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New Controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation Provides Advanced Functionality in Compact, Cost-Effective Design

New Controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation Provides Advanced Functionality in Compact, Cost-Effective Design

April 21, 2015
Automation professionals looking for a powerful controller in a compact, affordable design can now turn to the iQ-F Series Compact Controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. The iQ-F Series is based on Mitsubishi Electric’s popular and well-established FX Series. Delivering the same control capabilities as its predecessor, the new compact controller incorporates new functionalities for even better performance and user experience.
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New GT2103 3.8” Compact HMI

New GT2103 3.8” Compact HMI

March 02, 2015
The GT21 is a new product in the GOT2000 family of HMIs. The GT21 is a cost effective alternative with rich visualization features including a 5 color LED backlight which can be controlled by a PLC. Models are available with built-in Ethernet or a serial communication port. This new HMI replaces the GOT1000 GT1020. The GT2103 is a 3.8” TFT monochrome display with 4 times better resolution (320x128 dot) than previous models.
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GOT Simple HMI - Rich in Features, Low in Cost

GOT Simple HMI - Rich in Features, Low in Cost

February 02, 2015
The new GOT Simple HMI series is now available. The GS21 class offers a cost effective operator interface with a high level of functionality. HMI units come in 7” and 10” wide screen sizes, and feature Ethernet communication to provide a simple standardized interface to connect to a range of PLCs and other devices. The SD card drive in the GOT Simple is a convenient solution to store data logging files and other information. Two channels of communication can be operated simultaneously making it possible to monitor and operate a wide variety of system configurations of PLCs, VFDs, servo amplifiers, temperature controllers, etc.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Low-Voltage Variable Frequency Drive

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Low-Voltage Variable Frequency Drive

January 26, 2015
Responding to demand within the HVAC market for a drive that can improve efficiency of air movement through HVAC systems, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the F800 Series variable frequency drive (VFD). The low-voltage F800 is specifically designed and optimized for HVAC applications, including air handlers, cooling towers, and pumps.
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CC-Link Partner Association Welcomes Molex® to Board of Directors

CC-Link Partner Association Welcomes Molex® to Board of Directors

December 17, 2014
Continuing to strengthen CC-Link’s position as a leading global open automation network technology, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) announced today that Molex, a global manufacturer of automation and industrial products, joined the association as a board member. The board of directors is responsible for the management and strategy of the CLPA.
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Mitsubishi Electric’s e-F@ctory IoT Gateway Provides Real-time, Cloud-Based Energy Utilization Information

Mitsubishi Electric’s e-F@ctory IoT Gateway Provides Real-time, Cloud-Based Energy Utilization Information

December 16, 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. and ILS Technology, a Telit company, today announced that they have collaborated on the e-F@ctory IoT Gateway, Mitsubishi Electric’s new Machine-to-Cloud (M2C) industrial appliance for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
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E700 VFD to E700-SC VFD Migration Announcement

E700 VFD to E700-SC VFD Migration Announcement

December 15, 2014
We are beginning transition to the updated E700-SC (safety) version of the E700 VFD drive. We plan to complete the change from stocking both types to only stocking the E700-SC type by April 1st 2015. This change affects the status of the drives and also the dedicated option card kits that go with them. The E700-SC offers the same functionality and has a built-in safety circuit which allows it to be used in SIL level 2 emergency stop circuits. Please note that the standard version of E700 has NOT been discontinued and the single phase versions of this drive (E710 and E720S) are not available as ‘SC’ types, so they are not affected by this transition.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces Secomea as newest member of its e-F@ctory Alliance Program

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces Secomea as newest member of its e-F@ctory Alliance Program

November 17, 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. now offers easy and secure remote access for programming, monitoring and logging data into its automation products by welcoming Secomea to its e-F@ctory Alliance Program.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Announces Release of MC Works64™

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Announces Release of MC Works64™

October 22, 2014
Addressing the growing customer demand for engaging, three-dimensional graphic visualization of business processes, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., announces the release of MC Works64, a PC-based supervisory control and data acquisition software suite that improves the visibility of manufacturing operations.
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FR-A700 Life Cycle Announcement

