OCS features powerful graphics and Ethernet capabilities
Expanded Operator Control Station includes powerful new graphics and Ethernet connectivity capabilities.
Expanded Operator Control Station includes powerful new graphics and Ethernet connectivity capabilities. OCS fully integrates a logic controller, operator interface, and networking and a graphical display for improved trending and networking. Graphical OCS250 controls up to 288 points of I/O and can be used in standalone or distributed applications with a slave configuration over DeviceNet or with peer-to-peer communications over CsCAN.
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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