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02.06.20 | TwinCAT Vision product presentation – missed the webinar?
In an exclusive product presentation at the end of May, our experts showed not only the integration of Vision into TwinCAT and the real-time, but also descriptive configuration and programming examples. You missed the webinar? We recorded the 30-minute product presentation. Webinar archive

28.05.20 | TwinCAT/BSD: operating system for Industrial PCs
An alternative operating system – TwinCAT/BSD – will be available for selected Beckhoff Industrial PC platforms. TwinCAT/BSD combines the TwinCAT 3 runtime XAR with FreeBSD, an industrially tested and reliable open source operating system. learn more

27.05.20 | Complete safety application can be realized directly within the IP 67 environment
With eight fail-safe digital outputs and a programmable TwinSAFE Logic, the EP2918-0032 enables the implementation of safety applications directly in the EtherCAT Box.
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26.05.20 | Ginolis: PC-based control for Covid-19 rapid testing production lines
Compact automation technology makes modular production of rapid testing equipment possible learn more

22.05.20 | 24-bit encoder for all flange codes – SIL 2-capable without any extra costs
The AM8xxx servomotors are suitable for high-precision safety applications when equipped with the certified safety encoder with its extremely high accuracy of ±30 angular seconds.
More about the highly dynamic servomotors

19.05.20 | Labplas, Canada: Highest level of flexibility in sterile sampling bag production with PC-based control
In a redesign with PC-based control, Labplas has been able to increase productivity and also to integrate pick-and-place robots, which replace the manual insertion of accessories into the bags. learn more

14.05.20 | Beckhoff’s economic situation remains stable
Unrestricted production capacity and ability to deliver learn more

13.05.20 | Automated mask production with PC-based Control
To fight the spread of Covid-19 Chinese integrator Booltech develops innovative solutions to produce protective face masks using EtherCAT and TwinCAT. learn more

08.05.20 | Floating planar mover simplifies transportation of sensitive workpieces
Plasmatreat, Germany presents XPlanar-based plasma treatment unit
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04.05.20 | TwinCAT Vision integrates image processing into the TwinCAT product range
Based on the idea of PC-based control, TwinCAT Vision now incorporates image processing as well as PLC, motion control, robotics, high-end measurement technology, IoT and HMI on one central control platform.
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28.04.20 | Free movement with XTS and Track Management
The eXtended Transport System (XTS) and the software functionality Track Management, which is integrated in TF5850, enable flexible motion profiles, such as routes from one XTS to another or the flexible infeed and outfeed.
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24.04.20 | Beckhoff Automation: Locations have been climate-neutral since 2019
Committed to protecting the environment more

21.04.20 | Annual press conference: Beckhoff Automation posts sales of 903 million euros – very close to the previous year´s level
2019 financial year: Innovations, sustainability and global expansion more

03.04.20 | EK9160 for cloud-based control
The EK9160 IoT Coupler links EtherCAT I/Os from Beckhoff directly with the Internet of Things (IoT). more

30.03.20 | Learning from China - experiences of our Chinese colleagues
The global coronavirus crisis more

25.03.20 | Beckhoff helps develop the CoroVent ventilator
Beckhoff Czech Republic supplies manpower and products for coronavirus treatment system more