Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control
- by Ash Sharma
The recent announcement to acquire Spanish mobile robot company ASTI by global industrial automation player ABB underlines something we all knew: AMRs (autonomous mobile robots) have a big future in the industrial sector.
Newly appointed managing director will oversee business growth in Mexico and Latin America.
Special system demonstrations and informative exhibits showcase the latest connected industry solutions for automation and smart manufacturing applications at ATX West 2021 in Anaheim, Calif.
- by Craig Lentzkow
There is a huge base of installed machines in the world, typically referred to as “brownfield." This represents a tremendous opportunity for a predictive maintenance solution that can be “bolted-on” existing equipment to provide condition-based monitoring. For this solution to succeed, it must include: support for many machines in a single eco-system; simple, quick and remote commissioning; flexible choice of attached sensor devices; and built-in security.
With an increase in online shopping due to the COVID-19 pandemic, McMurray Stern recognized a greater need for their expertise. Shifting to automation, they have helped a mass number of companies, and have been able to improve their solutions in order to meet everyone’s needs.
POSITAL has received certificates of compliance for its family of kit encoders that feature BiSS C interfaces. These encoders are designed to be installed in motors or drives, providing the control system with position feedback to over single- or multi-turn operating ranges.
DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global financial results for its first quarter, ending June 30, 2021, for its 2022 fiscal year, ending March 31, 2022.
- by Melissa Landon
The paper “Controlling industrial dead-time systems: When to use a PID or an advanced controller” won the nomination from the editorial advisory board as the best paper published in ISA Transactions in 2020.
Patented, cETLus Certified and GMP-ready filling machines are designed specifically to streamline large-scale cartridge filling and capping of manufacturer packaging.
Basler AG is awarded the audit berufundfamilie certificate for the fourth time. The company sees an attractive and family-friendly working environment as part of its growth strategy.
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