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Keeping Kids Engaged in STEM with AutomationDirect and Robotics

Keeping Kids Engaged in STEM with AutomationDirect and Robotics

Recently, AutomationDirect’s very own Rick Folea, Senior Technical Marketer, was featured on North Fulton Business Radio speaking about STEM and how local Robotics programs are helping kids learn and become excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. The complete interview can be heard here:
 
Will That Controller Work in Your Application?

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 many similarities and some differences to consider. And, while some controllers will control just about anything, others may be more suited for a particular task. The main controller choices ... Read More
 
Six Years and Counting | First Team Honoree

Six Years and Counting | First Team Honoree

January 2017 marks the sixth consecutive year that Automation World readers have voted for their “FIRST TEAM” suppliers in PMMI Media Group’s 2016 Leadership in Automation program.
 
Merry Christmas – 2016

Merry Christmas – 2016

  We hope you have had a good year! It’s been a year full of anticipation, concern and surprises both in business and in life. And although there are always challenges, we hope that at this time of year, we can all reflect on the many positive influences and experiences we have been touched by ... Read More
 
Product Status Note 2018 – MTCP Ironhorse Motors
– MTCP Series Ironhorse Motor Redesign –
 
Team Otto Scores Big at Georgia FIRST Robotics Competition

Team Otto Scores Big at Georgia FIRST Robotics Competition

After working tirelessly for six weeks, the student team from Forsyth Central High School in Cumming, GA won the district qualifier at the Georgia FIRST Robotics competition and also received the quality award. This is the first time the AutomationDirect-sponsored team has won the competition and everyone was smiling – including Smiley!
 
Experience is the Best Teacher

Experience is the Best Teacher

Colorado Mountain College’s Applied Engineering Technician Program partnered with AutomationDirect to provide their students with real-world experience using state-of-the-art automation technology. Working with AutomationDirect controllers, the CMC students apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to real equipment used in process control applications. The following excerpt from the CMC campus newsletter explains the opportunities further…
 

– Marathon XRI-Series AC Motors Redesign –
 
Product End of Life Announcement for C-more EA7 Series Operator Panels

Product End of Life Announcement for C-more EA7 Series Operator Panels

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: The Product End of Life notice signifies that a part number or product series has entered the final phases of the product life cycle.  The manufacturer of the C-more operator interface panels has notified AutomationDirect that the C-more EA7 series operator panels will be entering the end of life phase due to component obsolescence.
 

Product Advisory | Returns Procedures

Dear AutomationDirect Customer, If you are using GS1 AC drives under the conditions described in product advisory PA-GS-016 or PA-GS-018, then this notification and returns procedure applies to you. The product advisory describes the conditions under which a SAFETY CONCERN that MIGHT affect the operation of the GS1 drive can occur. The product advisory and ... Read More