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08.10.13

K 2013: Higher precision and productivity through servo-electric drive technology
From 16 to 23 October 2013 in Düsseldorf, Beckhoff will show its universal control solution for plastics processing machines

01.10.13

About FachPack 2013:
Resource efficiency in packaging with PC Control

01.10.13

Motek 2013: Modular control concepts for modular assembly lines
From 7 to10 October 2013 in Stuttgart, Beckhoff will show scalable, PC-based control solutions for assembly and handling

18.09.13

IP 67 I/O system: EP3744 differential pressure measuring box
The most efficient way to measure compressed air – directly in the field and directly in the EtherCAT system

13.09.13

PC-Control as the basis for high-performance and cost-efficient packaging machines
Interview with Frank Würthner in the run-up to FachPack 2013 in Nuremberg, Germany

05.09.13

EMO 2013: The open CNC architecture with TwinCAT 3
The open TwinCAT 3 software architecture enables users to choose among programming languages

03.09.13

Vaillant Group sets high standards in quality optimisation
Standardised manufacturing and production test procedures with PC- and EtherCAT-based control

14.08.13

Farsighted personnel policy: Beckhoff Group employs 98 students
On 1 August, 2013, 27 freshmen in practice-integrated studies began their education with a practical phase at the Beckhoff Group.

06.05.13

CP-Link 4 – The One Cable Display Link
The optimum combination for remote operator interface units located up to 100 m away: Beckhoff multi-touch panel + CP-Link 4

27.02.13

Optimized with EtherCAT: Innovative machine design at tna Packaging and Processing Solutions
PC-based Control for high flexibility and speed of operation in food packaging.

22.02.13

Pioneering open control architecture for water supply security at Constance Water Works
Higher operator comfort and energy efficiency with PC-based Control.

13.11.12

“The ideal HMI Panel offers multi-touch functionality and much more”
Beckhoff expands the CP2xxx and CP3xxx multi-touch Control Panel and Panel PC series.

05.11.12

Interview with Hans Beckhoff: “Achieve better results faster”
Published in SPS-Magazin 11/2012 as cover story

02.11.12

Scientific Automation in wind turbines
The TwinCAT 3 Condition Monitoring library for TwinCAT 3 enables an optimum of control and monitoring.

29.10.12

Higher flexibility: New Embedded PC generation for all control tasks
CX2000 series offers multi-core processors and modular PC and I/O interfaces

23.10.12

Compact IP 67 Box: flexible use and reduced logistics expenditure
The EP1518 EtherCAT Box integrates numerous functions in a single box: 32 bit counters, digital inputs with sensor diagnosis and adjustable filter characteristics.

21.09.12

PC Control Wind Special
The Beckhoff company magazine “PC Control” is available with current topics on PC-based Control for wind turbines.

07.09.12

Husum Wind 2012: control of wind turbines with even greater efficiency
With EtherCAT Beckhoff enables ultra-high-speed wind farm networking with reaction times of less than 1 ms.

05.09.12

Reduced hardware costs, higher availability – and all on a single platform
The integrated control solution from Beckhoff at Husum WindEnergy, Germany, from 18. – 22.09.2012

30.08.12

The PROFINET IO controller from Beckhoff
Beckhoff offers PROFINET master as EL6631 EtherCAT Terminal or as TwinCAT supplement.

24.08.12

Windows 8 – The Embedded Edition as “Technical Preview”
TwinCAT has already been successfully tested. Product Manager Stefan Hoppe presents an outlook.

21.08.12

Beckhoff Automation UpDate India
Great interest in PC-based control technology

16.08.12

All in one: Integration of measurement and safety technology in the control system
VMS Maschinenbau GmbH manages its filling plant with stainless steel Panels.

15.08.12

Beckhoff opens new subsidiary in Hungary
Beckhoff consolidates its sales network in Eastern Europe with the opening of a new subsidiary in Hungary.

10.08.12

AM8000: Dynamic, durable and efficient
Interview with Product Manager Andreas Golf on the highlights of the new series of servomotors

08.08.12

Smart Grid meets PC-based Control
PC-based Control as universal control solution for energy and process data acquisition according to DIN EN ISO 50001

02.08.12

Perfection in a box: bag-in-box foodstuff packaging
To achieve a high degree of automation at its foodstuff packaging machines, Pattyn Packaging Lines uses PC-based Control.

