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Emerson New Jersey-based facility earns Environmental Stewardship recognition

  • News

The facility was highlighted for voluntary and proactive measures taken to improve the environment and foster sustainability. Besides being the headquarters for the fluid control & pneumatics businesses, the facility houses the global development center for the ASCO brand of fluid control solutions.

Rockwell Automation helps Ithaca Beer enhance brewery automation process

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Working with OBG, Ithaca Beer Co. upgraded to a semi-automated brewing process based on the FactoryTalk Craft Brew solution from Rockwell Automation. The pre-configured solution offers control to customize and automate a craft brewhouse. And it is pre-engineered, -programmed, -tested and -validated, significantly reducing commissioning and startup time.

Thorlabs announces acquisition of KMLabs’ Y-Fi portfolio

  • News

The various models in the Y-Fi laser series are employed in a multitude of demanding ultrafast applications, including 2- and 3-photon imaging, ophthalmology, and time resolved studies in the NIR and MIR.

A Realist’s Prediction for the Future Factory

  • Feature

By Mark Howard, EU Automation This article looks to establish a realistic ten-year prediction for the future of manufacturing digitalization in the United States.

Fast-Growing Small Manufacturers Transformed with Automated Inventory Control

  • Feature

By Thomas R. Cutler Only when a small manufacturer has a grasp on operation elements can the promise of lean manufacturing and continuous process improvement be realized

New Scale Robotics partners with Fuzehub Innovation Fund to award manufacturing grant to Finger Lake

  • News

Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) has been awarded a $50,000 manufacturing grant from the FuzeHub Innovation Fund to support its work with New Scale Robotics, accelerating development of New Scale’s precision measurement and gripping tools for a range of collaborative robots (cobots).

New Scale Robotics partners with Fuzehub Innovation Fund to award manufacturing grant to Finger Lake

  • News

Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) has been awarded a $50,000 manufacturing grant from the FuzeHub Innovation Fund to support its work with New Scale Robotics, accelerating development of New Scale’s precision measurement and gripping tools for a range of collaborative robots (cobots).

ABB announces support for Asian-Pacific Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project

  • News

The project aims to test the production of hydrogen gas through brown coal gasification, liquefaction of hydrogen gas, storage and loading onto a specialized carrier for transport across the Asia-Pacific.

Manufacturing Injuries Cost More Than $7B Per Year. Here’s How IIoT Technology Can Help

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By Sam Cece, Swift Sensors Beyond preventing accidents in the moment, IIoT analytics can help identify areas that need safety overhauls for better long-term worker protection. Here’s how the IIoT is improving safety in each of the major manufacturing injury categories.

Report: Medical Device Manufacturers, Others Benefit from New Assembly Machines

  • News

Because both manual and automated assembly lines improve productivity, efficiency and quality of manufacturing while reducing labor costs and cycle time, the market for new assembly machines is expected to grow 27% by 2025, according to recent research by Global Market Insights.