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IRVINE, Calif. - American Industrial Systems (AIS) announces the use of Intel’s Atom™ System on a Chip (SoC) E3845 processors in their new value line touch panel HMI scheduled to be released later this year.
MONTREAL – Harting has introduced complementary M12 X-Code components –straight and angled PCB receptacles and M12-to-RJ45 panel adaptors as well as an M12 gender changer.
Torrance, CA – Oriental Motor USA is proud to introduce its newest and most cost-effective linear actuators, the EAS Series motorized linear slides and the EAC Series motorized cylinders.
Skills Canada Robotics Competition chair Bob Tone describes how secondary school students got to the 2014 National Competition and what challenges they faced along the way.
At the 2014 Skills Canada National Competition in Toronto, Festo Inc. National Didactic Manager Greg James  discusses his company’s Try-A-Trade exhibition that drew in busloads of elementary students. He also details Festo’s contribution to the Mechatronics competition (watch video) for post-secondary school students with Festo-made workstations that simulate real-world factory automation settings, right down to PLC programming.
QUEBEC CITY, QC – FISO Technologies, a leading manufacturer of high-quality fiber optic sensors and signal conditioners, launches a new OEM signal conditioner.
MONTREAL – Harting has expanded the capabilities of two best-selling modular connector series, Han-Eco and Han-Yellock, by developing dedicated, high density monoblock inserts for each.
Hamilton, New Jersey - POSITAL is now selling its high-performance IXARC rotary encoders and TILTIX inclinometers through Amazon.
Ultrasonic sensors provide the coverage needed when optical sensors reach their limits, so Baumer has expanded its portfolio of NextGen sensors to include the new series U500 ultrasonic sensor.
Neil Wenger, Technology Coordinator, NAIT Shell Manufacturing Centre and Skills Canada Mechatronics category National Technical Committee member, talks about the technology's lowered costs as permitting its application to grow beyond traditional automotive automation installations.
The video introduces the Brushless DC Motor and Driver Package BMU series from Oriental Motor for conveyor speed control.
Javelin Technologies presents a webinar on SolidWorks product data management (PDM) solutions that help users get their design data under control, securely store and index data, apply version control, and share and collaborate on designs online with people outside their organization.
VANCOUVER, BC – AMD has unveiled new additions to the next generation AMD FirePro™ professional graphics family.
Autodesk has enhanced its simulation software portfolio with the addition of two new simulation products, Autodesk Nastran 2015 and Autodesk Nastran In-CAD 2015.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, has released Marc 2014.
The Mechanical CADD challenge at Skills Canada National Competition 2014 in Toronto featured secondary and post-secondary students completing real-world examples of 3D solid modeling, surfacing and generating 2D drawings for manufacturing.
With the World Cup wrapped, see how Lionel Messi of Argentina could have used SolidWorks Simulation to score that important tying goal in overtime from a free kick.
Irvine, California – Luxion announces  KeyShot integration for the users of the Siemens NX™ software.
Brian Thompson, VP of PTC Creo Product Management, introduces the key highlights of PTC Creo 3.0 3D solid modeling CAD application.
NEEDHAM, MA – PTC has released its latest PTC Creo 3D product design software.
Features Dan Staples talking about the key new capabilities and benefits of Solid Edge ST7 which includes hundreds of customer requested enhancements and delivers fast and flexible 3D modeling, streamlined design management and new apps.
Autodesk AutoCAD 2015 has a broad range of enhancements, but the biggest has to be the new user interface. Play this video to learn about the new GUI and watch its YouTube Channel for more tutorials about this software release.
Rocky Hill, Conn. – Henkel Corporation has updated the Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook for 2014 to include the latest adhesive, sealant, lubricant, coating and dispensing/curing equipment technologies.
New PEM  Type TSO4 self-clinching stainless steel standoffs introduced by PennEngineering provide ideal fastener solutions for stacking or spacing components to (or from) ultra-thin stainless steel panels.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – DE-STA-CO will introduce a new line of workholding clamps at the AeroDef Manufacturing Summit and Exposition in Long Beach, Calif., next month.
Masterbond has released a new White Paper entitled ‘Clearly Superior Epoxies for Optical Applications.’
East Providence, RI- Nordson EFD has published a white paper that helps the reader determine the best dispense valve system for specific medical device applications.
ASME B18.24 digital fastener catalog demo features Jeff Abell of CADENAS PARTsolutions shows users just how easy it is to spec, configure and place ASME B18.24 fasteners into a design. The process also generates the correct 18-digit PIN code for your fastener configuration and populates the part right into your assembly tree.
Rocky Hill, Conn. – Henkel’s next generation Loctite Liquid Optically Clear Adhesives (LOCA) increase display durability, improve contrast ratio, reduce power consumption and enable thinner device designs.
DELO Industrial Adhesives has unveiled new fast-curing adhesives for optoelectronics.
The DELO Industrial Adhesives light curing DELO-KATIOBOND product lineup has been engineered specifically for fast seal-bonding functions in the production of microelectronics including micro switches widely used in the automotive industry.
