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industrial automation

Making products under the control of computers and programmable controllers. Manufacturing assembly lines as well as stand-alone machine tools (CNC machines) and robotic devices fall into this category. See discrete manufacturing, process control, PLC, DCS and PAC.
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Weldun and Precision Industrial Automation have each been in the custom-automation-systems business for more than 45 years, noted Ralph Rothfusz, CEO of the PIA Group.
In recent years, Chinese industrial automation instrumentation industry has kept a relatively high growth rate.
In the industrial automation space, the largest opportunity for wireless sensor networks is as sensing devices in remote or inaccessible areas such as nuclear plants, oil and gas fields and high temperature furnaces, explains the analyst of this research service.
The Teridian 71M8100, together with the company's 71M65xx Power Measurement, 71M6403 Electronic Trip Unit, and 78Q2133 Industrial Ethernet product families, provides one of the broadest selections of semiconductor products for today's energy management and industrial automation applications.
today reinforced its entrance into the industrial automation and control market with the introduction of the 71M6403 Electronic Trip Unit, the industry's first merchant system-on-chip (SOC) for industrial motor circuit protection and circuit breaker applications.
They are different by structure, organization and properties, but intend to work effectively in the wireless sensor mesh-topology structures, which industrial automation defined preferable for communications.
E[acute accent]MAG Industrial Automation Systems, a leading machine tool and systems company serving key global industry sectors including Automotive, Aerospace, Heavy Equipment, Power Generation and General Machining, today announced a multi-year, strategic relationship with QuEST of Bangalore, India, a global product development and delivery solutions provider.
The company operates through six business segments, namely, Energy and Electric Systems, Home Appliances, Industrial Automation Systems, Information and Communication Systems, Electric Devices and Others (distribution, advertising, real estate, materials, materials procurement, and additional services).
MINNEAPOLIS -- Comtrol Corporation, a global provider of device connectivity for data communications and industrial automation technologies, today announced the successful adoption of its DeviceMaster(R) UP Multi-Protocol industrial Ethernet gateway by Smart Papers Corporation, a leading commercial paper manufacturer.
Sensicast Systems, provider of wireless sensor networking products and solutions, and B&B Electronics, a leading manufacturer of data communication products for industrial automation, today released the results of an online survey of 200 end-users and system integrators in the industrial automation marketplace regarding wireless sensor networks.
The Industrial Automation Systems segment serves the automotive industry through its Factory Automation Systems business, which supplies manufacturing equipment such as computerised numerical controllers and electrical discharge machine.

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