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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Pre-Engineered Robot Work Cell as a Compact, Cost-Effective and Intuitive Solution to Productivity Challenges

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Pre-Engineered Robot Work Cell as a Compact, Cost-Effective and Intuitive Solution to Productivity Challenges

June 06, 2024
The new ARIA (Automated Robotic Industrial Assistant) is unique in design with a small footprint that is easily portable and more options for robot implementations.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches New Robot Series for Applications Requiring a Heavier Payload and Longer Reach

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches New Robot Series for Applications Requiring a Heavier Payload and Longer Reach

May 22, 2024
The new RV-35/50/80FR series of robots is ideal for handling large workpieces and heavy objects to expand automation opportunities for OEMs and end users alike.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Proudly Supports the Jared Box Project to “Bring the Gift of Play” to Young Patients Experiencing a Hospital Stay

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Proudly Supports the Jared Box Project to “Bring the Gift of Play” to Young Patients Experiencing a Hospital Stay

May 21, 2024
Mitsubishi Electric Automation is committed to assembling 100 Jared boxes by the employees and executive leadership team to be delivered to a local medical center to provide entertainment to young patients as they navigate through their hospital experience.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Hosts its First Robot Roadshow Event to Demonstrate New Robots and Robotic Solutions in Mason, Ohio

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Hosts its First Robot Roadshow Event to Demonstrate New Robots and Robotic Solutions in Mason, Ohio

May 20, 2024
The Robot Roadshow allows attendees eager to learn, experience, or purchase automation to have hands-on interactions with Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s latest robots and robotic innovations.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Zero Trust Remote Access Solution in Close Collaboration with Dispel

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Zero Trust Remote Access Solution in Close Collaboration with Dispel

March 27, 2024
Mitsubishi Electric and Dispel’s zero trust access solution for industrial systems establishes highly secure, remote, and distributed networks, ensuring the protection of sensitive data and seamless connectivity.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Supports Customer’s Transition from Mechanical to Digital Achieve Flexibility and Variability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Supports Customer’s Transition from Mechanical to Digital Achieve Flexibility and Variability

March 20, 2024
ARL Service turned to Shaltz Automation and Mitsubishi Electric Automation for support in replacing metal cams with digital cams in a newly acquired grinding machine.
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Mitsubishi Electric and Dispel to Expand Operational Technology Security Business

Mitsubishi Electric and Dispel to Expand Operational Technology Security Business

March 11, 2024
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has signed an agreement with Dispel LLC, a developer and distributor of secure remote access and operational management solutions, to expand its operational technology (OT) security business through marketing and technical development.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches R86TB High-Performance Teach Pendant for Improved Operability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches R86TB High-Performance Teach Pendant for Improved Operability

February 20, 2024
The R86TB Teach Pendant can handle a series of processes from setup to maintenance, relieving the need for an on-site computer to reduce time and costs.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Provides an Automated Machine Tending Solution that Triples Output for Customer

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Provides an Automated Machine Tending Solution that Triples Output for Customer

February 19, 2024
TL Aerotek was looking for an automated solution to keep up with accelerating demand and found success using Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s plug-and-play machine tending solution, LoadMate Plus™.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Tool to Match System Requirements and Streamline the Quoting Process of New Machines

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Tool to Match System Requirements and Streamline the Quoting Process of New Machines

January 18, 2024
The Factory Automation (FA) Integrated Selection Tool allows customers to plan and configure their Mitsubishi Electric machines, resulting in a downloadable Bill of Materials (BOM).
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches CIP Safety Module for Safe Communication over Devices in a Network

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches CIP Safety Module for Safe Communication over Devices in a Network

January 17, 2024
The MELSEC iQ-R Series CIP Safety module implements safe communication over CIP Safety (Common Industrial Protocol) while transmitting both standard and safety signals to devices and equipment.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. to Exhibit in Booth #S-10147 at AHR Expo 2024 in Chicago, Illinois

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. to Exhibit in Booth #S-10147 at AHR Expo 2024 in Chicago, Illinois

December 12, 2023
From January 22-24th 2024, Mitsubishi Electric Automation will be demonstrating solutions that are Automating the World and transforming the HVAC industry in ways that are efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.'s Networking and Compatibility Capabilities Provide Quality and Cost-Conscious Machine

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.'s Networking and Compatibility Capabilities Provide Quality and Cost-Conscious Machine

