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18.09.20 | Webinar: Building Automation – News und Update
Beckhoff will present three products for building automation in the online event. In addition, three partner companies will participate in the total of six presentations. Learn more

17.09.20 | TwinCAT 3 – TF3800 integrates new analytical functionalities for machine learning
Train a Support Vector Machine to improve the quality of your production processes. Learn more

16.09.20 | Penta-Tec, Austria, A&T and Harmuth, Germany: TwinCAT NC I in large-format milling machines for the aircraft industry
High-quality metal parts for the Airbus A320 made with precise, user-friendly CNC tech. Learn more

15.09.20 | Multilayer Perceptrons (MLPs) for machine learning are now available in TwinCAT 3 – TF3810
Integrate Shallow and Deep Learning networks into your production processes Learn more

14.09.20 | GMTO, Chile and USA: PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology in next-generation telescope
Giant Magellan Telescope with site-wide real-time connectivity and 3,000 precisely controlled servo axes.
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11.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar Distributed power measurement with SCT current transformers? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive

10.09.20 | New EtherCAT Terminals for evaluation of incremental signals
In a webinar we will present the four new EtherCAT Terminals, which log incremental signals with high frequencies up to 5 MHz and feature numerous parameterization options and integrated functions. Learn more

09.09.20 | Beckhoff Denmark opens new headquarters
The new facility offers the best possible conditions. The new building has 1,500 square meters of floor space with 50 modern workstations, a small warehouse, a showroom for customers, as well as meeting and training rooms.
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08.09.20 | Update of the TwinCAT XTS Extension
The central software package TF5850 for integrating and programming XTS systems within TwinCAT 3 includes a broad variety of new visualization and simulation features for an even easier and faster operation. Learn more

03.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar compact drive technology up to 48 V? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive

01.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar TwinCAT Cloud Engineering? We recorded it for you: Learn more

27.08.20 | MATLAB® and Simulink® within the TwinCAT real-time environment
TwinCAT 3 enables seamless integration of MATLAB® and Simulink® into the TwinCAT real-time environment. MATLAB® and Simulink® developers can set up real-time solutions either in collaboration with PLC programmers or independently. This particularly applies to virtual commissioning, Model-Based Design, machine learning and data analysis. Learn more

26.08.20 | SPS Smart Production Solutions 2020 cancelled
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular automation exhibition will be held digitally. Learn more

26.08.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar Windows Operating Systems for Industrial PCs from Beckhoff? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive

25.08.20 | CYGIA and CYGDM, China: Smart electronics production with PC-based control
Advancing the smart factory with PC-based control technology.
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24.08.20 | New webinar: Distributed power measurement with SCT current transformers
Beckhoff will talk about the Distributed power measurement with SCT current transformers in a webinar on September 1. Other online events will cover these topics: Cloud Engineering (August 27) and Compact drive technology up to 48V (September 1). Learn more

21.08.20 | Gefasoft, Germany: XTS enables parallel inspection processes for maximum throughput
Gefasoft Automatisierung und Software GmbH has developed an exceptionally compact installation for the optical inspection of diffusors for airbags via eleven camera stations requiring varying inspection times. With the help of the highly flexible eXtended Transport System, Gefasoft was able to run individual inspection processes in parallel and optimize the product output. Learn more

20.08.20 | Missed the webinars?
Did you miss our webinars TwinCAT Analytics Workflow and Safeguarding the 24 V DC power supply? We recorded it for you: Webinar archive

19.08.20 | Beckhoff Netherlands grows with new office in Enschede
Bernard Gerdes and Geert Baars start sales in the east of the Netherlands. Learn more

18.08.20 | New webinar on compact drive technology up to 48 V
Beckhoff will talk about the innovations in compact drive technology up to 48 V in a webinar on 1 September. Other online events will cover these topics: Windows operating systems for Industrial PCs from Beckhoff (20 August) and TwinCAT Cloud Engineering (27 August). Learn more

17.08.20 | Real-time Ethernet system: new record with 3,000 vendor IDs
Beckhoff introduced EtherCAT to the market in 2003. The ultra-fast communication system has taken the automation world by storm ever since.
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14.08.20 | EtherCAT Coupler with ID switch and extended distance available
With the EK1101-0010, variable topologies can be implemented even more easily. The extended distance connection enables distances of up to 300 m to be bridged. It also has three hexadecimal ID switches for assigning an ID to a group of EtherCAT components. Learn more

