Pepperl+Fuchs acquires Comtrol Corporation -effective February 1, 2019. Comtrol’s technologies will complement Pepperl+Fuchs’ portfolio of sensor solutions and interface technologies that include IO-Link masters, and other industrial connectivity products.
The announcement comes roughly one year after Emerson's failed bid to acquire Rockwell Automation. With the acquisition, Emerson can now offer solutions into discrete manufacturing markets, adding to its existing process control solutions.
There is news this month from the following member companies: Acromag, HMS, Indu-Sol, HMS, piab, and Procentec. Stay up to date with the latest.
PI Members in the news this month include PROCENTEC and MESCO. PROCENTEC starts training cooperation and prepares for the SPS Nuremberg trade show. MESCO announces their recently certified IO-Link Competence Center for North America.
PI Members in the news this month include PROCENTEC and MESCO. PROCENTEC celebrated its twentieth birthday. MESCO reports on a successful technology day featuring PROFIsafe. MESCO has also opened a US office in the Boston area.
Secure and stable networks form the basis of high performance industrial communication. The only chance for their longevity is that they remain in perfect working condition. Is this currently the case? VORTEX 2016 for the first time delivers a comprehensive appraisal of the status of industrial networks across technologies and countries.
There is news this month from Hilscher, who announces a partnership to integrate IT and OT networks. Also, Phoenix Contact has opened a brand new training facility in Germany to further collaboration with universities there.