Student Brings Joy to Kids During COVID-19 with Automated Halloween Display
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Student Brings Joy to Kids During COVID-19 with Automated Halloween Display

In a typical year, children excitedly count down the days in October to Halloween. However, Halloween 2020 was different due to COVID-19, and many kids felt it was going to be a disappointing nightmare. That wasn’t the case in one town in Utah, thanks to the efforts of Shaun Oaks, father of two young children…
Supplier Profile: MERZ Schaltgeräte’s Top-Quality Switches
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Supplier Profile: MERZ Schaltgeräte’s Top-Quality Switches

Satisfy customers. Produce high quality, reliable switches. Continuously improve and align. Seventy-five years ago, Gustav Merz put these key values in place when he began manufacturing electrical switches in Gaildorf, Germany, in a building on his own property. These critical cornerstones formed the foundation of success that has propelled his company – MERZ Switchgear –…
Supplier Profile: Murrelektronik
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Supplier Profile: Murrelektronik

“Stay Connected.” That tagline cleverly references the key goal that Murrelektronik, a family-owned manufacturer in the automation technology industry, has for its work with customers and employees and the communities it serves. Franz Hafner founded Murrelektronik in 1975 in Oppenweiler, Germany, when he began selling a single product, the RC-501/220, a surge suppression module for…
Supplier Profile: Code Corporation
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Supplier Profile: Code Corporation

Beep… Beep… Beep… that’s the distinctive sound made when someone scans a barcode on items going through a grocery store checkout line. Barcode technology began revolutionizing the efficiency of the grocery checkout process decades ago and is now fostering huge advances in healthcare, law enforcement, and manufacturing. Barcodes represent key product or item data in…
Leadshine - Motion Control Supplier Profile
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Leadshine - Motion Control Supplier Profile

Superior product quality. Close collaboration with customers. Professional technical and customer support. Strong research and development. A great value for the price. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) note these key attributes when talking about Leadshine Technology Co. Ltd. and the motion control products and solutions it manufactures. Leadshine works with OEMs around the world in the…
Supplier Profile: Murrplastik - Global Manufacturing Leader
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Supplier Profile: Murrplastik - Global Manufacturing Leader

Reduce poverty, generate growth, and create decent living conditions through education and intellectual development: those are the key goals that Germany-based manufacturer Murrplastik aims to achieve through its Educate One World e.V. organization in Sri Lanka. The group seeks to allow young people to develop their skills and confidence through education. The idea was created…
The ProductivityOpen Arduino Recognized in the 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards from Control Engineering
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The ProductivityOpen Arduino Recognized in the 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards from Control Engineering

AutomationDirect’s ProductivityOpen PLC combines the IT-centric open-source capabilities of an Arduino-compatible controller with the robust reliability needed for industrial OT applications. AutomationDirect’s ProductivityOpen PLC was announced as a Control Engineering 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards Honorable Mention winner in the Machine and Embedded Control – PLCs category. Check out the ProductivityOpen and see how specifying it…