12.08.20 | Texpa, Germany: Rapid development and configuration of manufacturing systems for terrycloth towels
Modular towel production lines require flexible and compact control and drive technology Learn more

10.08.20 | Three new webinars in August
Windows Operating Systems for Industrial PCs from Beckhoff, TwinCAT Cloud Engineering, Safeguarding the 24 V DC power supply – these are the titles of the webinars that Beckhoff is holding until the end of August. Registrations are still possible for all three webinars. Learn more

04.08.20 | Beckhoff remains fully functional and available
After lockdown in the Gütersloh district, Germany, the automation manufacturer is back to normal operation. Production and deliveries were not affected by renewed precautions. Learn more

03.08.20 | Webinars in August: registrations possible
In a four-part webinar (10 to 13 August) will be explained the complete TwinCAT Analytics workflow. On 18 August the webinar topic will be: Safeguarding the 24 V DC power supply. Register now

30.07.20 | Dr. Karl Weber represents German Federal Ministry in IEEE Government Engagement Program on Standards
Dr. Karl Weber was appointed as official representative of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) to the Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS) of the world's largest professional association of electrical and information technology engineers IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
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29.07.20 | New industry brochure for the packaging industry
The brochure presents XTS and XPlanar, innovative drive technology solutions that are revolutionizing packaging machine design with their exceptionally flexible part transport capabilities – packaging machines can be designed in entirely new ways.
To the brochure

28.07.20 | Webinar series: High-end Measurement Technology for PC-based Control
The EtherCAT measurement technology modules are the topic of a six-part webinar series. The first part shows how the entire workflow from sensor to IoT dashboard can be automated with Beckhoff measurement technology and software tools. Go to webinar

27.07.20 | Webinar: TwinCAT Analytics
PC-based control and TwinCAT provide a foundation for advanced Industrie 4.0 and Internet of Things architectures in intelligent machines. TwinCAT Analytics is an important element in such an architecture. In a four-part webinar will be explained the complete TwinCAT Analytics workflow. Register now!

24.07.20 | New compact and cost-effective analysis of incremental signals
The EL51xx portfolio is being expanded by four new products. These convince with a wide range of integrated functions for the analysis of 5 V incremental encoders with RS422 and TTL signals. Learn more about the new terminal series

22.07.20 | L’Oréal/Secad, France: XTS increases flexibility and reduces system footprint in cosmetics filling
XTS combines the functionality of five machines in a single production line. Read more

20.07.20 | Precise measurement in hazardous areas in zones 0/20 and 1/21
Thanks to ratiometric potentiometer evaluation, the compact, 2-channel ELX3252 EtherCAT Terminal is suitable for precise and cost-effective position detection. Discover more

17.07.20 | Digital Days: keynote speeches on TwinCAT solutions and GAIA-X
Beckhoff participated in the Digital Days at Hannover Messe with two keynote speeches. The topics were TwinCAT solutions for IoT and Industrie 4.0 and the cloud and data infrastructure project GAIA-X.
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13.07.20 | Digital Days celebrates its premiere
Beckhoff is participating in in the virtual Hannover Messe with three speakers. Registrations for the events on Tuesday and Wednesday, 14 and 15 July, are still possible. Register now

10.07.20 | Agnitron, USA: Dual-use system for the research and production of new semiconductor materials
Flexible MOCVD system uses PC-based control to create a modular machine design. Read more

09.07.20 | High computing power available in the BACnet/IP Embedded PC
The CX8191 is a control system with a switched Ethernet port. It supports the BACnet protocol. With a fast CPU and programmability with TwinCAT 3, the universal device can be used very flexibly, from control tasks through to gateway functions.
Further information on CX8191

08.07.20 | Beckhoff opens office in Aachen
Employees in Aachen, Germany, focus on university management. In the medium term, Beckhoff plans to expand its new location into a fully-fledged office with sales, application and support departments. Further information

07.07.20 | Industrial PC series – Webinar missed?
Our product management has introduced the powerful and space-saving C60xx Industrial PC series. You missed the webinar? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive

03.07.20 | Hannover Messe – Digital Days
Beckhoff will participate in the new format of the Hannover Messe with three lectures and a presentation as part of a high-level talk. Register now

02.07.20 | New processor generation of multi-touch mounting arm Panel PCs
With the CP32xx series, a high-end Panel PC with multi-touch can be used directly in the field – the devices in a slender aluminium housing feature complete IP 65 protection and are designed for mounting arm installation. They offer maximum computing power with processors of the latest generation.
Learn more about the series

