• EtherCAT Global Strategy Meeting

    In April 2012 the worldwide EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) team met prior to Hannover Messe for a Global Strategy Meeting in Marienfeld, Germany. Representatives of the ETG offices in China, Japan, Korea, USA and Germany reported on the regional updates for EtherCAT in their countries. The meeting discussed not only successes, but also the challenges ahead.

  • ETG at Hannover Messe

    ETG at Hannover Messe

    67 co-exhibitors presented more than 270 different EtherCAT products at the joint booth of the EtherCAT Technology Group at Hannover Messe 2012. The focus of this year’s trade show representation was on the 12.5 μs demo network consisting of standard Beckhoff devices, with which the ETG unmistakably underlined the technological leadership and performance of EtherCAT.

  • EtherCAT Plugfest fully booked

    EtherCAT Plugfest fully booked

    29 companies were represented at the European Plugfest of the EtherCAT Technology Group, which took place on May 8 and 9, 2012. The ETG invited delegates to TR-Electronic GmbH in Trossingen, Germany, and found that even the company’s largest seminar room was barely able to cope with demand.

  • EtherCAT seminars in Turkey, England and Japan

    EtherCAT seminars in Turkey, England and Japan

    This year the ETG is once again holding a number of roadshows worldwide. The first seminars took place in Turkey and England, accompanied by table-top exhibitions of several ETG members. The events took place in the seminar rooms of different technology museums, for example the Santral Istanbul energy museum at the Golden Horn, which was Turkey’s first power station.