November 28, 2023
Integrated Production Systems (IPS) develops a machine to produce anechoic foam for its customers by incorporating a complete Mitsubishi Electric solution including CC-Link IE TSN networking.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Provides HMI, PLC, VFD, and Servo Components to Achieve Precise and Delicate Capping Machine

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Provides HMI, PLC, VFD, and Servo Components to Achieve Precise and Delicate Capping Machine

November 27, 2023
Packaging machinery customer, Balpack Inc., creates a highly precise capping machine with quick changeover functionality through programming expertise from HPE Automation and precision controls from Mitsubishi Electric.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Economical PowerGate for Commercial Pumping and Air-Handling Applications

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Economical PowerGate for Commercial Pumping and Air-Handling Applications

October 24, 2023
Applications that require limited options and have tight budgets can now consider PowerGate “E” (E for Economy), a standard bypass solution for commercial HVAC applications.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. to Exhibit at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. to Exhibit at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona

October 23, 2023
From November 30 to December 1, 2023, in booth #814, Mitsubishi Electric Automation will be showcasing its Workforce Development Program, Diamondworks!, to empower attendees seeking STEM learning in manufacturing.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Next Iteration of MELSERVO-J5 Flagship Servo Product Platform

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Next Iteration of MELSERVO-J5 Flagship Servo Product Platform

September 22, 2023
The MR-J5 portfolio of servo motors and amplifiers has been expanded to include two new servo types, additional "High-Speed" motor models, and a number of new features and functions for enhanced capabilities and unparalleled performance compared to previous generations.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Exhibiting at WEFTEC 2023 in Chicago, Illinois

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Exhibiting at WEFTEC 2023 in Chicago, Illinois

September 01, 2023
Mitsubishi Electric, ICONICS, and TMEIC provide collaborative solutions in booth #4426 including a Drives Control Unit (DCU) providing basic PLC and Power Quality Metering.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Discounted Repair Program for MR-J3 Servo Amplifiers

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Discounted Repair Program for MR-J3 Servo Amplifiers

August 22, 2023
As MR-J3 Servo Amplifiers are in the discontinuance phase of their lifecycle, Mitsubishi Electric Automation has released a discounted repair program that provides OEMs and end-users a cost-effective alternative to purchasing 3rd party used, repaired, or new units.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Debuting New 3D Bin Picking Multi-Robot Demo at PACK EXPO 2023

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Debuting New 3D Bin Picking Multi-Robot Demo at PACK EXPO 2023

July 31, 2023
Join Mitsubishi Electric Automation at the Las Vegas Convention Center from September 11th-13th, 2023 for a first look at a 3D Bin-Picking robot demo, perfect for automating packaging processes.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Servo Amplifier Support for Fail Safe over EtherCAT® (FSoE)

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Servo Amplifier Support for Fail Safe over EtherCAT® (FSoE)

July 24, 2023
Mitsubishi Electric's MELSERVO-J5 EtherCAT-compatible amplifiers support Fail Safe over EtherCAT (FSoE) for increased safety, performance, and reliability.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Machine Tending Offering for LoadMate Plus Engineered Solution

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Machine Tending Offering for LoadMate Plus Engineered Solution

July 17, 2023
Designed for easy set-up and use, Mitsubishi Electric’s comprehensive offering of machine tending solutions provides manufacturers with the answer to labor shortage challenges while improving productivity and lowering operating costs.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. to Exhibit at SEMICON WEST 2023 in San Francisco, California

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. to Exhibit at SEMICON WEST 2023 in San Francisco, California

June 27, 2023
From July 11th-July 13th, 2023, Mitsubishi Electric Automation will be demonstrating automation solutions including a low-cost robot as well as Servo, PLC, VFD, and low voltage switchgear solutions.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches New FR-E800 Series Inverter for Facilities with Only a 120 Volt Source Available

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches New FR-E800 Series Inverter for Facilities with Only a 120 Volt Source Available

June 22, 2023
The FR-E810W inverter complements the existing FR-E800 series inverter family by operating from a 120V source - a common voltage source available throughout North America.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Adds Powerful, Affordable, and Easy-to-Use, Compact Controller to its iQ-F Series Compact PLC

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Adds Powerful, Affordable, and Easy-to-Use, Compact Controller to its iQ-F Series Compact PLC

