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  • Merry Christmas from AutomationDirect!

    Merry Christmas from AutomationDirect!

    Let’s take some time to appreciate! Celebrate your joys! What brought you joy this year? A satisfying personal accomplishment, a new or improved relationship, serving others, a renewed commitment to your deepest beliefs, a professional milestone? Big or small, we hope you experienced many joyful moments, and that remembering them at this time of year … Read More

  • Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 11

    Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 11

    Newsletter Volume 20 Issue 11 Panel Builder Checklist There are many things to consider when building an automation control system. Some control systems are extremely simple, like a pump control system that consists of a pump, level controller, and a contactor, or they can be complicated and control a full production line with a series … Read More

  • Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 10

    Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 10

    Boo! Did we scare you? Thankfully, there’s more treats than tricks in this month’s newsletter like a free download of our brand new AC Motors eBook and a mystery product giveaway! In the spirit of Halloween we’ve also added an installment in our Halloween DIY series. Don’t miss out on our articles about our new … Read More

  • Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 9

    Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 9

    Newsletter Volume 20 Issue 9                                    Will That Controller Work in Your Application? Industry has a seemingly endless variety of machine and process control applications, and a correspondingly wide range of controller choices. When selecting a controller, there are … Read More

  • Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 8

    Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 8

    Labor Day weekend is upon us and that means plenty of time for last minute cookouts, ringing in football season and of course catching up on your industrial automation reading! We’ve got plenty of goodies for you to enjoy this month. If you’ve been following along with our Machine Visibility campaign you’ll see our next … Read More

  • Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 7

    Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 7

    While some people take the summer off to relax, we’ve used it to launch new products, bring you new and exciting content and of course work on our tans 😎. Check out our new articles on ladder logic vs object oriented programming, how a wastewater treatment plant uses AutomationDirect products, brush up on Ethernet basics and … Read More

  • Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 6

    Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 6

    This month at AutomationDirect has been focused on safety in honor of #NationalSafetyMonth! We’ve got a variety of articles for you covering many different areas of safety including NEMA ratings, circuit protection, push buttons and more! Don’t miss our video on ASO safety rails at the end. Stay cool and we’ll see you next month! … Read More

  • Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 5

    Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 5

    Our May newsletter is out and ready to be enjoyed! As always we have our newest products featured such as cut-to-length VFD cable and WDP Definite Purpose Contactors. We also have some of our favorite content from this past month including a new White Paper on micro PLCs and a case study involving roller coasters! … Read More

  • AutomationDirect Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 4

    AutomationDirect Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 4

    Spring weather has finally arrived at AutomationDirect and the beautiful weather has brought new products and content for you to enjoy! Grab a chair and take a break with AutomationDirect Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 4! Learn all about how simple and easy using a PLC is in a variety of applications with our PLC articles. … Read More

  • Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 3

    Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 3

    Jump into spring with new reading material from AutomationDirect! Check out our new articles on AC drives and motors as well as our supplier profile, Mersen. We’ve recently released a variety of new products designed to make your life easier, check out those profiles.  Don’t forget about our contest at the end to see how … Read More

  • Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 2

    Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 2

    Spring is in the air and we’re celebrating with a giveaway for you! AutomationDirect is giving away three GoPro cameras to three of our viewers. We’ve has been creating videos since 2004 and we want to reward our loyal viewers by giving away 3 FREE GoPro cameras by simply dropping a comment and letting us know … Read More

  • Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 1

    Newsletter: Volume 20, Issue 1

    Brr! It’s been a chilly month at AutomationDirect but we’ve kept ourselves warm by creating a score of great content for your reading pleasure. This month’s newsletter is full of valuable information and even hosts a surprise at the end.

  • Newsletter: Volume 19 – Issue 12

    Newsletter: Volume 19 – Issue 12

    Merry Christmas! All of us at AutomationDirect have spent the month feasting, preparing for the holidays and of course selling automation parts! As is tradition, we wanted to share our annual Christmas card with our loyal fans and readers. We’re wishing you all a safe and happy holiday full of family time and PLC’s! Click … Read More

  • Newsletter: Volume 19 – Issue 11

    Newsletter: Volume 19 – Issue 11

    Still stuffed with turkey from Thanksgiving? Sit back and relax with the November issue of AutomationDirect’s newsletter! In this month’s issue check out a slideshare about IP69K ratings and download our free white paper about Automation Control System Specification, Design and Installation. After that, check out our other articles covering a range of topics such … Read More

  • Newsletter: Volume 19 – Issue 10

    Newsletter: Volume 19 – Issue 10

    Happy Halloween we have 2 treats this month , a contest and a giveaway!  There’s an article on how to select the correct enclosure for your project.  We have also included a SlideShare to help you select and size the right enclosure thermal management solution.  Check out the newest application story on how Affinity Energy … Read More