Hegel Holdings, parent company for both the Minarik Drives & American Control Electronics brands, announced that they have earned ISO9001:2008 Certification for the design and manufacture of electronics control solutions for industrial and commercial applications. ISO 9001:2008 certification is granted to organizations that adhere to international standards for quality management that ensure the organization fulfills […]
Sercos III Specification Update V1.3 Now Available
Santa Rosa Beach, Fl. – The Sercos vendor organizations have released an update to the specification for Sercos III Real-time Ethernet. The V1.3 specification broadens the functionality and range of applications of the international Sercos real-time standard, while considering new trends in machine and plant construction. The extensions are fully compatible with the existing specification, […]
Engineering Q&A with Eric Yee, Lee Spring Co.
Eric Yee, Global Product Manager with Lee Spring Company, spoke with us recently about his experiences in the world of engineering: What do you think is the biggest challenge facing engineers today? I think it would be keeping abreast with regulatory issues. We have to work in a global marketplace with varying political beliefs, environmental movements, […]
Top trends in motion control: Networks, software & controllers
True to its name, the motion control industry didn’t stand still in 2011. There was quite a bit of activity on a wide variety of fronts. Here is a very brief and subjective take on a few of the top trends in motion control technology we saw in 2011. 1. Network trends in motion control Perhaps […]