Spang Power Electronics Announces Ethernet/IP™ ODVA Conformance Certification and Release of Product Shipments.

( 02/17/2010 ) - MENTOR, OH

Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and industry leader in power control and conversion technology, has successfully achieved ODVA conformance certification for its 850 and 950 Series Digital Power Controllers’ Ethernet/IP™ network interfaces.

ODVA oversees the standards and application of the open network technologies based on the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP™). It offers conformance testing and oversees product compliance with the CIP™ network specifications to ensure a common network interface for these products. Spang’s 850 and 950 communications interface was rigorously tested by ODVA and certified compliant. With this certification, Spang now begins global shipments to its product and system customers for a variety of industrial applications.

Spang’s extensive 850 and 950 Series network interface options now include Ethernet/IP™, Ethernet Modbus TCP, DeviceNet™, Profibus, and Modbus RTU. For additional information on Spang’s 850 and 950 Series of Power Controllers and network connectivity options visit www.spangpower.com or contact:

Christopher M. McCormick
Vice President of Business Development
Spang Power Electronics
9305 Progress Parkway
Mentor, OH 44060 USA
Phone: (440) 352-8600 x3337
Fax: (440) 352-8630
E-mail: cmmccormick@spang.com

Spang Power Electronics is a global provider of power control and conversion equipment for industrial applications.

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