Lake Zurich, Illinois — Smalley Steel Ring Company has released their new 50th Anniversary Parts and Engineering Catalog for 2013.
DELO Industrial Adhesives has expanded its lineup for bonding magnets and other components in electric motors with two new anaerobic/light-curing adhesives.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Theproducts available within the HoseFinder mobile app have been increased, making the mobile app more versatile for selecting and locating critical hoses.
Bimba Manufacturing Company and its subsidiary Pneumadyne have announced a new line of composite push-to-connect fittings.
Clippard Minimatic electronic valves are said to be precision-built 2-way control valves, utilizing a patented valving principle. The DV- series was designed as the next generation of the well-known and trusted original EV line of Clippard “Mouse” valves, the company says.
CFPA scholarships at Centennial and Mohawk Colleges show importance of Fluid Power education to industry. Meet the 2014 winners and learn more about programs that can launch rewarding careers.
Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has released a new video on their “MiHow2” series of product/application solutions “Benefits of Using Elastomeric Couplings.”
Festo pneumatic and electrical automation solutions at the Hannover Messe 2014 highlight the following key areas: simplicity, competency, efficiency and security. With products and systems from Festo, but also with industrial training from Festo Didactic, manufacturers can equip themselves for increased productivity.
Cincinnati, Ohio – Clippard’s new PQ-FV In-Line Flow Controls can be easily added to existing circuitry and are lightweight and compact in size.
With the arrival of the latest generation of KSB’s Movitec pumps, KSB Canada has widened its portfolio of small size centrifugal pumps.
Available in 3-way and 4-way configurations, HV-HTV valves from Clippard Instrument Laboratory feature #10-32 inlet and outlet ports and are available as toggle or stem actuated, in addition to offering cartridge styles.
Festo safety specialists Dirk Glere and Klaus Gabriel discuss safe products and systems for factory automation applications.
Festo Energy Efficiency consultant Roland Volk of Festo AG demonstrates the options for machine designers deciding on electrical vs. pneumatic technology for their projects.
The expanding portfolio of SKF Mobile Apps equips users easily and quickly with useful technology information, software to make critical calculations, and the capability to conduct product and application searches. 
Ringball introduces its new FYH LUBE EZ, an electrochemical automatic single point lubricator. 
Fort Smith, Ark.  – Baldor Electric Company’s Dodge Hydraulic ISAF bearing is now available with higher load ratings.
Aston, PA - Amacoil/Uhing has introduced Easylock shaft collars which hold reels, spools and other objects in place on shafts.
SKF CARB toroidal roller bearings introduce robust non-locating bearing solutions engineered to withstand the tough conditions of a wide range of rotating machinery applications in steel mills. 
VANCOUVER, BC - Westport Innovations has unveiled its next generation of high pressure direct injection technology platform, dubbed "Westport™ HPDI 2.0."
Richmond Hill, ON – E-T-A Circuit Breakers introduces the new ESR10 which is a 12V electronic relay that complies with four pole standard relay sockets according to ISO 7588.
WITTENSTEIN alpha announces an entire new line of multi-level protection solutions to meet technical and washdown requirements in various industries. 
Fort Smith, Ark. – Baldor now offers ABB’s new high inertia motors, ideal for driving large axial fans.
Fort Smith, Ark – Baldor Electric Company introduces the new Dodge MAXUM XTR concentric reducer, a compact, power dense design, packaged in a rugged ductile iron housing.
BRECOflex CO. utilizes a superior steel tension member design for all standard timing belts.
With some recent stats indicating that articles containing visual images get 94% more views, the reasons to look at an online strategy that optimizes images is compelling.
The first thing you’ll notice when you open AutoCAD 2015 is the new appearance. In fact, almost one-third of the “What’s New” documentation falls into the category of “user interaction” of which the interface appearance is a large section.
Come this July, your ability to use email as a marketing or fundraising tool will be significantly restricted. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect July 1, 2014, and with it some of the world’s strictest anti-spam rules.
Speed-blogging is a fundamental skill in the online world. With word of industry news and trends travelling faster than ever in our real time, connected world, it’s critical to be able to mobilize fast to keep your customers in-the-know through a variety of online channels.
If founder Elon Musk is right, Tesla Motors just might reinvent the American auto industry – with specialized robots building slick electric cars in a factory straight from the future. That's where the battery-powered Model S is born.
The programming gnomes at Autodesk continue to churn out additions and improvements to their software, and Inventor 2015 is no exception.
The way we all run our businesses has been transformed by the growth of the Internet.
The term “icon” may be overused, but as Ford’s Mustang approaches its 50th anniversary model, I suggest it is reaching iconic status.
I have often said that the biggest problem facing science fiction writers today is keeping ahead. Similarly, the biggest problem facing CAD journalists today is keeping up.
Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co., Ltd. (BDNT) cooperates with ABB to roll out world's largest EV fast charger network in China.
You might wonder what an “app” has to do with your business. Apps – short for applications - perform specific tasks on a smart phone or a tablet, and they are the newest secret weapon in marketing and improving customer relations.

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