• Innovative bottle cartoner for the pharma industry

    Uhlmann, Germany: Innovative bottle cartoner for the pharma industry

    In the new bottle cartoner from Uhlmann, the product transport no longer uses an intermittent motion belt drive with a set pitch. Instead, the XTS transport system operates with separate “movers”, each with a product tray, which travel along a guide rail – resulting in a 25 percent increase of the machine output.
  • Open, flexible control and drive technology in special machines for the locking systems industry

    Aumat Maschinenbau, AST and Wilka, Germany: Open, flexible control and drive technology in special machines for the locking systems industry

    PC-based control ensures a manufacturing precision of 0.01 mm as is required in the key industry.
  • Starke Vor-Ort-Präsenz im Osten Bayerns

    Starke Vor-Ort-Präsenz im Osten Bayerns

    Mit der Eröffnung von zwei neuen Büros in Deggendorf und Regensburg setzt Beckhoff seine Strategie, das Vertriebsnetz zur Kundenunterstützung zu verdichten, weiter fort.

  • PC-based NC and drive technology for a painting robot

    OilPainter, Switzerland: PC-based NC and drive technology for a painting robot

    IT specialist, Patric Lüthi has developed a unique, robot-controlled painting technology for producing fine works of art. Using acrylic paints, his OilPainter robot can emulate existing pictures as well as create stunning originals.
  • Transfer line of small parts optimizes gas fitting production

    Beocom, Italy: Transfer line of small parts optimizes gas fitting production

    Twins brand gas fittings are used in gas cookers and ovens produced by internationally-known appliance manufacturers. Prerequisite for producing such parts is highest precision.
  • High-precision frequency measurement with eXtreme Fast Control technology

    Power21, South Korea: High-precision frequency measurement with eXtreme Fast Control technology

    In order to protect against grid fluctuations, Korean engineering firm, Power21 has developed an Energy Storage System (ESS) for frequency control. EL3773 EtherCAT Terminals with eXtreme Fast Control (XFC) technology perform high-precision frequency measurements.
  • Intelligent electrical grids prevent power failures

    dLaboratory Sweden AB, Sweden: Intelligent electrical grids prevent power failures

    In order to mitigate power fluctuations or failures, dLaboratory Sweden AB has developed a technology that detects and reports disruptions at an early stage. Seamless integration of the measurement technology in the PC-based control platform plays an important part in this.
  • Turnkey robotic systems for assembly

    Sodecia GTAC, Canada: Turnkey robotic systems for assembly

    Sodecia GTAC uses PC-based control technology in its assembly lines in order to offer high quality while keeping cost under control: One Panel PC coordinates the control of an assembly cell with 21 KUKA robots.
  • Compact filling machine for the cosmetics industry

    groninger, USA: Compact filling machine for the cosmetics industry

    With the compact lite-F machine series, groninger offers best-in-class automation performance for contract packaging applications.
  • Beckhoff opens technology center in “Silicon Valley”

    Beckhoff opens technology center in “Silicon Valley”

    Beckhoff opened its new technology centre in April 2016 next door to Intel, Apple and Google, cementing a local presence in the hotspot of IT and electronics development.
  • Integrated building automation with Beckhoff technology

    People’s Grand Theatre, China: Integrated building automation with Beckhoff technology

    The building complex erected for “People’s Grand Theatre” consists of two theaters, four movie auditoriums and various administrative areas. All building automation systems, including the intelligent lighting controls, were realised using Beckhoff technology.
  • Fully automated production of pre-stressed concrete elements

    Echo Precast Engineering, Belgium: Fully automated production of pre-stressed concrete elements

    In the production of hollow-core concrete components, PC-based controllers not only run the equipment, they also determine the cutout positions and other details.