The Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester works with NASA and the European Space Agency, supplying instrumentation and other hardware for space missions. The centre uses NX and Teamcenter from Siemens PLM Software to develop its products, uniting all phases of projects, from design through analysis and manufacturing.
Posted by Joe Weiss:
"Those whom the gods would destroy they first make mad."
Here's the text of a press release from Siemens that sounds very interesting...
The price of PLCs has come down drastically over the past decade, but this is a first for me. With the basic starter price under $60, AutomationDirect has created a new PLC product line.
From Jennifer Infantino's press release:
From Eli Holman at GE: Five years ago today, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms unveiled the first programmable automation controller, PACSystems, at "An Evening of Imagination" in Chicago, Illinois. At the time PACSystems was considered revolutionary in the control industry, one that enabled control convergence rather than mere integration of disparate...