Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Festo Didactic and SICK Release New Curriculum for Robot Safety Awareness

  • September 27, 2022
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The new educational program will focus on robot safety awareness in addition to a rich data experience geared towards closing the skills gap in advanced manufacturing.

Rivelin Robotics to Introduce Netshape Robots for Metal AM Post-processing at Formnext 2022

  • September 27, 2022
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Rivelin Robotics is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Formnext in Frankfurt Nov. 15-18, 2022  at Stand B41 in Hall 12.

Siemens Automates 2.5D and 3D IC Design-for-test With New Tessent Multi-die Solution

  • September 27, 2022
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The global leader in design-for-test (DFT) technology paves the way for mainstream adoption of 3D ICs.

MachineMetrics & Universal Robots Partner to Automate Robot Performance Monitoring and Intelligence

  • September 22, 2022
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Precision manufacturers can now monitor collaborative robots from Universal Robots in real-time to drive automation that improves performance and reliability. 

Demand for Operational Efficiency Boosts Market for CNC Systems

  • September 22, 2022
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After two years of deceleration, the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Systems market has rebounded.

Fuzzy Logic and CAIRE: On the Way to Automating the Painting Process

  • September 22, 2022
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Fuzzy Logic's Repplix software module allows a robotic system to learn trajectories in a single gesture and without any specific training.

Beckhoff to Highlight ATRO, MX-System and Adaptive Automation at PACK EXPO 2022

  • September 22, 2022
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The North American debut of the modular robot from Beckhoff, plus advances in cabinetless machine design and intelligent mechatronics, will provide a blueprint for adaptive automation in packaging.

IKERLAN Joins ISASecure as a Certification Body for Automation and Control Systems Security

  • September 21, 2022
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IKERLAN, a Spain-based knowledge transfer technology center, has signed an agreement with the ISASecure program to conduct ISASecure certification assessments of off-the-shelf industrial automation and control (IAC) devices.

Wiegand Energy Harvester Opens New Windows to the Internet of Things

  • September 21, 2022
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After more than two years of effort at FRABA’s R&D center in Aachen (Germany), a research team has demonstrated a prototype of a wireless sensor powered by Wiegand technology that could participate in an "Internet of Things" (IoT) network.

Pullback in July 2022 Manufacturing Technology Orders May Signal Return to Typical Patterns

  • September 21, 2022
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New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $291.9 million in July 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT–The Association For Manufacturing Technology.