Publications
Date Theme Publications
24.04.2017 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff presskit for Hannover Messe 2017
24.04.2017 Technology CPX Series: Control Panels and Panel PCs for use in hazardous areas
24.04.2017 Technology New ELX EtherCAT Terminals for direct connection of field devices located in Zones 0, 1 and 2
24.04.2017 Technology XTS Hygienic in stainless steel for use in the food and pharmaceutical industries
24.04.2017 Economy Beckhoff Automation increases sales by 9.5 percent to 679 million euros
14.03.2017 Technology New BACnet MS/TP interface for connecting up to 64 BACnet field devices
14.03.2017 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at ISH: Easy Engineering – Easily and securely into the cloud with Beckhoff IoT.
07.02.2017 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at ISE: System-integrated – PC-based control combines media and building control on a single platform
22.11.2016 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff presskit for SPS IPC Drives 2016
22.11.2016 Technology TwinCAT 3: Real-time-capable data communication with OPC UA Pub/Sub UDP
22.11.2016 Technology Embedded PCs: Performance leap with 12 processor cores on DIN rail
22.11.2016 Technology C6015 Industrial PC: extremely compact and universally applied
14.10.2016 Technology EtherCAT measurement technology modules – extremely accurate, fast and robust.
07.10.2016 Technology Compact drive technology – space-saving, system-integrated and safe
30.08.2016 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at SMM: Beckhoff and Danfoss supply HVAC solution for the "cruise cabin of the future"
14.07.2016 Technology IP 67 I/Os for EtherCAT P: Minimised cable and assembly costs at the field level
25.04.2016 Technology One Cable Automation – the path to plug-and-play automation without control cabinets

Published in: PC Control 01/2016

25.04.2016 Technology TwinCAT Analytics: Seamless acquisition and complete analysis of process and production data

Published in: PC Control 01/2016

25.04.2016 Technology Interview with Hans Beckhoff: TwinCAT solutions for IoT and Industrie 4.0 – Understanding and improving machines more effectively

Published in: PC Control 01/2016

25.04.2016 Technology Interview with Hans Beckhoff: EtherCAT P – With One Cable Automation, machines can become fully modular

Published in: PC Control 01/2016

25.04.2016 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff presskit for Hannover Messe 2016
25.04.2016 Technology New Beckhoff "Azure™ Certified" I/O modules provide direct connectivity to the Microsoft cloud
25.04.2016 Technology EL3751 multi-function terminal: High-end measurement technology in the standard I/O system
25.04.2016 Technology EK9160 IoT Bus Coupler for cloud-based control
25.04.2016 Technology CX8190 Embedded PC: More computing power for small controllers
25.04.2016 Technology EtherCAT plug-in modules provide compact drive technology: Efficient I/O and motion solutions for high-volume applications
25.04.2016 Economy Successful 2015 financial year: Beckhoff Automation increases sales by 22 % to 620 million euros
06.04.2016 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Prolight + Sound: Open Control Architecture integration for seamless communication with professional audio systems
01.04.2016 Technology Beckhoff opens technology centre in "Silicon Valley"
24.03.2016 Technology Hannover Messe 2016: Beckhoff presents at SAP booth global standards for the smart factory
22.03.2016 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Hannover Messe: Experience ‘Integrated Industry’ now – With ready-to-use products for IoT and Industrie 4.0 from Beckhoff.
18.03.2016 Technology Industrie 4.0 showcase at the SAP booth at Hannover Messe: Reshaping the automation pyramid

Published in: CEE March/2016

13.03.2016 Technology Beckhoff at Light + Building: Individually configured and simply installed – the eXtendable Room Box.
09.03.2016 Technology TwinCAT 3 Scope – multi-core oscilloscope for "big data"
09.02.2016 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at ISE Integrated Systems Europe: Open Control Architecture integration for seamless communication with audio systems
24.11.2015 Technology Comprehensive and transparent energy data saves money from the building to the machine