May 17, 2023
The FX5S PLC is an addition to the iQ-F Series Compact controllers providing customers with a cheaper alternative while maintaining the outstanding performance as the original models.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Sophisticated Data Science Tool for Optimized Operations

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Sophisticated Data Science Tool for Optimized Operations

May 01, 2023
MELSOFT MaiLab enables users to effortlessly navigate and experience data analytics with minimal training to save on costs and optimize operations.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation CEO, Scott Summerville, Guest Speaks on MHI's Business Intelligence Podcast

Mitsubishi Electric Automation CEO, Scott Summerville, Guest Speaks on MHI's Business Intelligence Podcast

April 19, 2023
Learn how operational performance shapes Mitsubishi Electric Automation's company philosophies.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases CNC Oscillation Cutting Function

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases CNC Oscillation Cutting Function

April 14, 2023
The M8 Series CNC now offers an Oscillation Cutting Option called Vibration Cutting Control, allowing for CNC lathes and mills to eliminate buildup of metal strands thus reducing obstructions in the tool path while machining parts.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Introduces Powerful Module Allowing Users to Configure Two Networks Using One Module

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Introduces Powerful Module Allowing Users to Configure Two Networks Using One Module

March 10, 2023
The newly introduced iQ-R Series CC-Link IE TSN Plus module allows dual network communication, easy configuration, simple diagnostics using one software environment, simplified wiring, and much more.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases System Recorder Module to Simplify Maintenance Data Management

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases System Recorder Module to Simplify Maintenance Data Management

March 09, 2023
The new iQ-R Series System Recorder Module helps customers troubleshoot difficult or inconsistent machine errors to reduce downtime, maintenance costs, and the need to be on-site with the machine.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Release of MELSOFT Gemini 3D Simulator Software

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Release of MELSOFT Gemini 3D Simulator Software

February 01, 2023
'Gemini' models machines and manufacturing processes virtually, to allow users to visualize their manufacturing projects and reduce risk by validating designs in advance.
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Mitsubishi Electric's Factory Automation Systems Business to Launch

Mitsubishi Electric's Factory Automation Systems Business to Launch "Automating the World" as Global Slogan

November 08, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced it will launch "Automating the World" as the global slogan for its Factory Automation Systems business. Commercial use of the slogan will begin worldwide on November 8, 2022.
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Mitsubishi Electric and ZAYER Collaborate to Bring New Machining Solutions to U.S. Market

Mitsubishi Electric and ZAYER Collaborate to Bring New Machining Solutions to U.S. Market

September 26, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric’s global collaboration with European machining company ZAYER leads to new opportunities for ZAYER to enter the U.S. market.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Release of NZ2FT Series Slice Distributed I/O Solution

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Release of NZ2FT Series Slice Distributed I/O Solution

September 15, 2022
This solution is one of the first Slice I/O to be compatible with the CC-Link IE TSN time-sensitive network.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Exhibiting Innovative Solutions for a Resilient and Sustainable Future at IMTS 2022

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Exhibiting Innovative Solutions for a Resilient and Sustainable Future at IMTS 2022

August 31, 2022
Visit Mitsubishi Electric at booth 134102 to get a unique look at advanced machining and automation capabilities through interactive demos.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Releases Servo and Motion Economy Solutions

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Releases Servo and Motion Economy Solutions

July 22, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Automation has introduced Economy Solutions, packaged servo and motion bundles that allow for high precision motion control in a way that is quick and affordable to integrate.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches New Online Request for Quote Tool

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches New Online Request for Quote Tool

June 29, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Automation recently launched a new online customer shopping style platform for product selection and search. The platform provides a B2B-type experience, which provides easy to use tools to request pricing quotes for specific products.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Promotions in Transformed Marketing Department

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Promotions in Transformed Marketing Department

June 28, 2022
Sunny Ainapure, Deana Fu, Dean Norton to take up new director roles as company reorganizes its marketing department.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. “Better Together” at Automate 2022

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. “Better Together” at Automate 2022

May 25, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Automation will exhibit at Automate 2022 in booth #1023 in Huntington Place Convention Center in Detroit.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Helps Customers Harness the Power of IT/OT Convergence at the Oracle Industry Lab

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Helps Customers Harness the Power of IT/OT Convergence at the Oracle Industry Lab

