The Italian power transmission manufacturer Bonfiglioli Riduttori is acquiring a 55% stake in the German heavy-duty ...
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The German automation company Beckhoff, which developed the EtherCat communications system, has announced a ...
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A key focus at the 2015 Hannover Fair, held from 13–17 April, was the integrated digital factory. O ...
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India’s biggest car-maker, Maruti Suzuki, is turning increasingly to the CC-Link open network to help it cu ...
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It can be difficult to keep track of changes in EN standards. Machine safety expert Paul Laidler, who is business ...
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Eaton has produced a pair of White Papers that cover aspects of the ErP (energy-related products) Directive. ...
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