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C11 - PROFIsafe, Considerations for Functional Safety and Security

Why functional safety is important for modern control systems.

The presentation will firstly discuss why functional safety is important for modern control systems and industrial equipment and then explain how PROFIsafe can be used in delivering functional safety. 61 more words



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Ever since General Electric installed the first industrial robot in 1961, Americans have been worrying that automation could destroy the country’s labor force. 1,755 more words


W06 - PROFINET Workshop

Do you want to go beyond reading about PROFINET and have a go using it?

This workshop will give you practical experience on a live PROFINET system and give you the opportunity of using the latest configuration and analysis tools from several manufacturers. 43 more words


C10 - Benefits and Future of PROFIdrive with PROFINET

Advances in Newspaper Printing with PROFINET and PROFIdrive

PROFIdrive is well established as “The Drive Profile” for frequency converters, positioning drives and high performance servo drives at PROFIBUS and PROFINET. 171 more words


Kuka Systems Expanding In Clinton Township, Adding 116 New Jobs

LANSING — Kuka Systems North America LLC is expanding in Macomb County’s Clinton Township with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund. The project expected to generate nearly $14.4 million in investment and create 116 jobs. 201 more words


Smart precast production needs up-to-date automation

Every factory, technology and machine has its optimal lifetime. Same applies on factory automation. The lifetime can be extended with regular maintenance, but eventually newer choices just perform better. 210 more words