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EtherCAT Seminar Series Norway 2019

Apr 2019 | We are very happy to invite everybody interested in the free-of-charge industrial Ethernet seminar series, taking place at selected premium venues in Norway on June 11th (Stavanger), June 12th (Ålesund) and June 13th (Horten). More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series in Poland 2019

Apr 2019 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0 & IoT and especially EtherCAT to participate in the inaugural EtherCAT seminars in Poland 2019, taking place in Katowice (May 28) and in Warsaw (May 29). More...

ETG joint booth@ IAMD Beijing 2019

Apr 2019 | IAMD Beijing tradeshow will hold in Beijing Exhibition Center on 8th-10th May 2019. Together with 22 co- exhibiting member companies, ETG joint booth located in hall 1-20 will show the great variety of products and solutions. More...

Visit us: ETG joint booth @ HANNNOVER MESSE 2019

Mar 2019 | We cordially invite you to visit us at HANNOVER MESSE, taking place April 1-5 in Hannover, Germany. Our ETG joint booth, located as usual in hall 9-D18, features an impressive variety of over 500 products and solutions from 62 co-exhibiting member companies. More...

EtherCAT Information Day Seminars in North America

Mar 2019 | We are inviting everybody interested to the free-of-charge industrial Ethernet seminar series, taking place at selected premium venues throughout North America in June, July and November 2019. More...

ETG @ embedded world 2019

Feb 2019 | We cordially invite you to visit us from February 26 to 28 at this year’s embedded world in Nuremberg, Germany. You will find us in hall 4, booth 266. Come and visit our enlarged booth and experience why EtherCAT is the best Industrial Ethernet technology available for embedded systems! More...

EtherCAT Roadshow in China 2019

Feb 2019 | We cordially invite you to our free-of-charge EtherCAT Seminars in China, taking place in Shenzhen, Wuhan, Chongqing, Shanghai and Beijing. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Malaysia 2019

Jan 2019 | We cordially invite everybody interested in learning about the latest trends in Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, and especially EtherCAT, to participate in our EtherCAT seminar series in Malaysia 2019, taking place in Johor Bahru (March 11) and Penang (March 13). More...

ETG now offers vendor-independent diagnosis interface

Nov 2018 | The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has specified a new vendor-independent diagnosis interface, which allows third-party tools to access diagnostic information from EtherCAT networks.

Dmitry Dzilno elected to Board of Directors of ETG

Nov 2018 | The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has a new member on its Board of Directors: during the SPS IPC Drives 2018 exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, Dmitry A. Dzilno of Applied Materials was elected to the post by the assembled representatives of ETG member companies. More...

Latest Product Entries

E°SLC Safety Controller

Apr 2019 | System-wide transparency of safe and non-safe signals and variables by Eckelmann.

E°EXC 89

Apr 2019 | Future-proof Controller for CNC, PLC and Motion Control from Eckelmann AG.

TwinSAFE Input EP1908 by BECKHOFF

Apr 2019 | The EP1908 TwinSAFE EtherCAT Box is a digital input box for sensors with potential-free contacts for 24 V DC. It has 8 fail-safe inputs. The EP1908 meets the requirements of IEC 61508 SIL 3 and DIN EN ISO 13849 PL e.

XTS - The linear transport system from Beckhoff

Apr 2019 | Two proven drive principles – combined into a new drive technology. With the XTS (eXtended Transport System) linear transport system, Beckhoff presents a drive solution that’s like no other solution before – because it combines the advantages of two well-known drive principles in a single system.

Linear actuator with integrated power electronics AA112x

Apr 2019 | The linear actuator sets new standards for the electronic control of valves and linear adjusting units.

Motion Terminal CPX-VTEM by FESTO

Mar 2019 | Pneumatics is an easy-to-control technology and is now becoming even more simple, versatile and flexible – with the brand-new Festo Motion Terminal VTEM.

Valve Terminal CPX/VTSA by FESTO

Mar 2019 | Valve terminals VTSA, ISO 15407-2, ISO 5599-2

Valve Terminal CPX/MPA by FESTO

Mar 2019 | Latest valve technology, up to 128 valves, unique internal serial communication – for maximized efficiency.


Mar 2019 | Price and size optimized BaselineServo drive

HCOS - Hivertec Control System

Mar 2019 | IPC-based PAC that incorporates proven software PLC "CODESYS". Hivertec will select and propose the software required for the application and the IPC specifications to be used.

Eagle Eyes AIHD

Mar 2019 | The high performance, DIN rail mount, fanless compact box computer for industrial image processing applications and automation control from EFCO.


Mar 2019 | Based on Qseven technology, EFCO SmartAIO U7-300 Series delivers a fully interoperable and space-saving Industrial IoT solution from EFCO.

Sitara™ AM572x Industrial Development Kit (IDK)

Mar 2019 | The AM572x Industrial Development Kit (IDK) is a development platform from Texas Instruments for evaluating the industrial communication and control capabilities of Sitara AM572x processors.

Sitara™ AM5728

Mar 2019 | AM572x Sitara Arm applications processors from Texas Instruments are built to meet the intense processing needs of the modern embedded products.

GXEC20 Digital Input/Output Modules

Mar 2019 | Tianjin Geneuo Technology Co.,Ltd. offers the digital input/output modules GXEC20-DI16S, GXEC20-DIO16S and GXEC20-DO16S.


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