October 09, 2014
We would like to announce that several models from the popular FR-A700 Series will be officially withdrawn from the general market. Both the A720 (208-230V) and A740 (380 – 480V) VFD’s models will be retired from the lineup after being introduced in 2006. We understand that product transitions can be difficult for our customers so we have taken the liberty to identify and develop a number of helpful resources to help you in the transition to the next generation FR-A800 Inverter. Rest assured that repair services for these products will remain available for the next 7 years. Please visit our Legacy Products webpage or contact your local Mitsubishi Electric representative for more details.
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Mitsubishi Electric's MELFA-3D Vision & Sensor-less Servo Win R&D 100 Awards

Mitsubishi Electric's MELFA-3D Vision & Sensor-less Servo Win R&D 100 Awards

August 06, 2014
Mitsubishi Electric's MELFA-3D Vision and Sensor-less Servo, have each won a 2014 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. The awards, commonly known as the “Oscars of Innovation,” underline Mitsubishi Electric’s continuing status as a global leader in industrial innovation.
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MELSEC-AnS/QnAS Life Cycle Announcement

August 02, 2014
After 20 years of reliable service, the MELSEC AnS/QnAS series PLC has been officially withdrawn from the general market. We are thankful to our loyal AnS/QnAS customers! There are a number of tools to help you transition to the industry-leading Q Series controller. Repair services will remain available for 7 years. Please visit our Legacy Products webpage or contact your local Mitsubishi Electric representative for more details.
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New MR-J4 Servo Series Product Expansion

August 01, 2014
Announcing the highly anticipated MR-J4 product expansion to include the General Purpose Amplifiers with fully closed loop (MR-J4_A-RJ) which will serve as a replacement for the MR-J2S CP/CL Types. The expansion also includes an expanded CC-Link IE-Field power range, support for 100V, and expansion of MR-J4 SIL level capabilities with a new functional safety unit (MR-D30).
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Low-Cost, High-Functionality Servo System

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Low-Cost, High-Functionality Servo System

July 30, 2014
Because of its auto-tuning function, the MR-JE is especially suited to applications that require precise control of servomotors, such as packaging, labeling and machine tool applications. It’s ideal for use in pick and place machines.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Enters Decentralized Drive Market With the PowerGate 66

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Enters Decentralized Drive Market With the PowerGate 66

July 16, 2014
The PowerGate 66 drive is especially suitable for applications that require precise motor speed control, including conveyors used in food and beverage operations and material handling, and the control of pumps and fans in HVAC and water handling applications, or in any application where the drive is exposed to water and dust.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Graphic Operation Terminal with Touchscreen Capability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Graphic Operation Terminal with Touchscreen Capability

July 09, 2014
GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen. This unique technology allows operators to interact with the HMI similarly to a tablet or smartphone with intuitive gestures and multi-touch actions.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces All-in-One Motor Controller to Improve Motor Protection and Increase Wire Efficiency

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces All-in-One Motor Controller to Improve Motor Protection and Increase Wire Efficiency

May 14, 2014
MMP-T32 integrates low voltage circuit breaker and thermal overload relay functions. This device is capable of protecting the motor branch circuits from overload, phase-loss and short-circuit occurrences. The MMP-T32 enables more secure wiring and motor protection than standard open type starters. In addition to motor protection, integrating the Mitsubishi MS-T Series contactor provides a smaller footprint, and the combination motor controller will help eliminate wiring and save time in panel design.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces All-in-One A800 Variable Frequency Drive

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces All-in-One A800 Variable Frequency Drive

April 30, 2014
In response to industry demand for a drive that is fast, dependable, easy to use, and easy to integrate and install, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., announces the release of the A800 Series all-in-one variable frequency drive (VFD). The A800 Series inverter combines traditional induction and permanent magnet motors into a single solution, providing high performance response and energy-efficient motor control.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Integrated Automation Control Solutions Website

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Integrated Automation Control Solutions Website

April 23, 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Automation introduces a website exclusively for engineering managers, plant managers and others who specify control systems. The new site is designed as a one-stop online destination for integrated automation control solutions used in basic to highly integrated or advanced applications.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Adds MDT Software to its e-F@ctory Alliance Program

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Adds MDT Software to its e-F@ctory Alliance Program

April 16, 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announced that it has selected MDT Software, a world leader in change management solutions for automated manufacturing assets, to join its e-F@ctory Alliance Program.
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New 690V Drive - Extension to the A700 Series Range

April 10, 2014
In order to meet the demand for large 690V drives in specific market sectors, such as mining and the chemical industry, a new VFD, the A770 series has been introduced. Available in sizes from 475HP to 750HP, the A770 offers the same flexibility and high performance that customers expect from the rest of the well proven A700 drives family.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Opens Certified Training Center in Norwood, Mass. for Automation Customers in the Northeast U.S.

