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Welcome to the latest eNewsletter from Controls Drives & Automation

The recent SPS IPC Drives event in Nuremberg, billed as the exhibition for electric automation technology, attracted over 70,000 visitors, amongst them the CDA editorial team. Over the next few printed issues and eNewsletters we will be bringing you news of all the latest developments and product launches from the show.

For starters you can read about how EtherNet/IP is continuing to lead adoption of Industrial Ethernet, right.

Charlotte Stonestreet
CDA Editor
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NEC, Birmingham
10th - 12th April 2018
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NEC, Birmingham
10th - 12th April 2018
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10th - 12th April 2018
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11th April 2018
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MAD Guide 2017 - The Essential Guide to Motors, Automation & Drives
EtherNet/IP continues to lead adoption of Industrial Ethernet

At the recent SPS IPC Drives Show, ODVA reported that EtherNet/IP continues to represent the largest number of new nodes of industrial Ethernet networks shipped, at approximately 25% share of market, according to IHS Markit, an international analyst firm which reported EtherNet/IP's share of market as part of its Industrial Communications Intelligence Service for 2017.

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Siemens & Spire in tech partnership

Leading healthcare company, Spire Healthcare, has partnered with Siemens PLC (UK & Ireland) and Siemens Healthineers to invest in the latest healthcare, automation and building technologies as part of its new hospital which recently opened in Didsbury, Manchester.

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Ongoing growth for Brevini brand

Dana Incorporated has announced new product introductions and product line extensions for its Brevini brand in industrial markets. These developments reflect Dana's comprehensive, ongoing initiative to integrate the operations and brands of the former Brevini Group acquired earlier this year.

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NSK donates €20,000 to UNICEF

As in 2016, NSK has again this year decided to forego giving any Christmas presents to customers across Europe, instead donating €20,000 to humanitarian charity UNICEF, which is working tirelessly to protect children and their families from danger all over the world.

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igus unveils expanded workspace following business growth

Just a year after celebrating 25 years in the UK, Northampton-based high-tech manufacturing company igus has formally opened its newly-expanded premises. A six-figure sum has been invested in the expansion, which will not only create more space for current engineering but will also allow the company to add significantly to its workforce in the future.

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Manufacturers end year with festive cheer

Britain's manufacturers are ending the year with a bang on the back of the continued improvement in global demand and increased export performance, according to a major survey published by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.

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Self-aligning lead screw nuts

Punk Couplings is pleased to announce it has teamed up with Moore International to manufacturer and supply its 'world's first' patented self-aligning lead screw nuts to industry.

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TransDev Partners with IKO

Users and buyers looking for quality linear products and expertise have even more choice now at TransDev since it has been named as an Authorised IKO Linear Partner, adding to its existing NTN SNR reseller status. This new partnership positions TransDev as a key distributor in the UK and Ireland for IKO linear products.

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Cloud computing CPD seminars

Rittal has launched a new Cloud Computing accredited seminar as part of its highly-regarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) series.

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New LeanMotor from STOBER Drives

New LeanMotor from STOBER is smaller and lighter replacement for AC motors and more cost efficient than servo motors.

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EPLAN Cogineer set to revolutionise automated engineering design

CAE solutions provider EPLAN has launched an innovative automation software package, which simplifies the changeover to automated working methods by enabling design engineers to generate electrical and fluid schematics at the push of a button - without the need for expert knowledge, specialist programming ability or extensive training.

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WAGO expands robust automation system for extreme environments

A variant of the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750, the XTR range, is available to deliver I/O for industries and applications that are frequently required to withstand harsh conditions.

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Electrical positioning systems made easy

With Festo OMS technology, it is now quick and easy to select, connect, and configure electric drive solutions. Sourcing all control chain elements, mechanical and electrical, from one supplier ensures an integrated solution with easy connectivity, guaranteed system performance and compatibility.

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Weidmüller PROtop power supplies

Weidmüller's PROtop power supply devices deliver a power supply for the most demanding of applications. Thanks to use of the latest Dynamic Current Limiting (DCL) technology, PROtop offers a very good dynamic range for the reliable triggering of circuit breakers and powerful motor starts.

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A new dimension in thermal transfer printing

The Thermomark Prime is latest offering from Phoenix Contact's marking system range which offers you a new dimension when printing your terminal, cable, device markers and more.

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Boa Spot colour vision sensor enhances automated inspection

The new colour versions of the BOA Spot smart vision sensor from Teledyne DALSA provide even greater versatility for single point industrial part and assembly verification.

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ADLINK NEON-M 'Ready to go' smart camera with easy-to-use MVTec Merlic Imaging Software

Multipix Imaging announce the new ADLINK NEON-1021-M, delivering a high performance all-in-one machine vision camera combined with MVTec's Merlic Imaging Software providing quick deployment of smart camera solutions with minimal configuration effort.

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SKF power transmission products help simplify the supply chain

Power transmission products play an important role in overall bearing performance and are the vital link between moving parts in equipment. By creating its own range of power transmission products, SKF can offer products that are well-matched and give engineers a wide design choice according to performance and cost considerations.

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