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Automation Stories from Hannover Fair 24-28 April 2017

APPLICATION Keeping Lavender smelling like roses! - Following an emergency Friday afternoon call from Lavender International, an Olympus Nortec 600 Eddy Current Flaw Detector from Ashtead Technology was rushed to Sheffield to support a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) training course that was due to take place the following week.

webinar Everything you should know about Aircraft Structural Testing! - As airframe structures must be thoroughly tested to ensure top performance through its operational life, 'Everything you should know about Aircraft Structural Testing', a webinar from HBM scheduled for 27th June 2017, is suitable for structural engineers who are working on the development of modern aircraft.

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Craig Ardrey
Craig Ardrey is new Business Development Manager for ETAL magnetic components in Britain and Ireland.

NEWS Championing open source! - Opto 22 is championing open-source technology by joining The Linux Foundation® to participate, collaborate, and sustain the code and developer communities that are critical to modern business, technology, and society.

PRODUCT RFID identification of tools. - Tool identification using Balluff Industrial RFID increases production efficiency, as it makes incorrect tool allocation or missing tools a thing of the past. This enables optimizing the service time utilization of the tools.

PRODUCT Vibration sensor performance. - Two new Metrix Instrument Hardy Portable Shakers are available from Ixthus Instrumentation. They offer significant enhancements for self-contained vibration condition monitoring and sensor validation.

NEWS Co-operation to create new portfolio. - Yokogawa and Dover Energy Automation are to join forces to create the "Well Managed™" product portfolio. This collection delivers an optimized business operations solution to customers, allowing both companies to solve key challenges across the oil and gas industry.

PRODUCT Robotics inspiration from elephants, octopuses and the human arm! - Festo has unveiled three new lightweight robotic concepts for handling with pneumatics, working in collaboration with humans.

PRODUCT Connector aids incorporation of automation software. - Maplesoft and Phoenix Integration have a new plugin that enables engineers to easily incorporate Maplesoft software products Maple and MapleSim into the ModelCenter workflow integration and automation platform from Phoenix Integration.

APPLICATION Reliable moisture measurement in UHP conditions. - One of Michell's long-standing customers, S.A. Marine Pty. Ltd from Australia specialise in evaluating and testing UHP air systems. Due to the high pressures involved, it's vitally important that the air is pure and free from contaminants such as compressor oil particulates or water.

PRODUCT Push-Pull connector. - Harting has added a PushPull interface to its M12 PCB angled D-coded connector, not only enabling direct Ethernet transmission from the cable to the printed circuit board but also leading to considerable savings in assembly time.

webinarPiezoelectric and strain gauge technology. - When it comes to deciding which force sensor is the right one for your application, HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement has the answer in its free Piezoelectric or Strain Gauge Technology webinar, which takes place on June 30th at 9 a.m (G.M.T)

EVENTS Post BREXIT buoyancy to be highlighted at Vision show. - A new Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition for UKIVA is to be opened by on 27th April 2017 at Arena MK by Iain Stewart M.P. , the local Member of Parliament. His opening address will take place at 9.45 AM and will be followed by the first keynote presentation at 10.00 AM.

People
Andrew Thompson
Servomex has appointed Andrew Thompson to the role of Director, VP, Global Marketing & Business Development.

PRODUCT Early Warning of Condensation Danger. - The compact EE046 from E+E Elektronik monitors reliably the condensation danger on chilled beams and other critical cold spots, in air conditioning systems or switching cabinets.

Education and Research "Ten years empowering the world!" - Alison, celebrating ten years as online learning pioneer, has launched a new mobile-friendly, personalised platform design, enhancing user experience and strengthening learner engagement.

PRODUCT Profile painted & powder-coated surfaces. - The newest generation DATAPAQ® EasyTrack®3 system makes profiling oven cure of painted and powder-coated products as easy as never before.

webinar UV disinfection in industry. - Hanovia is to host a webinar aimed at helping manufacturers optimise the removal of chlorine within their water treatment operations on the 23rd May 2017.

