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New CNC Dealer Locator on Mitsubishi Electric Automation Website  Provides Convenience for the Machine Tool Industry

New CNC Dealer Locator on Mitsubishi Electric Automation Website Provides Convenience for the Machine Tool Industry

December 05, 2017
Mitsubishi Electric Automation has added a new feature on its website to make it easier for end users and others in the machine tool industry to locate OEMs and dealers who offer CNC machine tools that use Mitsubishi Electric controls.
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M80W Computer Numerical Controller (CNC) Features Intuitive Touch-Screen Operation

M80W Computer Numerical Controller (CNC) Features Intuitive Touch-Screen Operation

November 06, 2017
The M80W features a touch screen Windows®-based display that is separate from the control unit, providing expandability and flexibility. The 19" vertical display with a split multiple window that can be customized by arranging a keyboard, operation panel, document viewer or other applications. The new M80W CNC was designed for the automotive and machine tool industries, and is especially useful for applications such as turning centers, machining centers, lathes and mills.
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GT25 Wide HMI Provides Greater Visualization and Improves Operational Efficiency

GT25 Wide HMI Provides Greater Visualization and Improves Operational Efficiency

September 28, 2017
The GT25 Wide HMI displays information on high-resolution screens – 7-inch wide video graphics array (WVGA) or 10-inch wide extended graphics array (WXGA) – for clear image quality. For optimum visibility and performance, the GT25 Wide HMI features remote connectivity through the GOT Mobile option. This high performance HMI also features a built-in sound output interface, which provides audio feedback, notifications and verbal instructions to operators.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Bimba Manufacturing Announce Collaboration to Provide Single-Source Turnkey Electric Motion Solutions

Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Bimba Manufacturing Announce Collaboration to Provide Single-Source Turnkey Electric Motion Solutions

August 31, 2017
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. and Bimba Manufacturing Co. have announced a collaboration that will combine Mitsubishi Electric’s innovative industrial automation technology with Bimba’s industry-leading motion control solutions.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces HVAC Bypass Controller

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces HVAC Bypass Controller

August 08, 2017
Combining motor control, energy efficiency and reliability in a compact design, the new PowerGate H Series “slimline” bypass controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. provides a single, scalable, off–the–shelf fan and pump control solution for the HVAC market.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Offer 24/7 Technical Support

Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Offer 24/7 Technical Support

July 13, 2017
We have now extended our service hours to provide customers with 24/7 technical support. These extended hours will be available through U.S.-based phone support for CNC machines and robots. The extended service hours are intended for emergencies that could result in costly downtime.
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FR-A800-E & FR-F800-E All-in-One VFDs Now Offer Ethernet Connectivity as a Standard Feature

FR-A800-E & FR-F800-E All-in-One VFDs Now Offer Ethernet Connectivity as a Standard Feature

June 26, 2017
In a move to give plant managers and engineering managers an edge in the highly competitive manufacturing market, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., announced the introduction of Ethernet-connected versions of its popular FR-A800 and FR-F800 Series variable frequency drives (VFDs).
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GT2107 Wide HMI Improves System Visibility and Performance

GT2107 Wide HMI Improves System Visibility and Performance

June 06, 2017
Driven by end user demand for improved visualization into their automation solutions portfolio, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has introduced the GT2107 Wide Series Human Machine Interface (HMI).
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Redundant Control System

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Redundant Control System

April 05, 2017
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has paired its proven iQ-R Series integrated control platform with a redundant function module to create a redundant process control system for applications that require highly reliable control.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Connects  the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) with Open Standard MTConnect

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Connects the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) with Open Standard MTConnect

March 17, 2017
In its continuing effort to help manufacturers leverage Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) opportunities to improve productivity and reduce manufacturing costs, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces an MTConnect® adapter to facilitate shop floor monitoring.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Wins Prestigious Awards from Industry Publications and Their Readers

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Wins Prestigious Awards from Industry Publications and Their Readers

February 13, 2017
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. was honored for manufacturing excellence, innovation and user trust by leading design, engineering and automation trade publications and their user communities.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Announces Emergency After Hours Parts Shipping

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Announces Emergency After Hours Parts Shipping

November 03, 2016
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announces today that it will now offer after hours emergency parts shipping for CNC parts to minimize the impact unexpected breakdowns can have on manufacturers.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Wins the 2016 M.O.V.E. Award for Volunteer Efforts

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Wins the 2016 M.O.V.E. Award for Volunteer Efforts

August 23, 2016
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation awarded its annual M.O.V.E. (Mitsubishi Organized Volunteer Efforts) Award to the VISION Committee at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. located in Vernon Hills, Illinois, for its “Global Youth Service Day” project at the Sunrise Lake Outdoor Education Center.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Gigabit Ethernet-based RD77GF Simple Motion Modules & MR-J4-GF-RJ Servo Drives

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Gigabit Ethernet-based RD77GF Simple Motion Modules & MR-J4-GF-RJ Servo Drives

July 11, 2016
Addressing the need for integrating motion control, safety, I/O, variable frequency drives, and robots on a single open network with gigabit speeds, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the new RD77GF Simple Motion Modules and MR-J4-GF-RJ Servo Drives featuring an open CC-Link IE Field interface.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Multi-Network Servo Drives

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Multi-Network Servo Drives

July 11, 2016
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the MR-J4-TM multi-network servo drives with EtherNet/IP™ and EtherCAT® interfaces. A PROFINET® interface will be available later this year.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Moves Mexico Service and Support Operations to Querétaro

