Motion Industries Acquires AMMC

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Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co. has completed the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control Inc. (AMMC), a Kentucky-based supplier of motion control and automation products and services. The transaction closed with an effective date of Sept. 1, 2020. Founded in 1995, AMMC is headquartered…

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Elevate!

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Oct. 31, 2018 – I am blogging live this week from Command Alkon’s Elevate Conference in Austin, Texas. The conference features keynote addresses, solutions labs, breakout sessions, industry awards, networking and an expo. Both Rock Products and sister publication Concrete Products are participating in the event. And let me tell you, Austin is a great place for an event like this. #WeElevateTogether.  

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Firmatek Launches Software Development Department

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Firmatek has launched a software development department. The decision to invest in building internal development capabilities reflects a continued focus on offering clients better ways to visualize and utilize their data, according to the company. Firmatek’s new department will be led by Johnathan Leppert, a senior software engineer with a wealth of experience in building geospatial data visualization tools, having…

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Rockwell Automation Router Offers VPN, Firewall Capabilities

Rockwell Automation Router

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5900 services router is the first in the Rockwell Automation network product portfolio to deliver virtual private network (VPN) and firewall capabilities simultaneously. These capabilities make the router well-suited for securing cell/area zones, as well as connecting to a cell/area zone from a remote location over an untrusted network.

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