NEWS Irish instrument company acquired! - Global instrumentation leaders Scientific Measurements Pte Ltd has acquired Ireland-based instrument manufacturer Eurolec Instrumentation Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

PRODUCT High Power CG2409 RF Switch for Wirelass. - These RF switch components from CEL, can be used within an application to switch between Transmit / Receive modes, as Diversity Switches, switching between two different antennas, and also switching between RF Frequency Bands.

publications" Driving Business Value in Industrial Innovation: Disciplined Agility for Manufacturing Automation - A new book from ISA, encourages both manufacturers and automation suppliers to better capitalize on fast-emerging innovations in industrial technology, such as process automation systems, to drive transformative improvements in manufacturing.

PRODUCT Managing terminals! - TerminalManager, from Emerson, provides a single software platform to manage the entire terminal business process, helping operators streamline the loading processes, achieve greater connectivity to customer needs, and close the books faster.

PRODUCT Seismic sensors. - Omron Electronic Components Europe has announced the availability of what it believes is the world's smallest class size seismic sensor, specifically designed to trigger the shutdown of potentially hazardous or easily damaged systems in the event of an earthquake.


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CABA Forum
Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum
26/04/2017 to 28/04/2017
Santa Clara (CA USA)


Siemens S7-PLC, Advanced Course
Training
27/04/2017 to 28/04/2017
Limerick (IRL)


Embedded Vision Summit
"It’s all about deployable computer vision and deep learning!"
1/05/2017 to 3/05/2017
Santa Clara (CA USA)


PROFIBUS Maintenance Course
Training
3/05/2017 to 4/05/2017
Limerick (IRL)


Certified PROFINET Engineers Course
Training
3/05/2017 to 5/05/2017
Limerick (IRL)


ISA Spring Leaders MTG
For elected and appointed Department Directors, Division Directors, Assembly members, and Executive Board members.
6/05/2017 to 8/05/2017
Raleigh (NC USA)


Industry Week
Manufacturing & Technology Conf & Expo
8/05/2017 to 10/05/2017
Cleveland (OH USA)


MESA 2017 Conference
The real value of smart manufacturing!
8/05/2017 to 10/05/2017
Cleveland (OH USA)


+MedicalSensors Design Conference

8/05/2017 to 9/05/2017
Newton (MA USA)


SCADA Systems Course
Training
8/05/2017 to 10/05/2017
Limerick (IRL)


Big Data y Analítica de Datos en la Industria
Training - ISA Spain
9/05/2017 to 11/05/2017
Madrid (ES)


COBOT Safety for Management
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
10/05/2017
Cork (IRL)


COBOT Safety for Safety Professionals
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
10/05/2017
Cork (IRL)


Certified PROFIBUS Engineers Course
Training
11/05/2017 to 12/05/2017
Limerick (IRL)


Certified Profibus Installer Course
Training
15/05/2017
Manchester (GB)


ARC Industry Forum Europe 2017
Industry in Transition: Realizing the Digital Enterprise
16/05/2017 to 17/05/2017
Sitges (ES)


PROFIBUS Commissioning and Maintenance Course
Training
16/05/2017
Manchester (GB)


SMT Hybrid
PCIM Europe 2017

System Integration in Micro Electronics; Power Electronics | Intelligent Motion | Renewable Energy | Energy Management.
16/05/2017 to 18/05/2017
Nuremberg (D)


ISA FPID Symposium 2017
Food & Pharma Industries Exhibition & Conf
16/05/2017 to 17/05/2017
Boston (MASS USA)


Collaborative Robot (COBOT) Safety
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
17/05/2017
Cork (IRL)


Certified PROFIBUS Installers Course.
Training
19/05/2017
Limerick (IRL)


NI Week 2017

22/05/2017 to 25/05/2017
Austin (TX USA)


Automation
Conference & exhibtion
23/05/2017 to 24/05/2017
Chicago (IL USA)


AQE 2017
The 9th Air Quality and Emissions Show
24/05/2017 to 25/05/2017
Telford (GB)


Sensor+Test 2017
"The Measurement Fair!"
30/05/2017 to 1/06/2017
Nuremberg (D)


InterSolar Europe 2017
"The world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners!"
31/05/2017 to 2/06/2017
Munich (D)


2nd Annual National Sales and Marketing Summit
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31/05/2017
Dublin (IRL)


TechConnect Live
Exhibition & Seminars
31/05/2017
Dublin (IRL)



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