April 09, 2014
In an effort to make training convenient for its customers throughout North America, Mitsubishi Electric Automation has opened a Certified Training Center at Gibson Engineering in Norwood, Mass. The training center gives customers in the Northeastern U.S. more convenient access to the same quality training, hardware and material that was previously available to them only at Mitsubishi Electric Automation headquarters near Chicago, Ill.
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eWON Joins Mitsubishi Electric Automation's e-F@ctory Alliance Program

eWON Joins Mitsubishi Electric Automation's e-F@ctory Alliance Program

February 26, 2014
eWON, which offers industrial VPN routers and Ethernet modems for remote access to PLCs and machines, is the newest member of the Mitsubishi Electric Automation e-F@ctory Alliance Program.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation releases new MS-T Series contactors

Mitsubishi Electric Automation releases new MS-T Series contactors

February 24, 2014
Responding to industry demand for a smaller footprint and cost savings in motor control applications, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., announces the release of MS-T Series contactors and motor control products ranging from 10 to 32 amps.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Energy Website for Manufacturers

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Energy Website for Manufacturers

February 12, 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Automation has launched a website to address the energy challenges faced by the manufacturing sector. The new site is a dedicated resource that provides tools, white papers, and energy reduction solutions for a variety of industries, including automotive, food and beverage, logistics, material handling, packaging, metal, cement, glass, chemical, paper, data centers, warehouses and other manufacturing or commercial facilities.
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Introducing the e-F@ctory Alliance Program

Introducing the e-F@ctory Alliance Program

January 29, 2014
In a continuing effort to help its customers increase productivity and reduce total cost of ownership within industrial plants and manufacturing facilities, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the e-F@ctory Alliance Program.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Retrofit Package to Replace MELDASMAGIC®64 Controls

November 20, 2013
Some machine tool builders (MTBs) are unable to support their control systems due to such factors as obsolete parts, which can leave machine shops looking for alternative solutions to keep the systems running, or else requiring them to scrap the machines altogether.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation's Web-based Energy Data Collection Solution Simplifies Energy Management in Industrial Plants and other Commercial Facilities

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's Web-based Energy Data Collection Solution Simplifies Energy Management in Industrial Plants and other Commercial Facilities

November 06, 2013
With energy prices on the rise, there's an increasing need to monitor and manage energy use in industrial plants and other commercial facilities. However, integrating hardware and software systems is both challenging and time consuming. Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. now makes it simple with the introduction of EcoWebServer III, a web-based energy data management solution.
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Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Products Installed at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Products Installed at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

October 30, 2013
With a long-standing reputation for delivering innovative factory automation products and solutions, along with a fervent commitment to continuing education, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., extends its skills development initiatives to the university-level classroom.
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Mitsubishi Electric Expands WSS Series Circuit Breakers

Mitsubishi Electric Expands WSS Series Circuit Breakers

October 16, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., announced the expansion of its WSS Series circuit breakers, as well as the phasing out of older models.
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Mitsubishi Electric Announces CNC Data Backup in the Cloud

Mitsubishi Electric Announces CNC Data Backup in the Cloud

October 09, 2013
Most factories discover too late that they don't have a backup of their CNC machine tool information.  To help avoid such a scenario and minimize downtime, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., will now offer its customers remote access to a backup of their CNC machine tool information.
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Mitsubishi Electric to Exhibit Productivity-Boosting Solutions for Packaging and Processing Manufacturers at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas

Mitsubishi Electric to Exhibit Productivity-Boosting Solutions for Packaging and Processing Manufacturers at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas

September 18, 2013
Competitive pressures in factory automation demand higher productivity at lower costs. To help meet these demands, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., offers a suite of products designed to boost productivity on the plant floor.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Exhibit Real-Time, Manufacturing Visibility and Efficiency Solutions at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas

Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Exhibit Real-Time, Manufacturing Visibility and Efficiency Solutions at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas

