Routeco and CoreTigo engage in partnership to revolutionize UK factory automation

Routeco and CoreTigo engage in partnership to revolutionize UK factory automation

To meet rising demand for Industry 4.0 factory automation solutions keeps across the United Kingdom, a new partnership was recently created between UK’s industrial automation distributor Routeco, and global wireless industrial automation solution provider CoreTigo.

Engaging in a strategic partnership to revolutionize the factory automation field in the UK, the two companies agreed on pursuing a joint effort, leaping industrial automation forward and creating numerous new applications and capabilities. By doing so, Routeco is expending the spread of IO-Link Wireless communication in its territories, shifting machines to wireless communication, and unbinding their full capabilities.

IO-Link Wireless provides essential characteristics, essential for advanced industrial manufacturing capabilities. Ranging from a 5 Msec low latency and deterministic nature, through scalability reliability and coexistence capabilities, it portrays must have abilities for the 2020’s competitive market. IO-Link Wireless presents reliability of 1 e-9 Packet Error Rate (PER), which compared to everyday wireless communications protocols such as Wi-Fi, Zigbee and BLE (Bluetooth low energy), is 1 million times better (1e6).

Complementing Routeco’s portfolio, some of CoreTigo’s main solutions target challenges in the Packaging, Automotive, Pharmaceuticals and Metal Works. Enabling for the first time real-time control and monitoring on industrial rotating devices, IO-Link Wireless enhances and opens the door for new capabilities with Rotary Tables & Carousels, Transport Tracks, Smart Machine Tooling, Robotic End-of-Arm, Condition Monitoring and many others.

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