Published in: PC Control 04/2015

24.11.2015 Technology TwinCAT Scope – Increased performance via multi-core technology

Published in: PC Control 04/2015

24.11.2015 Technology Interview with Hans Beckhoff – Production data for even more productivity

Published in: PC Control 04/2015

24.11.2015 Technology Coverstory: Faster and simpler with platform independence – TwinCAT HMI

Published in: PC Control 04/2015

24.11.2015 Technology Industry 4.0, Software: TwinCAT Analytics – Seamless recording and analysis of process and production data
24.11.2015 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff presskit for SPS IPC Drives 2015
24.11.2015 Technology Cloud, IoT, Industry 4.0: TwinCAT IoT – The fast, standardised route into the cloud
24.11.2015 Technology Automation, Industrial Ethernet, I/O: EtherCAT P – Ultra-fast communication and power in one cable
24.11.2015 Technology Industrial PC: The new price/performance class for PC-based control technology
24.11.2015 Technology HMI: Simple, open and HTML5-based – TwinCAT HMI
07.10.2015 Tradeshow/Event EMO Milano 2015: Flexible CNC solutions scale from compact to high-end, extend to the Cloud
31.08.2015 Technology Industrial PC: C6915 control cabinet PC – Quad-core processor power in the smallest spaces
12.08.2015 Technology I/O system: EP9300 EtherCAT Box – Machine-mountable EtherCAT Box I/O from Beckhoff also offers considerable benefits for PROFINET applications
04.08.2015 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Husum Wind: Première – Easy engineering with TwinCAT Wind
28.07.2015 Technology Industrial PC: Multi-touch HMI range expanded with 11.6-inch widescreen panel
15.06.2015 Technology Beckhoff at Achema: I/O plug-in modules for signal distribution boards prevent incorrect wiring and save installation space
13.04.2015 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Hannover Messe 2014
13.04.2015 Technology Many-core control with TwinCAT 3: Easily distribute numerous complex functions in a control system with up to 256 processor cores
13.04.2015 Technology I/O systems with extended product specifications suit demanding applications: Standard I/O components from Beckhoff provide increased load capacity in extreme environments
13.04.2015 Technology Industrial PC: PC power and multi-touch functionality without compromise in a fanless, “built-in” device
10.04.2015 Technology Kraft Maschinenbau: Integrated control and drive technology in a versatile door frame production line

Published in: PC Control 01/2015

08.04.2015 Economy Beckhoff Automation surpasses 500 million euro mark with 17 % increase in turnover
01.04.2015 Technology Series production with lot-size-1 flexibility: PC-based Control at Nobilia

Published in: PC Control 04/2014

27.03.2015 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Ligna: A competitive edge for the furniture industry – Industry 4.0 with PC-based control from Beckhoff
18.03.2015 Technology IP 67 I/O modules: portfolio expanded with IO-Link devices
17.03.2015 Technology EJ series EtherCAT plug-in modules: Combining the benefits of standard and custom I/O solutions

Published in: PC Control 01/2015

10.03.2015 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at ISH: Panel PC controls smart NovoCon™ actuators from Danfoss
20.02.2015 Technology Industrial PC: CP37xx mounting arm Panel PC – Compact multi-touch Panel PCs with IP 65 rating feature advanced Atom™ multi-core processors
03.02.2015 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Hannover Messe: Many-core control with Beckhoff C6670 industrial server powers Industry 4.0
18.12.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at E-world: PC-based control links Smart Metering with Big Data
27.11.2014 Technology Interview with Dirk Bechtel: Expanded range of machine mountable I/O modules covers all industrial applications

Published in: PC-Control 04/2014

27.11.2014 Technology Interview with Hans Beckhoff: "Leading the way to Industry 4.0"

Published in: PC-Control 04/2014

27.11.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff presskit for SPS IPC Drives 2014
25.11.2014 Technology Automation: “Many-core machine control” – C6670 industrial server with 12, 24 and 36 cores introduced by Beckhoff
25.11.2014 Technology Drive Technology: AX8000, the new high-performance, multi-axis servo system
25.11.2014 Technology Drive Technology: XTS – New motor modules for even more production flexibility
25.11.2014 Technology Industrial PC: Customer-specific multi-touch panels
25.11.2014 Technology Industrial PC: CP6606 Built-in Panel PC – Compact 7-inch HMI and all-in-one controller
24.11.2014 Technology EtherCAT I/O system: “Plug & Work” – Bus Terminals for circuit boards

