HKAUTOMATION Presents New flex-IPC(r) Product Line at IMTS 2010 in Chicago, IL

flex-IPC(r) provides an easy-to-service modular component concept, and includes the possibility to individually label each key with Hoffmann + Krippner's "EasyLabel Software"

Peachtree City, GA (October 11, 2010) – HKAUTOMATION, a Hoffmann + Krippner company, introduced its brand new product line of industrial PCs called flex-IPC® at the IMTS in Chicago this previous September, 2010.

Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc., a European market leader in complex input devices, has established a reputation for developing innovative and customized input solutions for diverse sectors such as medical, aviation, automation, and military industries.

The new line of flex-IPC® panel PCs features functionality along with flexibility, targeting industrial automation for the purpose of machine operation. Along with a durable design to withstand harsh operating conditions (front panel sealed to IP65 / NEMA 4X), all PCs are equipped to offer customizable solutions.

flex-IPC® provides an easy-to-service modular component concept, includes the possibility to individually label each key with Hoffmann + Krippner’s “EasyLabel Software”, and can be easily integrated into existing operations.

“With flex-IPC®, customers now have a flexible and inexpensive alternative to overpriced IPC-systems. Besides a durable and easy to configure system, they also get the option of a customized front panel. flex-IPC® is the perfect solution for customers who need only smaller quantities but do not want to compromise on functionality or quality,” says company president, Guido Woska.

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Hoffmann + Krippner Inc is headquartered in Germany and has offices around the world, including the United States. The company has a work force of over 200, developing and producing innovative input solutions for customers in the most diverse sectors, ranging from the electronics industry, medical technology, engineering and aviation to military technology. Hoffmann + Krippner is a pioneer in membrane keyboard technology and is a European market leader in complex input systems. Innovation and high quality have formed the basic philosophy since the company was established in 1972. As a medium-sized and family-owned, second-generation company, innovative product development and the extensive know-how of the employees allow them to develop and produce comprehensive input device systems, including housing, electronics and software for a wide range of clients. The company strengths benefit customers through a broad range of innovative top-level engineering. A long-standing expertise as a leading manufacturer of customized input devices and keyboards in Europe results in high-quality solutions for customers, world-wide.