Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control
The relocation expands operations and capabilities for SELECT’s selective soldering systems used in electronics manufacturing.
Emerson and PureCycle Technologies Sign Multi-year Global Agreement for Digital Technologies and Services
"Born digital" facilities to transform recycling of polypropylene, a high-volume, versatile plastic rarely recycled today.
OTTO Motors, a leading provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), today announced a series of partnerships to extend availability of OTTO Motors’ line of AMRs to a global audience.
ServiceNow Enters Manufacturing Sector, Enabling Siemens Energy to Help Energy Companies Track Cyber Threats
- by Melissa Landon
ServiceNow recently debuted its first product designed for the manufacturing sector. The company is partnering with Siemens Energy to provide a software service that allows energy companies to monitor, identify and respond to cyber threats intended to attack critical infrastructure.
Vanderlande has signed a new contract with Australia’s largest food and grocery retailer, Woolworths, to deliver STOREPICK, a robotised, end-to-end automated case picking (ACP) warehouse solution.
Following the announcements that Chicago’s McCormick place will hold events starting in July and that the state of Illinois lifted capacity limits and social distancing requirements on June 11, IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show continued the positive momentum by unveiling the floor plan for IMTS 2022.
- by Scott Nagle
Though some plastic raw materials can be inexpensive, the molds are always costly, irrespective of the product. The high precision, intricate and high-duty plastic molds are orders of magnitude more costly. Damaged molds are very costly and production down time is a cause of reduced profits. Preventing damage or avoidable wear is therefore a top priority.
- by Chris Schaefer
In many mechanical systems, precise motion hinges upon effective monitoring and control of the motor. Encoders make motion control possible by sensing the motor’s speed and position and sending feedback signals to control components. This article will provide an overview of two common types of encoders: optical encoders and magnetic encoders.
In compressed air, gas and vacuum systems, maximizing capacity is better than adding, according to Jason Dupriest, Industrial Systems Analyst/Designer, of ADG Concepts out of Fort Worth, Texas.
The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce that PDQ Workholding & Tooling has recently joined the Partners in THINC network.
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