Happy New Year!  At Revere, a new year brings new opportunities and lots of excitement! Here are the top five things we are looking forward to in 2018:
  1. The Modernization Continuum
  2. Hosting Rockwell Automation on the Move in Milwaukee, WI (May 2018)
  3. Increased product availability through our estore
  4. Training opportunities (live and digitally)
  5. New Product Launches
Oh, and we are also extremely excited to turn 99 years old!  Thank you to all of our loyal customers for helping us achieve such a milestone!

Migrate or Modernize? How to Decide
By Cory Garlick, CPG, Regional Industry Manager, Rockwell Automation

A significant number of manufacturing plants are more than 20 years old, with legacy automation systems reaching predicted end-of-life.

Are you one of those plants?

If you are, then it's time to consider how your organization will address obsolescence risk and meet the increasing demands of the one billion* new middle class consumers who will add $8 trillion to consumer spending by 2020.

4 Factors Impacting IIOT Technology Right Now

Bandwidth has a major impact on IIoT technology and your IoT network - it's one of four requirements that have enabled IIoT applications to flourish.

Panduit's white paper, "The Ubiquity of Bandwidth" discusses four reasons IIoT is trending now and how bandwidth plays an integral role in IT/OT data gathering and analytics.

Allen-Bradley® PowerFlex 525 AC Drive

The new Allen-Bradley® PowerFlex® 525 AC drive from Rockwell Automation delivers an innovative modular design that is remarkably versatile and can accommodate systems ranging from standalone machines to simple system integration. 

These next generation compact drives come with embedded EtherNet/IP™ communications, safety, USB configuration and a high ambient operating temperature, as well as a wide range of motor control ideal for a vast array of applications. 

Bussmann just announced the release of their 2018 Fuseology handbook, a 52-page technical guide that covers circuit protection basics based on the 2017 NEC ® , and provides insight into what can make an electrical system safer. The handbook demystifies topics like fuse operation and construction, ratings, performance characteristics, and fuse types and classes, along with their Code requirements.

Please visit electricalsector.eaton.com/bussmann-fuseology to download your free copy. 

If you would like a hard copy, please email us at reveremarketing@revereelectric.com.

Flexy 205 Now Available!

The eWON Flexy 205 is the new advanced internet data gateway that allows Machine Builders to monitor and collect vital KPIs for analysis and predictive maintenance. With data logging, alarming, built-in web interface, scripting and enhanced internet connectivity, the Flexy 205 is a modular Internet Gateway for your IoT deployment. It also supports VPN Remote Access for easy troubleshooting of your distant industrial equipment.

Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: ControlLogix Maintenance
and Troubleshooting (CCP153)

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to troubleshoot a  previously operational ControlLogix® system and restore normal operation.
This course adds to your skill set by introducing new tasks such as  connecting to a network, interpreting project execution, editing ladder  logic online, and more.

You will then be presented with a systematic strategy for diagnosing and  troubleshooting a variety of common system errors:

* Controller, I/O, and other hardware problems
* Noise-related problems
* Software configuration problems

Date: Tue, Feb 13 2018 - Fri, Feb 16 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Rockwell Automation (Chicago, IL)
Cost: $ 2090

Essentials of Industrial Ethernet Networks for an OT Professional (CCP182)

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate understanding of basic Ethernet networking skills, terminology and concepts as well as apply these skills when performing advanced network specification, configuration and troubleshoo ting tasks. 

In this course, you will learn how to verify communications between devices, recognize data transmission types and differentiate between OSI Model Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching functions.

Date: Tue, Feb 27 2018 - Wed, Feb 28 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: West Allis, WI
Cost: $ 1274

Thin Client and Mobile Technology for 
The Connected Enterprise 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. CT

Need to manage PCs, thin clients, and mobile devices with one centralized management tool? Rockwell Automation's ThinManager can help! 
During this webinar, we'll share how ThinManager will:
  • Help replace a failed terminal in under two minutes
  • Deliver applications and content to end-user devices with a single solution
  • Create "composite applications" from disparate sources at a single terminal
  • Create safe and secure mobile delivery zones for the plant floor using Apple, Android, and Windows mobile devices

*Even if you can't attend live, if you register for the webinar, you will receive a link to view OnDemand. 
Save Time and Money with Pre-Engineered Packaged Drives - Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. CT

Making sure that you have the right hardware to support your drive installation is paramount, especially for Water and Waste Water systems integrators and contractors. But making these selections can be time consuming for engineering, installation and delivery. 
During this webinar, you'll learn how pre-engineered packaged drives can:
  • Save your customers time and money with a simplified approach to ordering
  • Reduce engineering, configuration and build time
  • Meet UL/CUL requirements
  • Allow for a quick turnaround to help meet your customer's project schedules

*Even if you can't attend live, if you register for the webinar, you will receive a link to view OnDemand. 
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