May 11, 2022
Oracle and Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. are joining forces to help manufacturing customers create new opportunities and solve tough challenges at the Oracle Industry Lab.
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Mitsubishi Electric to Establish New Production Site for Factory Automation Control System Products

Mitsubishi Electric to Establish New Production Site for Factory Automation Control System Products

March 22, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced on March 28, 2022 that it has acquired 42,000 square meters of land in Owariasahi City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan to establish a new production site for the manufacture of factory automation (FA) control system products from April 2025.
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Powerful, Precise Pick-and-Pack Solution Significantly Cuts Changeover Time

Powerful, Precise Pick-and-Pack Solution Significantly Cuts Changeover Time

March 16, 2022
Hamrick Manufacturing turned to Mitsubishi Electric Automation when they needed a robotic pick-and-pack solution that would combine power, precision, and a soft touch in a limited space.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases Common DC Bus Servo Drive Solution

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases Common DC Bus Servo Drive Solution

January 26, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the release of the common DC bus servo drive (MELSERVO-J5D) solution. MELSERVO-J5D servo amplifiers are ideal for medium to large servo applications that require multiple drive units capable of managing regenerative energy.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Donates $50,000 to Charitable Organizations in the Chicagoland Area

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Donates $50,000 to Charitable Organizations in the Chicagoland Area

December 16, 2021
Backed by the employee-led VISION Committee volunteer group, Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. donated $25,000 to Northern Illinois Food Bank and $25,000 to A Safe Place.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Sloan Zupan to Senior Director of Corporate Marketing

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Sloan Zupan to Senior Director of Corporate Marketing

December 13, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the promotion of Sloan Zupan to senior director of corporate marketing. Zupan has 22 years of experience in the automation industry and in his role of senior director of corporate marketing, he will lead a transformed marketing department at Mitsubishi Electric Automation.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Diamondworks! Workforce Development Program

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Diamondworks! Workforce Development Program

November 24, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announced the launch of its workforce development program, "Diamondworks!". The mission of the program is to educate the future workforce to be better prepared for roles in industries that are becoming increasingly automated.
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Boston-Based Urbx Logistics Will Work With Mitsubishi Electric Automation To Enable Retailers To Automate and Optimize Their In-Store Picking Process

Boston-Based Urbx Logistics Will Work With Mitsubishi Electric Automation To Enable Retailers To Automate and Optimize Their In-Store Picking Process

November 15, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the addition of Urbx Logistics to its Diamond Partner OEM Program. Urbx Logistics provides a solution for grocery chains, factories, retailers and distribution centers to achieve on-demand order fulfillment. Urbx calls it the "omni-channel warehouse", and their system enables orders for on-demand goods to be retrieved robotically.
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Mitsubishi Electric Helps Elevator Technicians “Peer Through Walls” for Better Troubleshooting

Mitsubishi Electric Helps Elevator Technicians “Peer Through Walls” for Better Troubleshooting

October 27, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric has announced its newest customer success story, focused on Waupaca Elevator Company, which manufactures residential elevators and dumbwaiters for applications across North America. Waupaca Elevator sells through independent dealers, who need consistent reliability and simple, intuitive ways to service and maintain the elevators.
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Manufacturer Significantly Reduces Downtime with Mitsubishi Electric PLCs

Manufacturer Significantly Reduces Downtime with Mitsubishi Electric PLCs

October 13, 2021
A new customer case study from Mitsubishi Electric is now available, highlighting the experience of a leading semi-trailer manufacturer that wanted to replace a PC-based control system with a programmable logic controller (PLC) system.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Milton Coleman to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Milton Coleman to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

September 15, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the promotion of Milton Coleman to senior vice president of sales and marketing. Coleman has nearly thirty years of experience in the automation industry, and previously held the position of vice president of sales at the company. In his new role, Coleman will focus on improving alignment between sales and marketing.
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Mitsubishi Electric Releases CNC Offset Manager Software

Mitsubishi Electric Releases CNC Offset Manager Software

September 01, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric is announcing the release of its CNC Offset Manager software for remote modification of computerized numerical control (CNC) tool and work offsets. With the push towards automation and central control, machining facilities are searching for more efficient ways to manage their CNC machines.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Welcomes New Managing Director Felipe Rivera

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Welcomes New Managing Director Felipe Rivera

