Murrelektronik, the North American arm of Murrelektronik GmbH, a manufacturer of solutions for automated industrial systems, network protocols, and machine connectivity, announced that on Jan. 1 it became a member of the Material Handling Institute, a material handling, logistics, and supply chain association.
“Murrelektronik’s membership with the organization further cements its leadership in the warehouse automation industry,” the company said in a press release.
“A more active role in the warehouse automation industry means new opportunities for every automation solution in its product lineup,” the press release said. “Rather than settling for a passive, reactive response to the growth of this industry, Murrelektronik’s membership in MHI will position it to be a driving force in the industry’s growth.”
Within the automation architecture of a material-handling machine, Murrelektronik components are installed between the controller and devices such as sensors, indicator lights, and barcode readers. When considering the topology of any industrial network, the main requirements are reliability, openness, and flexibility, and it must be able to be tailored to the specific application.
“The versatility of Murrelektronik’s wiring concepts and fieldbus modules optimizes the power and I/O of material handling equipment, and sets the new industry standard for a focus on ease of installation, reduction of costs, and increased diagnostics,” the company said.
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