HMI-PLCs for OEMs
The XV Series HMI-PLCs by Eaton combines control, visualization, and data management tasks in a single device.
The XV Series HMI-PLCs by Eaton combines control, visualization, and data management tasks in a single device, while the SmartWire-DT system replaces traditional control wiring to components with a single cable for improved connectivity. The XV Series HMI-PLC with SmartWire-DT connectivity is designed to enable remote intelligence, eliminate an entire device level, and make complex wiring unnecessary for smaller and smarter machines. The XV Series HMI-PLC removes the physical PLC, incorporates logic into the operator interface, and provides a single software package for control and visualization with a 400 MHz reduced instruction set computer processor and custom-developed software drivers.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey