Automation & Control News & Articles

Survey Highlights Shift in Attitudes Toward Robots in the UK Caused by COVID-19

  • News

UK manufacturers express growing interest in the potential of robotic automation to help address impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and protect against future workforce shortages.

Tatsoft Integrates Canary Labs As Preferred Historian Solution

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Tatsoft SCADA solutions leverages the Canary Historian for data storage with "out-of-the-box" integration.

Hexagon Debuts AS1 Laser Scanner in North America at FABTECH 2021

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Barrier-busting AS1 introduces industry first cross platform 3D laser scanner for portable measuring arms and laser trackers.

Rockwell Automation Embraces Cloud Based Manufacturing Business Digitalization

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

Rockwell Automation embraces cloud-based digitalization of entire manufacturing businesses with the acquisition of Plex Systems for $2.22 billion. 

Symbio Robotics Announces Key Executive Hires to Support Growing List of Manufacturing Customers

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Software industry veteran and ex-Google exec Victor Lin to head engineering and computer vision teams as Symbio adds highly experienced leaders to accelerate company growth and scale.

OnLogic Details Global Growth, Unveils Plans for New High Tech Facility in Vermont

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South Burlington-based industrial computer manufacturer plans to build new Vermont headquarters; open an office in North Carolina; and expand operations in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Taiwan.

Choked Flow in Control Valves

  • by Katherine Bartels & Adam Harmon
  • Feature

Choked flow is a poorly understood phenomenon that can affect control valve sizing, along with trim and material specification. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

First Fully Customized Robotics-as-a-Service Offering Lets Manufacturers ‘Hire’ Popular Robots at Low Hourly Rate

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By handling every aspect of financing and deployment, Formic empowers manufacturers to save money from day one and boost production.

LKAB Extends ABB Service Agreement for Hoists at Swedish Mine by Three Years, Adds Hoisting Motors

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ABB’s service agreement with LKAB covers twelve hoists at Kiruna mine and has been extended until at least the end of 2023.

Everactive and Armstrong International Partner on Smart Steam Trap Management With Real-Time Batteryless Monitoring

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Steam trap management industrial IoT solution combines Everactive’s batteryless sensors and Armstrong’s deep thermal energy expertise.