March 2017 Newsletter
Each month Power/mation sends out a 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, seminars, news and events. Thanks for reading!
Bob Ricci is joining our staff as our Regional Vice President for Region One. Bob recently served as the Regional Sales leader for Border States Electric in their NE Region. While in that role he had responsibility for Industrial and Construction sales. Prior to his time at Border States, he spent 15 years with Werner Electric in Minnesota serving as Vice President of Technology (Automation) and then as Vice President over both the Automation and Construction teams. 
Bob has a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. In addition to his twenty years of experience in electrical distribution and automation, he worked for 13 years with Jerome Foods (Jennie O’ Foods) designing automation systems along with managing the automation and electrical maintenance teams. Bob is also a Navy veteran.

Welcome aboard Bob!

Turck Announces Pressure Transmitters Developed for Demanding Applications

Turck introduces the PT2000 line of pressure transmitters, which offer a welded stainless steel measuring cell for increased durability and increased chemical compatibility. The PT2000 provides a solution that has no elastomer seals and all wetted materials are 316L stainless steel. This makes the solution uniquely capable to meet the environmental needs in water pumping, hydraulic and refrigeration applications.
Banner Engineering's Safety Controllers Add New Features and PROFINET Industrial Protocol

The SC26-2 and expandable XS26-2 safety controllers are now available with the PROFINET industrial communication protocol on all Ethernet-enabled models. PROFINET provides simple, robust communication in real-time with connected devices that use PROFINET, including devices from other manufacturers. All new models of the standard and the expandable safety controller support virtual non-safety inputs, including manual reset, On/Off commands, mute enable and cancel Off-delay. 

Phoenix Contact's Multi-channel Electronic Circuit Breakers

Securely protect your system against overload and short-circuit current. The new  electronic circuit breaker CBMC is tailored to meet your specific requirements. It  combines a compact design and options for individual adjustment, meaning you can easily and flexibly adjust currents, save space and reliably  protect all applications with just one device.

ABB's ConfigPilot, their New PC Configuration Software for ControlMaster

This new software is FREE, easy to use and compatible with the entire ControlMaster range. ConfigPilot makes configuring a ControlMaster simpler and faster than ever before. Click here to download the software. To learn all about ConfigPilot, watch the short Youtube Video below.
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Fortress Interlocks' Coded Non Contact Switch

Non-contact safety switches are interlocking devices that are designed to protect people, industry and productivity. They are ideal for use in applications where precise guidance of guards is difficult. Due to the design, they are long-lasting devices that require minimal maintenance, are resistance to shock and vibrations and offer a high level of prevention against tampering.

Secomea's NEW Preventative & Predictive M2M IIOT Solution

LIMITED TIME OFFER: Buy 5+ SiteManagers (any SiteManager hardware or SiteManager Embedded Extended software) and receive a FREE GateManager Premium account ($670 value).

Click here for more info.

Euchner's Transponder-coded Safety Switch CEM-AR-C40

Echner is expanding its range of transponder-coded safety switches by a version with solenoid and integrated evaluation electronics. The new CEM-C40 is used in applications requiring guard locking for process protection. The solenoid achieves a locking force of 600 N and effectively prevents safety devices from being opened unintentionally. Learn more here.
Red Lion's Visual Management 

Red Lion's ProducTVity Station is a ready-to-deploy plant floor visual management system that displays real-time Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data and Andon messages on large televisions to drive efficiency. This visual management system lets you create sophisticated production scoreboards using standard, consumer-grade LCD, LED or plasma TVs. Ideal for factory floors, processing plants or any place where performance needs to be tracked and monitored. 

Industry 4.0 is about making your machines totally connected so that all sensors share all data constantly to optimize and improve production. Emerson's technology can harness all information from existing component sensors by acting as a hub for data gathering. This allows predictive maintenance and machine optimization. Data can be analyzed to improve the design of future machines.

Nexen's New Patented Precision Drive System

Unlike some cam driven systems, the Precision Ring Drive System can start and stop at any incremental position. Users can change the motion profile by simply loading a new servo drive program. The Precision Ring Drive System allows maximum acceleration or deceleration at any point without the risk of damage.

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.

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

  • April 11, 2017 in St. Paul, MN
  • April 13, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI

  • May 16, 2017 in St. Paul, MN
  • May 18, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI

Turck RFID Seminar (details coming soon)
  • April 18, 2017 in St. Paul, MN
  • April 20, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI

Fee: $495
  • March 8-9 in Pewaukee, WI
  • April 26-27, 2017 in St. Paul, MN

Fee: $250
  • March 22, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI
  • May 17, 2017 in St. Paul, MN

Fee: $250
  • March 16, 2017 in Pewaukee, WI
  • May 28, 2017 in St. Paul, MN
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