Published in: PC-Control 04/2014

23.10.2014 Technology EtherCAT I/O system from Beckhoff expands: new I/O solution increases efficiency for standard applications with medium and high volume production
06.08.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at SMM, Germany: PC-based Control – the universal control solution for shipbuilding
01.08.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at WindEnergy Hamburg, Germany: PC-based Control – the complete system for all wind industry requirements
03.06.2014 Technology Software, Robotics: TwinCAT 3.1 now supports the mxAutomation interface to KUKA
12.05.2014 Technology EtherCAT I/O system, Measurement Technology: IP 67 power distributor with integrated current and voltage measurement
08.05.2014 Technology Beckhoff at Interpack: Resource-efficient packaging with PC-based Control and XTS
08.05.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Automatica: PC-based Control – Efficient integration of robot kinematics in standard control systems
29.04.2014 Economy Beckhoff opens subsidiary company in the Czech Republic
10.04.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Interpack: Beckhoff Solution Forum – Resource-saving packaging with PC-based control
07.04.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Hannover Messe 2014
07.04.2014 Technology SOA-PLC: Intelligent devices for Smart Factories
07.04.2014 Technology EtherCAT I/O system: IP 67 modules – Compact I/O modules in die-cast zinc housings
07.04.2014 Technology EtherCAT I/O system: higher performance range with compact servomotor terminals
07.04.2014 Technology Drive Technology: AM8000 motor range extended – Dynamic servomotors for the smallest installation spaces
07.04.2014 Technology CX8000 Embedded PC series: New master interfaces for CANopen and PROFIBUS
07.04.2014 Economy Successful financial year 2013: Beckhoff Automation increases turnover by 7 % to 435 million euros
07.04.2014 Messe/Event Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Beckhoff at Hannover Messe
30.03.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Light + Building: TwinCAT Building Automation – Efficient engineering for all building systems
30.03.2014 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Light + Building: BACnet controller certified for Revision 12
25.03.2014 Technology Interview with Georg Schemmann – integrated Building Automation from Beckhoff

Published in: Building&Automation 02/2014

11.03.2014 Technology Embedded PC: CX8091 – Small local controller with OPC UA Client and Server
11.03.2014 Technology Building Automation: CX8091 Embedded PC – Decentralised, compact controller supports BACnet protocol
21.02.2014 Technology Building Automation: SMI master terminal flexibly integrates light and shading solutions into building automation
11.02.2014 Technology Beckhoff at Hannover Messe: Industry 4.0 forum – PC-based control as the technological foundation for Smart Factory applications
03.02.2014 Technology Industrial PC: Beckhoff CP22xx Built-in Panel PC – the most powerful device in the flexible multi-touch panel range
26.11.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at SPS IPC Drives 2013
26.11.2013 Technology Industrial PC: CP32xx Panel PC for mounting arm installation supplements comprehensive multi-touch portfolio
26.11.2013 Technology Embedded PC: CX5100 – Multi-core processors for controllers in the medium performance range
26.11.2013 Technology I/O-System, Industrial-Ethernet: Acceleration and angle measurement in a machine-mounted solution – compact, robust and integrated directly in the field
26.11.2013 Technology I/O system, Industrial Ethernet: EK9300 – The flexible gateway between different worlds of control
26.11.2013 Technology Software, Engineering: TwinCAT Automation Interface – the open interface for automatic code generation
15.11.2013 Technology Interview with Hans Beckhoff: "Social Automation for Industry 4.0"

