industrial automation


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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 the industrial automation category. See OPC, discrete manufacturing, process control, PLC, DCS and PAC.
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Government initiatives to reduce the dependency of many countries on the oil and gas sector and invest heavily in the domestic manufacturing sector including pharmaceutical, automobile, and food processing industries would spur the demand for Middle East industrial automation market over the coming years.
Within its Industrial Automation Systems unit, the company explained: "The factory automation systems business saw decreases in both orders and revenue from the same period of the previous fiscal year due primarily to a slowdown in capital expenditures in semiconductors, machinery and automotive-related equipment in Japan, and also to stagnation in the fields of organic light emitting diodes and smartphones outside Japan."
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ABB will expand its industrial automation offering by integrating B&R's products in PLC, industrial PCs, and servo motion as well as its software and solution suite.
With this, the company says it reiterates its commitment to provide single-source solutions for high-quality industrial automation and motion control products to customers across the United Kingdom.
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