• Holzwerke Weinzierl, Germany: Data transparency goes hand in hand with optimization of energy management and consumption

    Holzwerke Weinzierl, Germany: Data transparency goes hand in hand with optimization of energy management and consumption

    The drying and processing of wood is a process that requires a lot of energy. Holzwerke Weinzierl nevertheless manages to generate more power than it consumes. The basis for this achievement is a modern energy management system.

  • Echo Hill, Canada: Scientific Automation ensures competitive advantage in precision grinding

    Echo Hill, Canada: Scientific Automation ensures competitive advantage in precision grinding

    Meeting the requirements of minimum tolerances right down to the micron range, short production runs and automated production of lot size one requires powerful, customizable automation technology.

  • Jet Edge, USA: Ultra-high pressure water cutting heads master even the toughest tasks

    Jet Edge, USA: Ultra-high pressure water cutting heads master even the toughest tasks

    The CNC waterjet motion system from Jet Edge is capable of advanced 3-dimensional waterjet movements over the work area and can cut complicated components from the most diverse materials with ultra-high precision.

  • Renewtech, USA: Renewtech makes small wind power projects cost-effective

    Renewtech, USA: Renewtech makes small wind power projects cost-effective

    Renewtech saw a significant improvement in the availability and reliability of their 99 kW wind turbines when they started using PC-based control.

  • New Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Beckhoff USA

    New Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Beckhoff USA

    Aurelio Banda appointed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Beckhoff USA.

  • High Voltage Engineering, the Netherlands: PC- and EtherCAT-based control platform modernizes particle accelerator

    High Voltage Engineering, the Netherlands: PC- and EtherCAT-based control platform modernizes particle accelerator

    With the application of the EtherCAT control components, HVE is currently breaking new ground in particle accelerator technology.

  • Hvebergsmoen Potetpakkeri, Norway: PC-based control optimizes potato packaging

    Hvebergsmoen Potetpakkeri, Norway: PC-based control optimizes potato packaging

    The installation of a fully automatic packing plant enabled Hvebergsmoen Potetpakkeri to increase their production output significantly. Open interfaces for data exchange between control and MES/ERP system enable flexible, order-specific production and seamless traceability.

  • Aixcon, Germany: XFC automates function generator for laboratory and industrial applications

    Aixcon, Germany: XFC automates function generator for laboratory and industrial applications

    The freely programmable function generator for alternating currents with an output power of up to 144 kW is realized via a CX9020 Embedded PC with TwinCAT automation software and analog EtherCAT oversampling terminals.

  • Farley Laserlab, China: TwinCAT CNC controls laser cutting machines for high precision pipe perforation

    Farley Laserlab, China: TwinCAT CNC controls laser cutting machines for high precision pipe perforation

    Farley Laserlab developed an efficient laser cutting process for the production of perforated pipes such as those used in oil extraction for separating sand and pumping fluid.