01.07.20 | Consistent M12 cabling for IP 67 I/Os directly in the field
New variants of the EtherCAT Box modules with 7/8" power connection and M12 bus interface. Go to the technical data of the EP1859-0042

30.06.20 | Genesis Systems Group, USA: PC Control optimizes testing of large components for aerospace
The Genesis Systems Group develops test systems for components for aircraft, satellites and rockets. Beckhoff control technology enables high accuracy and savings in cabling and installation. Read more

29.06.20 | TwinCAT XCAD Interface 2 saves effort for manual transfers
TE1120 is the latest interface between ECAD tools and TwinCAT 3. With the help of the standardized AutomationML format (AML), I/O topologies created in ECAD tools can be imported into TwinCAT and automatically created. Learn more

26.06.20 | Easy configuration of individual push-button extensions
Almost every multi-touch Control Panel is available with a standardized push-button extension. The CP Configurator supports the individual arrangement and type of buttons, their functionality, colour, sequence or wiring type, even for quantities of 1 or more.
Open CP configurator

25.06.20 | Simtec, Germany: Highly precise motion control and synchronization
PC-based technology controls entertainment applications and kinetic digital signage. Learn more

24.06.20 | Beckhoff remains completely functional
Lockdown in Gütersloh district more

24.06.20 | Additional EtherCAT Terminal for the process industry
The ELX2008 8-channel digital output terminal enables the direct connection of intrinsically safe actuators from hazardous areas of zones 0/20 and 1/21. The increased channel density enables the design of more compact systems. Learn more

23.06.20 | Beckhoff is a premium partner
With the Digital Days, the Hannover Messe is organising an online version of the leading international exhibition for the industry for the first time on 14 and 15 July. Beckhoff is presenting itself as a premium partner of the new format and will be represented with three lectures and as a participant in a high-level talk. more

23.06.20 | Intelligent building automation with PC Control
PC-based control technology from Beckhoff offers many opportunities for intelligent control and operation of buildings. Learn more

22.06.20 | Beckhoff reacts to current COVID-19 infection situation in the Gütersloh district
Renewed protective measures for the safety of employees and production operations  more

19.06.20 | Display box with navigation switch and operating hours counter
The EP6090-0000 can be used, for example, for displaying status messages or diagnostic information. A non-resettable operating hours counter is integrated and can be displayed and also read out via the controller.
Discover now

18.06.20 | OCA cable assemblies B17 and B23 certified to UL2237
The approval covers the assembled cable with connected plugs in sizes B17 and B23. The high quality of the hybrid connector series for One Cable Automation (OCA) simplifies fire protection approval in the US and Canadian economic area. More about the ECP/ENP hybrid connectors

17.06.20 | Linearmotors made in Germany – maximum force density in smallest installation space
The new AL8000 series with highly dynamic and powerful linear axes is drive technology for durable and highly reliable applications. The optimized product design and the modular coil concept allow peak forces up to 6750 N at 400 V AC. More about linear drive technology

16.06.20 | Fischer AG: Automated spindle test bench optimizes test data
Turning up digitalization with new spindle test bench. Learn more

10.06.20 | Beckhoff is expanding all technological areas of the New Automation Technology
The current News flyer provides a brief overview of the Beckhoff innovations. Download flyer

09.06.20 | Customer-specific solutions for multi-touch devices
The range of Panel PCs and Control Panels of the highest build quality stretches from visual adaptations and logos in the customer’s corporate design to individualized configurations with special keys through to complete custom housing design. discover now

05.06.20 | Ongoing portfolio expansion of the blue ELX terminals
The ELX1058 complements the ELX series for data acquisition from hazardous areas in zones 0/20 and 1/21 and allows the connection of up to eight intrinsically safe NAMUR sensors or potential-free switches. learn more

04.06.20 | Beckhoff is a founding member of the GAIA-X Foundation
The European Data Space Initiative GAIA-X starts broadly supported by the industry and many other user domains learn more

04.06.20 | TwinCAT IoT Update: missed the webinar?
Our experts demonstrate the possibilities that TwinCAT IoT offers you for your specific application. You missed the webinar? We recorded the 30-minute product presentation.
Webinar archive

03.06.20 | PC-based control accelerates machine development and commissioning
Beckhoff helps Xiamen Jinghe Electric Automation develop fully automated N95 mask making machines learn more

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