• Looking back and looking forward

    Looking back and looking forward

    In an interview with Günter Herkommer, editor-in-chief of the Computer & Automation trade journal, Hans Beckhoff gives a review of the last 20 years in PC-based control technology and an outlook on future developments.
  • XPlanar

    XPlanar: Maximum positioning flexibility with six degrees of freedom

    With planar movers that float freely positionable over floors of planar tiles that can be arranged in any kind of pattern, the ground-breaking XPlanar system from Beckhoff offers boundless potential for streamlining production machine and plant design. In this interview, Uwe Prüßmeier, Senior Product Manager Drive Technology, discusses the unique value proposition of a system that can position movers precisely, dynamically and with exceptional flexibility.