Famic Technologies recently released Automation Studio V5.7, an innovative software package for system design, simulation, project documentation, and training. Users will find many improvements and additions, according to Famic. The redesigned valve modeling tool enables a more 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. www.automationstudio.com