerland and China, NeoGear deploys ABB’s laminated bus plate technology, which replaces traditional horizontal and vertical busbar systems.