Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Sensor Technology helps ALARIS Medical Systems enhance pump drive design

  • Case Study

Sensor Technology has harnessed the phenomenon of SAW or Raleigh waves, which were first observed over 100 years ago and which form a major part of the destructive force of an earthquake.

ForwardX Robotics announces Intel IoT Solutions Alliance

  • News

The partnership reinforces ForwardX’s ability to address customer pain points and deliver solutions across increasingly competitive industries.

The Growing Impact of the Cobot Revolution

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Accelerating the application of collaborative type of robots is the integration of vision systems with artificial intelligence, and this integration is enabling a range of new applications.

Universal Robots announces The Cobot Expo

  • News

The Cobot Expo is free to attend and is open for anyone with an interest in collaborative robotics, July 28-30, 9am-4pm EDT. Attendees are invited to visit booths that feature new insights and resources on the most common cobot applications such as machine tending, packaging and palletizing, product inspection, assembly, welding, dispensing, and finishing.

Lux Research releases Building Robotics Solutions report to provide framework for selecting robots

  • News

In its new report, “Building Robotics Solutions,” Lux Research creates a framework for selecting robotics vendors based on the key capabilities and level of customization required.

Mobile Industrial Robots announces Søren E. Nielsen as president

  • News

Nielsen brought his background in mechanical engineering to his role at MiR, along with the experience gained from more than 25 years of managerial positions with major international corporations such as Danfoss and Siemens.

Neonode announces partnership with HY-LINE Computer Components

  • News

HY-LINE Computer Components GmbH, an independent company within HY-LINE Group, is an experienced technology partner and applications specialist in the fields of display technology, embedded computing, and signal management and transfer.

Baumer helps Arla Foods analyze energy consumption using flow sensors

  • Case Study

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has, for the first time, created transparency over the energy consumed in cottage cheese production at its Falkenberg location. This involves the use of the Baumer Flex-Flow sensor, which is able to measure the temperature of the medium as well as the flow rate.

Festo introduces BionicMobileAssistant robotic hand

  • News

The BionicMobileAssistant is a prototype of a robot system that moves independently in three dimensions and can identify objects, grip adaptively and work together with humans.

AMETEK helps Ternium enhance steel inspection process

  • Case Study

Ternium S.A., a steel manufacturer in the Americas, wanted to find a way to minimize these breakages, safeguarding the mechanical integrity of the mill and ensuring maximum process continuity.