27.07.12

EtherCAT Box modules in a stainless steel finish for Hygienic Design applications
Beckhoff extends its I/O sytems with a new series in IP 69K protection.

25.07.12

The Netherlands become world football champion with Beckhoff technology
The footballing robots from the Dutch team Tech United Eindhoven won the title in the Middle Size League at the 16th RoboCup world championship.

20.07.12

Fully automatic welding robots ensure greater productivity and profitability
In its welding machine, ARC Specialties combines the use of robotics with an open PC- and EtherCAT-based control solution from Beckhoff.

16.07.12

BACnet: scalable performance and wide range of functions
Beckhoff offers with the Embedded PC series CX90xx and CX50xx a scalable product line which can be used as certified BACnet Building Controllers (BBC).

04.07.12

New Zealand: Beckhoff expands its international presence
Beckhoff has strengthened its commitment in the Asian-Pacific region with the establishment of a new subsidiary in New Zealand.

02.07.12

PC Control 02'12 is online
The new issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

26.06.12

Efficient engineering with TwinCAT 3
Reusability of software modules reduces engineering effort

21.06.12

Precise resistance bridge evaluation in the EtherCAT I/O system
The EL3356-0010 analog input terminal enables exact monitoring of mechanical deformations with sampling rates up to 100 µs.

19.06.12

Thalmann Maschinenbau AG: Maximum precision and high-speed in production of profiles
The double bending machine of the Swiss company Thalmann AG is controlled with PC-based Control from Beckhoff.

14.06.12

Beckhoff USA: a success story
Interview with Managing Director Graham Harris

11.06.12

Beckhoff extends its range of EtherCAT infrastructure components
Media converter optimised for use in EtherCAT networks

06.06.12

DLR: How much power does sunlight hold?
The solar concentrator Diskus at the German Aerospace Center controls exact sun tracking with PC-based Control.

05.06.12

Fast Hot Connect: faster tool change increases productivity
With the new EK1101-0080 EtherCAT Coupler and the EK1122-0080 EtherCAT junction with “Fast Hot Connect” enables an optimised coupling and decoupling of EtherCAT devices during operation.

01.06.12

XFC: ultra-fast performance using standard components
The EtherCAT PLC with a cycle time of just 12.5 µs is implemented entirely with standard components: Industrial PC, TwinCAT 3 control software, ultra-fast I/O components and EtherCAT.

30.05.12

EtherCAT Box – new stainless steel modules with IP 69K protection for direct use on machines
Beckhoff extends its product range for “Hygienic Design” applications

24.05.12

Drive Technology – Rethought.
The linear XTS (eXtended Transport System) replaces classic mechanical systems by innovative mechatronics. It enables individual product transport applications with a continuous flow of material.

22.05.12

News overview 05/2012
Beckhoff is expanding all technological areas of the New Automation Technology.

15.05.12

Worldwide Beckhoff Sales meets for the International Sales Meeting
180 Beckhoff sales engineers from all over the world met at the ISM 2012 in order to gather information about current product innovations and technological developments.

11.05.12

Integrated Building Automation
The flyer “Integrated Building Automation Solutions from Beckhoff” shows how you can get your building fit for the future.

08.05.12

Highly flexible – The new multi-touch panel generation
The robust Beckhoff CP2xxx and CP3xxx Control Panel and Panel PC series offer a modern operating concept with multi-touch display and a timeless, elegant design as built-in or mounting arm devices.

03.05.12

Ifat 2012: Optimisation of water management systems with precise, high-performance controllers.
Beckhoff presents its control solutions for water management in Hall A1, Booth 319, at Ifat in Munich, Germany.

30.04.12

Drupa 2012: Optimum use of processor power: with Scientific Automation for the printing industry
Beckhoff presents its control and drive solutions for the print and paper industry in Hall 3, Booth F53, at Drupa in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 03.05. - 16.05.2012.

19.04.12

Despatch advances photovoltaic production with innovative control technology
Maximum efficiency and lowered production costs for solar modules from Despatch in Lakeville, Minnesota, with PC-based Control from Beckhoff.

