Discrete Manufacturers combine parts and subsystems to produce a product—whether it’s a computer chip or an automobile—by passing it through a series of individual machines or work cells. These highly automated operations involve Robotics, Motion Control, Vision Systems, programmable controllers and more.
 

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Hirebotics’ New Cobot Welder, Powered by Beacon, to Launch During Online Event April 28

Hirebotics’ New Cobot Welder, Powered by Beacon, to Launch During Online Event April 28


Registration has opened for the Cobot Welder launch event April 28, hosted by Hirebotics’ partner Universal Robots. The event will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn the five ways cobot welding increases productivity and how Hirebotics’ Beacon platform decreases the time required to teach a part by 60%.

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Tech Advancements Shape Market Dynamics for IO Modules in Discrete Automation

Tech Advancements Shape Market Dynamics for IO Modules in Discrete Automation


New ARC Advisory Group research on the global IO Modules for Discrete Automation market reveals that since programmable logic controllers and programmable automation controllers continue to be the preferred choice among machine builders and end users, this will also directly impact the demand for IO modules used in all discrete applications.

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Rockwell Automation and Comau Partner to Simplify Robot Integration for Manufacturers

Rockwell Automation and Comau Partner to Simplify Robot Integration for Manufacturers


Collaboration offers industrial customers easier, smarter, and more productive ways to design, deploy, and manage robot applications.

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Hirebotics’ New Cobot Welder, Powered by Beacon, to Launch During Online Event April 28

Registration has opened for the Cobot Welder launch event April 28, hosted by Hirebotics’ partner Universal Robots. The event will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn the five ways cobot welding increases productivity and how Hirebotics’ Beacon platform decreases the time required to teach a part by 60%.

Tech Advancements Shape Market Dynamics for IO Modules in Discrete Automation

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global IO Modules for Discrete Automation market reveals that since programmable logic controllers and programmable automation controllers continue to be the preferred choice among machine builders and end users, this will also directly impact the demand for IO modules used in all discrete applications.

Rockwell Automation and Comau Partner to Simplify Robot Integration for Manufacturers

Collaboration offers industrial customers easier, smarter, and more productive ways to design, deploy, and manage robot applications.

Festo Makes Customers Ready for Energy-efficient Production

Festo Energy Saving Services and energy-saving products reduce CO2 emissions.

New Research Identifies 16 Industries Key to Restoring US Manufacturing Competitiveness and National Resilience

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) argues that the United States has a now-or-never moment to revitalize its industrial base and regain capabilities and market share—an effort that would simultaneously give the US economy greater momentum over the long term. The research takes a micro, activity-level view and finds that revitalizing growth and competitiveness in 16 key manufacturing industries could boost annual GDP by more than 15%.

ThruWave 3Dmm Wave Imaging Named Best New Product Innovation, 2021 MHI Innovation Awards

New technology introduced at ProMatDX wins top honor of MHI Innovation Award.

Control System Integrators Association Announces 2021 Award Winners

The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is pleased to announce its 2021 award winners.

Hannover Messe Shows the Future of Industry and the Tradeshow Business

Year after year, Hannover Messe is the showcase for industry and a catalyst for future topics such as AI, sustainable production and 5G. As a purely digital event, this year's HANNOVER MESSE served two roles: it revealed not only the future of industry, but also demonstrated what tradeshows will look like going forward.

Electromate Inc. Recognized as the 35th Best Workplace in Canada

Electromate has been recognized as the 35th Best Workplace in Canada.

Harting Offers Innovative Solution Portfolio for Industrial Automation, Energy Infrastructure, E-mobility and Railways

The HARTING Technology Group continues to offer its customers a comprehensive and innovative solution portfolio for the industrial automation, energy infrastructure, e-mobility and railway sectors also in 2021.

Automation for Everyone: KUKA at the Digital Hannover Messe 2021

KUKA CEO Mohnen: "One effect of the pandemic: we are becoming faster, more digital, and we are finding new solutions."

AMETEK TMC Announces New Distribution Partner, Lambda Photometrics Ltd., for UK and Ireland Regions

AMETEK TMC, the industry leader in advanced floor vibration cancellation technology, is pleased to announce a partnership with Lambda Photometrics Ltd. to better support and serve customers in the U.K. and Ireland.

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