• Akei Holdings Co. Ltd., China: PC-based Control of blow molding machines

    Akei Holdings Co. Ltd., China: PC-based Control of blow molding machines

    The plastics industry in China has been booming for years. With increasing raw material prices there is increasing demand for faster and more precise controllers that help save raw material. Akei Industrial Park, based in Kaiping, China, therefore uses PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology from Beckhoff in its blow molding machines. High-precision sampling times and fast control cycles ensure precise parison and temperature control.

  • New Beckhoff subsidiary founded in New Zealand

    New Beckhoff subsidiary founded in New Zealand

    Beckhoff has been represented by its own subsidiary company in New Zealand since January 1, 2012. The island nation in the South Pacific is generally best known for its fascinating, largely untouched nature. The most important industries in the country are still agricultural and forestry products as well as tourism, but there is also constant industrial growth.

  • Control Chief, USA: Control upgrade ensures increased functionality and reduced costs

    Control Chief, USA: Control upgrade ensures increased functionality and reduced costs

    Moving large and heavy loads can, of course, be quite expensive. This applies in particular to tandem crane lifting with complex movements. The US-based Control Chief Corporation has been supplying industrial, wireless control solutions for locomotives and material conveying applications for almost 40 years.

  • Seal Tech, USA: Superior seals for control cabinets

    Seal Tech, USA: Superior seals for control cabinets

    Gaskets are used wherever assemblies or components must be protected from dust, moisture or other contamination. Foam In Place gaskets (FIP) made of high-quality resins such as polyurethane offer reliable protection for these purposes. Seal Tech Industries, based in Chanhassen, Minnesota, USA, are experts in FIP polyurethane gasket technology. The company supplies machines for producing gaskets for a wide range of applications such as control cabinets, filters or medical devices.

  • Beckhoff consolidates its sales network in Eastern Europe: New subsidiary opens in Hungary

    Beckhoff consolidates its sales network in Eastern Europe: New subsidiary opens in Hungary

    With the opening of a new branch office in Budapest, Hungary, Beckhoff is now represented by its own subsidiaries in 30 countries worldwide. Tamás Perecz, an experienced electrical engineer with exceptional knowledge of the Hungarian automation market, has been appointed Managing Director.