New Products – August 2017

There are lots new products to announce this month from: Belden, BEx-Solution, Laumas, Phoenix Contact, SICK, Tolomatic, and Vivace. Find what you need!

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Regional News – August 2017

In Bangkok, a PI seminar drew big crowds, next up is Vietnam. In the USA, there is a series of workshops to “add PROFINET to your device in three hours” coming up in October. Australia looks back on their 2016 Automation Innovation Summit.

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Making a “case” for IO-Link [App Story]

Edson Packaging Machinery had a problem. How should they expand the RFID capabilities of their case packers for their new customers? IO-Link provided the perfect solution, and a whole lot more.

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IODDfinder Contains Nearly all IO-Link Devices

How easy is it for you to find that IO-Link IODD file you're looking for? Well, in just six months after its introduction, more than 80% of all IO-Link devices on the market can be found in the IODDfinder, the central database for IODDs.

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Flexible Muffler Production with IO-Link [App Story]

Data access all the way down to the sensor level was of paramount importance to a manufacturer of mufflers for buses and large trucks in Turkey. With IO-Link gateways and hubs, multiple sensors can be linked up to controllers transparently and with minimal wiring.

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