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New Hägglunds Service Website From Bosch Rexroth Provides Easy Access for Certified Repair Work

Online service portal helps users with factory-authorized maintenance and repair for Hägglunds hydraulic direct drive systems and motors, including legacy Marathon motors.

Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new online service portal for its Hägglunds hydraulic motors, giving users a single source of information to maintain, repair, modernize or upgrade their equipment with certified specialists and genuine Hägglunds parts. The service portal is accessible from www.boschrexroth-us.com/Hagglunds

With more than 60,000 motors installed globally, Hägglunds low-speed high-torque radial piston drive systems are used in a wide range of industries – from mining and pulp and paper production to recycling systems, marine applications and more.

2020 06 29 094641The new Hägglunds Service Center website from Bosch Rexroth provides information to help users with servicing, repairing, modernizing or upgrading Hägglunds drive systems

“We developed this website to help customers maintain the highest productivity and reliability for their Hägglunds motors, whether they need original, warrantied spare parts or guidance from a certified specialist,” said Brian Howell, Hägglunds Sales and Operations Manager. “No one knows a Hägglunds motor or drive system better than the original equipment provider, and that’s us. When users choose authorized Hägglunds service from Bosch Rexroth, our certified technicians bring their drives and systems back to new performance levels, along with a full factory warranty. 

“We know customers rely on Hägglunds motors and drives to last a long time, and we can help them accurately assess the condition and advise the repair necessary to continue a long-life and maintain uptime.”

The website makes it easy for Hägglunds customers to request a motor return via a simple form submission. They can also learn about upgrading motors and drive units with information on motor comparisons, upgrade kits, cooling improvements for drive units and scalable options to fit their needs. In addition, users can access repair and maintenance resources for legacy Hägglunds Marathon motors, which are no longer in production. In addition, the website provides information about:

  • Direct support from certified Hägglunds technical experts for complete system component inspection and analysis
  • On-site examinations by certified service specialists equipped for inspection, repair and preventive maintenance support
  • Hägglunds-authorized repairs, carried out by skilled, factory-certified personnel at the customer location or at a Rexroth U.S. Hägglunds facility in Ohio or Texas
  • Preventive maintenance program offering a full range of services, including written inspection reports, oil level and pressure checks and electrical element inspections
  • Genuine Hägglunds spare parts, backed by extended warranty options and fast shipping from strategically located inventories
  • Hands-on, in-depth training covering the major hydraulics, electronics and controls of Hӓgglunds large hydraulic drives; training is provided by factory-certified trainers and can be conducted at a customer location or at a Rexroth training facility

The online service center is the latest addition to the Bosch Rexroth portfolio of informative, free resources. The company also offers a free Hägglunds Resource Kit with information ranging from detailed customer case studies to online engineering tools.

Visit www.boschrexroth-us.com/Hagglunds for more information.

About Bosch Rexroth:
As one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive and control technologies, Bosch Rexroth ensures efficient, powerful and safe movement in machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation. With its intelligent components, customized system solutions and services, Bosch Rexroth is creating the necessary environment for fully connected applications. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drive and control technology, gear technology and linear motion and assembly technology, including software and interfaces to the Internet of Things. With locations in over 80 countries, roughly 31,000 associates generated sales revenue of roughly 6.2 billion euros ($7.3 billion) in 2019. 

To learn more, please visit www.boschrexroth-us.com


About Bosch:
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros ($84 billion) in 2019. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers. 

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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Your Future Automation—Pepperl+Fuchs Invites You to Its First Online Summit

Five days of solutions, trends, and digital networking

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Pepperl+Fuchs’ 2020 Online Summit is a free digital platform that will allow customers and other interested parties to learn about the latest trends and solutions in factory and process automation—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Your Future Automation” is the motto for Pepperl+Fuchs’ first online summit, which will take place from July 20 – 24. This free, fully digital event offers customers and other interested parties a way to get in touch with industrial sensor and electrical explosion protection experts and learn about the latest solutions and trends in the fields of factory and process automation. On each day of the summit, participants will be able to access keynotes, live shows, and panel discussions on a different topic from the field of automation technology via a browser-based online platform.

