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SOLISTRAND terminals and splices from TE Connectivity: performance that is measured in decades

SOLISTRAND terminals and splices from TE Connectivity: performance that is measured in decades. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR180)DARMSTADT, Germany – June 18, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors and a pioneer in wire crimping solutions, offers the industry’s broadest range of crimping tools and terminals. An important family in that range, SOLISTRAND solderless terminals and splices, has played a pivotal role in powering technological innovation for over 70 years.

Omron Corp. and Taiwan’s collaborative robot company Techman Robot Inc. form strategic alliance on collaborative robots

Omron Corp. and Taiwan’s collaborative robot company Techman Robot Inc. form strategic alliance on collaborative robots. 
(Photos: Omron, PR048)Omron Corp. (HQ: Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto. President and CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) and Techman Robot Inc. (HQ: Taoyuan, Taiwan), the world’s leading company for collaborative arm robots that work together with people, announced that the two corporations have signed an agreement to form a strategic alliance in the area of collaborative robots. Through this alliance, Omron will globally market and sell Techman’s TM series of collaborative robots via Omron’s worldwide distribution network under a co-branded logo, starting in the second half of FY2018. Furthermore, Omron and Techman will cooperate in developing the next generation of collaborative robots that will be easier to integrate with Omron’s other factory automation products in order to realize an innovative manufacturing environment where humans and machines work in harmony.

Omron to Collaborate with Cisco in Manufacturing Innovations

Omron to Collaborate with Cisco in Manufacturing Innovations. 
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Omron Corporation (HQ: Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto; President and CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) and Cisco Systems G.K. (head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and General Manager: Miyuki Suzuki) have agreed to collaborate by integrating Cisco’s leading networking and security technology into Omron programmable logic controllers (PLCs), which are designed to deliver reliability under extreme conditions at manufacturing plants. Through this collaboration, the two companies will enhance the security of today’s increasingly intelligent manufacturing sites with IoT while helping manufacturers achieve safe and secure manufacturing.

Moog’s New Test Controller for Automotive Test Labs Easily Balances Reliability, Value, and Features

New Moog Digital Test Controller’s modularity allows for jobs big and small working for hydraulic and electric systems. (Photo Moog, MGPR1708)East Aurora, NY, USA, June 5, 2018 – Moog (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) – a designer and manufacturer of high-performance motion control products and solutions – has developed the Moog Test Controller, a new 1 – 32 channel, modular test controller, for automotive test lab managers, to improve the quality of test data, speed up test setups and decrease the time it takes labs to complete tests. Moog engineered its new Test Controller to satisfy lab managers’ desire for an easy-to-use product that delivers exceptional value with a wide set of features.

The joint journey to flexible production

The joint journey to flexible production. 
(Photo: Omron, PR046)Flexible production to address current and future needs of consumers receives much attention from the manufacturing industry that has embraced Industrie 4.0. The days of rigid production environments are numbered and fast change-overs are a prerequisite to make sure customization does not affect OEE severely. Omron has been a pioneer in successful solutions to realize flexible production in industries like automotive, pharma, and food & commodities. At Automatica 2018 Omron will announce new hard- and software that will further optimize its industry leading portfolio for flexible manufacturing.

Belden Provides Robust Connectivity with Industrial Cellular Router

Belden provides robust connectivity with Industrial Cellular Router. (Photo: Belden, PR461) St. Louis, Missouri - May 17, 2018 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the Magnum DX940e Industrial Cellular Router. This new, compact device from Belden’s GarrettCom brand adheres to NERC CIP industry standards by delivering stricter security protocols and extended flexibility for the most reliable connections over wired and wireless networks in energy facilities.

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