• Changi Airport, Singapore: EtherCAT synchronizes the movement of 1,216 servo axes

    Changi Airport, Singapore: EtherCAT synchronizes the movement of 1,216 servo axes

    What is probably the world’s largest kinetic sculpture was realized in “Kinetic Rain” at Changi Airport in Singapore. The artistic concept of the installation and the calculatory design of the choreography originate from the Berlin-based Art+Com AG.

  • Küster ACS GmbH, Germany: Assembly line with PC-based Control produces more than 1 million electronic parking brakes per year

    Küster ACS GmbH, Deutschland: Küster ACS GmbH, Germany: Assembly line with PC-based Control produces more than 1 million electronic parking brakes per year

    In cars, conventional hand brakes are increasingly replaced by electronic parking brakes (EPB). The four assembly lines on which the EPBs are produced are fully automated with Beckhoff technology.

  • Friedrich Wenner GmbH, Germany: Maximum energy efficiency thanks to networked heat sources

    Friedrich Wenner GmbH, Germany: Maximum energy efficiency thanks to networked heat sources

    At Friedrich Wenner Vollpappen-Verarbeitungswerk an intelligent, universal building automation system improves the energy efficiency in the heating of the production buildings.

  • Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd., U.K.: EtherCAT in a tidal turbine

    Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd., U.K.: EtherCAT in a tidal turbine

    Scotrenewables has developed an innovative tidal current turbine that is specially designed for the demanding conditions in the North Sea.

  • PARI Pharma, Germany: Open control technology – TwinCAT links existing machine control with SAP system

    PARI Pharma, Germany: Open control technology – TwinCAT links existing machine control with SAP system

    Small, lightweight, quiet and fast: the eFlow® nebuliser developed by PARI Pharma has been used for treating cystic fibrosis patients for many years.

  • Aixcon Powersystems, Germany: High-performance 30,000 A power supply unit sets new performance and energy efficiency standards

    Aixcon Powersystems, Germany: High-performance 30,000 A power supply unit sets new performance and energy efficiency standards

    For heating titanium sections in a so-called hot stretcher, Aixcon developed a current source that enables processing and forming of the sections based on an exactly defined temperature curve.

  • Beckhoff Italy celebrates 10-year company anniversary

    Beckhoff Italy celebrates 10-year company anniversary

    The corporate history of the Italian Beckhoff subsidiary started in 2003 with the opening of an office in Milan. With great enthusiasm Managing Director Pierluigi Olivari and his small team of three embarked on the mission to spread the word about PCbased control technology from Beckhoff in the Italian machine builder market.

  • Statecore Innovative Entertainement Technology BV, Netherlands: Beckhoff technology ensures that show flows smoothly

    Statecore Innovative Entertainement Technology BV, Netherlands: Beckhoff technology ensures that show flows smoothly

    40,000 visitors came to the premiere of the “Sensation 2012”. – Apart from the music it is above all the special lighting and stage effects that make the “Sensation” a mega event of a special kind.

  • Tridonic, Austria and VAR: DALI light management at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi

    Tridonic, Austria and VAR: DALI light management at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi

    At the DALI Award ceremony, which took place during Light+Building 2012, Tridonic received the third prize for its realization of the complex lighting solution at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi.

  • Hotel Grischa, Switzerland: Luxury in harmony with sustainability and energy efficiency

    Hotel Grischa, Switzerland: Luxury in harmony with sustainability and energy efficiency

    Hotel Grischa relies on integrated building automation to ensure that the comfort requirements of a four-star hotel can be met in harmony with a consistent environmental concept.