January 2017 Newsletter
Each month we send out a Power/mation Newsletter filled with new product information from our most trusted suppliers as well as company and industry updates. Scroll to the bottom and you'll find upcoming training, seminar and event schedules.  Thanks for taking the time to read!  Should you have suggestions or would like to see something in here that is currently not, please contact us. 
Custom Cable Solutions

The Power/mation Integrated Solutions team is helping customers terminate their field devices. Choose the field device and connector, and we will provide a single part number ready to install.  No minimum orders! 
Photoelectric Sensor with D-Sub Connector
Light Tower with M12 Connector
GE Quick Panel Communication Cable 
Contact your local Power/mation Sales Representative 
to see  how our team can help with your applications.
Introducing the ABB Freelance DCS

Freelance is a full-fledged distributed control system that combines the advantages of both worlds – DCS and PLC. It offers the small footprint of a PLC and the full functionality of a DCS. The integrated environment simplifies engineering, commissioning, maintenance and fieldbus management. The intuitive operator interface enables easy operation and diagnosis of the entire system.

Easy to: Use, Install, Engineer, Operate, Commission and Maintain

Click here to see all of the Freelance configuration possibilities.  Rely on Freelance!
Contact your Power/mation Sales Representative
to set up a meeting with  the ABB Product Specialist
120 V AC Hydraulic-Magnetic Circuit Breaker
  • UL recognized for hazardous locations Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D
  • Dual-rated for 50 V DC and 120 V AC

This new HMC offers pluggable line and load terminations, along with the unique T-bus option that allows breakers to snap into a common power bus. These features ease installation and reduce wiring. The product housing utilizes a plastic material that allows for large temperature swings and stays flexible without cracking.

Various part numbers available.

Banner Engineering's L-GAGE LE Laser Measurement Sensors: Now Available with IO-Link Communication

Banner Engineering has added IO-Link communication to their L-GAGE® LE Series Laser Measurement Sensors. IO-Link enables a point-to-point communication link between a master device and a sensor. It can be used to automatically parameterize sensors and transmit process data. This provides users with many benefits, including simplifying wiring, installation, preventative maintenance, and sensor backup.

Turck's New HMI Series

The new HMI series, the TX500 HMI PLCs has a high-end touch display and fast processors. These HMIs are ideal for use in small to medium size machines whose processes have to be controlled, displayed and operated locally. Each TX500 is equipped with a PROFINET master and EtherNet/IP scanner, as well as a Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU master. 

Don't forget about seasonal applications!

This video about Encoder Products Company's ski slope project at Schweitzer Moutain Ski Resort in Sandpoint, Idaho is downright cool.
Euchner Starts 2017 With a Bang

Check out their 2017 Newsletter featuring all of their new safety products. Click here to download.
Emerson's Unidrive M300 Drives for Industry

The Unidrive M300 machine builders maximize up-time and meet modern functional safety standards. Dual onboard Safe Torque Off (STO) inputs offer easy SIL3 conformity and reduce the need for external components, minimizing overall machine dimensions and costs.

Power/mation conducts customer training sessions and seminars and participates in relevant trade shows on a regular basis. Check out our website to see a complete list of our upcoming schedule and to register.

Energy Generation Conference

  • January 24 - 26, 2017 in Bismarck, ND
  • Booth 1121 and 1122
  • February 28 - March 1, 2017
  • The Depot in Minneapolis
  • Stop by our booth to see our products

ABB's Automation and Power World

  • March 13 - 16, 2017 in Houston, TX
  • Contact your local sales rep for details on how you can join us in Houston.

Fee: $495
  • January 11-12 in St. Paul, MN
  • March 8-9 in Pewaukee, WI

Fee: $250
  • February 8, 2017 in St. Paul, MN
  • March 15, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI

Fee: $250
  • February 9, 2017 in St. Paul, MN
  • March 16, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI
Congratulations to Brian Meyer on his promotion to Director of Integrated Solutions! Brian has a wealth of experience and knowledge that will provide a strategic direction and focused leadership to our team. 

A congratulations goes to Maria Czeck on her promotion to Inside Sales Assistant.  Congratulations to Johanna Fox on her promotion to Sales Support Coordinator! Your hard work and dedication has paid off!

Turck’s Vice President of Sales, Jeff Ursell will retire in March 2017 after nearly 25 years of guiding Turck's sales  growth in the North American automation market. Turck’s current Vice  President of Fieldbus Technology, Randy Durick, will transition to the Vice President of Sales role. We wish Jeff an enjoyable retirement!