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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NORD Drivesystems to Present Specialized Solutions for the Poultry and Meat Industry at IPPE 2022

NORD Drivesystems to Present Specialized Solutions for the Poultry and Meat Industry at IPPE 2022


From production to processing, as well as packaging applications, NORD’s drive systems are built for long service life and high performance.

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Top 11 Industrial Automation Articles for 2021

Top 11 Industrial Automation Articles for 2021


Automation.com published 2,600 industrial automation feature, news and new product articles in 2021. Here are the best-read ones that you might have missed.

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Five Trends for Industrial Automation in 2022

Five Trends for Industrial Automation in 2022


Thomas Jefferson once said, “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” Given what we have all experienced over the past 2+ years, Digi-Key Electronics' Eric J. Halvorson tends to agree with Mr. Jefferson. Looking ahead in 2022, here are five trends Halvorson predicts for the world of industrial automation.

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NORD Drivesystems to Present Specialized Solutions for the Poultry and Meat Industry at IPPE 2022

From production to processing, as well as packaging applications, NORD’s drive systems are built for long service life and high performance.

Top 11 Industrial Automation Articles for 2021

Automation.com published 2,600 industrial automation feature, news and new product articles in 2021. Here are the best-read ones that you might have missed.

Five Trends for Industrial Automation in 2022

Thomas Jefferson once said, “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” Given what we have all experienced over the past 2+ years, Digi-Key Electronics' Eric J. Halvorson tends to agree with Mr. Jefferson. Looking ahead in 2022, here are five trends Halvorson predicts for the world of industrial automation.

Sensors Spur Industrial Automation Market Growth in the Europe, Middle East and Africa

Growing demand for real-time data analysis across geographies and increasing adoption of IIoT technology to improve performance will push projected growth through 2026.

'Go Specialist and Global': Prospects and Advice for the Motion Control Market

To get the lowdown on near- and medium-term prospects for the servo market, Interact Analysis interviewed Senior Research Director Tim Dawson in advance of his upcoming report.

SEMI Issues Recommendations for European Commission to Bolster Europe’s Chip Ecosystem Resilience and Competitiveness

SEMI, the global industry association that unites the entire electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, has issued recommendations to the European Commission for growing Europe semiconductor ecosystem resilience and competitiveness.

Intelligent Magnetic Gripping Revolutionizes Ferrous Automation Applications

These grippers reduce end-effector size, lower cycle time, ensure safety and offer new solutions.

8.4% YoY Growth Rate for the Geared Products Market in 2021

New research from Interact Analysis shows that during 2020 the overall market for geared motors and heavy-duty industrial gears declined by 2.4%.

Implementing Digital Twins for Discrete Manufacturing

ARC Advisory Group research suggests that the Industrial IoT, connected smart assets, and especially the Digital Twin are having the most immediate and significant impact on how companies implement technologies that enable smart manufacturing.

USMTO November 2021 Monthly Orders Exceed $650 Million

Orders of manufacturing technology surpassed $650 million in November 2021, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Unison Tube and Moore Machine Tools Team Up to Provide Wider Product Offering

Unison Tube LLC and Moore Machine Tools have teamed up to provide their individual customer bases with an even wider range of machine tool solutions.

Pedro Matos Takes Over as General Manager of Atik Cameras LDA in Portugal

Scientific and industrial imaging specialist Atik Cameras streamlines production as Pedro Matos heads up Atik Cameras production facilities in Lisbon.

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Vision Research's Phantom S991 Machine Vision High-Speed Camera Provides Extreme Throughput with New Fiber Technology

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