July 30, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has announced the hiring of Felipe Rivera to serve as managing director for Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.’s Mexico branch. In his new position, Rivera will develop and implement growth strategies, as well as oversee daily business operations and management.
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Introducing LoadMate Plus™ Robot Cell for Flexible Machine Tool Tending

Introducing LoadMate Plus™ Robot Cell for Flexible Machine Tool Tending

April 19, 2021
LoadMate Plus aims to increase production in high-mix, low-volume machine shops and free up operators through automation.
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Mitsubishi Electric Renews SCADA Lineup

Mitsubishi Electric Renews SCADA Lineup

April 01, 2021
Supporting the increasing focus on digital manufacturing and IoT, Mitsubishi Electric has renewed its SCADA lineup, now offering two types of software for system monitoring and process control under the series name "GENESIS64”, replacing the existing “MCWorks64” SCADA software.
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Mitsubishi Electric Introduces iQ Care Remote4U Service in North America

Mitsubishi Electric Introduces iQ Care Remote4U Service in North America

February 01, 2021
iQ Care Remote4U is a gateway unit designed to allow users to resume production quicker when their CNC machine tools encounter a problem. Machine tool builders and dealers can achieve an easy, low-cost remote service using the iQ Care Remote4U platform.
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Mitsubishi Electric Revises Corporate Philosophy System as it Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Mitsubishi Electric Revises Corporate Philosophy System as it Celebrates 100th Anniversary

February 01, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric was established in 1921 as a spinoff of the Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Company’s electric factory. For the past 100 years, the Mitsubishi Electric Group has contributed to a vibrant and sustainable society by providing a wide range of products and services infused with high technology and creativity in fields ranging from homes to outer space. We sincerely express our gratitude to all customers and stakeholders who have been supporting our company’s growth for so many years.
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New Website Offers Practical Guide to Making Decisions on Digital Manufacturing Investments

New Website Offers Practical Guide to Making Decisions on Digital Manufacturing Investments

January 11, 2021
Industry 4.0 and digital processes are indispensable for future manufacturing growth. While many companies understand the importance of automation, they sometimes struggle to make it a reality. They need a strong partner with the know-how to guide them
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ASSISTA Collaborative Robot from Mitsubishi Electric Goes to Market in North and South America

ASSISTA Collaborative Robot from Mitsubishi Electric Goes to Market in North and South America

October 29, 2020
Announcing the launch of our ASSISTA collaborative robot in the Americas. As a collaborative robot, or ‘cobot’, ASSISTA is designed to share its workplace with humans in a safe and efficient manner. This makes it a useful solution across various industries with its internal wiring, rigid, industrial-grade design, and newly developed components.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Releases Cost-Effective Industrial Robot

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Releases Cost-Effective Industrial Robot

September 21, 2020
RV-8CRL is designed for OEMs and end users with a focus on easy implementation, robust safety options, and a reduction in downtime and maintenance.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces New Key Leadership Personnel

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces New Key Leadership Personnel

July 07, 2020
In a series of hires and promotions, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (MEAU) welcomes key personnel to new executive positions.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Implementing Industrial Sewing Machines for Protective Mask Production

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Implementing Industrial Sewing Machines for Protective Mask Production

June 18, 2020
PLK-J Series programmable sewing machines are being deployed to help meet the rising demand of protective facemasks in North America.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (MEAU) COVID-19 Response and Updates

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (MEAU) COVID-19 Response and Updates

June 12, 2020
Important information and updates regarding Mitsubishi Electric Automation's activity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Illinois shelter-in-place order.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases FR-E800 Series Variable Frequency Drive

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases FR-E800 Series Variable Frequency Drive

May 04, 2020
The new FR-E800 VFD features permanent magnet (PM) motor control and reduces energy usage so users can meet overall energy efficiency standards.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases MELSERVO-J5 Series of Servo Products

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases MELSERVO-J5 Series of Servo Products

April 01, 2020
The MELSERVO-J5 Series brings performance, reliability, flexibility and efficiency to a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, packaging, printing, converting, material handling and more.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Startup Engagement Program Through MassRobotics

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Startup Engagement Program Through MassRobotics

February 18, 2020
Startup companies have a chance to develop proof of concepts and potential investment opportunities with Mitsubishi Electric through the Startup Engagement Program.
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Function Blocks Added for Packaging and Converting Industries to iQ Monozukuri Solution Packages

