Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Zyter Partners with Juganu to Deliver Digital Smart Lighting and Sensor Platform for Smart Cities

  • News

Zyter, Inc., a leading IoT-enablement platform, announced today it has formed a strategic partnership with Juganu, an Israel-based, smart infrastructure company.

UL Introduces Extended Manufacturing Assembly Process Enabling Faster Speed to Market for Original Equipment Manufacturers

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Schneider Electric becomes first UL customer to utilize EMAP for its FlexSeT switchboards – significantly reducing the time from order to delivery.

Manufacturing Technology Orders Reach $560 Million in August 2021, Highest Value Since September 2018

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Orders for manufacturing technology in August 2021 totaled $560 million, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

PLC and Operator Interface Advantages Stack Up for a Large Container Automatic Stacking Crane Project

  • by Jill Burdette, Michael Cooper & Matt Mandros
  • Feature

Scalability and connectivity of PLCs and operator interfaces played a key role as TMEIC integrated 86 new container automatic stacking cranes for the Port of Virginia.

Beaumont Machine Provides SpaceX Small Hole EDM with Robotic Articulation

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The new Beaumont small hole machine at SpaceX has a reach of 8’ in diameter and 8’ in height.

IDTechEx Analyzes Competing Short-Wavelength Infra-Red Sensing Technologies

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The widespread adoption of machine vision makes image sensors that can detect light outside the visible spectrum increasingly useful, since the aim is to augment human sight rather than duplicate it.

Automating the Plastics Industry

  • by Nigel Smith
  • News

Nigel Smith, founder and CEO of industrial robot supplier TM Robotics, explains how robot technology is impacting the plastics and injection molding market.

CGTech to Demonstrate VERICUT 9.2.1 at WESTEC/AeroDef

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CGTech will demonstrate the latest version of VERICUT at WESTEC/AeroDef at the Long Beach Convention Center from Nov. 16-18 in booth 1337.

Hexagon Spotlights NCSIMUL at Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2021

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Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced it will feature NCSIMUL, a high-performance G-code certification and optimization software, in the NCSIMUL | Hexagon Booth #2441 at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2021, Oct. 4-7, 2021, at The International Center in Toronto, Ontario.

Chip Shortage Hampers Growth Potentials of Machine Vision Industry

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"The monthly VDMA order intake and turnover statistics show that the order books of the machine vision industry are full to the brim," said Mark Williamson, chairman of the board of VDMA Machine Vision, on the occasion of the opening of the VISION 2021 trade fair.