Software & Computers
LPC-401FL fanless computer system is small enough to fit in the palm of the hand. Compact and rugged computer is ideal for embedded control, digital signs, interactive kiosks, thin-clients, and HMI applications. Robust aluminum chassis is 10 in. x 5.82 in. x 2.79 in. for space-challenged applications.
Stealth Computer Corp. stealthcomputer.com Write 328 on PE card
PCI communication card
PCI-AC48 is an isolated, high-speed adapter card designed to link RS-485 serial devices with computers using the standard peripheral component interconnect (PCI) bus included on most PCs. The card supports communication with the company's serial I/O systems and is intended to be an alternative to devices that operate on older ISA buses, which are becoming difficult to source.
Opto 22 opto22.com Write 329 on PE card
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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