This week in Hannover, Germany, Deutsche Messe is giving a bit of a preview of the Hannover Fair, which takes place April 8-12. They've invited the press to come out and see 46 exhibitors, whose representatives have brought just a smattering of what they plan to show a couple months...
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 12:41
During the Automate 2013 show in Chicago, I ran into Pete Squires, vice president of Schneider Packaging Equipment in Brewerton, N.Y., at his company's booth. Pete and others at Schneider Packaging have regularly offered their thoughts and ideas in our articles on a variety of automation subjects over the years.
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 16:47
IMS Research projects world sales revenue of operator terminals with embedded PLC hardware will rise from $99 million in 2011, to approximately $148 million in 2016; a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 9% over the period.
One of the biggest reasons I became a journalist is because I love to learn about new things (I would've just stayed in school for the rest of my life, but that doesn't pay as well as you might think).
The integration of safety and control can reduce operating costs by eliminating the need for separate control mechanisms, each with its own hardware and software. But what about differing international safety rules? Tell us your plan.