Function Blocks Added for Packaging and Converting Industries to iQ Monozukuri Solution Packages

December 09, 2019
iQ Monozukuri Packaging and Converting drastically cuts down on programming man hours for machines in packaging, printing, and converting applications. A free trial is available for download on our website.
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VISION Community Outreach Committee Has a Busy October

VISION Community Outreach Committee Has a Busy October

November 12, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric’s community outreach committee, VISION, participated in a Food Bank event and hosted a Disability Mentoring Day where students shadowed employees during office hours.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Raises over $4,200 for Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Raises over $4,200 for Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County

October 07, 2019
On August 29, 2019, Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s volunteer and community outreach group, the VISION Committee, hosted the Tricycle Olympics Fundraiser to raise money for the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC), a nonprofit organization that provides recreation programs and services to individuals with special needs and disabilities.
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Taking the Headache out of Returns & Repairs with the New Return Center

Taking the Headache out of Returns & Repairs with the New Return Center

September 26, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Automation released a new online Return Center, making returns and repairs a more streamlined process. The new Return Center is truly customer-focused and eliminates the need to search for the correct return process and form.
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New MELIPC Line of Industrial PCs for Edge Computing

New MELIPC Line of Industrial PCs for Edge Computing

September 23, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has announced the release of its MELIPC Series of industrial-use computers for data computing, edge computing, remote monitoring, and the integration of hardware and software technologies.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Takes Workforce Development Program to Local Houston, Texas Neighborhood

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Takes Workforce Development Program to Local Houston, Texas Neighborhood

August 28, 2019
In collaboration with BenCheri’ Educational Center and Youth Building Success Enhancement of Houston, Illinois-based Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. conducted a training and workforce development program for students in the Acres Homes community of Houston, Texas from August 26 – 30, 2019.
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Case Study - Ossid machinery improves reliability and performance with Mitsubishi Electric Automation portfolio

Case Study - Ossid machinery improves reliability and performance with Mitsubishi Electric Automation portfolio

July 08, 2019
Learn how Ossid, a tray packaging equipment OEM whose machines are primarily used in the poultry, produce, and red meat industries, met increasing customer demand and pressures due to advancing technology with Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s precision PLC and servo systems.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Platinum Sponsorship of GCAMP

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Platinum Sponsorship of GCAMP

June 28, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announces a Platinum Sponsorship of the Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (GCAMP). Through this sponsorship, Mitsubishi Electric supports its customers’ interests by investing in the skilled workforce required for their business.
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Scott Summerville Named as President of Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Scott Summerville Named as President of Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

June 17, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (MEAU) has named Scott Summerville as its new President, it was announced today. Summerville fills the position formerly held by Toshio Kawai.
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New CNC Total Care Package Service Offering - Value-added service to optimize machines, and keep them as productive as when first purchased.

New CNC Total Care Package Service Offering - Value-added service to optimize machines, and keep them as productive as when first purchased.

June 12, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announces the CNC Total Care Package service for its CNC systems. The service package is tailored for Mitsubishi Electric’s M8, M7, and M6 Control Series.
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Mitsubishi Electric to Sponsor MassRobotics in the USA

Mitsubishi Electric to Sponsor MassRobotics in the USA

June 06, 2019
MassRobotics is an independent non-profit that provides entrepreneurs and innovative robotics/automation startups with the workspace and resources they need to develop, prototype, test, and commercialize their products and solutions. Our sponsorship aims to support the development of the next generation of advanced manufacturing solutions that use cutting-edge technology and robots for factory automation customers worldwide.
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Introducing the IoT Gateway Solution for Smart Machine Innovations. Cloud-based network technology allows users to connect to nearly  any controller and database available on the market.

Introducing the IoT Gateway Solution for Smart Machine Innovations. Cloud-based network technology allows users to connect to nearly any controller and database available on the market.

