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ETG News

EtherCAT Roadshow in China

May 2016 | In order to provide comprehensive information for the Chinese automation industry, the ETG will hold further Industrial Ethernet / EtherCAT seminars on May 26th (Shenyang) and May 27th (Harbin). More...

EtherCAT Roadshow in Australia & New Zealand

May 2016 | Again, we are inviting everybody interested to the free of charge Industrial Ethernet Seminar Series, taking place at selected premium venues in Australia and New Zealand from May 31 to June 8, 2016. More...

ETG to officially support EtherCAT P

Apr 2016 | The Technical Committee of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has accepted EtherCAT P as an addition to EtherCAT concordantly. More...

Toyota selects EtherCAT

Apr 2016 | Toyota Motor Corporation has selected EtherCAT as its Industrial Ethernet technology of choice and will base its new factories around the world on EtherCAT. More...

ETG @ Industrial Automation Beijing, China

Apr 2016 | From May 11- 13, ETG is attending the Industrial Automation Beijing tradeshow (IA Beijing) in China. We sincerely invite everybody to visit the ETG joint booth in hall 1-20. More...

New EtherCAT Installation Guideline

Apr 2016 | Problem-free planning, assembling and commissioning: The EtherCAT Installation Guideline provides a concise, comprehensive overview of all aspects associated with the professional installation of EtherCAT systems. More...

Visit us: ETG Joint Booth @ Hannover Messe 2016

Mar 2016 | We cordially invite you to visit our ETG Joint Booth Hall 9-D18 at this year’s edition of HANNOVER MESSE. The international automation tradeshow takes place from April 25-29 in Hanover, Germany. More...


Mar 2016 | ETG is participanting with about 20 exhibiting member companies at the TECHNO-FRONTIER tradeshow in Japan, taking place April, 20-22, 2016. More...

ETG @ SIAF Tradeshow China

Feb 2016 | From March 8-10, ETG is attending the largest Chinese industrial automation tradeshow (SIAF) in Guangzhou, South China. Please visit us in Hall 4.2, booth F15 to inform yourself about hot topics like Industrie 4.0 and EtherCAT.

EtherCAT Roadshow SEA in Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia

Feb 2016 | We invite all interested end users and system integrators to the free of charge Industrial Ethernet Seminars SEA at venues in Singapore, Singapore (2nd March 2016), Saigon, Vietnam (4th March 2016), and Jakarta, Indonesia (8th March 2016). More...

Latest Product Entries

Altivar Process ATV900

May 2016 | Altivar Process is a variable speed drive and drive system dedicated to maximum productivity with excellent motor control and connectivity capabilities (0.75kW to 800kW) by Schneider Electric.

GF100 Series EtherCAT Mass Flow Controllers

May 2016 | The Fastest and Most Accurate MFCs: GF100 Series EtherCAT Mass Flow Controllers from Brooks Instrument.

GF40 Series EtherCAT Mass Flow Controllers

May 2016 | GF40 from Brooks Instrument: One device. Multiple gases and flows. Maximum flexibility.

SLA5800 Series EtherCAT Mass Flow Controllers

May 2016 | Advance and simplify your mass flow control with SLA5800 from Brooks Instrument.

iX TxB-SoftControl

Apr 2016 | iX HMI SoftControl from Beijer Eletronics is a combination of two great automation products - the iX HMI solution and CODESYS.

MCS 3242…BX4 ET / MCS 3268…BX4 ET

Apr 2016 | FAULHABER Integrated Motion Controllers combine high performance single axis motion controllers with the benefits of FAULHABER Brushless DC Servomotors.

MC 5004 / MC 5005 / MC 5010

Apr 2016 | FAULHABER Motion Controllers are easy to use single axis positioning controllers tailor made for the control of FAULHABER DC, Brushless, and linear motors.

CSD7 Servo Drive Series

Apr 2016 | The officially certified CSD7 series from RS Automation is stand-alone type and general purpose servo drive that can be widely used in a various machine of factory automation.

SoCrates – Cyclone V SoC

Apr 2016 | Development Board for Industrial Ethernet Master and Slave implementations from EBV Elektronik.

Sigma-7 200 V

Apr 2016 | The New Sigma-7 Series from YASKAWA: Quick – Fast – Reliable.

ABC X-CPU-3 c57

Apr 2016 | The ABC X-CPU-3 c57 from ABC IT is a compact High Feature CPU solution for plant construction and engineering without restrictions. The module is programmed using STEP5, STEP7, PCS7 and TIA by Siemens.

ABC X-CPU-2 m57

Apr 2016 | The ABC X-CPU-2 m57 from ABC IT is a central module for use in the automation systems of the SIMATIC S5 by Siemens. The module is programmable in STEP5, STEP7, PCS7 and TIA by Siemens and is suitable for restructuring and upgrading projects.

PSD Parker Servo Drive

Apr 2016 | The PSD1 is Parker Servo Drive family, available as Standalone Servo Drive PSD1-S and as Multi Axis Servosystem PSD1-M.

PACIO Parker I/O System

Apr 2016 | The PACIO modular IO system adds local and remote IO seamlessly over an e-bus to any existing PAC controller application. These snap-connecting modules add any number of digital and analog IO, temperature sensors and high speed counters within seconds.

PAC Parker Automation Controller

Apr 2016 | Designed for the global machine market, the Parker Automation Controller (PAC) combines advanced logic, signal handling, multi-axis motion (camming, gearing, robotics, and CNC), IEC61131 programming and visualization into one performance-driven solution.


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