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Substantial increase in installed base of IO-Link in industry

IO-Link’s success in the field continues unabated …

Every year the results of the market survey into the number of sold devices for the technologies of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is eagerly awaited. 393 more words


Cisco adopts PROFINET for The Connected Factory

Great news for PROFINET!

Here’s a brief extract from Cisco’s newly published white paper, as recently announced in The Industrial Ethernet Book:

“Resilient Automation Network Infrastructure… 105 more words


PROFINET Workshop for Developers & Product Managers

The Rapid Way to PROFINET …

Free-to-attend Development Workshop, Rugby, UK – Sept 8

With more than 13 million installed nodes (as of April 2016), PROFINET is the market leader among Industrial Ethernet systems in the automation world. 243 more words


Industrial Control and Factory Automation – Era of Smart Manufacturing Infrastructure

Industrial Control and Factory Automation Market: Overview

The Industrial control and Factory automation is a rising trend in the manufacturing industry which provides smart manufacturing infrastructure. 723 more words


"WOW" Change on the Executive Board of the Weidmüller Group

“On 1 March 2016, José Carlos Alvarez Tobar assumed the role of Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of the Weidmüller Group in Detmold

On 1 March 2016, José Carlos Alvarez Tobar assumed the role of Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of the Weidmüller Group in Detmold, thus making him responsible for global sales and market communication. 362 more words


Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 11 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation

Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. 885 more words

Press Releases

"WOW" Chancellor Merkel and President Obama visit Weidmüller's Industry 4.0 Cockpit

“Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama visit the Weidmüller stand at the Hannover Messe.

As part of her traditional Messe visit, Angela Merkel today visited the stand of electro- engineering specialist Weidmüller from Detmold. 277 more words