September 12, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., will exhibit MES Interface IT and MC Works® -- two solutions that combine to provide manufacturers with the ability to visualize and direct real-time productivity and efficiency within their facilities -- at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas.
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Mitsubishi Electric Offers New Warranty Options on Comprehensive Line of Robots

Mitsubishi Electric Offers New Warranty Options on Comprehensive Line of Robots

September 10, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric's high-quality, precise robots have been solving manufacturing challenges since 1980. Now, in a vote of confidence in the quality and reliability of its comprehensive line of compact, powerful robots, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., will offer several new warranty options.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Exhibit Energy Solutions at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas

Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Exhibit Energy Solutions at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas

September 04, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., will exhibit its energy monitoring and management products and solutions at PACK EXPO, a packaging and processing trade show being held in Las Vegas, September 23-25.
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Mitsubishi Electric Expands MELSEC-L Series Programmable Controller Lineup

Mitsubishi Electric Expands MELSEC-L Series Programmable Controller Lineup

August 21, 2013
With the addition of new controllers, network, power supply, and I/O modules to its MELSEC-L Series lineup, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., continues to deliver innovative technology that provides better cost performance and faster return on investment.
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Mitsubishi Electric Adds Entry-Level Micro PLC to FX3 Series

Mitsubishi Electric Adds Entry-Level Micro PLC to FX3 Series

August 14, 2013
Addressing the demand for high performance programmable logic control in the price-sensitive factory automation market, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., introduces the FX3S Programmable Logic Controller.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Powerit Solutions Join Forces to Bring Demand Management to Industrial Facilities

Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Powerit Solutions Join Forces to Bring Demand Management to Industrial Facilities

August 08, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., has joined with Powerit Solutions to help industrial businesses reduce electricity costs and meet corporate sustainability goals.
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Mitsubishi Electric Introduces All-in-One Micro Programmable Logic Controller

Mitsubishi Electric Introduces All-in-One Micro Programmable Logic Controller

July 24, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., has embedded two of the most commonly used expansion functions for micro programmable logic controllers - Ethernet communications and analog I/O - into its new FX3GE Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
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Mitsubishi Electric Releases Q170MCPU-EIP Motion Controller

Mitsubishi Electric Releases Q170MCPU-EIP Motion Controller

July 17, 2013
Continuing its momentum as a factory automation technology innovator, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. releases the Q170MCPU-EIP motion controller.
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Mitsubishi Electric Launches M7V Series CNC Platform with Faster Cycle Times, Increased Production Output

Mitsubishi Electric Launches M7V Series CNC Platform with Faster Cycle Times, Increased Production Output

July 10, 2013
As an innovator of factory automation technology, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., continues to meet market demand for higher production output rates with the introduction of the M70V Series computer numerical controllers (CNC).
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Mitsubishi Electric Certifies Training Center at Bertelkamp Automation in Knoxville, Tenn.

Mitsubishi Electric Certifies Training Center at Bertelkamp Automation in Knoxville, Tenn.

June 26, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation has authorized Bertelkamp Automation, Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., as a Mitsubishi Electric Certified Training Center (CTC).
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Offers Solution to Costly CNC Equipment Repairs

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Offers Solution to Costly CNC Equipment Repairs

June 18, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation reminds companies to take advantage of scheduled factory shutdowns during the upcoming July 4th weekend to perform proactive maintenance on CNC equipment.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches New Web Site Illustrating Effect of Its Innovative Automation Solutions on Everyday Life

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches New Web Site Illustrating Effect of Its Innovative Automation Solutions on Everyday Life

May 15, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has launched a web site to give automation professionals easy access to information about its comprehensive industrial automation solutions.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Process Industry-Specific Web Site

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Process Industry-Specific Web Site

May 08, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has launched a web site to provide solutions specifically for the oil and gas, water and wastewater, and power generation industries.
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New Mitsubishi Electric Automation F-Series Robots Facilitate Highly Dexterous, Complex Operations Typically Performed by Human Operators

New Mitsubishi Electric Automation F-Series Robots Facilitate Highly Dexterous, Complex Operations Typically Performed by Human Operators

March 05, 2013
Factories and production plants are under increasing pressure to reduce costs and improve productivity, while at the same time, assembly and processing tasks are becoming more complex. Responding to these demands, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has introduced the F-series industrial robots, the latest of its high performance robots, designed for extremely dexterous, complex operations.
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