Automation & Control News & Articles

Breaking Free From Batteries: Industrial “Internet of Things” Platform Built on Battery-Free Sensors

  • by Zach Winn
  • Feature

Everactive presents the factory of the future, batteries not included.

The Three Zeroes for Managing Production Operations

  • by Michael Brooks
  • Feature

Asset Performance Management 4.0 (APM 4.0) must assure all assets perform their intended duty as efficiently as possible for its whole lifecycle with minimal risks.

Columbia/Okura’s miniPAL® Now Featured as Part of Universal Robots UR+ Application Kits

  • News

Columbia/Okura LLC is pleased to announce the miniPAL®, a collaborative palletizer featuring the UR10e robot, has been certified and added to the Universal Robots UR+ Applications Program.

Changes to Bosch Rexroth Management in North America

  • News

Paul Cooke, President & CEO of Bosch Rexroth North America, will retire on Dec. 31, 2020. His successor as of Dec. 1, 2020, will be Greg Gumbs, most recently VP & GM Electrical Automation Solutions at EATON Corporation. 

3D Optical Metrology: Versatile Tools for Today's Advanced Manufacturing

  • by Eric Felkel
  • Feature

Today, high precision metrology solutions must be sourced carefully to ensure that they represent the best fit for particular industrial applications.

InfinityQS’ Global Client Survey Shows Positive Upturn in Manufacturing During COVID-19

  • News

Research reveals nearly three-quarters of manufacturers are now working remotely and reporting they are "optimistic toward the future."

Case Study: Autonomous Mobile Robots Help Teradyne Clean Production Areas and Labs

  • by Ed Mullen
  • Case Study

Similar to other jobs that are dirty, dull, and dangerous for human workers (the 3Ds), and that require highly consistent and reliable outcomes, the “new normal” of disinfection is ripe for automation.

New Global Trends Drive the Human-machine Interface Software and Services Market

  • News

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Human-machine Interface (HMI) Software and Services market reveals that Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and other global trends drive the market.

Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame Announces Inaugural Inductees

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has inducted 15 women into its inaugural Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame.

Why Do Industrial IoT Projects Fail?

  • by Olivier Pauzet
  • Feature

Beecham Research published a survey of IoT adopters which found that 58% of respondents stated their IoT project was either mostly unsuccessful or not successful. Why is that?