Newsletter Volume 25 Issue 5

Modern PLCs Provide Support for Advanced Data Access
Although many think of PLCs as primarily for real-time control, modern versions make it easy to implement extensive data connectivity and analytics. While everyday consumers are familiar with getting things their way, this type of flexibility has often been less available within the industrial manufacturing arena. This is an issue for many end users when they need to deploy data-driven solutions to support efficient production of customized products.
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Finding the Right Balance of Local Automation and Remote Connectivity
Robust real-time industrial control is essential, and remote connectivity is also becoming indispensable for many users. Here are some considerations for achieving the best of both worlds. Because networking, cloud connectivity, and cybersecurity are increasingly important for all types of industrial, commercial, and even personal technology solutions, users and designers are looking for the best ways of combining traditional operational technology (OT) systems with modern IT capabilities.
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Now Available

Additional Contrinex Small Rectangular Inductive Proximity Sensors
Starting at $22.00

ProSense Frequency Signal Conditioners
Starting at $240.00

ProSense D80 Series Large Rectangular Inductive Proximity Sensors
Starting at $146.00

Wenglor OPT Series Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors
Starting at $96.00

ProSense F18 Series 18mm Round Photoelectric Sensors
Starting at $27.00

 WEG Rolled Steel Motors
Starting at $193.00

Understanding Motor Nameplates – Weg, Marathon, Leeson, IronHorse
This video provides the details needed to buy a replacement motor. AutomationDirect sells an incredible selection of motors from a wide range of brands to fit most any application.
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Supplier Profile: Klemsan
If you aren?t familiar with Klemsan, take a few minutes to learn about this impressive 49-year-old Turkish company that manufactures and sells low voltage connectors and accessories and energy management systems to customers throughout the world.
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AutomationDirect Robotics Program and Interns Earn Awards
The AutomationDirect robotics program and our interns shined brightly at the recent Forsyth County Schools College & Career Development/CTAE (Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education) awards ceremony!
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FREE Giveaway for You
This month you have a chance to win 1 of 10 RUKO drill bit sets. Contest is open for approximately 1 week after the newsletter is sent and is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only. Winner will be contacted via email. 
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