19.04.12

Balance 2011: Turnover increases by 34 % to 465 million Euros
Beckhoff Automation: Global turnover doubles within two years

05.04.12

State-of-the-art energy and space management in Austria’s Ferry Porsche Congress Center
The Ferry Porsche Congress Center in Zell am See, Austria, was implemented with intelligent, integral building automation technology from Beckhoff.

03.04.12

Making optimum use of processor power: with Scientific Automation for the printing industry
Beckhoff will present its PC-based control technology for the printing and paper industry at Drupa between 3 and 16 May in Düsseldorf, Germany.

02.04.12

PC-based Control: Integration of robot kinematics in the standard control system
At Automatica between 22 and 25 May in Munich, Germany, Beckhoff will present its complete range of solutions for robotics, assembly, handling, control, safety and drive applications.

28.03.12

IP 67 EtherCAT Box: Flexible application with variable input filters
The EP1518 digital multi-function input offers eight digital inputs with adjustable filters from 0 to 100 ms. Two channels can be used as 32-bit up/down counters.

22.03.12

Diagnostic (RS422/RS485) by EtherCAT Box
Application Example for testing RS422/RS485 connections including hardware configuration, software parameters and TwinCAT sample code

20.03.12

PC-based Control for show and stage technology
The new technology flyer gives an overview of PC- and EtherCAT-based solutions for stage and show technology.

15.03.12

Food & Beverage: reduce the footprint, increase energy efficiency
As a system partner Beckhoff will present its PC-based control technology for the food and beverage industry at Anuga FoodTec between 27 and 30 March in Cologne, Germany.

14.03.12

Precise measurement with EtherCAT Terminal
The EL3255 EtherCAT Terminal enables on account of its high sampling rate and together with potentiometer position encoders an economical position detector.

09.03.12

Positioning with encoders 1 Vpp
Application Example about incremental position encoders with sinusoidal output voltages on EL5021 EtherCAT Encoder Interface

01.03.12

Precise material handling: EtherCAT helps make food processing faster
With PC-based Control from Beckhoff the American company Friesen’s was able to increase process speed and precision in their weighing systems.

29.02.12

All-in-one stepper motor terminal permits direct connection of powerful stepper motors up to 8 A
With the EL7051 EtherCAT Terminal it is possible to drive stepper motors up to 8 A and 80 V DC directly from the I/O system.

28.02.12

New ‘hygienic design’ AM8800 stainless steel servomotor series
The stainless steel motors from the AM8800 series are ideal for use in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Technical data,

24.02.12

Stage and show technology: PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology – the universal platform for all systems
Beckhoff is presenting its PC- and EtherCAT-based solutions for stage and show technology at Prolight + Sound in Hall 9.0, Booth E84.

22.02.12

Embedded-PCs as basis for innovative building automation
Widex in Denmark sets climate protection standards with intelligent building automation from Beckhoff.

21.02.12

Modular Embedded PCs of the second generation
High multi-core computing power is now also available in Embedded PCs with the new CX2000 controller generation.

16.02.12

PC-based Control for Photovoltaic Production
The new technology flyer gives an overview of how to increase the productivity and efficiency of the photovoltaic production with PC-based Control from Beckhoff.

14.02.12

EtherCAT Terminals: new coupler series reduces costs and space requirements in the terminal box
In addition to the connection of fieldbuses, the EK18xx coupler series integrates digital I/Os into the standard coupler.

09.02.12

EtherCAT-based power measurement terminal enables high-precision current control
The IETV Elektrotechnik AB and the Swedish Transport Agency use PC-based Control for power supply of the Swedish railways.

08.02.12

Ethernet controller with USB input offers additional interface
With the CU8880 USB-to-LAN adapter, Industrial PCs can be extended with an additional industrially-suited and independent Ethernet interface.

03.02.12

Beckhoff receives the Microsoft Embedded Partner Excellence Award 2011 in the category “Innovation”
Beckhoff has been awarded the Windows Embedded Partner Excellence Award by Microsoft for the fourth time running.

02.02.12

Tire Technology Expo 2012, Cologne/Germany: PC-based Control for the Tire and Rubber Industry
Beckhoff presents its automation solutions for the whole range of the tire production process in Hall 8, Booth 8025, at Tire Technology Expo from 14.02. - 16.02.2012 in Cologne, Germany.