Published in: PC-Control 04/2013

14.11.2013 Technology Industrial PC: Universal multi-touch for the complete machine

Published in: PC Control 04/2013

30.10.2013 Technology CP-Link 4: One-cable display link – simple, efficient, flexible

Published in: CEE Control Engineering Europe 11/2013

24.10.2013 Technology TwinCAT Automation Interface – The open interface for automatic code generation

Published in: PC Control 04/2013

16.10.2013 Technology Interview with Thomas Kosthorst: plastics processing – “end-to-end” PC Control improves efficiency and quality

Published in: Kunststoffe international 10/2013

16.10.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at K: XMold – The system solution for high precision in injection molding
10.10.2013 Technology CP26xx series Panel PCs: Multi-touch in a compact design with ARM Cortex A8 processor
16.09.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at EMO: The compact high-performance CNC on the DIN rail
12.09.2013 Technology IP 67 I/O system: EP3744 differential pressure measuring box
10.09.2013 Technology Scientific Automation combines control and measurement

Published in: Industrial Ethernet Book 09/2013

14.08.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at EMO: Open CNC architecture with TwinCAT 3
12.08.2013 Technology Building Automation: TwinCAT Bang & Olufsen Server software package from Beckhoff simplifies audio/video communication
24.07.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at FachPack: PC-based Control – the scalable and innovative solution for the packaging industry
25.06.2013 Technology Embedded PC CX8093: Small local controller integrates virtual device
08.04.2013 Technology CP-Link 4: The One Cable Display Link
08.04.2013 Technology EtherCAT I/O system: display terminal with operating hours counter
08.04.2013 Technik Industrial Ethernet: 10 years of EtherCAT
08.04.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff: 10 x the presence at Hannover Messe 2013
08.04.2013 Technology EtherCAT I/O system: multi-functional input/output box
08.04.2013 Economy Balance 2012: Beckhoff Automation achieves worldwide turnover of 408 million euros in 2012
20.03.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Ligna: The all-in-one control solution from Beckhoff for woodworking
19.03.2013 Technology Kinetic sculpture at Changi Airport, Singapore: 1,216 synchronous servo axes control Kinetic Rain motion

Published in: Industrial Ethernet Book 04/2013

12.03.2013 Technology Cost-effective Embedded PC for building and room automation: Universal small controller in compact Bus Coupler format
04.03.2013 Technology I/O system: EtherCAT power box delivers higher, better monitored power in the field
21.02.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Prolight + Sound: PC-based control enables media and automation technology to merge
12.02.2013 Technology Beckhoff Drive Technology: AM8800 stainless steel servomotors fulfil demanding requirements of EHEDG
22.01.2013 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at ISH: From HVAC to room automation – Beckhoff building automation as the basis for energy-efficient building operation
30.11.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at SPS IPC Drives 2012
27.11.2012 Technology Industrial PC: Flexible operating concept – electromechanical buttons supplement multi-touch functionality
27.11.2012 Technology Safety, I/O system: The all-in-one safety solution – TwinSAFE Controller integrates safety functions in a compact housing
27.11.2012 Technology I/O system, Drive Technology: Compact servo terminal supports One Cable Technology equipped AM8000 motors
27.11.2012 Technology Drive Technology: AM8500 servomotor series – Increased rotor moment of inertia is ideal for applications with large loads and high synchronism requirements
27.11.2012 Technology Drive Technology: AM8800 stainless steel – Complete drive axes in food-grade Hygienic Design
02.11.2012 Technology Drive technology: Beckhoff rethinks rotary and linear drive technology

Published in: CEE 11/2012

30.10.2012 Technology Industrial PC: New display sizes increase multi-touch versatility
23.10.2012 Technology TwinCAT 3.1: New features for eXtended Automation
05.10.2012 Technology EtherCAT Box EP1518: Multi-function inputs reduce logistics expenditure
17.09.2012 Technology TwinCAT 3 is available for download online
17.09.2012 Technology I/O system: EL2595 EtherCAT Terminal – LED ballast with EtherCAT interface and integrated diagnostics
04.09.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at SMM 2012: Universal automation toolkit for shipbuilding – open, flexible, modular
29.08.2012 Technology Scientific Automation: Ultra fast and precise – Beckhoff extends its range of measurement terminals
28.08.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Motek 2012: XTS – higher flexibility and lower engineering effort for handling and assembly
23.08.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at EuroBlech 2012: Everything on a single platform – reduced hardware costs and more efficient
16.08.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at FachPack 2012: Optimised flow of material offers high savings potential on mechanical costs
09.08.2012 Economy Beckhoff opens new subsidiary in Hungary
30.07.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Husum WindEnergy: Exceptionally efficient control of wind turbines with PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology
27.07.2012 Technology ARC Specialties in Houston, Texas/USA: More economical welding with EtherCAT-based robots

