Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

enVista Acquires HCM Systems, Inc. to Expand Automation Capabilities

  • News

Acquisition of leading material handling equipment, systems and robotics firm, HCM, enables enVista to meet growing market demand for automated solutions.

Leapwork Announces Appointment of Beatrice Askaner as CMO

  • News

Former Adyen VP Marketing North America bolsters executive team to elevate brand awareness and drive international growth initiatives.

Researchers from Germany and Canada Work on New AI Methods for Picking Robots

  • News

With the FLAIROP (Federated Learning for Robot Picking) project Festo and researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), together with partners from Canada, want to make picking robots smarter using distributed AI methods.

Hannover Messe 2022 to Focus on Digitalization and Decarbonization

  • News

Following a two-year absence, in 2022 it is once again time: Hannover Messe will run April 25-29 as a physical fair–supplemented by a comprehensive range of digital services for exhibitors and visitors. The lead theme “Industrial Transformation” focuses on digitalization and decarbonization of industry.

Drive Suppliers Facing Supply Problems Across the Board

  • by Brianna Jackson
  • Feature

Drives market revenues fell by 5-10% in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the first half of 2020 saw steep declines in sales, many suppliers were able to offset those losses with a strong performance in the second half of the year.

Global Automation Leader Fanuc Announces Production of 750,000th Robot

  • News

FANUC CORPORATION, the world’s leading supplier of CNCs, robotics, and factory automation has announced the production of its 750,000th industrial robot, representing a record high point in the robotics industry.

API, QTE Manufacturing Solutions Announce Reseller, Support Agreement

  • News

API, the Inventor of the Laser Tracker is partnering with the region’s leading software and support provider to complete the most diverse metrology hardware and software portfolio.

China Leads Post-pandemic Recovery: IFR`s World Robotics Outlook

  • News

The preliminary World Robotics data for China released by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows a sales increase of industrial robots by 19% in 2020. 

Okuma America Corporation Names Mike Vassil as Vice President of Operations

  • News

The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Vassil to vice president of operations.

Endress+Hauser Expands Partnership with Field Instruments and Controls

  • News

Field Instruments and Controls is named Endress+Hauser’s Authorized Service Provider for OR, WA, and the ID panhandle.