Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Why Hackers Attack ICS Products and How to Stop Them

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

The global instability and increase in remote work caused by the pandemic have played a role in raising the salience of ICS cybersecurity issues. In particular, phishing attacks and spam campaigns are becoming more common. Here's how to stop them.

Total Solution for Real-time Remote Monitoring Enables Equipment Suppliers to Reduce Management Costs

  • by Zake Lin
  • Feature

With the IoT, AI and big data analytics implementations in place, equipment suppliers are now able to provide value-added services in addition to simply selling products to expand into a service-oriented business model. Equipment suppliers need to have a plan and commit R&D resources before they are clear about customers' intentions.

CloudNC Continues Expansion with More Equipment and Automation from DMG MORI

  • News

Autonomous manufacturing powerhouse CloudNC is continuing to expand and enhance the capacity of their CNC facility with new machines from their manufacturing equipment partner DMG Mori.

Supertec Chooses NUM Technology for its Latest CNC Cylindrical Grinding Machines

  • News

Supertec Machinery Inc., one of Taiwan’s leading machine tool manufacturers, has chosen to base new versions of its renowned Plunge type of CNC Cylindrical grinding machines on NUM’s Flexium+ CNC platform.

The Post-Covid Industrial Landscape: Slow Recovery Predicted; Semiconductor Crash to Follow the Shortage

  • News

Slow recovery out of pandemic predicted up to end of 2023 or into 2024.

Festo Appoints North American COO and VP of Sales

  • News

Festo announces that Kim Harper-Gage, who joined Festo in February 2020 as vice president of operations, has been appointed chief operating officer, and John Holmes, who has more than 25 years of experience at Festo, has been appointed vice president of sales–North America.

Zivid Wins Gold Design Innovators Award for On-arm 3D Color Camera

  • News

Zivid, the 3D machine vision camera company, has been named a Gold Honoree in the 2021 Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards for its industrial Zivid Two on-arm 3D color camera.

Warehouse Automation Vendors Focused On $4bn After-sales Services Market

  • News

This month Interact Analysis released the first detailed assessment of the after-sales services market for warehouse automation installations.

Excellence Canada Announces Electromate as Recipient of the 2021 Canadian Business Excellence Award

  • News

Electromate Inc. is pleased to announce that, at the upcoming fifth annual Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses being held on Wednesday June 9, Excellence Canada will be awarding Electromate with their Canadian Business Excellence Award.

MHI Compressor International Corporation Appoints Jun Fukuda as President and CEO

  • News

MHI Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I), a leader in the design and manufacture of compressors, drive turbines, gear boxes and their control systems, has appointed Jun Fukuda as its new president and CEO.