These topics include:
• Digital Kanban Management
• Mobile Devices and Services Drive Digital Transformation
• Smart Intralogistics Solutions with RFID and LiDAR Technology
• Ethernet Advanced Physical Layer (Ethernet APL)
• The Power of 3-D Measurement Technology

In the networking lounge, participants will also have the opportunity to talk to other attendees and experts from Pepperl+Fuchs and its partner companies. Other digital content, such as technical white papers, videos, and presentations, will be available for free download. All content areas will be offered in English and will be presented in both the morning and afternoon to enable interested parties from all over the world to participate without being tied to time zones.

We miss you! Even in this time of limited social interaction, we would like to stay in touch with you, our customers. That is why we are holding our first online summit from July 20 – 24. For five exciting and informative days, we will address topics that are propelling us forward. Everything will revolve around user-centered digitalization. What better way to communicate this than with a digital event tailored to the interests of our customers?" comments Dr. Gunther Kegel, Chairman of the Executive Board of Pepperl+Fuchs AG.

Register Now
Interested in attending? Register for Pepperl+Fuchs’ free online summit at www.pepperl-fuchs.com/summit.

Main Topics
Digital Kanban Management
It is hard to imagine manufacturing without Kanban systems and the advantages they offer. Nevertheless, error-prone, manual processes and low digitalization still leave plenty of room for improvement. Bosch Connected Industry (BCI), Pepperl+Fuchs, and Neoception have joined forces to develop a scalable system that prepares Kanban racks for Industry 4.0 and is equally suitable for greenfield projects and retrofits.

Mobile Devices and Services Drive Digital Transformation
Smartphones, tablets, and digital workflows have become an integral part of modern work environments. As the global market leader for intrinsically safe mobile devices, the Pepperl+Fuchs brand ecom supports its customers from configuration and management to the analysis and evaluation of (real-time) device data. The result? A sophisticated mobile worker concept that enables lean processes, improves data quality, and contributes to increased productivity and employee safety.

Smart Intralogistics Solutions with RFID and LiDAR Technology
Precisely coordinated materials and goods flows require more than just individual components: They need well designed and innovative solutions that cover everything from custom sensor technology, infrastructure components, and cabling to system integration and software development. Along with several customers, Pepperl+Fuchs will showcase projects that demonstrate how RFID and LiDAR technology can be used to create these custom solutions.

Ethernet Advanced Physical Layer (Ethernet APL)
With the new Ethernet advanced physical layer (Ethernet APL), Pepperl+Fuchs and other companies are laying the foundation for future IoT applications in the process industry. The new physical layer enables field devices to be directly connected to higher-level systems, allowing consistent, transparent, and uniform communication across all hierarchical levels for the first time. In doing so, Ethernet APL combines all the experience and requirements of the process industry: long cable runs, twisted-pair cables, interoperability, and use in hazardous areas up to Zone 0/Class 1, Div. 1.

The Power of 3-D
Efforts to achieve 100 % quality while reducing conversion times as a result of Industry 4.0 are creating increasingly complex engineering challenges in a range of industries. To implement the necessary measurement, quality, and positioning tasks, Pepperl+Fuchs and its subsidiaries VMT, 3D.aero, and Espace 6D are offering unique end-to-end solutions in the field of 3-D measurement technology. These transfer traditional tasks to a digital environment, thus furthering the development of the "digital twin."




Pepperl+Fuchs is one of the world’s leading providers of industrial sensors and explosion protection. Based on an intense dialogue with our customers for more than 70 years we continue to develop new components and solutions, which support their applications the best way possible. For the landmark topic Industrie 4.0 (Industrial Internet of Things) we develop innovative technologies that pave the way to the digital networked production and to data transfer across all hierarchy levels – even beyond companies’ boundaries.

