Banner Engineering 2011 Product Catalog Delivers Comprehensive Guide for Industrial Automation Solutions
Minneapolis, MN - Banner Engineering announces its 2011 Product Catalog is now available in both a print and an interactive online version. Providing a user-friendly, all-encompassing guide to the company’s five diverse product lines, the 2011 catalog wraps Banner’s superior sensor products together with lighting and indicators, machine vision, wireless and machine safety products. The full-color print catalog includes more than 860 pages of product features, application images, model numbers and accessories.
Milwaukee, WI - Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU) announced that certain of its executives have adopted prearranged trading plans in accordance with guidelines specified by Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Company’s policies with respect to insider sales. Rule 10b5-1 allows officers and directors of public companies, at a time when they are not aware of material nonpublic information, to adopt predetermined plans for selling shares of company stock.
Lederhose, Germany, March 16 – Motion control specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) and piezo ceramics specialist PI Ceramic are planning to invest approximately $13 million for the third extension of their piezo ceramics factory and R&D center in Thuringia over the next three years. At the ground breaking ceremony Dr. Karl Spanner, CEO of Physik Instrumente, mentioned that even after adding 50 employees in 2010 at PI Ceramic, the company was getting close to its output capacity.
Program to provide federal funding for fleet owners to do in-use testing of the technology which can reduce fuel use and emissions by as much as 50%—Early results from Miami municipalities using the technology validate fuel savings
SHANGHAI, CHINA – Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and a global leader in machine vision technology, will showcase its newest imaging components technology at Vision China in Shanghai, China. Teledyne DALSA will feature its most advanced line scan and area scan cameras, frame grabbers, vision software, image processors and smart camera solutions.
Visit Teledyne DALSA at Booth 3321 at the Vision China 2011 where the company will showcase the following products and technology:
Unterpremstaetten, Austria – austriamicrosystems (SIX: AMS) is shocked by the recent tragic events in Japan and extends its deepest sympathies to those affected and their families. All austriamicrosystems employees in Japan and their families are safe and accounted for.
austriamicrosystems has neither production activities nor subcontractors in Japan. All our wafer production, test and assembly partner facilities are located outside of Japan. Therefore austriamicrosystems sees no immediate impact on its wafer production, assembly and test services from the recent events in Japan.
Dublin, Ireland – High performance motion sensing is gaining interest in many industries. In the military & aerospace areas, the use of Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) and other systems based on high-performance gyroscopes has been widespread for navigation, flight control or stabilization functions for decades. Today we see many industrial and healthcare applications emerging, driven by the possibility to integrate new functionality at low cost, mostly thanks to the recent developments in MEMS accelerometer and gyroscope technology.
The world market leader for industrial image processing sensors and systems, Cognex, and B&R have entered a technological cooperation. Their strategic goal is the use of POWERLINK in the In-Sight line of products from Cognex. “The result of this cooperation is a complete solution that incorporates visualization, control and drive technology for high-speed and high-precision product monitoring in production line operation. The Cognex In-Sight product line is optimally integrated in the B&R System via POWERLINK,” states Hans Wimmer, B&R Managing Director.
Cost-efficient and modular
Morrisville, NC - On February 23 and 24, 2011 experts from all over the world met at the 4th annual ExpertDays on Service Robotics, hosted by SCHUNK. The symposium for applied service robotics primarily focused on market development and efficiency.
AST Bearings Again Earns Recognition as a John Deere Partner-Level Supplier – Becomes a Hall of Fame Supplier
AST Bearings, a premier international supplier of bearing products and services, has earned recognition as a Partner-level Supplier for 2010 and was also inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame in the John Deere® Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating and was awarded to AST Bearings for outstanding supplier performance. The prestigious Hall of Fame status is only given by Deere after a supplier attains a Partner-level rating for five consecutive years.