• The  Beckhoff MX-System: New construction kit for automation replaces the control cabinet

    The Beckhoff MX-System: New construction kit for automation replaces the control cabinet

    The new MX-System from Beckhoff is quite simply a revolution in control cabinet construction. In this interview, Managing Owner Hans Beckhoff and MX-System Product Manager Daniel Siegenbrink explain where this claim comes from and how the conventional control cabinet can be replaced.
  • Comprehensive I/O expertise implemented on circuit boards via a compact and pluggable approach

    Comprehensive I/O expertise implemented on circuit boards via a compact and pluggable approach

    When Beckhoff launched the EJ series of EtherCAT plug-in modules in 2014, it added a completely new design to its broad I/O portfolio. In this interview, Torsten Budde, Product Manager I/O, takes a look at the many advantages – particularly for series machine manufacturing – and the correspondingly successful market launch.