31.01.12

8-port Ethernet switch for gigabit applications
The CU2208 Ethernet switch offers eight RJ 45 Gbit Ethernet ports and can be used in the field of real-time-capable industrial Ethernet solutions as an unmanaged switch.

26.01.12

World class concert acoustics with Beckhoff automation technology
At a controller relaunch the hall acoustics of the Sibelius Hall in Finland has been optimised with PC-based Control from Beckhoff.

24.01.12

Compact EtherCAT Bus Coupler
The “Compact” BK1150 Bus Coupler offers a cost-optimised alternative to the BK1120 EtherCAT Bus Coupler.

19.01.12

Real-time Ethernet port multiplier
The CU2508 allows the connection of eight independent Ethernet networks to one PC.

17.01.12

Drive Technology – Compact drive solutions up to 5 A
The product overview “Compact Drive Technology” provides a comprehensive overview of the drive solutions in the lower performance range.

12.01.12

Secure exchange of data between PROFIsafe and TwinSAFE networks
The EL6930 EtherCAT Terminal enables the construction of a network with up to 127 TwinSAFE devices and offers a gateway function between secure TwinSAFE and PROFIsafe networks.

10.01.12

Interview on the release of TwinCAT 3
TwinCAT 3 extends the standard automation world and utilises benefits of the PLC and IT worlds.

03.01.12

Success for “Finn-Power” with PC-based NC controller from Beckhoff
Prima Power achieved high accuracy and productivity in the field of fast punching technology with PC-based Control from Beckhoff.

20.12.11

The new AM8000 servomotor integrates the feedback system into one standard motor cable.
The rotary synchronous servomotors, which are available in standard and stainless steel designs, are characterised by high dynamics, energy efficiency and low costs.

15.12.11

Stiwa: EtherCAT Box modules form the basis for innovative assembly concept
At its high-performance laser welding plant for gearbox component manufacturing Stiwa relies on control technology from Beckhoff.

14.12.11

High-end measurement: high-precision resistance measurement in a wide range
The EtherCAT Terminal EL3692 enables direct resistance measurement in a range between 10 mΩ and 10 MΩ with a resolution of 24 bits.

07.12.11

Planetary gear units for AM3100 Synchronous Servomotors
The AG2250 series is specially matched to the AM3100 motor series and completes in combination with the EL7201 servo terminal the drive technology range.

01.12.11

A plea for more production efficiency
Interview with Hans Beckhoff on the official release of TwinCAT 3, energy efficiency and sustainability

21.11.11

First Beckhoff Automation UpDate in Turkey met with great interest
Beckhoff held an Automation UpDate in Turkey for the first time ever on 21 October 2011.

18.11.11

PC-Control 04'11 is online
The issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

03.11.11

Swiss precision meets Beckhoff automation technology
The Swiss company Monnier + Zahner AG automates its dental drill grinding machines with TwinCAT CNC.

02.11.11

Sales offensive in Sweden: new branch offices opened in Stockholm and Gothenburg
Beckhoff Automation AB of Sweden has strengthened its sales activities and extended its expertise in the field of building automation by opening new locations in Gothenburg and Stockholm.

27.10.11

Connectivity: from sensors to the IT cloud
With ADS (Automation Device Specification), PC-based control technology offers a scalable communication solution.

26.10.11

Scientific Automation: High measurement accuracy over a large frequency range
Power monitoring terminal for the highly precise measurement of voltage and current

18.10.11

PC-based Control for CNC machining
The new technology flyer gives an overview of the PC- and EtherCAT-based CNC solution that integrates all machine functions into one hardware and software platform.

13.10.11

Scientific Automation integrates high-tech special functions into automation
Beckhoff Product Manager Michael Jost and Dr. Josef Papenfort in an interview with the PC Control editorial team.

11.10.11

Beckhoff Automation UpDate India
Launch of Automation UpDate 2011 in India generates significant interest

07.10.11

5-port Fast Ethernet Switch: Compact design in full metal housing
In comparison to the 8-port switch, the CU2005 offers more space in the control cabinet.

28.09.11

First “Asia Pacific Sales Meeting” in Shanghai, China
The first “Beckhoff Asia Pacific Sales Meeting (APSM)” took place from 14 to 17 September in Shanghai.