June 03, 2019
Announcing a new IoT Gateway, a network technology that allows the secure connection of machine assets to cloud services or an on-premises server for remote monitoring and visualization. The IoT Gateway is designed to assist organizations in meeting business objectives and revenue goals by providing access to production information to reveal operational insights and gain business intelligence, allowing OEMs to further optimize machine design, and help end users drive down production costs.
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HDMI Port Option Now Available on GT27 Series of Human Machine Interfaces

HDMI Port Option Now Available on GT27 Series of Human Machine Interfaces

May 20, 2019
The GT27 Series human-machine interfaces (HMI) now includes the option for an HDMI port, allowing users to skip the time and cost of setting up a PC to accomplish the same feat. Production managers and maintenance personnel can benefit from seeing what the machine operator sees on a large public screen, allowing them to respond faster to required actions.
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Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric to Acquire ICONICS, Inc. in United States

May 13, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announces that it will acquire the remaining shares of ICONICS, Inc., a U.S. software company focused on SCADA,1 IoT, mobile, analytics and cloud software products for the manufacturing, industrial and building-automation markets, to make the company a 100% subsidiary within the Mitsubishi Electric Group.
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Introducing Interactive Cycle Insertion Screens Compatible with Renishaw GoProbe Macros on M8 Series CNC Controls

Introducing Interactive Cycle Insertion Screens Compatible with Renishaw GoProbe Macros on M8 Series CNC Controls

May 09, 2019
Machine tool programmers and engineers that utilize Renishaw’s GoProbe macros could save significant time and labor with the use of Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc’s Interactive Cycle Insertion screens on its M8 Series of CNC controls. They can use the Interactive Cycle Insertion screens to integrate Renishaw GoProbe macros directly into their CNC control.
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Liquid-cooled FR-A800-LC Reduces Enclosure Space and Makes Air Cooling Unnecessary

Liquid-cooled FR-A800-LC Reduces Enclosure Space and Makes Air Cooling Unnecessary

May 06, 2019
The FR-A800-LC Series of liquid-cooled Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), is designed for machine designers or end users that have restricted control system space or work in an application where air-cooling is difficult. When optimized, using an external liquid cooling system with the liquid-cooling enabled FR-A800-LC allows it to deliver rated power within a small equipment footprint.
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New Regenerative Converter Recycles Energy and Returns it to the Power Source

New Regenerative Converter Recycles Energy and Returns it to the Power Source

May 03, 2019
The FR-XC Series Multi-functional Regenerative Converter, offers considerable energy savings and system cost reductions as supplemental hardware for the FR Series of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs). Geared towards end users in crane and material handling applications, the regenerated energy from one VFD in a lift application is used by another VFD to drive other motors in the system.
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New IMA™ Mobile App Allows Remote Monitoring of CNC Machines from Handheld Device

New IMA™ Mobile App Allows Remote Monitoring of CNC Machines from Handheld Device

May 02, 2019
The IMA™ mobile app offers real-time monitoring and analysis of CNC functions, and will notify the user when changes or anomalies are detected. If users have multiple CNC machines in their facility with an MTConnect® compliant adapter, they can all be monitored through the app simultaneously.
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Case Study: T-ROC Equipment improves made-to-measure box system with Mitsubishi Electric solution

Case Study: T-ROC Equipment improves made-to-measure box system with Mitsubishi Electric solution

March 07, 2019
T-ROC Equipment is a Kansas City area box machine manufacturer that built the very first state-of-the-art, heavy duty, automated box making machine in 1995. Learn how Mitsubishi Electric products helped T-ROC Equipment automate their process, increasing efficiency, reducing waste, and saving a significant amount in shipping costs.
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New Extra-Durable GT25 Rugged Series HMI Built to Withstand Extreme Conditions.

New Extra-Durable GT25 Rugged Series HMI Built to Withstand Extreme Conditions.

March 05, 2019
Reinforced with metal housing and equipped with an extra bright screen visible under direct sunlight, this interface is engineered for environments that would damage or destroy more vulnerable HMIs.
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Specialized Variable Frequency Drive Contains Integrated Functions for  Roll-to-Roll Applications

Specialized Variable Frequency Drive Contains Integrated Functions for Roll-to-Roll Applications

February 20, 2019
The FR-A800-R2R Series of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) is ideal for end users and machine designers looking for an optimized control solution for continuous roll-to-roll processing. The drive builds on the performance and functionality of the standard FR-A800 Series VFD, with enhanced firmware engineered for unwinding and rewinding processes such as coating, laminating, slitting, drawing and extruding.
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Low-Profile Direct Drive Motor Provides Direct Control with Accuracy of a Servo Motor

Low-Profile Direct Drive Motor Provides Direct Control with Accuracy of a Servo Motor

