Invensys plc announced Feb. 19 that it will try to speed up its recovery by reorganizing two core divisions, maintaining its development division, and by selling many of its other businesses.The two core divisions will be Production Management and Energy Management, with combined sales of £4 billion.
London, U.K. - Invensys plc announced Feb. 19 that it will try to speed up it recovery by reorganizing into two core divisions, maintaining its development division, and by selling many of its other businesses.
Endress+Hauser recently introduced the Promag 23 two-wire electromagnetic flowmeter.
Greenwood, Ind.— Endress+Hauser introduced Promag 23 two-wire electromagnetic flowmeter. Promag 23's performance is said to be nearly equal to similar four-wire electromagnetic flowmeters, but the two-wire design simplifies installation, especially in hazardous locations. Using microprocessor-controlled energy management technology permits continuous measurement independent of flow...
Herndon, Va. - Invensys plc, the global automation and controls group, announced October 22 that Leo Quinn has been appointed division chief executive of the Software Systems division, effective immediately.
Buffalo, N.Y. - Magtrol Inc.'s new LE210 Load Measuring Pin with an integrated electronic conditioning unit can be mounted into machines in place of normal shafts and fitted with strain gauges allowing them to produce a signal proportional to the measured load. Made in Switzerland, Magtrol's LE210 is made of high-resistance stainless steel.
If you're confused about what e-manufacturing is and how to do it, stay tuned—there's some explaining needed. It seems most software vendors offer e-manufacturing, and many describe capabilities about the same way. Software and hardware that fall into this class have begun to live up to abilities promised several years ago: interconnectibility, interoperability, scalability, to make...
El Segundo, Calif.—New Accelerator architecture is said to enhance and simplify motor control circuits, whether microprocessor-based or DSP-based, by "partioning the inverter function as an intelligent power management peripheral to the motion system controller." Chip sets consist of mixed signal 0.
Schneider Electric announced June 29 the acquisition of Quantronix Inc. (Salt Lake City, Ut., www.cubiscan.com), a 12-year-old cubing and weighing system designer and manufacturer. Terms were not disclosed. Quantronix's static or automated products use non-contact ultrasound, laser, and infrared sensing technologies.
Is industrial Ethernet going to eat everyone's lunch? Maybe tomorrow, but not today. Though some initial Ethernet applications and solutions are underway, most users and manufacturers still seem like they're too busy enjoying the savings and efficiencies gained from adopting more established networking protocols.