Factory automation

  • Food and beverage breakthrough

    Schneider Electric, a specialist in digital transformation, energy management and automation, launched its first Food and Beverage Forum in Coventry in July.

    The event invited customers including Müller Wiseman, Warburtons and Arla Foods, and leading IT and OT partners, such as Cisco, NetApps, SoIPT andEbb3, to examine how advancements in technology can drive productivity, efficiency and sustainability.

  • Human and machine collaboration

    Electrical Review hears from Mike Hughes, zone president of UK and Ireland for Schneider Electric, regarding the benefits and the level of AI uptake in his sector.

  • Innovation theme for Building Tech Live

    Following on from last year’s Smart Buildings show, Building Tech Live will focus on technological advancements and innovation in IoT, lighting, security, automation and communications technology.

  • Wireless input and pulse counter

    Carlo Gavazzi’s has launched the SHJWIN, a wireless digital input module that can also be used to count pulses from energy meters (gas/water/electric) and other sources. The module has 4 x inputs that can be configured individually either as digital contact inputs or pulse count inputs, from class B SO outputs usually found on energy meters.

  • Substations to facilitate integration of renewables and strengthening of power transmission grid

    ABB, a power and automation technology group, has won a significant order to provide substations and related power infrastructure for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. ABB will provide power infrastructure for the offshore platform as well as the onshore substation to efficiently integrate the new wind farm into the country’s transmission grid. ABB will also extend an existing substation that will receive the wind power. The wind farm is scheduled for completion in 2018.

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