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RS Unveils Next Phase of Designspark Engineering Community Offering Enhanced and Personalized Resources

RS Unveils Next Phase of Designspark Engineering Community Offering Enhanced and Personalized Resources

RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, today announced the launch of the next phase of DesignSpark, RS’ fast-growing online community for engineers. It offers a suite of design tools including DesignSpark Mechanical and DesignSpark PCB, plus comprehensive 2D/3D and electronics part libraries, and a host of design resources such as technology articles, projects and community forums.

Rittal Opens Its Newest Location in Atlanta, GA – Showcasing the Latest in Industrial Automation and IT Technology Solutions

Rittal Opens Its Newest Location in Atlanta, GA – Showcasing the Latest in Industrial Automation and IT Technology Solutions

Rittal North America announces the grand opening of its Southeast Regional Sales office and showroom at The Galleria Office Park in Atlanta, GA. The new showroom displays Rittal’s latest in industrial enclosures and climate control, power distribution, software and systems, and IT infrastructure solutions. Over the past 40 years, Rittal has expanded its footprint in the U.S. The journey began with the first North American manufacturing facility opening in Springfield, Ohio, in 1981, before moving to Urbana, Ohio.

Rockwell Automation Names Bob Buttermore SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Rockwell Automation Names Bob Buttermore SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has recently announced that Bob Buttermore will be named senior vice president and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective Feb. 13. He will report to Rockwell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Blake Moret. In this role, Buttermore heads the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) organization and is responsible for leading global strategy and development of Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Sourcing, Logistics, and Customer Care.

Phoenix Contact Acquires iS5 Communications

Phoenix Contact Acquires iS5 Communications

The Phoenix Contact Group has acquired Canadian company iS5 Communications Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario. The provider of industrial network products specializes in services and solutions for critical infrastructure networks. Martin Müller, vice president of Phoenix Contact, says: “The expertise of iS5 Communications Inc. enables Phoenix Contact to take a leading position in the market for critical infrastructure networks and to further expand the business together.” Cybersecurity and data analysis play a strategically vital role in this field.

Allied Electronics & Automation Offers the Largest Selection of Industrial Control Solutions in North America
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Allied Electronics & Automation Offers the Largest Selection of Industrial Control Solutions in North America

Allied Electronics & Automation is the largest authorized distributor of industrial control equipment in North America, offering well more than 197,000 products optimized for industrial control systems. Industrial control systems (ICS) are comprised of devices, systems, networks, and controls used to electronically operate or automate industrial processes in the manufacturing, public utilities, chemical and petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, oil & gas, automotive, and transportation industries.

Register for Hazardous Area Training Programs with Pepperl+Fuchs

Register for Hazardous Area Training Programs with Pepperl+Fuchs

As an expert in hazardous area protection, Pepperl+Fuchs has applied their decades of experience and expertise in this field to build a portfolio of training modules. The diverse topics relate to the principles involved in applications in potentially explosive atmospheres. In addition, some of these modules can be customized specifically to the customer’s needs to provide a unique training experience.

Siemens & Deloitte Demonstrate Industry 4.0 innovation at The Smart Factory @ Wichita

Siemens & Deloitte Demonstrate Industry 4.0 innovation at The Smart Factory @ Wichita

Siemens Digital Industries Software has recently announced the opening of eXplore Live at The Smart Factory @ Wichita, an experience center convened by Deloitte that marries an ecosystem of world-wide organizations with business strategy and cutting-edge technology to demonstrate Industry 4.0. Located on Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus, The Smart Factory includes a fully operational production line and experiential labs for developing and exploring innovative capabilities of smart manufacturing.

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.

Allied Electronics & Automation Offers Phoenix Contact’s New XTV Terminal Blocks With Push-X Direct Connection Technology
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Allied Electronics & Automation Offers Phoenix Contact’s New XTV Terminal Blocks With Push-X Direct Connection Technology

Allied Electronics & Automation is proud to offer Phoenix Contact’s new XTV terminal blocks with Push-X connection technology. The new XTV terminal blocks are the first products on the market to incorporate Phoenix Contact’s breakthrough Push-X direct connection technology, which enables easy, flexible, and virtually tool-free wiring and rewiring with minimal force, reduces installation times for all conductor types and cross sections, and paves the way for automated wiring.

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.

Rockwell Automation Partners with Fortinet to Secure Operational Technology Environments

Rockwell Automation Partners with Fortinet to Secure Operational Technology Environments

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has recently announced that Fortinet, a global provider of broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, has joined the PartnerNetwork Program as a Gold Technology Partner. By partnering, Fortinet and Rockwell Automation will be able to provide powerful cybersecurity protection to global customers through the convergence of advanced networking and security capabilities.

Allied Electronics & Automation Adds 12 New Suppliers to Better Serve Industrial and Commercial Customers
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Allied Electronics & Automation Adds 12 New Suppliers to Better Serve Industrial and Commercial Customers

Allied Electronics & Automation, a trading brand of RS Group plc, has recently expanded its extensive portfolio of more than 3.5 million products from more than 650 trusted suppliers with the addition of more than 1,400 ready-to-ship solutions from 12 new suppliers to better serve its industrial and commercial customers.