XFC technology (eXtreme Fast Control) from Beckhoff offers an extremely fast, high-precision control and regulation architecture for world class machine builders. Through short I/O response times, XFC enables increased machine and system throughput since signal delay times are significantly reduced.…
Natural gas accounts for 20% of the world's marketed energy, with more than 120 quadrillion Btu of natural gas consumed globally. It is a critical fuel in the generation of electric power and heat. Furthermore, it is used in industry…
All-in-one: compact Room Controller is modularly extendable With the BC9191 Room Controller, Beckhoff is extending its range of products for building automation and closing a gap in the price-sensitive area of single room control. The compact Ethernet controller covers all…
Metso has expanded its iCV (intelligent control valve) offering to include high-pressure classes and small sizes. The Neles RotaryGlobe high-pressure offering now consists of valves in ASME #900 - #1500 pressure classes in sizes from 1” to 4”. Metso introduced…
Energy monitoring: from the Bus Terminal to the ERP system Investors and planners are faced with the challenge of coming to grips with energy costs without making cuts in the comfort of a building. The basis for this is the…
Beckhoff’s PC-based control technology for building automation primarily utilises the global standard Ethernet TCP/IP for communication from the management to the field level. In addition to further Ethernet-based communication protocols, such as Modbus TCP, PROFINET and EtherCAT, the integration of…
The Beckhoff HD Terminal is a flexible new Bus Terminal series with greatly increased packing density. The ‘High Density’ Bus Terminals feature 16 digital channels in the housing of a 12 mm electronic terminal block. This reduces the space required…
Highlights: Product Carbon Footprint, WWF Paper Score, and Forest Footprint Disclosure Vienna, June 9th, 2010 – Mondi, a global leader in the manufacture of paper and packaging products, announced the results of its recent carbon footprint assessment.  The product carbon…
Ahlstrom Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers, announces it will make a donation of EUR 500,000 to the capital of the Aalto University foundation. The donation is made under the authorization granted by…
Last week, European Commission’s DG AGRI, Forest Europe and UNECE-FAO (UN bodies) jointly released a very timely publication giving guidance on how to increase wood supply in Europe. CEPI, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, welcomes this publication and encourages…
(UPM, Joroinen, 9 June 2010 at 10:00) – UPM’s tree nursery in Joroinen, Finland, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The tree nursery will keep an open house for visitors between 29 July and 1 August from 10 am to…
With the German Forest Certification Standard seeking endorsement by PEFC for the third time, interested parties from around the world are encouraged to input into the independent assessment by 13 August 2010. "Certification of small- and family forest owners is…
Larox Flowsys has launched a new series of pumps to supplement its hose pump family. Known also for its heavy duty pinch and knife gate valves Larox Flowsys introduced the new pump at the international PulPaper 2010 Exhibition in Helsinki,…
Metso has developed Metso DNA Loop Monitoring Services through which it is possible to monitor even up to hundreds of control loops and ensure their proper operation in real time. The services are suitable, for example, for the pulp, paper,…
Metso has packaged and further developed its Metso DNA pulp mill information management offering. One of the novelties is Metso DNA Pulp Reporting, which features an easy-to-implement, web-based, mill-wide reporting application. It collects key data from all pulp mill departments…