sensors

How Sensors Are Moving Materials Handling Toward Safe Automation, Part 2

This is the second article in a two-part series The Industry 4.0 revolution is enabling new levels of automation, including a new generation of sensors-rich automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for use in the first wave of smart manufacturing and distribution facilities. This revolution also requires new ways of thinking across all aspects of materials handling, especially…

How Sensors Are Moving Materials Handling Toward Safe Automation

This is the first article in a two-part series The Industry 4.0 revolution is enabling new levels of automation, including a new generation of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for use in the first wave of smart manufacturing and distribution facilities. This revolution also requires new ways of thinking across all aspects of materials handling, especially when…

TTI Adds ALPs TACT Switches

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has signed a pan-European franchise agreement with Alps Electric, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality electronic components for mobile devices, home electronics, vehicles and industrial equipment. Alps developed the first TACT Switches™ and are leaders in this field with a range of TACT Switch™ varieties that offer…

Mouser Ships Avago Encoder Kits

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the AEDC-55xx and AEDM‑5810 motion feedback encoders from Avago Technologies. These high-resolution encoder module kits include a built-in interpolator and are designed for quick assembly and reliable connector retention in a wide range of commercial and industrial motion control applications. Avago AEDC-55xx and AEDM-5810 motion feedback encoder kits, available…

Re-shoring to Kentucky in Balluff’s Production Plan

Florence, Ky. – With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original location on Holton Drive.  Balluff’s global managing director and owner, Florian Hermle, announced recently that the company will be focusing on local production and “by…