Automation Fair 2007: Technologies at Chicago’s McCormick Place

Chicago, IL—The 2007 Automation Fair event, hosted by Rockwell Automation, is an opportunity to hear about the latest success stories and new manufacturing solutions from Rockwell Automation and its partners. The week includes user events starting Monday, Nov. 12, “Manufacturing Perspectives” for media and analysts on Nov. 13, and a conference and exhibits Nov. 14 and 15, all intended to provide information of interest to the industrial automation business community.
By Control Engineering Staff November 12, 2007

Chicago, IL —The

2007 Automation Fair

event, hosted by

Rockwell Automation

, is an opportunity to hear about the latest success stories and new manufacturing solutions from Rockwell Automation and its partners. The week includes user events starting Monday, Nov. 12, “Manufacturing Perspectives” for media and analysts on Nov. 13, and a conference and exhibits Nov. 14 and 15, all intended to provide information of interest to the industrial automation business community.

Manufacturing Perspectives, a full-day media forum dedicated to automation, kicks off the Fair event on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at

McCormick Place

West. The Automation Fair exhibition, held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, and Thursday, Nov. 15, at McCormick Place West, provides an opportunity to meet individually with Rockwell Automation experts, partners, and customers to learn more about developments in advanced automation products, engineering services, and integrated control and information architecture. Rockwell Automation calls Automation Fair the world’s largest free educational forum for manufacturers, drawing more than 8,000 engineers and operations leaders from around the world.

Automation Fair: General information .

Product highlights include:

AFAST Robotics

:

Belden

: An expanded its line of variable frequency drive (VFD) cables carries power from industrial ac drive systems to ac motors.

Cognex

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Ferraz Shawmut

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FieldServer Technologies :

HMS

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Littelfuse

:

Online Development Inc

.:

ProSoft Technology

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Rockwell Automation extends software RS : Software includes additional connector capabilities to help life sciences companies exchange data between enterprise resource planning (ERP) and plant-floor applications.

Rockwell Automation: Ethernet reference guide : Rockwell Automation worked with Cisco to develop references for Ethernet use in manufacturing.

Woodhead

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