Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Exploring Local, Remote and Distributed I/O

  • by Paul Harris
  • December 2, 2022
  • Feature

Input/output (I/O) devices have advanced rapidly in recent years; the differentiators are blurring the lines that separated them. This feature originally appeared in InTech Focus: Control Systems 2022, the InTech Focus ebook for September 2022.

DENSO Increases Efficiencies, Improves Morale with Fleet of MiR250 Autonomous Mobile Robots

  • December 1, 2022
  • News

Tier 1 automotive supplier reached fast ROI with Mobile Industrial Robot’s safe, flexible AMRs tasked with transporting materials around its 800,000 square foot powertrain component production facility in Athens, Tennessee.

Digi-Key Electronics to Match Donations to KiCad Dec. 1-7, 2022

  • December 1, 2022
  • News

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, has announced that it will match donations made to KiCad from Dec. 1-7, 2022, up to $15,000.

Mitsubishi Electric’s Factory Automation Systems Business to Launch 'Automating the World' as Global Slogan

  • December 1, 2022
  • News

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today it will launch “Automating the World” as the global slogan for its Factory Automation Systems business.

Micropsi Industries’ AI Software MIRAI Now Compatible with FANUC Robots

  • November 30, 2022
  • News

Compatibility enables FANUC customers to add valuable hand-eye coordination to their robots, including the CRX series.

Yokogawa to Provide Integrated Control System for Australian Green Hydrogen Project

  • November 30, 2022
  • News

Yokogawa Australia has been selected by Technip Energies to provide the integrated control system for the initial phase (“phase 0”) of the YURI Green Hydrogen Project.

FAULHABER Motors and Systems Help Map the Stars, Galaxies and Black Holes in the Universe

  • November 30, 2022
  • News

Over the next five years, SDSS V plans to observe four million stars and 300,000 black holes, analyze spectra and material composition, reconstruct cosmic development histories and verify physical models of the birth of the galaxy.

Comau Delivers Faster Time-to-Market and Enhanced Flexibility for the New Alfa Romeo Tonale

  • November 30, 2022
  • News

The quality guaranteed by Comau’s processes and production equipment fully addresses the stringent requirements of a premium brand like Alfa Romeo.

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Powers Intralogistics Systems with Reliable, High-Efficiency Solutions

  • November 30, 2022
  • News

NORD’s modular system of gear units, motors and variable frequency drives work in unison to transport items quickly and safely across all intralogistics and warehouse systems.

Miracom Announces Software Retrofitting Services for Newspaper Production Equipment

  • November 30, 2022
  • News

Utilizing its NewsWorx software products, company assists newspaper publishers in updating unsupported packaging machines and optimizing operations.