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Compact storage system interfaces easily with pick & place machines

Essemtec has announced that a leading SMT equipment manufacturer has concluded a contract with Essemtec, to supply 100 of its Cubus storage systems, for delivery in the coming 12 months. The first systems have already been delivered to Southeast Asia and to multiple sites in Europe.
26th January 2015

HMI & SCADA open control software achieves SIL-2

HMI & SCADA open control software achieves SIL-2
Copa Data has received the Safety Integrity Level 2 (SIL-2) certification, carried out by TÜV Süd rail, and thus now meets requirements in accordance with the international standard IEC 61508 for the reliability of the safety functions of operational facilities. Companies that use its zenon software offering can achieve SIL-2 for their systems and infrastructures this way.
26th January 2015

German electronics industry achieves 2.4% year-on-year growth

German electronics manufacturers overcame challenging international markets to achieve 2.4% year-on-year growth for the 11 months preceding November 2014, the ZVEI (Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie eV, German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association) has reported. Turnover in the German industry is expected to have totaled €171bn over the year.
26th January 2015


Multiple end-use industries rejuvenate PLC market

According to analysis from Frost & Sullivan, the global PLC market witnessed a strong decline in growth in 2012 due to the uncertain economic scenario in the developed world, notably in mature North American and European markets. However, since 2013, the market has witnessed positive growth across all regions, particularly in emerging regions such as Asia-Pacific. These regions are displaying uptrends due to increased activity in the construction, water and wastewater and power industries.
23rd January 2015

IC market rebounds, but CAGR remains low

IC insights has released details of IC market growth from 19810 to 2019 forecasts. The figure below shows the IC market size at the beginning and end of each decade since the 1980s and the corresponding CAGR for each 10 year period. The company recognises the importance of the endpoints chosen for each CAGR and how they can easily sway the data to look very good or simply mediocre. Therefore, end points were selected based solely on the start and end of each decade.
23rd January 2015

IP66-rated control stations available for hobbyists

IP66-rated control stations available for hobbyists
A range of pre-installed control stations from Hylec-APL has been made available to buy in most Maplin stores across the country. The control stations, which are rated up to IP66 (depending on switch type/s used), are predominantly single switch stations and include emergency stop, palm/foot, momentary action (ON/OFF) pushbutton, rotary and key switches, though a dual switch control station consisting of an emergency stop and pushbutton ON switch is also included.
23rd January 2015

RS Components, Weidmuller Seal Global Distribution Deal

RS Components, Weidmuller Seal Global Distribution Deal
RS Components has completed a new global trading agreement with industrial connectivity specialist Weidmuller. The Weidmuller range available from RS satisfies interconnection needs across numerous industries such as manufacturing, process control, energy, transportation and more for connecting power, signals and data.
22nd January 2015

Finger, ear & voice authentication to become more mainstream

Finger, ear & voice authentication to become more mainstream
  According to a recent report by Juniper Research, more than 770m biometric authentication applications will be downloaded each year by 2019. This is up from just 6m this year and will dramatically reduce dependence on alphanumeric passwords in the mobile phone market.
21st January 2015

Heat-sink features both surface mount & leaded components

The UK Intellectual Property Office has approved TDK-Lambda UK’s power supply heatsink arrangement patent application. To dissipate heat, power supply designers utilise a variety of components, including surface mount and leaded parts. These components, however, require different cooling arrangements.
21st January 2015

Infineon still among world's most sustainable companies

For the fifth consecutive time, Infineon Technologies has been included in the Sustainability Yearbook by the Swiss investment company RobecoSAM, ranking them among the world’s 15% most sustainable companies.
20th January 2015


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