For legacy machines that did not have a readily available Ethernet port, Shop Floor Automations provided an easy-to-deploy solution that was developed based wireless device servers.

Cloud-based CNC monitoring for aerospace parts

A CNC monitoring system at Tech Manufacturing collects, analyzes, and enables visualization of necessary performance metrics.

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AriZona wanted a comprehensive solution for HMI, SCADA and MES that would connect to its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

AriZona’s new plant connects SCADA/MES with ERP

The AriZona Beverages plant will produce more than 60 million cases per year. The connection to ERP is …

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The team at TMMP Wałbrzych was looking to integrate around 2,000 I/O points, connecting numerous devices from different vendors, including 48 Mitsubishi Electric HMIs, and ensure fast data exchange.

Toyota upgrades to CC-Link IE at engine manufacturing plant

Toyota’s engine and power transmission manufacturing plant in Wałbrzych, Poland, looked to increase the availability of its production …

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Interior of the TruLaser Cell 8030. Picture: © Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG/Oliver Graf Fotostudio GmbH

Open and highly adaptable automation machine concept

As the pioneer in 3D laser processing technology, Trumpf offers complete machines and systems with optimally coordinated components …

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To share data effectively from multiple protocols, independent software that is suitable for facilities with multiple equipment types is essential.

Digital retrofitting in pharmaceutical manufacturing

The pace of change in the pharmaceutical industry is faster, fiercer and often more urgent than ever before. …

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Wolverine line extenders (bottom right) remove the need to install new fiber optic cabling.

Cost-effective upgrade of water pumping station control

Ethernet line extenders enable existing telecom cables to be used for new resilient data communications network supporting updated …

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The top seed companies in the U.S. divide acceptable seeds from those that do not meet color or size standards using software and hardware solutions from VMek.

High data rates for effective vision-based sorting

Optical sorting machines for the seed industry rely on EtherCAT plug-in modules for fast real-time communication technology that …

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Protocol tools such as Wireshark can capture any network traffic that goes through the switch regardless of the port location of the traffic.

Industrial diagnostic switch simplifies system testing

Testing and system debugging Ethernet switches is a significant issue for machine builders. One solution is a switch …

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