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[THANK YOU] 20 years onlineDear business partners,
20 years online: Our webshop automation-base.com, formerly sps-markt.de. We are delighted to celebrate this special milestone in our successful business activities and would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers, suppliers and partners for their cooperation.
We have now been operating our online platform for the global distribution of automation components for 20 years. The constantly growing demands of the market were always met with innovation, perseverance and flexibility, which has enabled us to develop consistently and successfully.
Our focus has always been on our customers, whose satisfaction is our top priority. With new and spare parts available immediately from stock at fair prices and in the best quality, we contribute to the success of your automation projects at home and abroad and, if necessary, also ensure the fastest possible delivery of urgently needed modules by courier cab.
Another success factor is our consistently fast, uncomplicated and reliable order processing. With our self-developed software solutions and our dedicated and motivated team, we will continue to ensure that our prices and performance remain unrivalled and that personal contact, which is rather rare in the online world, is not neglected.
We are proud of what we have achieved together with you and are ready for the challenges of the future. Thank you for your trust and support.
Your team form Greinert & Glatt
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[BLOG] The Key Role of Automation Technology in the Energy Transition
The energy transition is undoubtedly one of the most significant challenges of our time. Given the growing concerns about climate change and the limited resources of fossil fuels, it is crucial to tap into alternative energy sources and develop efficient methods for energy generation, storage, and distribution. In this transformation, automation technology plays a pivotal role by not only enhancing efficiency but also enabling the integration of renewable energies and ensuring the stability of the power grid.
Integration of Renewable Energies:
Automation technology facilitates the seamless integration of renewable energies such as solar and wind power into the existing energy system. However, these energy sources are variable and hard to predict. Intelligent automation systems come into play, capable of monitoring and adjusting energy production and distribution in real-time. Precise control of electricity generation and distribution helps balance fluctuations and avoid shortages.
Efficient Energy Generation:
Automation technology not only optimizes the integration of renewable energies but also enhances the efficiency of conventional energy generation. In power plants, automated systems enable fine-tuned process control to maximize energy output while minimizing resource consumption. This leads to reduced emissions and overall more sustainable energy generation.
Smart Grids and Energy Management:
The creation of intelligent power grids, known as smart grids, is another cornerstone of the energy transition. Automation technology allows for the optimization of communication and control among electricity generators, storage systems, consumers, and distribution networks. Integration of sensors and data analysis helps identify and predict consumption patterns, enabling consumers to respond flexibly to energy prices and availability, leading to more efficient utilization.
Energy Savings and Sustainability:
Automation technology contributes to energy savings by continuously monitoring and optimizing processes. In industrial settings, energy-intensive processes can be automated and optimized to reduce consumption. This not only results in cost savings but also decreases the ecological footprint.
Safety and Reliability:
Automation technology enhances the safety and stability of the power grid. Automated systems can rapidly respond to disruptions or failures, maintaining operations through alternative means if necessary. This is particularly crucial to ensure supply reliability as the energy transition progresses.
Future Developments and Manufacturers:
To successfully implement the energy transition, specialized technologies in automation are required. Here are some future developments and leading manufacturers:
- IoT and Data Analytics: The Internet of Things (IoT) enables the connectivity of devices and sensors for real-time monitoring and control. Companies like Bosch and General Electric are working on advanced IoT solutions for energy management.
- Energy Storage: With the increasing use of renewable energies, energy storage gains significance. Companies like Tesla, LG Chem, and BYD are developing innovative battery technologies that support grid stability.
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Predictive Models: The use of AI algorithms for predicting consumption patterns and energy generation contributes to energy management optimization. Companies like IBM and Google are pioneers in developing AI-based solutions for the energy sector.
- Power Electronics for Renewable Energies: Developing advanced power electronic components like inverters and converters is crucial for maximizing energy conversion efficiency. Companies like Siemens, ABB, Phoenix Contact, and Schneider Electric are leaders in manufacturing such components.
For components related to the aforementioned power electronics, please explore our online shop. We are here to support your projects and provide you with the necessary items. You can find all currently available products directly through our search function.
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[SHOP INFO] MOXA items in our webshop
Since the beginning of this year, we are offering items from the manufacturer MOXA in our webshop. You can find our current stock of MOXA items incl. backorder items here: MOXA @ automation-base.com.