21.09.11

Test rig technology: seamless integration of measurement technology in the control system
EtherCAT ensures flexibility of the control concept in the area of test rig technology at Sitia.

14.09.11

PC-based Control: The scalable, complete CNC package
Beckhoff presents its CNC control solutions for machine tools in Hall 25, Booth E32 at EMO 2011 from 19.09. - 24.09.2011 in Hanover, Germany.

08.09.11

25 years of PC Control – From the Idea to the World Standard
For 25 years Beckhoff has delivered PC based machine controllers which have found the widest use worldwide today.

25.08.11

Level of automation increases to keep up with demand
For production of garage doors Hörmann in Switzerland uses the open PC- and EtherCAT-based automation platform.

18.08.11

Universal automation concept for 3-axis CNC machining center
For automation of the machining of control cabinets Steinhauer uses PC-based Control from Beckhoff.

17.08.11

EMO 2011: The scalable, complete CNC package
The universal CNC solution from machine tool operating panel to safe servo drive.

11.08.11

Slotbox – Decentralised PCI Express and PCI slots
By using different versions of the C9900-E2xx slotbox both PCI and PCI Express card slots are available.

09.08.11

Blow Molding Controller leads to optimised production
For the production of high-quality plastic items ThreePlus uses the PC-based automation platform.

05.08.11

Simple cabling for EtherCAT Box modules
The overview shows the comprehensive range of accessories with connection examples.

04.08.11

Bowling robot shows the way to the perfect game
For precise control of a bowling robot the company ARM Automation uses the PC- and EtherCAT-based platform.

02.08.11

Panel PC with memory extension
The Panel PCs of the CP77xx-0030 series with Intel® Atom™ are now available with 2 GB DDR2RAM as well.

28.07.11

XFC – EtherCAT Terminal with oversampling technology
The EL4712 analog output terminal generates output signals in the range between 0 and 20 mA.

26.07.11

10 years of Beckhoff China
Interview with Liqiang Liang, Managing Director of Beckhoff China

21.07.11

PC-based Control in the stage and show technology
Flying by Foy uses PC-based Control and EtherCAT for the automation of flight simulations.

15.07.11

PC Control 02'11 is online
The new issue of the Beckhoff company magazine
"PC Control" is online.

14.07.11

Fast and cost-saving packaging technology
KOCH Pac-Systeme uses TwinCAT and EtherCAT for the control of packaging machines.

07.07.11

Optimised logistics at London Heathrow Airport
PC Control controls automatic scanning system of the baggage handling system

06.07.11

Flexible and efficient control solutions for the Packaging Machine
The new solutions flyer gives an overview of “PC-based Control for Packaging Machines”.

05.07.11

Acquisition of consumption data over M-Bus master terminal
The Bus Terminal KL6781 enables the integration from electricity, water, gas or energy meters over M-Bus.

28.06.11

PC Control for wind turbines – Fuzzy controller for improved pitch control
Professional article in Computer & Automation 06/2011

21.06.11

DMX interface for lighting and stage equipment
The EtherCAT Terminal EL6851 allows as a DMX master the direct connection of up to 32 DMX devices.

26.05.11

Twizzle, the fully automated sailing yacht
Beckhoff embedded controllers set sail

24.05.11

Fast process cycles for orbital riveting
The CNC orbital riveter cell from KMT is based on a modular machine concept with a PC- and EtherCAT-based control platform.

19.05.11

Beckhoff at Ligna from 30.05. - 03.06.2011 in Hanover, Germany
Beckhoff presents automation solutions for woodworking machines in Hall 23, Booth A24.

17.05.11

4-channel digital output terminal switches loads in selectable polarity
With the KL2284, DC motors can be used in both directions of rotation.

12.05.11

Embedded PCs process 40,000 data points on the Basel Nordtangente
Beckhoff technology controls operations and safety systems of the urban expressway.

06.05.11

New generation of 3½-inch motherboards from Beckhoff for multi-core processors
The heart of the new Industrial PC generation is the new CB3054 motherboard from Beckhoff.

03.05.11

Controller relaunch for CNC processing centers
The French machine manufacturer Thibaut is specialized in stone working machines.

28.04.11

Slide-in Industrial-PC features flat design
The space-saving C5210 19-inch slide-in Industrial PC measures only one height unit.

