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Sensing The Rise of Vertical Farming

  • Feature

By Darcy Simonis, ABB Food and Beverage Vertical farming is the process of food being produced in vertically stacked layers, instead of on a single level such as in a field or greenhouse. The layers are commonly integrated into urban structures like skyscrapers, shipping containers and repurposed warehouses.

Collaborative Robots Providing Amazing Automation Opportunities for Small Manufacturers

  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Amongst the many new technologies that are impacting the manufacturing industry today, collaborative robots may be the highest impact automation development that can improve manufacturing for small and medium manufacturing enterprises.

Sea Machines Robotics demonstrates autonomous systems to assist marine oil-spill response

  • News

The on-water demonstrations took place aboard the world’s first autonomous spill response vessel – a Vigor/Kvichak Marine Industries-built skimmer boat, owned by Marine Spill Response Corp. (MSRC) – before a live audience of MARAD, government, naval, international, environmental and industry representatives.

ISA’s 2019 Process Industry Conference to shed light on issues in the energy processing and proces

  • News

ISA’s 2019 Process Industry Conference (PIC) is taking place 4-6 November at the Westin Houston, Memorial City. This is an event for those who wish to understand the demands and find answers to problems in energy processing and process manufacturing.

ISA’s 2019 Process Industry Conference to shed light on issues in the energy processing and proces

  • News

ISA’s 2019 Process Industry Conference (PIC) is taking place 4-6 November at the Westin Houston, Memorial City. This is an event for those who wish to understand the demands and find answers to problems in energy processing and process manufacturing.

Emerson helps BP Alaska enhance process safety with wireless pressure gauges

  • Case Study

Rosemount Wireless Pressure Gauges work to contribute to decreased personnel and environmental risk by providing visibility into well integrity without the need to physically enter the well, protecting personnel from potentially hazardous conditions.

Fluid Components International (FCI) announces registration open for Product Knowledge Workshop

  • News

This workshop is designed to provide customers training on FCI thermal dispersion mass flow meters, flow switches, and level switches.

AutomationDirect releases “Pneumatics: A Practical Guide” ebook

  • News

This updated eBook is intended for users who want to broaden their knowledge of pneumatic components, circuits and systems.

SOMIC Group announces acquisition of MechanikZentrum Schmidbauer

  • News

Now known as SOMIC Haag, this division is DIN ISO 9001 certified and will continue to manufacture precision parts for the robotics, optics, aerospace and medical industries.

Rotork actuators to help South Korean fuel cell power plant enhance flow control

  • News

More than 90 CVL linear electric actuators and 184 ExMax quarter-turn electric actuators are to be installed on US fuel cell technology company Doosan Fuel Cell’s project at a Hanhwa Total Co. Ltd plant in Daesan.