January 24, 2019
Unlike rotary servo motors that are coupled to a load with a mechanical transmission such as a gear, coupling, or belt, the TM-RG2M / TM-RU2M Low-Profile Direct Drive Motor is coupled directly to a load, resulting in greater positioning accuracy, reduced energy use and less maintenance.
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Introducing Handheld Models For GOT2000 Series HMI

Introducing Handheld Models For GOT2000 Series HMI

December 13, 2018
Making it easier than ever for machine operators and maintenance personnel to monitor and control machine components, Mitsubishi Electric Automation introduces handheld models for its GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that optimizes operator control and monitoring of device and line status.
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New Integrated Robotics White Paper Discusses Production Efficiencies for Packaging Industry

New Integrated Robotics White Paper Discusses Production Efficiencies for Packaging Industry

November 05, 2018
Integrated robotics in packaging machinery and production lines can result in significant productivity gains. Readers of this latest white paper will learn how the use of integrated robotics can improve packaging machines’ performance and demand response.
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Lowering Total Cost of Ownership and Maintenance of Packaging Machines - White paper

Lowering Total Cost of Ownership and Maintenance of Packaging Machines - White paper

October 11, 2018
This white paper, "Innovative Predictive Maintenance Capabilities for Packaging Operations", provides insights on data analysis and machine learning technologies that provide in-time communication to operators and managers regarding the quality of production and the availability and effectiveness of machines. The purpose of the paper is to provide readers with innovative solutions for lowering total cost of ownership and reduce unplanned maintenance of packaging machines.
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White Paper Provides Manufacturers with Insights About Smart Machines

White Paper Provides Manufacturers with Insights About Smart Machines

September 20, 2018
Mitsubishi Electric technologies' exceptional performance and insight ensure production is always optimized. By downloading our free white paper "5 Smart Machine Innovations and why you should care" you will gain insight into the innovations that have created a foundation for improving machine intelligence while offering the benefit of reshaping business models for enhanced revenue streams and cost containment.
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Introducing Pak/iQ to Boost Intelligence of Smart Packaging Machines

Introducing Pak/iQ to Boost Intelligence of Smart Packaging Machines

August 16, 2018
Responding to end user needs to rapidly adjust to changing consumer demands and OEM requirements to incorporate the latest technologies into their machines, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., introduces Pak/iQ to solve the challenges of both customer segments in the packaging industry. Pak/iQ is a comprehensive portfolio of packaging products designed to improve the performance and lower the total cost of deploying smart packaging machines.
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New iQ Monozukuri Andon Provides Simple, Cost-effective Visualization of Production Sites

New iQ Monozukuri Andon Provides Simple, Cost-effective Visualization of Production Sites

June 27, 2018
Mitsubishi Electric Automation is making it easy for small- to medium-sized factories to realize the benefits of an Andon system, with the introduction of iQ Monozukuri Andon. The simple, cost-effective Andon package facilitates visualization of production sites using Mitsubishi Electric’s GOT2000 graphic operation terminal and a web browser. iQ Monozukuri Andon offers pre-engineered project data and software to quickly and easily implement and operate an Andon system.
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New C80 Series CNC-Dedicated CPU Maximizes Performance

New C80 Series CNC-Dedicated CPU Maximizes Performance

April 24, 2018
Users of the MELSEC iQ-R automation platform can now achieve even greater productivity and lower cycle times with the introduction of the C80 Series CNC. The rack-based C80 features a CNC-dedicated CPU designed to maximize the control’s performance.
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Introducing Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Quick Tip Videos

Introducing Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Quick Tip Videos

March 01, 2018
We have developed a series of quick tip videos to help users of our CNC control products with answers to the most commonly asked questions. The video series provides a step-by-step explanation of various functions and topics such as customizing counters, and performing a program search. We plan to continue to add to the series to provide useful and convenient tools to support our customers.
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CC-Link IE Field Safety Features Integrated into Mitsubishi Electric MR-J4-GF Servo Amplifiers

CC-Link IE Field Safety Features Integrated into Mitsubishi Electric MR-J4-GF Servo Amplifiers

February 21, 2018
We’ve integrated CC-Link IE Field Safety features into our MR-J4-GF Servo Amplifiers, facilitating complete industrial Ethernet safety communication capabilities and attributes. CC-Link IE Field is an open 1-Gbit industrial Ethernet automation network and CC-Link IE Field Safety meets both IEC and ISO safety standards. The integration also makes the system configuration much simpler and cleaner by reducing wiring.
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