At SPS – Smart Production Solutions 2023, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) announced new products and services for the development of safety devices with CC-Link IE TSN connectivity. This addition to the existing offering, supported by CLPA members Mitsubishi Electric and Neuron Automation, will help drive the implementation of highly effective, convergent industrial automation applications for functional safety.
German sensor company SICK and Swiss measurement and automation technology specialist Endress+Hauser want to intensify their cooperation. By bundling their strengths, the companies are striving to provide even better support for their customers in important areas such as energy and resource efficiency and protection of the climate and environment.
Yokogawa Speeds up the Disclosure of Cybersecurity Vulnerability Information by Joining the CVE Numbering Authority
Yokogawa has joined the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Program as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA). As of October 24, 2023 (USA), the company is authorized to assign CVE IDs to cybersecurity vulnerabilities for Yokogawa Group companies' products and Yokogawa Group subsidiaries' products.
For the first time, the Nobel Sustainability Trust (NST) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are presenting an award for outstanding research and development work in the fields of sustainable energy and climate change economics. The first two honorees of the "Sustainability Award supported by NST" are Prof. Elena Bou of EIT InnoEnergy for her contributions to promoting energy start-ups, and Lord Nicholas Stern, Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, for his achievements relating to the economic aspects of climate change.
The new Bürkert building complex in Taicang Port, in the east of the People’s Republic of China, was officially opened at a inauguration ceremony on 11 October 2023. With the new building, Bürkert Fluid Control Systems is strengthening its position in the Asian area and can therefore support customers more closely on site.
Mechanical bearings and gearboxes — like those used in electric vehicles and wind farms — are often treated with lubricants to avoid friction and wear. The voltage the components might be under impairs the effectiveness of the lubricants to such a degree that the tribological contacts are damaged. As part of the Lube.Life joint research project, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM have developed a virtual lubricant lab, which can be used to predict the effects of electrical fields on lubricant stability.