Industrial sensors: focus on the market
Market-specific solutions dominate an extensive portfolio of industrial sensors that covers all applications the market requires from today’s automation technology. From the inductive and capacitive to the photoelectrical and highly precise ultrasonic sensors, identification systems and many more Pepperl+Fuchs offers all current operating principles in a broad variety.
Sensorik4.0® provides sensor technology for Industrie 4.0. Our technologies enable sensors without difficulty to communicate horizontally within the production process and to exchange data vertically – even into higher-level information systems such as MES or ERP.

Process interfaces: secure applications
Components and technologies for use in hazardous areas are designed to fit the most specific requirements in the industries we serve. They guarantee maximum availability at maximum safety. Isolated barriers, signal isolators, remote I/O or fieldbus systems, HMIs and many other technologies offer solutions for a wide range of applications including certified packaged solutions and all types of explosion protection.
Ex-Protection4.0 brings digital networked Industrie 4.0-production structures to process industries. With concept studies like Ethernet for Process Automation integrated communication throughout all levels of an automation system via Ethernet becomes feasible – for the first time ever even down to the filed level.

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GSSI Releases PaveScan® RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces PaveScan® RDM 2.0 – an innovative asphalt density assessment tool that provides accurate real-time measurements to ensure pavement life and quality.

GSSI unveiled PaveScan® RDM 2.0 for the U.S. and Canada at the Transportation Research Board 2020 Conference in January. PaveScan 2.0 incorporates a new sensor design built specifically for the extremes of the asphalt paving environment, foldable deployment arms with high-visibility for work site safety and has a warm-up time of under one minute when ambient temperature is over 70° F.

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PaveScan RDM is ideal for uncovering problems that occur during the paving process, including poor uniformity and significant variations in density. By avoiding these problems, PaveScan RDM helps avoid such premature failures as road raveling, cracking, and deterioration along joints.

This system automatically measures the dielectric value to identify anomalies in real-time. In addition, the dielectric values can be used to as a means to correlate percent voids and density in new pavement. The innovative technology enables users to obtain critical density data for QA/QC of new pavements. Unlike other options, like nuclear density gauges or radioactive alternatives, PaveScan does not result in any site hazards or require closing off work areas.

Seamlessly integrating with GPS systems, PaveScan features a flexible, modular design that facilitates easy and efficient operation and data collection. It is offered as a single sensor or a three-sensor cart based configuration.

As of April 2019, this pavement density measurement technology is an accepted American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) specification, PP 98-19.

About GSSI

Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc. is the world leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, primarily for the concrete inspection, utility mapping and locating, road and bridge deck evaluation, geophysics, and archaeology markets. Our equipment is used all over the world to explore the subsurface of the earth and to inspect infrastructure systems non-destructively. GSSI created the first commercial GPR system 50 years ago and continues to provide the widest range and highest quality GPR equipment available today.

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Sulzer to make significant investment in Tamturbo Plc

Sulzer has made an investment to acquire 25% of Tamturbo Plc. Founded in 2010, Tamturbo is a technology company that develops and manufactures oil-free industrial air compressor systems. Tamturbo’s disruptive solutions enable cleaner, more energy-efficient and close-to maintenance-free compressed air production with next generation Touch-Free™ compressor technology.

The successful co-operation with Sulzer started in 2018 with a sales and supply agreement as Tamturbo’s oil-free industrial air compressors fit well with Sulzer’s lower pressure compressor offerings in industries such as pulp and paper, food, metals, mining and chemical processing. Tamturbo will complement Sulzer’s portfolio well, leading to scale effects from Sulzer’s strong industrial brand reputation, its experience in manufacturing similar compressor products, its capillary worldwide sales and service network, and its access to key suppliers.

Tamturbo sold their first air compressors in 2017. The company’s sales grew strongly in 2019. In 2019, the company served several of the world’s largest companies within the food, beverage, paper and electronics industries, and is already making in-roads into providing compressed-air products to large household names.