Published in: MM Automatica Magazin 2012

21.06.2012 Economy New Beckhoff subsidiary founded in New Zealand
11.05.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Achema 2012: Open automation technology for the process industry and innovative drive solutions for packaging machines
30.04.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Hannover Messe 2012
23.04.2012 Technology Drive Technology: Highly dynamic servomotors cover a large performance range
23.04.2012 Technology I/O system: EtherCAT Box – new stainless steel modules with IP 69K protection for direct use on machines
23.04.2012 Technology I/O system: Fast Hot Connect: faster tool change increases productivity
23.04.2012 Technology Automation, Industrial Ethernet: XFC – EtherCAT PLC with 12.5 µs cycle time
23.04.2012 Technology Drive Technology – rethought: XTS – eXtended Transport System
23.04.2012 Technology Infrastructure components: Media converter optimised for use in EtherCAT networks
20.04.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff Presskit Light + Building 2012
17.04.2012 Economy Balance 2011: Turnover increases by 34 % to 465 million Euros
15.04.2012 Technology Building Automation: Smart Grid meets PC-based Control
15.04.2012 Technology Building Automation: Beckhoff BACnet controller – scalable performance and wide range of functions
15.04.2012 Technology Building Automation: Beckhoff extends room controller series with an even more powerful variant
15.04.2012 Technology Building Automation: TwinCAT HVAC library extended to include building automation library
14.04.2012 Economy Hans Beckhoff in an Interview with “The Economist”: “What Germany offers the world”

Published in: The Economist

02.04.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at IFAT Entsorga 2012: PC-based Control – one control platform for all communication standards
30.03.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Drupa 2012: PC-based Control for printing and paper machines
29.03.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Automatica 2012: TwinCAT 3 – eXtended Automation for robotics applications
27.03.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Light + Building 2012: maximum energy efficiency class for new buildings and refurbishments
27.03.2012 Technology Industrial PC: Built-in Panel PCs and Control Panels in stainless steel design
23.02.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Anuga FoodTec 2012: Stainless steel panels and servomotors in “Hygienic Design”
15.02.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Prolight + Sound 2012: PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology – the universal platform for all systems
01.02.2012 Tradeshow/Event Beckhoff at Hannover Messe 2012: Efficiency increase in production processes and engineering
19.01.2012 Technology Building Automation: KL6781 M-Bus master interface complements energy consumption metering in a space-saving Bus Terminal format
19.01.2012 Technology Beckhoff Bus Terminals: Convenient manual and automatic process data control in buildings and plants
19.01.2012 Technology Embedded PC CX9020: Compact PC Control for a wider range of applications
02.02.2009 Technology Ferag AG, Switzerland: EtherCAT ensures fast, precise newspaper printing

Published in: The Industrial Ethernet Book

01.02.2009 Technology Accurpress, Canada: Tandem press for XXL sheet metal parts uses PC Control

Published in: The Industrial Ethernet Book

01.04.2008 Technology Automation technology advances in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 release

Published in: Boards & Solutions

01.03.2008 Technology Moving up to Industrial Ethernet: The EtherCAT protocol

Published in: The Industrial Ethernet Book

01.09.2007 Technology Safety-over-EtherCAT: Over 100,000 years between undetected transmission errors…

Published in: The Industrial Ethernetbook

01.06.2007 Technology XFC – eXtreme Fast Control Technology

Published in: Control Engineering Europe