26.04.11

High-precision thermocouple terminal with open-circuit recognition
The EL3314-0010 EtherCAT Terminal allows four thermocouples to be connected directly.

19.04.11

Multi thermocouple module with EtherCAT interface
12 or 32 thermocouples can be connected to a FM33xx-B110 fieldbus module.

15.04.11

New subsidiary opens in Israel
Beckhoff consolidates its sales network in the Middle East

13.04.11

The Beckhoff servo terminal
Complete servo drive in a compact EtherCAT Terminal

08.04.11

EtherCAT keeps everything under control
State-of-the-art factory produces 700 tons of flat glass a day

05.04.11

Complex stage and theatre technology with PC- and EtherCAT-based control
New control solution for Schauspielhaus renovation in Nuremberg

25.03.11

TwinSAFE – Flexible choice of the programming language
More at Hannover Messe 2011:
Hall 9, Booth F06.

21.03.11

Strengthening the market presence in Southeast Asia
Beckhoff opens subsidiary in Singapore

15.03.11

High performance for extreme climates
The majority of the EtherCAT Box modules in IP 67 are specified for the extended temperature range of -25 to +60 °C.

04.03.11

Real-time Ethernet port multiplier
The CU2508 allows the connection of eight independent Ethernet networks.

02.03.11

CX5000 Embedded PC with optional audio interface:
The CX5000 enables the connection of e.g. a surround loudspeaker system.

23.02.11

Robotics is an integral part of TwinCAT software:
With TwinCAT Kinematic Transformation the robots can be integrated seamlessly into the PC controller.

15.02.11

TwinCAT 3 – the film:
Beckhoff experts explain the highlights of eXtended Automation

03.02.11

Stepper motor EtherCAT Box
The EP7041-2002 EtherCAT Box is intended for the direct connection of different Stepper Motors. The motor is connected via a plug.

27.01.11

EtherCAT Box with ID switch
The three hexadecimal ID switches of the EP1111 can assign an ID to a group of EtherCAT components.

20.01.11

Sine/cosine encoder interface in the EtherCAT I/O system
The EL5021 EtherCAT Terminal enables the direct connection of a measuring sensor to the EtherCAT Terminal system.

11.01.11

Industrial PCs:
New stainless steel mounting arm adapter for stainless steel Panel PCs and Control Panels

22.12.10

PC- and EtherCAT-based engine test bench technology:
Optimized engine technology leads to VW victory at 2010 Dakar Rally

15.12.10

New control concept for advanced plate bending machines:
Clever giants bend 320 mm plates in a cold forming process

09.12.10

XFC in the printing industry:
Eltromat takes full advantage of PC-based control and EtherCAT for register control

30.11.10

Scientific Automation:
High-precision temperature measurement and signal acquisition for Miele quality assurance

30.11.10

30 years of Beckhoff Automation:
Interview with Hans Beckhoff

26.11.10

TwinCAT 3 Engineering:
Visual Studio® 2010 for automation

24.11.10

"PC Control" is online
The November issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

18.11.10

EXPO 2010 Shanghai
Beckhoff technology controlled the movement of the energy center in the German pavilion.

05.11.10

“Compact” Bus Terminal Controller with RS485 interface
The BC8050 brings the number of Bus Terminal Controllers offered by Beckhoff to 21.

03.11.10

Intel® dual core processors with ATX form factor
Beckhoff extends its range of Industrial PCs with ATX motherboard with a new generation.

07.10.10

Multimedia presentation: PC Control with Intel® Atom™ processors
“High Performance – Low Power” is the motto of the Industrial PCs/Embedded PCs with Intel® Atom™ CPU.

30.09.10

PC-based building automation for the "office of the future"
In its new subsidiary in Cologne Microsoft is combining cutting-edge IT and media technology with state-of-the-art building functions.

30.09.10

High-quality, proven control components for wind turbines
The gearless Vensys wind turbines are characterized by their simplicity and quality.

30.09.10

PC-based control technology streamlines blow molding machines
The plastics processing industry is confronted with constantly increasing demands on performance.

30.09.10

Beckhoff Finland celebrates its 10th birthday
The Beckhoff subsidiary in Finland was established ten years ago with a single member of staff at TechVilla business park in Hyvinkää.

