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 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, 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.
EPLAN’s Data Portal now has 430 manufacturers and more than 1,415,000 data sets which are available with the update on January 26, 2023. Updates and new data come from companies such as Zaklady Kablowe BITNER Sp. z o.o, Bosch Rexroth AG, Fuji Electric FA Components Co., Ltd., IMI Precision Engineering plc, Murrelektronik GmbH, Schneider Electric SA, and TE Connectivity.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Since January 12th, in addition to updated data, EPLAN are very pleased to announce the following new addition of Shenzhen Zmotion Technology Co., Ltd., with 50 new data sets with amplifiers and controllers.
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.
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.
Bruce Kesler and Mark Gatewood have been given new titles and responsibilities for Service Wire Co. Bruce Kesler has assumed the role of Senior Director – Business Development, while Mark Gatewood has been promoted to the role of Vice President – Sales & Marketing.
Since December 15th, in addition to updated data EPLAN are very pleased to announce the following new additions: DAIICHI ELECTRONICS CO., Ltd., Kraus & Naimer Produktion GmbH, and Midori Precision.
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, 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.