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Ready or Not, Industry 4.0 Is Here
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Ready or Not, Industry 4.0 Is Here

Eaton experts explain how to thoughtfully embrace Industry 4.0 technologies, sharing strategies, considerations, and personal examples to help ensure that your foray into Industry 4.0 starts out on the right foot. It’s been exciting to see the full potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, go from concept to reality. This era’s immediate predecessor, Industry 3.0, represented a quantum leap in manufacturing productivity and efficiency.

Maximum Customer Benefits for the Digital Transformation
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Maximum Customer Benefits for the Digital Transformation

In the era of digital transformation, everyone is combining forces so that various software applications such as product configurators, CPQ, PLC, PLM/ERP and others can ideally communicate with each other. The EPLAN Partner Network was founded over two years ago and around sixty companies have joined in the meantime. Strategic partners such as Phoenix Contact, Siemens and Rockwell Automation, plus technology partners – including ABB, Lapp Kabel, Wago and Weidmüller – come together under one guiding principle: providing the highest degree of integration capability with EPLAN for their solutions.

TTI and ams OSRAM Announce Expanded Distribution Partnership for Greater Sensor Lineup
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TTI and ams OSRAM Announce Expanded Distribution Partnership for Greater Sensor Lineup

Recently, TTI, Inc. was pleased to announce the expanded distribution partnership with ams OSRAM’s sensing solutions. Since the merger of these two world-wide organizations, ams (global sensor providers) and OSRAM (global light emitter providers), they have been lighting up the optoelectronics world offering reliability and performance with the highest level of miniaturization, integration, accuracy and sensitivity for the automotive, eMobility, lighting, industrial and medical markets.

Why More Manufacturers Are Looking to Bring Panel Modification In-House
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Why More Manufacturers Are Looking to Bring Panel Modification In-House

In the last couple of years, doing more with less has become something of a credo for those in modern manufacturing. But with the addition of new complexities like supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, manufacturers across all industries are looking for ways to optimize efficiency, boost productivity, and remove as much uncertainty as possible from production programs. This includes bringing panel modification in-house.

Eaton Expands Cybersecurity Services, Adds Global Customer Experience Sites to Help Customers Address Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities
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Eaton Expands Cybersecurity Services, Adds Global Customer Experience Sites to Help Customers Address Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

As digital transformation drives connectivity in operational technology (OT) systems, this infrastructure can form a vast attack surface from which cybercriminals can gain access. Eaton is expanding its suite of cybersecurity services and leveraging its global partnership with Tenable Inc. to help customers identify the vulnerabilities that put operations at risk and take steps to protect their businesses. Eaton established new customer experience sites around the world to showcase how these cybersecurity strategies should be deployed.

Relevant News and Changes to UL 508A 3rd Edition 2022
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Relevant News and Changes to UL 508A 3rd Edition 2022

What impact does the new UL 508A have on the electrical design of control panels for the North American market? Are you up to date with the latest revision and changes to the UL 508A standard for industrial control panels, published in July 2022? Siemens would like to present you the relevant changes and explain to you the impact on the electrical engineering of industrial control panels.

How GFCIs Empower Panel Builders to Protect Against Electrical Shock and Save Lives
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How GFCIs Empower Panel Builders to Protect Against Electrical Shock and Save Lives

With power, comes great responsibility. A panel builder who can effectively integrate ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) into a system can make the difference between life and death. Ground-fault circuit protection is one of the most effective preventative measures against electrical shock because it actively reacts to irregular electrical conditions, regardless of a worker’s qualifications or use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

 

 

 

Rittal Introduces the New Blue e+ S Smart Cooling Units for Enclosures Offering Enhanced Cooling Outputs and Smart Capabilities with Sustainability in Mind
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Rittal Introduces the New Blue e+ S Smart Cooling Units for Enclosures Offering Enhanced Cooling Outputs and Smart Capabilities with Sustainability in Mind

Rittal North America recently announced the expansion of its smart cooling unit solutions for enclosures with the new Blue e+ S that has lower output categories of .3 kW, .5 kW, and 1 kW. Additionally, the Blue e+ S offers smart capabilities and innovative energy-saving features for the production process. This latest generation of Blue e+ S cooling units have been designed for efficiency helping to ensure a smaller footprint, provide energy savings, minimize CO2 emissions, and lower costs.

 

 

 

ROLEC: New IP 67 Diecast Enclosures For Modern Industrial Electronics
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ROLEC: New IP 67 Diecast Enclosures For Modern Industrial Electronics

ROLEC’s new aluDOOR hinged-lid enclosures are ideal for industrial electronics used in challenging environments. Applications will include factory automation, sensors and detection, ship technology, railway systems, machine control, robotics and flow metering. Tough but elegant aluDOOR is a go-anywhere aluminum enclosure which can be mounted on walls, bulkheads, machines and workstations.