Automation & Control News & Articles

Automating Fast-Growing Engineer-to-Order Manufacturing

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Feature

Few ETO (Engineer-to-Order) ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) technology solutions are specifically designed for streamlining workflow. This is particularly true for manufacturers who are constantly making new and different components (as opposed to high repetitive quantity manufacturing). Automation in the ETO environment requires lean and efficient production flow.

Siemens to Build Large CO2-free Hydrogen Production Plant in Southern Germany

  • News

Siemens Smart Infrastructure and WUN H2 GmbH signed a contract to build one of the largest hydrogen production plants in Germany.

'Connectivity for Future Technologies': Solutions for Tomorrow's Production

  • News

Harting continues the successful Harting Experts Camp with the autumn kick-off.

The Impact of Visible Machine Data Across the Executive Suite

  • by Jacob Lauzier
  • Feature

The following will review how executives can leverage machine data for business intelligence to reach that next step.

Emergence of 'Smart' Farming and Data Analytics Drive the Farm Management Software Market

  • News

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Farm Management Software market reveals that significant growth in R&D investment in agricultural biotechnology  and the emergence of “smart” farming and data analytics will contribute to the growth in the farm management software market.

Disruption Drives Adaptability and Innovation in Manufacturing

  • by Renee Bassett
  • Feature

Recently, we had an opportunity to talk with Williams about the shifts in manufacturing she was seeing prior to the pandemic, the impact of COVID-19 on DELMIAworks’ customers, and how the company has adapted to support their needs.

ProPlex Ethernet Cables Adopted by New Markets

  • News

In an industry where stakes are high, failure cannot be tolerated, and technical performance must be flawless, ProPlex is the default standard for portable network cabling.

Cambashi Forecasts Market for BIM Software Will Reach $10bn in 2020, Growing at CAGR 13% Between 2020-24

  • News

More than $6bn will be added in revenue over the next 4 years.

Robot Shuttles Double as Robotaxis

  • by Dr. Peter Harrop
  • Feature

As IDTechEx predicted in its report, "Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040," robot shuttles are converging with robotaxis.

Mobile Robot Revenues Set to Grow by 24% in 2020 Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

  • News

  • Mobile robots will take logistics sector by storm, with a 10-fold investment increase predicted between now and 2024. 

  • COVID-19 will be a significant driver in long-term mobile robot growth.

  • Sales of AMRs set to radically outstrip AGV revenues.