Advancing Automation: Manufacturing Software, Volume XI

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Automation.com has teamed with some of the leading innovators and providers of manufacturing software in order to deliver this in-depth guide to the variety of software options that drive different aspects of today’s manufacturing operations.

KASTO helps Singaporean steel producer enhance automated sawing operations

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In 2016, the management at Sin Ghee Huat decided to invest in extending its capacity. In its search for a suitable supplier, the choice fell on KASTO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG

Improving Manufacturing with Predictive Analytics

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By Stefan Reuther, COPA-DATA Research by IndustryWeek shows that equipment failure is the cause of 42 per cent of unplanned downtime. This article explains how to leverage predictive analytics to reduce factory downtime and increase business competitiveness.

igus helps automate German red worm factory

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This company is using igus components almost exclusively to automate labor-intensive processes in the breeding and growing giant red worms, with the goal of expanding its automated units to support other small businesses who are searching for robotic solutions.

The Evolution of the Smart Grid

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By Nick Boughton, Boulting Technology This article explains how the timeline of power grid modernization, including the convergence of disparate systems, has led to the evolution of the smart grid.

IDTechEx Report: Smart Cities massively exceeding expectations

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The report reveals how cities will even achieve independence in water, food and energy: they may still import but they can export too and be secure against increasingly violent weather and increasingly risky supply in the meantime.

Moxa's SDS-3008 Smart Ethernet Switch earns Red Dot Award for Product Design

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This year, Moxa competed with over 6,300 entries produced by designers and manufacturers from 59 countries. A jury of 40 experts assessed the submissions based on criteria such as degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics, longevity and ecological compatibility.

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Industrial Energy Systems Special Display

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During HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018, the show’s organizer will feature top energy management solutions in the new Industrial Energy Systems (IES) special display area. Key industrial energy systems innovators will discuss and demonstrate how to drive energy efficiency and ensure power quality in the manufacturing facility.

Siemens helps PAR Systems enhance crane operation safety

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This solution, EXPERTOPERATOR, was developed by PaR Systems (PaR). PaR is a global manufacturer of advanced automation, robotic, and specialty material handling solutions. PaR supports global customers in automotive, aerospace, nuclear, life science, marine and other core industries.

Festo announces opening of Silicon Valley Festo Experience Center

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The 5,000 square-foot Festo Experience Center, Santa Clara, features a demonstration hall where augmented reality devices allow visitors to virtually experience manufacturing and processing systems utilized in such industries as semiconductors and electronics, solar and flat panel, assembly and test, medical technology, laboratory automation, food & packaging and process automation.