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Moves Mexico Service and Support Operations to Querétaro

July 08, 2016
In an effort to better serve the manufacturing sector in Mexico, and in particular, the Bajio region of North-Central Mexico, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has relocated its service and support operations for computer numerical controls (CNC), robots, and variable frequency drives (VFD) to the more centralized location of El Marqués, Querétaro, Mexico.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Exhibit CNC Controls and Enterprise Connectivity Solutions at IMTS in Chicago

Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Exhibit CNC Controls and Enterprise Connectivity Solutions at IMTS in Chicago

July 05, 2016
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. will exhibit its new M8 Series CNC controls and e-F@ctory enterprise connectivity solution for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at the Industrial Automation North America show.
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IIC Approves Factory Automation Platform as a Service (FA PaaS) Testbed Proposed by Mitsubishi Electric, Hitachi and Intel

IIC Approves Factory Automation Platform as a Service (FA PaaS) Testbed Proposed by Mitsubishi Electric, Hitachi and Intel

June 30, 2016
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that a factory automation platform as a service (FA PaaS) testbed, which is under joint development by Mitsubishi Electric, Hitachi, Ltd. and Intel Corporation, has been approved by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) in the United States.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Large Capacity 6-Axis Robots

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Large Capacity 6-Axis Robots

May 18, 2016
Addressing the need for higher capacity robots to meet the demands of today’s advanced automated manufacturing processes, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the latest in its line of RV-F Series 6-axis robots in 35, 50 and 70 kg payloads.
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CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) Opens Office in Mexico

CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) Opens Office in Mexico

April 14, 2016
Responding to demand by Mexican manufacturers for local CC-Link service, training and support, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) announced today that it has opened a branch office in Mexico City. Industrial automation users of CC-Link technology in Mexico had previously traveled to the U.S. for training. This move strengthens CC-Link’s position as a leading global open automation network technology and expands the CLPA’s global reach. CLPA’s other offices are located in the U.S., China, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, India, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Integrated Control Platform

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Integrated Control Platform

January 28, 2016
Responding to industry demand for integrated machine and plant control, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announces the introduction of the iQ-R Series which incorporates sequence, motion, safety, process, and C language control into one platform.
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The CC-Link Partner Association proves it is here to stay as it marks its 15th Anniversary

The CC-Link Partner Association proves it is here to stay as it marks its 15th Anniversary

January 22, 2016
January is a significant milestone for the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) in the Americas, as it marks exactly 15 years since the founding of the organization and the birth of the family of CC-Link open automation network technologies. In these 15 years they have gone from dominating the Japanese market to becoming accepted global technologies.
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CLPA and PI to Cooperate for a Transparent Network Infrastructure

CLPA and PI to Cooperate for a Transparent Network Infrastructure

December 01, 2015
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) and PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) are announcing a close collaboration with the objective of promoting and disseminating the use of open industrial networks. As users aspire to be ready for Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet of Things based manufacturing systems easy integration of various networks, such as CC-Link IE and PROFINET, is essential for this.
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Introducing the M800 & M80 Series CNC: M800 Series boasts industry’s fastest CNC

Introducing the M800 & M80 Series CNC: M800 Series boasts industry’s fastest CNC

October 01, 2015
Addressing the need for a fast, precise and affordable computerized numerical control (CNC) system for complex machining applications, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the M800 and M80 Series CNC and components.
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CC-Link Partner Association Welcomes Cisco to Board of Directors

CC-Link Partner Association Welcomes Cisco to Board of Directors

August 10, 2015
The Nagoya, Japan-based CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), whose objective is to promote the widespread use of the Ethernet-based industrial open network CC-Link IE, has announced that Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) will join the CLPA as a new board member. The two organizations will collaborate on promoting solutions based on CC-Link IE.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Energy-Saving Variable Frequency Drive - F800 Series designed to efficiently move air in HVAC applications

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Energy-Saving Variable Frequency Drive - F800 Series designed to efficiently move air in HVAC applications

August 10, 2015
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the F800 Series variable frequency drive (VFD) for precise motor speed control with maximum energy-savings. The low-voltage F800 is specifically designed to improve efficiency of air movement through HVAC systems.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Adds Option Card and Programming Software to 800 Series VFDs

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Adds Option Card and Programming Software to 800 Series VFDs

July 29, 2015
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the FR-Configurator2, a new generation of variable frequency drive (VFD) programming software, plus plug-in type option cards and stand-alone accessories for its FR-A800 and FR-F800 series inverters. These additions are designed to provide flexibility in order to maximize the inverters’ performance and application efficiency.
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Takes VFD Technology into 600-Volt Regions - A860 Series Inverter Delivers Class-Leading Technology to New Markets

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Takes VFD Technology into 600-Volt Regions - A860 Series Inverter Delivers Class-Leading Technology to New Markets

July 29, 2015
Engineering and plant managers in regions where the main power supply is 575-600 volts can now harness the performance benefits of Mitsubishi Electric’s inverter technology with the introduction of the A860 Series variable frequency drive (VFD). A 600-volt version of the proven A800 Series all-in-one VFD, the new A860 Series inverter combines traditional induction and permanent magnet motors into a single solution.
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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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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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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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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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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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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Opens Certified Training Center in Norwood, Mass. for Automation Customers in the Northeast U.S.

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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