Beckhoff Automation provides advanced open automation products based upon proven industrial technologies. Manufacturers can implement high-performance Beckhoff control systems more efficiently and at a lower overall cost than traditional PLC and motion control systems. Beckhoff has been a longtime proponent of open controls architectures and lean automation solutions.

Cadence® enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today’s integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry.

dSPACE develops and distributes integrated hardware and software tools for developing and testing electronic control units. With close to 1,600 employees worldwide, dSPACE is located in Paderborn, Germany; has three project centers in Germany; and serves customers through local dSPACE companies in the USA, the UK, France, Japan, and China.

Xilinx is the leading provider of all programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized―powering industry advancements in cloud computing, SDN/NFV, video and vision, industrial IoT, and 5G wireless.