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Frédéric Lalanne, President of Sulzer’s Pumps Equipment Division, says, “Tamturbo complements our existing offering in industrial air compressors with its disruptive technology that minimizes cost of ownership. By joining forces, we’ll be well placed to serve a strongly growing industrial automation market with increasing demand for compressed air. Tamturbo has done an outstanding job since inception and we are very happy for Sulzer to have a tight collaboration and support their growth”.

“We are excited to welcome a company with the size and reputation of Sulzer as a significant partner in our venture. Sulzer have had a leading position in the low-pressure market with high-speed turbo compressor products in the past 20 years. We can now join our efforts together using Tamturbo’s higher-pressure products to address a market which is significantly larger.” – says Timo Pulkki, CEO of Tamturbo.

About Sulzer

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class manufacturing facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2019, our 16’500 employees delivered revenues of CHF3.7 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

www.sulzer.com

About Tamturbo

Tamturbo is a Finnish industrial growth company in the cleantech sector that enables cleaner and more energy-efficient industrial compressed air production with a new generation of Touch-Free™ compressor technology and service models that add value to customers. Tamturbo develops and manufactures air compressors, which offer a more environmentally friendly solution that is completely oil-free, energy-efficient and a long-lasting option which is significantly cheaper for the customer than traditional technology in terms of total cost of ownership. It is possible to implement the solution as an Air-as-a-Service business model, in which case the customer only pays for the compressed air they use. Tamturbo operates in a fast-growing market and its growth is supported by global megatrends. The Company aims to continue its strong growth in the medium and long term.

www.tamturbo.com

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Open the office door with your smartphone: Technopolis enters mobile access era with IDcontrol

UMA Workspace, the co-working concept by Technopolis, implements a mobile-based access solution in partnership with IDcontrol. The solution has been installed in the first locations in the Nordic and Baltic countries, and a new locations will be available soon elsewhere in Europe. Flexible mobile access has been greeted enthusiastically by users of UMA Workspaces, and modern access solutions are expected to be more common in the future.

UMA Workspace is a network of international, flexible community work spaces in the Nordic countries and countries around the Baltic Sea. Currently such locations are available in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and in Estonia and Lithuania of the Baltic countries. The UMA Workspace concept consist of flexibly rentable, high-quality office and collaboration facilities for companies of all sizes.

A flexible location concept requires an equally flexible and modern access solution. Mobile access takes place by means of a smartphone application. With the application, you not only make the reservation but also open the doors.

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"For us, the most important aspect in the mobile key, in addition to being digital, is that it's very easy to use. You no longer need keys or access cards. Because this is a pioneering solution, we wanted to have a partner that can not only provide the technical solution but also to build a new kind of implementation on a tight schedule. We wanted a partner that we can genuinely trust. IDcontrol has provided all of this and we are extremely happy with our cooperation," says Technopolis Chief Information Officer Risto Kivisilta, who’s in charge of the mobile access project.

Solution with great promise

Modern mobile access has been received enthusiastically. It has been praised not only because it's flexible and easy to use but also because an application-based solution seems so natural.

“Our customers and users of UMA Workspaces are modern professionals who value reliable, new digital tools and the superior user experience they bring. I believe that mobile access will in any case be a more popular solution, especially for rental spaces like ours," says Kivisilta.

Mobile access to all UMA Workspaces 

In the years to come, all UMA Workspaces will be installed with the IDcontrol mobile access solution. 

"The technical solution for mobile access for various locations has been available from us for some time already, and this extensive package used in a number of places internationally shows that our technology is solid. The mobile access solution for UMA Workspace serves as a good example and will certainly pave the way to many mobile access solutions for rental premises in the future," says IDcontrol’s Managing Director Markku Raitanen.

Additional information

IDcontrol, Managing Director Markku Raitanen, markku.raitanen@idcontrol.fi, +358 40 532 7734,

www.idcontrol.fi