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Dr Ulrich Nass becomes new CEO of NSK Europe Ltd

The Board of Directors of NSK Ltd. announced the promotion of Dr Ulrich Nass as Chief Executive Officer of NSK Europe Ltd. His appointment is effective since 1 October 2019. Dr Nass was also appointed Vice President of NSK Ltd. on the same date. Since taking over as Chief Operating Officer in February 2019, he has initiated the transformation of NSK Europe for the future.


SCHUNK has increased its Plug & Work portfolio for Universal Robots by sensitive long-stroke grippers for automated machine loading

For the first time ever, SCHUNK is offering a robust mechatronic long-stroke gripper for machine tool loading specifically for the lightweight robots of Universal Robots CB and e series. The gripper stroke of 42.5 mm per finger is freely programmable and makes variable gripping forces between 50 N and 600 N possible.

Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz presents at productronica 2019 its portfolio for all stages of development, verification and production

The Munich based technology group Rohde & Schwarz welcomes visitors on its home turf at productronica, the world's leading trade fair for electronics development and production. At booth 375 in hall A1 of Messe München, the company will display its solutions for Industry 4.0, test and measurement solutions for production and development, and automatic production test systems. In addition, visitors can learn about the group’s electronic manufacturing services.


XC2 Compact, Single-Axis, PWM Digital Drive for Motion Control Applications

HyperWire® fiber-optic interface, 10 A peak output current, drive brush, brushless, voice coil, or stepper motors, safe torque off (STO) safety circuit, includes single-axis Position Synchronized Output (PSO), high resolution digital current, velocity, and position loops.


Kollmorgen Launches New Version of Motioneering: A Faster, Feature-Rich Online Servo Sizing Tool for Machine Builders

Kollmorgen has introduced the next generation of Motioneering, the company’s innovative servo sizing tool. Motioneering was introduced more than 20 years ago – the first tool of its kind – to help mechanical design engineers find the ideal motion products to build into their machines. It streamlines and simplifies the design process by incorporating 100+ years of Kollmorgen expertise about which motion solutions work best for specific applications such as factory automation, robotics, material forming, and many others.

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