Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Festo Didactic and SICK Release New Curriculum For Robot Safety Awareness

  • October 4, 2022
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With safety as the main focus, Festo Didactic and SICK created a Safety Awareness Training Package that combines curriculum and hardware.

SICK Named Global IIoT Sensor Company of the Year

  • October 3, 2022
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SICK is pleased to announce that it has received the 2022 Global Industrial Internet of Things Sensor Company of the Year Award from Frost and Sullivan.

Bosch Rexroth to Exhibit Complete Factory Automation Solutions at The ASSEMBLY Show 2022

  • October 3, 2022
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At The ASSEMBLY Show 2022, Bosch Rexroth will join with leading suppliers and users of factory automation, robotics and assembly technology to showcase the company’s industry-leading, complete and harmonized portfolio of assembly automation solutions in booth #505 on Oct. 25–27 in Rosemont, Ill.

KUKA to Showcase Automation Innovations for the Consumer Goods Sector at Pack Expo

  • September 30, 2022
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At Pack Expo 2022, KUKA Robotics will feature several productivity enhancing automation solutions designed specifically for the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods industry sector.

Combined Innovative Power: igus Acquires Majority Stake in Commonplace Robotics

  • September 30, 2022
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The motion plastics specialist igus is expanding through investments in its Low-Cost Automation and has now acquired the majority shares in Commonplace Robotics based in Bissendorf near Osnabrück.

Dexterity and Sumitomo Partner to Bring Next Generation Robotics to Japanese Warehouses

  • September 30, 2022
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The partnership will see 1,500 intelligent material handling robots deployed by 2026.

ABB Rebrands Autonomous Mobile Robot Portfolio

  • September 29, 2022
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ABB is the only company to offer a complete portfolio of machine automation, robotics and mobile autonomous robot solutions.

Global Manufacturing Output Growth Reaches 3.9% for 2022

  • September 28, 2022
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New research from Interact Analysis points to a slow year for global manufacturing output, with growth of 3.9% expected in 2022 as a result of an unprecedentedly wide range of pressures on the economy, including inflation and the war in Ukraine.

The Vision Show to Feature Keynotes from Boston Dynamics, NVIDIA, Sony Electronics and Microsoft

  • September 27, 2022
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North America’s largest machine vision and imaging show returns to Boston Oct. 11-13.

Beckhoff USA Appoints Jake Schieffer VP of Sales

  • September 27, 2022
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After successfully leading Beckhoff’s Midwest region team, Schieffer will promote further growth, alignment and effectiveness across the entire U.S. sales organization.