August 21, 2014



Key Demos Sensors and More

Key Demos Sensors and More

AutomationDirect adds more photoelectric sensors


  • Hydraulics in Entertainment

    8/15/2014 1:13:00 PM

    Whether youre into ballet or hip-hop, the staging and special effects now play a major role in performances at many modern theaters and arenas. Behind the scenes, much of the action is thanks to state-of-the-art hydraulic drives. Bosch Rexroth, headquartered in Lohr am...

  • Five Major Changes Happening Right Now in Industrial Distribution

    8/13/2014 2:15:00 PM

    Big things are happening in todays industrial distribution landscapefive bigthings, to be exact. And they are causing an uproar in the industry as they all occur simultaneously. The five big changes happening now are: 1. Experience 2. Convenience 3. Selection 4. Price 5. Competition. Lets take a closer...

  • NFPAs IEOC Day 2: Hydraulics is not going away, not by a long shot

    8/13/2014 12:21:00 PM

    As long as Ive been covering the fluid power industrynearly two decadesthere has been an undercurrent of concern as to whether hydraulics was slowly going away. Were electrics or some other combination of motion control technology going to force it into the sunset? Wasnt it just a matter of time...

  • Aventics Corp. Offers Free Trade-in Program

    8/13/2014 12:02:00 PM

    Aventics Corp. (formerly Bosch Rexroth Pneumatics Group), Lexington, Ky., recently launched a program, Discover the Ceramic Advantage. The program invites North American companies to try a Ceram valve free of charge. Users can interchange and upgrade a valve prone to downtime with a Ceram valve,...


Happening Now

Reshoring to Kentucky in Balluffs Global Production Plan

8/20/2014 3:30:10 PM

With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original location on Holton Drive. Balluff’s global managing director and owner, Florian Hermle, announced...


Updates to Opto 22s groov Improve Interface Development and Expand Mobile Device Support

8/20/2014 10:44:01 AM

Opto 22 has announced groov version 2.2, a significant update to the companys groov web-based mobile operator interface software. groov makes it simple to build and use effective, scalable operator interfaces on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices so that authorized users can monitor or...



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