23.08.10

Fast EtherCAT communication with the DMX world
Beckhoff is supplementing the EtherCAT I/O range by a DMX slave – the EL6851-0010 EtherCAT Terminal.

22.06.10

"PC Control" is online
The June issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

20.05.10

Panel PCs and Control Panels in stainless steel finish
The new CP77xx Panel PCs and the Control Panels of the CP79xx series in stainless steel finish are control and display units that meet the strict hygiene regulations for the food, packaging and medical industries as well as for cleanrooms.

20.05.10

Digital multimeter in the EtherCAT terminal
With the EL3681 digital multimeter terminal, Beckhoff has added enhanced measurement technology functions to its EtherCAT I/O system.

21.04.10

Robots at Beijing Opera
The controller of the Beijing Opera robots was developed at the University of Shanghai using Beckhoff PC-based Control.

13.04.10

"PC Control" is online
The April issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

06.04.10

Industrial PC technology in high-end kitchens
SieMatic uses robust Embedded PCs from Beckhoff in its kitchens

18.01.10

New! Application Examples
The application examples provide you with ideas and usage possibilities as well as basic knowledge about the use of Beckhoff I/O terminals and TwinCAT.

06.11.09

"PC Control" is online
The November issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

12.10.09

High Density Bus Terminals from Beckhoff: 16 channels in 12 mm
Beckhoff has expanded its IP 20 I/O systems by a new generation of Bus Terminals increasing the I/O packing density. The ‘High Density’ Bus Terminals feature 16 digital channels in the housing of an electronic 12 mm terminal block.

28.09.09

10 years of Beckhoff Switzerland
Beckhoff Switzerland celebrates its 10th birthday

24.07.09

More efficient manual operation using Bus Terminals
The Bus Terminals for manual operation (switches or potentiometers) function as operating devices for changing process data independently of the controller.

02.07.09

From the black box into the PC

The concept of Scientific Automation is being constantly pursued and advanced with innovative products.

14.05.09

Research & Development
Using multi-agent systems to increase system availability.

04.02.09

Control Panels with integrated RFID reader

The Panel PCs CP710x, CP720x and CP770x as well as the Control Panels CP780x and CP790x with 15- or 19-inch display without membrane keyboard are available with RFID reader in the front panel.

04.02.09

Beckhoff extends Linear Servomotor range

with the motors AL2009 and AL2018 675 N or 1350 N peak force).

19.12.08

CP-Link 3 – Ethernet-based multi-display link
Ten years after the introduction of the CP-Link technology, Beckhoff now presents CP-Link 3, the next generation of this operating and visualization concept.

19.12.08

Perfect packaging with PC Control
Beckhoff Embedded PCs and TwinCAT provide reliable and flexible control for Multivac packaging machines.

18.11.08

"PC-Control" is online
The November issue of the Beckhoff company magazine "PC Control" is online.

01.10.08

EtherCAT ensures fast, precise newspaper printing
The Swiss company Ferag AG developed production modules with Beckhoff control technology based on PC Control and EtherCAT for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (New Zurich Times)

01.10.08

“Configuring instead of programming”

is the motto of the TwinCAT Building Automation Framework. This approach markedly simplifies engineering and commissioning.

27.06.08

New! Solution flyer
Solution flyer for the packaging, robotic, building automation and water management industries

10.06.08

KL2552 motor output stage
with enhanced performance extends the Bus Terminal system.

09.05.08

Interview on future prospects for PC Control
What could an Industrial PC with 32 GB RAM and a 64-core CPU achieve?

09.05.08

Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich
Historic landmark gets high-tech treatment: Technology meets glamour for Dolder Grand Hotel

27.03.08

New Automation Technology interactive

Online presentations about EtherCAT and Safety over EtherCAT technologies

22.02.08

Digital Compact Servo Drive AX5000
The AX5000 Servo Drive product line from Beckhoff sets new standards in drive performance.

19.02.08

Dual Core technology for highest performance
Beckhoff Industrial PCs with ATX or 3½-inch motherboard with Intel® Core™ Duo or Core™2 Duo processor

14.02.08

PC-based Control with Multi-Core™-Technology
Intel® Multi-Core™ Technology provides higher performance in PC-based automation technology.
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