Archive for January 2009

750-871 Dual-Port Ethernet Controller

January 30, 2009

750-871 Dual-Port Ethernet Controller



The 750-871 connects the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM to the ETHERNET fieldbus. The fieldbus controller automatically configures, creating a local process image that may include analog, digital or specialty modules. Analog and specialty module data is sent via words and/or bytes; digital data is sent bit by bit. The 750-871 permits data transmission rates of 10/100 Mbits/s and is programmable in accordance with IEC 61131-3 and provides 512 KB program memory, 256 KB data memory and 24 KB retain memory. It is capable of multitasking, has a battery-backed, real-time clock and is based on a 32-bit CPU.

DFW Body Shop Economy Gets Another Boost Today

January 27, 2009

snowDon’t let it be you.

Reason #31 to Work for Innovative: See the World

January 26, 2009

yaskawatripWell, maybe it isn’t the world, but it is Waukeegan, Ill., home of Yaskawa Electric USA.

Our sales and ASG people do lots of product training both here in Texas and at the manufacturers. We had a group at Yaskawa before Christmas and a group that just returned from Phoenix last week (Omron training session).

This photo of Pepper Hastings and Gene Gray was taken in Septmember 2008 during some marketing meetings with the good people at Yaskawa.

The high temp in Chicago was about 14 yesterday. Note to self: Travel to Yaskawa in September, not January. — ph

Our First Online Ad

January 23, 2009

gen-ii-160x600-web-adYou gotta start somewhere. And here it is. The first of many in the future on

Jesus Has Requested to be Your Friend . . .

January 22, 2009

twitter_networkI just ran across a blog post entitled, “Would Jesus Have Used Twitter?”

Some really great lessons in customer service in that entry. — ph

Britt Jensen: ‘You’re LEGENDARY!’

January 21, 2009

Innovative Automation’s LEGENDARY customer service means finding a way to get it done no matter what the obstacle.

Britt Jensen of Innovative’s marketing team says, “Don’t tell me it can’t be done!”

Innovative an Approved Vendor for Kraft Foods

January 21, 2009


If you are a business under the Kraft Foods umbrella, Innovative Automation is now an approved vendor for you to use.

What’s your favorite logo in the Kraft family? You gotta go with Mr. Peanut. How can you not like a peanut dressed in top hat and cane?

But Kool-Aid is a close second — it logo almost could be called a font family of its own.