China’s famous shoe producer, Aokang, has put into operation its new distribution center in Shanghai. The move strengthens the company’s distribution services for its retail and online business in eastern China. Aokang opted for an automated logistics solution at the center. The Interroll vertical crossbelt sorter plays a vital role in it.
Moxa Inc., a leader in industrial communications and networking, today announced it will be showcasing its expertise in Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) technology at SPS IPC Drives 2018, giving attendees a glimpse of how standard Ethernet with TSN technology enables the exchange of all data in automation architectures in parallel or vertically in real time and with deterministic low latency, thereby unlocking the possibilities of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0.
Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, is at Smart Building Levante 2018 with subsidiaries LOYTEC and VIVOTEK to show their latest smart building solutions. LOYTEC’s L ROC Room Controller, which enables a revolutionary room automation system based on IP, integrates with native BACnet/IP networks and LonMark systems at the controller level for lighting, temperature and blind control, occupancy detection and window monitoring, with IEC 61131 standards, if necessary. VIVOTEK’s fisheye network camera FE-9180-H series is an all-in-one surveillance solution that offers 180° panoramic (wall-mount) or 360° surround views with zero blind spots (ceiling-mount), thus, ideal for monitoring indoor open areas in airports, banks, shopping malls and more.
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers a wide range of smooth surface motors for industries and applications with high hygiene standards. In order to fully support the requirements of lower power motors, the drive specialist has now developed an additional motor size.
With the two-stage NORDBLOC.1 bevel gear unit, NORD launched high performance, washdown-optimised aluminium drives for hygienic applications. Now, the drive specialist expands its successful series with smaller gear units for torques up to 50 Nm and thereby offers an efficient alternative to worm gear units – for example for smaller conveyor belts.