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NEWS Agreement introduces corrosion measurement. - Under a new agreement, Yokogawa will distribute Cosasco's ISA Wireless™-based MWT-3905 and CWT-9020 corrosion monitors and Cosasco will distribute Yokogawa ISA Wireless-based field wireless system devices.

APPLICATION Alliance creates industry's first complete solution for optimising crude blending operations. - The industry's first complete blending solution that includes online crude characterisation has just been announced by Emerson and TopNIR Systems. This same technology is also used to improve performance in the product blending area of the refinery.

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Shuji Mori has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yokogawa Corporation of America.

NEWS Gas detection company opens in France. - Ion Science new office in France, will be the company’s third office in Europe and fourth worldwide, all supported by a global distributor network.

Education and Research Massive MIMO trials for 5G wireless. - National Instruments (NI) has joined the quest for highly efficient 5G wireless connectivity and has been given a boost thanks to a collaboration between a team of 5G engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Lund, NI and BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services.

PRODUCT New pressure and temperature sensor for composite moulding. - A novel, combined low pressure and high temperature sensor specifically to support new, automated resin transfer (RTM) and wet moulding composite manufacturing methods has been intrioduced by Kistler Instruments.

PRODUCT Enhanced integrated production control system. - An enhanced version of Yokogawa's CENTUM® VP integrated production control system has been released. The enhancements in this latest release, R6.04, include a new input/output (IO) module that will give Yokogawa end users a greater range of choices.

PRODUCT SM photo-microsensor range extended. - Omron Electronic Components Europe has extended its surface mount photo-microsensor range with a new 5mm slot width type, increasing the range of applications in office equipment, consumer electronics, ATM, vending machines and industrial control systems in which this device can be applied.

PRODUCT Poppets or spools! - Festo offers free advice to help engineers designing and specifying pneumatic systems to select the best valve for their application. The intention is to give confidence when choosing from the company’s Blue Star Core Range of products, which are available for next day delivery and combine proven Festo quality with attractive pricing.

PRODUCT GRP inspection door for outdoor installations. - A unique inspection door for outdoor equipment protection enclosures has been announced by Intertec. The new GRP Inspection Door comes with a window frame made entirely from GRP (glass reinforced polyester) - a material offering a very high degree of protection against corrosion combined with excellent thermal insulation.

EVENTS Successful fair concludes in China. - productronica China ended successfully last week (16 Mar 2017). Together with electronica China, productronica China covered an exhibition area of over 69,000 square meters (2016: 62,000).

PRODUCT Strain Gauges and Ceramic Cements for extreme temperature applications. - A new line of free-filament wire strain gages and ceramic cements, expressly designed for extreme high-temperature environments has been introduced to the global market by the Micro-Measurements® brand of Vishay Precision Group.

APPLICATION Competitive advantage for full-service EMS provider. - The latest customer to integrate the Aegis Software’s FactoryLogix® manufacturing execution software (MES) is ROB Cemtrex GmbH, a full-service EMS provider headquartered in Neulingen (D).

PRODUCT Transmitter for moisture in oil. - The EE360 moisture in oil transmitter from E+E Elektronik is dedicated for reliable monitoring of lubrication, hydraulic and insulation oils as well as diesel fuel.

EVENTS Softing providing direct access to Siemens controllers. - Softing will be presenting a new version of its dataFEED OPC Suite at Hannover Messe. End users will be offered a whole series of new functions intended to help save time and costs while ensuring error-free system integration.

PRODUCT Durable labels. - New, completely customisable and durable digitally printed product labels in full colour are available from Brady. The enable communicating important detailed product, safety and compliance information.

VIDEO Tech Tips Videos! - Thomson has released its latest set of educational videos on linear actuators. The web videos illustrate step-by-step methods on how to install and control actuators in order to meet various industry demands.

PRODUCT Industry 4.0 an industrial communications. - Harting is showing its range of Industry 4.0 solutions, incorporating Modular Integrated Computer Architecture for industrial networking, and RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems at next month's Industry 4.0 summit (4th-5th April 2017 Manchester GB)

PRODUCT Option for high-temperature experimental stress analysis. - Micro-Measurements®, part of the Vishay Group, have a new, optional pre-attached Teflon leadwire for its CEA- and WK-series strain gauges, Option SP35, in support of high-temperature stress analysis requirements to +400°F (+204°C).

PRODUCT Cable assemblies for power cablingin data centres! - A range of connectorised cable assemblies from Harting provide a key element in the power distribution infrastructure of a data centre - by linking the uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and the power distribution units (PDUs).



APEC 2017
Applied power electronics conference
26/03/2017 to 30/03/2017
Tampa (FL USA)

EMC 2017
Tradefair with workshops for electromagnetic compatibility
28/03/2017 to 30/03/2017
Stuttgart (D)

Environmental Noise & Vibration Monitoring
Sharnbrook Beds (GB)

Practical Aspects of PROFIBUS and PROFINET
Manchester (GB)

Wonderware Next Generation Roadshow.

Cork (IRL)

SIL & The Process Safety Lifecycle
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
Cork (IRL)

Automate 2017
Conference & exhibtion
3/04/2017 to 6/04/2017
Chicago (IL USA)

ISPE 2017 Europe
Annual Conference.
Lead & Manage Future Operations

3/04/2017 to 5/04/2017

Industry 4.0 Summit
Conference co located with Factories of the Future Expo.
4/04/2017 to 5/04/2017
Manchester (GB)

IWIP 2017
International Workshop on Power Packaging.
5/04/2017 to 7/04/2017
Delft (NL)

LOTO - Lock out Tag out
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
Cork (IRL)

Risk Assement Workshop
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
Cork (IRL)

62nd ISA Analysis Division Symposium

23/04/2017 to 27/04/2016
Pasadena (CA USA)

Hannover Messe 2017
Exhibition & Conference
24/04/2017 to 28/04/2017
Hannover (D)

ExpoElectronica 2017
20th International exhibition of electronic components, modules and systems.
25/04/2017 to 27/04/2017
Moscow (RU)

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

Management of Risk in Machinery Procurement
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
Cork (IRL)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Milton Keynes (GB)

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

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)

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
Cork (IRL)

COBOT Safety for Safety Professionals
Pilz Machinery Safety Training
Cork (IRL)

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