Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

In Our Anniversary Year: HARTING Technology Group Holds its Own

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Sales revenues are up slightly by 1.2 % to € 759 million, and 205 new jobs have been created worldwide.

Allied Electronics & Automation Doubles Fort Worth Distribution Center Capacity

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Allied Electronics & Automation has completed an expansion of its North American distribution center in Fort Worth that adds more than 200,000 square feet of space and a full complement of the latest digital order fulfillment center technology from global intelligent automation solutions provider KNAPP.

The Cobot Expo 2.0: Cobot Use Worldwide to Show 20-30% Compound Annual Growth

  • by Melissa Landon
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Universal Robots hosted its Cobot Expo 2.0 virtually on Nov. 16-17, 2020, bringing together collaborative robot experts to deliver live product demos and insightful keynotes about cobot ROI, production, upgrades and applications.

FANUC America & Plus One Robotics Deliver Automation Solutions to E-commerce Fulfillment Customers

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FANUC America, the leading supplier of CNCs, robotics and ROBOMACHINEs, and Plus One Robotics, a leader in AI machine vision for robots in logistics, have successfully paired their industry-leading technologies to meet the needs of their mutual customers in e-commerce.

The Impact of Industrial Automation on the Maintenance Department

  • by Bryan Christiansen
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Industrial automation has been a bit slower to make an impact on the maintenance department. The nature of the work and the conservative tendencies of industry are perhaps some reasons for this. Recently, though, there has been more focus on automation in maintenance. These efforts have led to influence maintenance in several ways, which will be covered below.

AI-enabled Testing Tools Market: Investments into Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition Growing

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According to a latest report by an ESOMAR certified market research and consulting firm, global AI-enabled testing tools market revenues will grow at over 13% CAGR through 2030.

Teledyne Imaging Concludes Successful Virtual Technology Showcase

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Teledyne Imaging, a division of Teledyne Technologies [NYSE: TDY] and global leader in vision solutions, is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its multi-session virtual event held recently to introduce its newest and most innovative imaging solutions for machine vision.

Electromate Inc. Recognized as Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2020

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Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ 2020 were announced today, and Electromate was recognized as a national winner in the Emerging Market category.

How Artificial Intelligence is Bringing Today’s AMRs into the Future

  • by Lourenco Castro
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AI will become an integral part of setting up and using AMRs, simplifying their deployment process and improving their workflow; AMR users will be empowered to make more informed decisions, even without technical expertise, and robots will become the first line of support, predicting when intervention is needed or automating troubleshooting.

Manufacturing Output: China And US to Lead The Way In Accelerated Global Recovery From COVID-19 Shock

  • by Adrian Lloyd
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As pharmaceuticals companies Pfizer and Moderna give us cause for optimism on the vaccine front, our research shows that earlier estimations of the damage caused to manufacturing output in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic have seen positive adjustments, and that recovery is therefore going to be faster. So, we have what is potentially good news on two fronts.