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Halma expands capabilities in oxygen analysis with acquisition of Maxtec

Halma has acquired Maxtec, based in Utah, USA. Maxtec is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of oxygen analysis and delivery products for use in medical and non-medical applications. They specialise in innovative products for respiratory care, including in oxygen sensors and analysers for use in hospital acute …

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Download new Flow Rate Totaliser application guide

This new application guide from BEKA associates is intended to aid the selection of the most suitable pulse input rate totaliser from the extensive range of models manufactured by BEKA in the UK. It contains a brief review of pulse output flowmeters and the associated terminology, including an explanation of …

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Secure IT infrastructure for Industry 4.0 at Data Centre World 2020

The journey towards digital transformation is a somewhat daunting one for many manufacturing companies, explains Emma Ryde, Rittal’s product manager for Industrial & Outdoor Enclosures. Rittal’s teams work in partnership with manufacturing and industrial companies to deliver IT infrastructure that supports digital transformation and Industry 4.0 technology, including edge computing …

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MVTec fills new positions with Mario Bohnacker and Christian Eckstein

MVTec Software, a leading international provider of machine vision software, has filled two leading positions. In his capacity as the new Technical Product Manager, Mario Bohnacker has been responsible for the technical enhancement of the standard machine vision software HALCON since January 2020. Christian Eckstein joined the team in August 2019 as the new …

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TE Connectivity named a ‘Top 100 Global Innovator’ for ninth consecutive year

TE Connectivity has again been named a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator 2020 by Clarivate Analytics. The annual report identifies the world’s most innovative organisations which successfully develop valuable patented inventions that also have strong commercialisation potential based on market reach and impact on other downstream inventions. TE has been …

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Ion Science highlights importance of mercury contamination monitoring

Ion Science is highlighting the suitability of its ergonomically designed Mercury Vapour Indicator (MVI) for rapid and reliable mercury detection during decommissioning, demolition, repurposing or refurbishment of industrial plant, laboratories and other premises. Environmental pressures and subsequent legislation to control hazardous substances has resulted in a sharp decline in the …

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Endress+Hauser on course for growth

Endress+Hauser remains on course for growth. In 2019 the Group increased its net sales by almost 8 per cent to over 2.6 billion euros. The Swiss measurement and automation technology specialist created 400 new jobs worldwide. At the end of the year the company had more than 14,300 employees. “We …

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Fujitsu granted Japan’s first private 5G licence

Fujitsu has been granted Japan’s first private 5G radio station provisional licence by the Kanto Bureau of Telecommunications. As a next step, Fujitsu will establish a radio station emitting private 5G radio waves in order to verify private 5G network systems at its Shin-Kawasaki Technology Square office in Kawasaki, Japan. …

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Powelectrics partner Bonner incorporate Metron IoT technology into a chemical industry compliance solution

Powelectrics‘ Metron telemetry is being deployed by one of Ireland’s leading instrumentation specialists, to ensure that their chemical industry customer can meet stringent environmental commitments and maintain their operating licence. For over 40 years, Bonner have designed, installed and maintained instrumentation solutions, enabling a wide range of businesses to comply …

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Delivering on smart manufacturing

At this year’s Drives & Controls show, Mitsubishi Electric is focussing on practical solutions that allow manufacturing companies and machine builders to realise the real advantages of smart automation systems. Visitors to Stand D620 will be able to give voice commands to a cobot, witness the benefits of time sensitive …

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