Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Harrison Poultry Selects NORD DRIVESYSTEMS to Power Its Feed Mill in Crawfordville, Georgia

  • October 5, 2022
  • News

When Harrison Poultry President/CEO David Bleth and his team set out last year to design and build their new state-of-the-art feed mill in Crawfordville, Georgia, they knew exactly where to turn for simple, reliable mechatronic drive solutions for their conveyor systems, elevators, mixers and screws.

KUKA Brings Advanced Vision-Based Automation to the Vision Show 2022

  • October 5, 2022
  • News

Showcasing the latest most advanced vision technologies, KUKA Robotics will bring two automated cells–one demonstrating automated mobility and another a bin-picking application–to The Vision Show.

Machine Vision Systems Market Accelerates with Increased Adoption of Robots

  • October 5, 2022
  • News

New ARC Advisory Group research on the Machine Vision (MV) Systems market reveals that demand for 3D machine vision systems has accelerated with the growing adoption of robotics in a wide range of industries.

Bosch Rexroth Announces Expansion in Factory Automation Capabilities for North American Customer Base

  • October 5, 2022
  • News

Bosch Rexroth is planning to expand its operations and will move its linear and assembly technology manufacturing facility to a new location in Charlotte, the company announced today.

Manufacturing Day Celebrates Industry and Highlights Job Opportunities

  • by Melissa Landon
  • October 4, 2022
  • News

Manufacturing Day will fall on Friday, Oct. 7 this year and will celebrate the manufacturing industry and highlight opportunities for students and young professionals.

IDTechEx Report: Tesla’s Optimus Takes Service Robots to the Next Level

  • October 4, 2022
  • News

Optimus utilizes the Tesla full self-driving (FSD) system for object recognition and classification. Essentially, Optimus is just like an autonomous car that can move with two legs instead of four wheels.

ABB Signs with Insta to Strengthen Its Control Systems Leadership in Finland

  • October 4, 2022
  • News

Customers will gain greater value from the joint approach to drive productivity and evolve automation and digital systems.

RDI Technologies Acquires Fastec Imaging

  • October 4, 2022
  • News

SFW capital-backed RDI's acquisition of Fastec adds technology expertise, a broader product line and new market access.

ABB’s Robot Podcast Is Back for Season Three, Exploring the Role of Robotics in Driving Sustainability

  • October 4, 2022
  • News

A weekly panel of experts from industry, media and academia look at the cutting edge of robotics, analyzing how advances in automation are benefitting society and business and what the future holds.

A Top Shelf Pour

  • by Grayson Dawson
  • October 4, 2022
  • Feature

Robotics has revolutionized manufacturing and are poised to make extensive inroads into consumer-facing applications, but only if the automation cost and complexity can be minimized.