The item you need is not in stock? Feel free to inquire about the item using our contact form. We are able to re-order MOXA items for you at short notice.
MOXA is a leading Korean manufacturer of industrial network solutions and automation technology. The company offers a wide range of products tailored to the needs of businesses in various industries. MOXA's main product categories include industrial network devices and communication equipment, as well as remote I/O systems.
[BLOG] Revolutionizing Industrial Automation: The Role of Artificial Intelligence
In recent decades, industrial automation has undergone remarkable development. However, now another technology has the potential to change the game in industrial automation: Artificial Intelligence (AI). In this blog post, we take a look at how AI is revolutionizing industrial automation and the benefits this can have for businesses and the overall economy.
The Basics of Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Automation
Artificial Intelligence refers to technologies that enable computers to perform human-like cognitive abilities, such as problem-solving, pattern recognition, and decision-making. In industrial automation, AI can be applied in various ways:
- Process Optimization: AI can analyze large amounts of data from sensors and production facilities to identify patterns and deviations. This enables companies to optimize the production process, reduce bottlenecks, and improve the quality of manufactured products.
- Predictive Maintenance: By analyzing sensor and machine data, AI can predict when machines might fail. This allows companies to plan maintenance in advance, minimize unplanned downtime, and extend the lifespan of equipment.
- Quality Control: AI-based image recognition systems can monitor products during the manufacturing process and detect quality defects in real-time. This enables faulty products to be identified and segregated early on.
- Autonomous Robots: AI enables robots to be equipped with advanced navigation and decision-making capabilities. These autonomous robots can perform tasks such as material transport, assembly, and packaging more efficiently.
Benefits of Integrating AI in Industrial Automation
The integration of AI into industrial automation offers numerous benefits:
- Increased Efficiency: AI optimizes processes, minimizes waste, and reduces bottlenecks, resulting in an overall more efficient production.
- Cost Reduction: Predictive maintenance and quality control help minimize unplanned downtimes and reduce scrap, leading to cost savings.
- Improved Quality: Real-time quality monitoring and control enable companies to manufacture higher-quality products and satisfy customers.
- Workplace Safety: Autonomous robots can take on dangerous tasks, reducing the risk to human workers.
- Innovation: AI enables the development of new products and services that wouldn't be possible without the analytical capabilities of AI.
Outlook: The Future of AI in Industrial Automation
The future of industrial automation will undoubtedly be shaped by AI. Companies that harness the capabilities of AI can gain a competitive advantage and strengthen their position in an increasingly digitized world. However, companies should remember that successful AI integration requires expertise, careful planning, and investments in training and infrastructure.
Overall, the combination of Artificial Intelligence and industrial automation promises a promising future where processes are optimized, quality is enhanced, and innovation is fostered. By intelligently utilizing the opportunities AI provides, we can create a more efficient, safer, and sustainable manufacturing landscape.
[SHOP INFO] PHOENIX CONTACT items in our webshop
Since last year, we have been increasingly offering PHOENIX CONTACT products in our webshop. We already have several hundred items ready for shipment in our warehouse and will continue to expand our inventory in the coming months. Additionally, we can reorder items based on customer demand - feel free to send us inquiries regarding this.
PHOENIX CONTACT is a leading manufacturer of industrial electrical engineering and automation technology, providing a wide range of products and solutions. The company's product portfolio covers various categories, aiming to meet the requirements of industries globally.
In the field of electrical connection and interface technology, PHOENIX CONTACT offers a variety of connectors, terminals, cables, wires, and cable management systems. These products enable secure and reliable electrical connections in various applications.
For industrial automation, PHOENIX CONTACT develops innovative solutions such as programmable controllers, I/O systems, HMI (Human-Machine Interface), industrial PCs, and fieldbus components. These products allow for control and monitoring of production processes, contributing to efficiency improvement.
PHOENIX CONTACT also provides products for industrial communication and networking. This includes Ethernet switches, WLAN systems, mobile solutions, and industrial network components. These enable reliable and secure data communication in industrial environments.
You can find our current stock of PHOENIX CONTACT items as well as items available for re-order here: PHOENIX CONTACT @ automation-base.com
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