Archive for December 2013

Innovative-IDM Helping the Fight Against Hunger

December 31, 2013

Innovative-IDM‘s MVP (Making Values Priority) Program supports activities which enhance and serve communities where our employees live and work. On December 13, 2013 Cyrus Jahani, Roberto Ponce, Katy Shields and Gina Arredondo volunteered at the Tarrant Area Food Bank, located in Fort Worth, Texas; sorting through and weighing food in the Quality Control department! Go Team!

Tarrant Area Food Bank

Introduction to the Yaskawa A1000 Drive

December 30, 2013

This video shows the quality, performance, flexibility, and environmental friendliness of the A1000 drive.

Looking for training on the Yaskawa A1000 drive?  Check out the Innovative-IDM Training Page to see when the Yaskawa Drives Roadshow will be in your area.  Give us a call at 877.906.2100 or email to sign-up for training today!

Wago High Current PCB Solutions

December 28, 2013

Need printed circuit board interconnect solutions for fixed applications up to 65A, 600V (up to 6 AWG), and pluggable PCB applications up to 42A, 600V (up to 8 AWG.)? Call Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100 or email us at We can help.

And, CAGE CLAMP® provides a 100% maintenance-free, reliable connection — each and every time. The perfect PCB terminal block for field-wired connections. Available in pin spacings: 7.5mm and 10mm (300V, 30A) with or without jumper accommodations; plus, a 12.5mm version rated up to 600V. Conductor sizes AWG 20–10.  You can get all the gory technobabble here.

Omron STI Introduces G9SX-LM

Parker Hannifin’s Breakthrough Solar Scriber System

December 26, 2013

Parker Hannifin has developed a breakthrough solar scribing system capable of extreme accuracy and speed in the production of photovoltaic cells. The machine uses a laser to scribe the straightest line in the world while floating the glass on an air bearing. Accuracies of 3 microns over the entire surface of the glass are achievable.
For any question about Parker and there new products contact Innovative-IDM call 877-906-2100 or email us at

Buzz welcomes Olga Rodionova to Innovative-IDM

December 26, 2013

Join Buzz in welcoming Olga Rodionova to Innovative-IDM! Olga joins Innovative-IDM after six months working for the graduate program and two years working for the undergraduate program at Texas A&M University. She grew up in Volgograd, Miami, Fla., Broomfield, Colo., and Lewisville/Lake Dallas, Texas and earned her bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University. In her spare time, Olga enjoys painting, drawing, jewelry making, reading, listening to electronic music and going to concerts, learning languages, playing the piano, singing in choir, fashion, makeup, and quantum physics.

Buzz Welcomes Olga Rodionova to Innovative-IDM

SMC LE Series Linear Electric Actuators – Now w/ a Motorless Option

December 24, 2013

SMC,  LE Series LInear Electric Actuators with motorless option

SMC Corporation will offer its flagship LE Series of linear electric actuators with a motorless option.

SMC will continue to offer all families of electric actuators with integrated motor as standard for “out of the box” plug-n-play applications, and now has added a motorless option for customers with existing motor platforms and for applications that require customized solutions.

For more information or to order your SMC LE series linear electric actuator with a motorless option contact Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100 or email us at

Buzz welcomes Josh Schlafer to Innovative-IDM

December 23, 2013

Join Buzz in welcoming Josh Schlafer to Innovative-IDM! Josh joins Innovative-IDM after one year with Kirby Pines Retirement Community in Memphis, Tenn. and one year with Bank of Bartlett in Bartlett, Tenn. He grew up in Memphis and enjoys golf, sports, fishing, and anything outdoors.

Buzz Welcomes Josh Schlafer to Innovative-IDM

Omron ZX-GT Width Measuring Sensor

December 22, 2013

Omron ZX-GT Width Measuring Sensor

Smart Laser Micrometer – Accurate and fast on all surfaces

The new ZX-GT Smart laser micrometer complements Omron’s Smart Laser Measurement platform. ZX-GT is able to detect edges, measure diameters of objects and calculate precisely the position on all kind of materials. Based on CCD technology ZX-GT achieves high accuracy and speed under difficult environmental conditions. Transparent objects, reflective surfaces or different positions do not have an influence on the result. The PC Smart Monitor software helps to easily setup and configure the laser micrometer.

For more information or to order your Omron ZX-GT Width Measuring Sensor contact Innovative-IDM.

Introduction to Yaskawa V1000 Drive

December 20, 2013

This 3 minute video provides a product overview for the V1000 drive by Yaskawa. This drive is a world-class compact current vector drive that defines a new world standard

Ready to order your Yaskawa V1000 drive?  Call Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 or email us at

Holiday Greetings and Company Closings 2013

December 20, 2013

Greetings to everyone!

In observance of the holidays, Innovative-IDM offices will be closed the following days:
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
For emergency parts and service over the holidays, please call 800.395.4106.
All of us at Innovative-IDM wish you the best at this special time of the year!