Montreal’s Famic Technologies Inc. announces Automation Studio V5.7. Users will find many improvements and additions. The redesigned valve modeling tool enables a most realistic implementation of the real behavior of just about any configuration. The introduction of a one-line diagram editor for electric power systems increases versatility for project of all sizes. The new version also includes better connectivity with external applications such as ERPs and other simulation environments. Vendor specific catalogs are now available including convenient pump configuration tools. Automation Studio 5.7 further supports connectivity with the vendor specific block manifold design software developed by Famic Technologies.