Emerson Electric is planning to sell its mechanical power transmission business and could raise $1bn from the...
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The Italian gearbox and motors manufacturer Motovario has invested more than £650,000 to expand its UK facilities...
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The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a cyber-security test-bed for industrial...
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Rockwell Automation and Cisco have jointly developed an Ethernet switch designed to be mounted directly on machinery....
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If the recent SPS IPC Drives show is an accurate indicator, the automation industry appears to be shaking off...
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India’s biggest car-maker, Maruti Suzuki, is turning increasingly to the CC-Link open network to help it cut...
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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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Festo has published a White Paper aimed at helping machine designers to improve their electropneumatic controls...
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