Lantek News

Lantek launches its 2020 version, a version focused on remote working and process efficiency

Lantek, leading multinational in the development and commercialization of CAD-CAM/MES/ERP solutions and pioneer in the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal industry, reveals the new features and improvements in the latest version of its software - Lantek Global Release 2020.

Siemens News

Siemens enables climate-neutral, safe energy distribution with new Clean Air switchgear

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is expanding its portfolio of environmentally friendly, gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) to 24 kilovolts (kV) with a new fluorine gas-free NXPLUS C 24 medium-voltage switchgear. The use of Clean Air – a natural insulation medium – in combination with proven vacuum switching technology eliminates the need for any fluorine-based gas mixtures (F-gases), enabling climate-neutral energy distribution. The switchgear is equipped with digital features allowing for safe, reliable and cost-efficient operation.

Valeo News

Valeo to support the French automotive recovery plan by locating new technologies like 48V in France

Valeo welcomes the measures announced by the French government under the automotive recovery plan, which was prepared rapidly and involved constructive collaboration with the French automotive industry. With a focus on the transition towards greener mobility, the plan combines measures to encourage both supply and demand and leverages the industrial and innovative resources available on the French market.

Beckhoff News

Compact automation technology makes modular production of rapid testing equipment possible

The rapid testing equipment production lines made by Ginolis Ltd. in Qulunsalo, Finland have proven themselves in the market for almost a decade. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, previously delivered lines are now being converted to the Covid-19 rapid testing configuration. The compact automation technology from Beckhoff contributes significantly to the production equipment's modularity and high quality.

Phoenix Contact News

For smart time controls

The new multifunctional MACX-TR time relays from Phoenix Contact now make simple time controls smart. The combination of pushbuttons and innovative OLED display enables you to use it directly on the device.

Visual components News

Siemens S7 PLC Connectivity (only available in Visual Components Premium)

Siemens S7 PLC Connectivity supports native connectivity to most physical and simulated Siemens PLCs, including older models. This native connection provides faster communication speeds with physical S7-1200 controllers and supports connection to S7-PLCSIM (not currently supported by OPC UA).

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG News

Rolls-Royce and Daimler Truck AG plan cooperation on stationary fuel-cell systems

Rolls-Royce plc and Daimler Truck AG plan to cooperate on stationary fuel-cell generators as CO2-neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities such as data centers. They are to offer emission-free alternatives to diesel engines, which are currently used as emergency power generators or to cover peak loads. Daimler Truck AG and the British technology group Rolls-Royce have signed an agreement to this effect. A comprehensive cooperation agreement is to be prepared and signed by the end of the year.

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