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Industry 4.0 Summit

Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

31/03/2020 - 01/04/2020

The UK’s leading conference gathering of senior level executives from the UK manufacturing industry (more)

Drives & Controls Exhibition

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

21/04/2020 - 23/04/2020

The show brings together key suppliers of state-of-the-art equipment representing the multi-tasking culture (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)


Vision solutions have been applied in almost any industry you can think of. Food, beverage, pharmaceutical, (more)

PPMA Show 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020

PPMA Show 2020 is the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging (more)

Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Profibus node for light grid

Sick has launched a new version of its highly flexible Modular Light Grid (MLG). The new model, which incorporates a Profibus node within the sensors housing, removes the need for an external Profibus gateway, which Sick reckons will save users around 140. Aimed at those already operating a Profibus network, the units universal GSD file ensures fast system set up and, with its own PNO number, can register for bus communication within a machine control system. The 12K GSD file can be downloaded from With all this functionality, the MLG Profibus is ready to start up after only a few mouse clicks and, if required, all configuration parameters can be sent to a new light grid via Profibus.

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