Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

ISA Announces 2022 Automation and Leadership Conference

  • August 9, 2022
  • News

The event on Nov. 7-9 will include society leadership meetings and technical sessions.

Automate REWIND Brings Back the Best of Automate 2022

  • August 9, 2022
  • News

Starting today, watch—or re-watch—keynotes, theater sessions, exhibitor spotlights and Automate LIVE interviews from North America’s largest robotics and automation trade show.

New Leuze Plant in Malaysia Begins Operation

  • August 9, 2022
  • News

After a construction time of just 16 months, Leuze has opened its new production site in Malacca (Malaysia).

Manufacturing Technology Orders Dip for 2nd Month, H1 2022 Totals Still Exceed H1 2021

  • August 8, 2022
  • News

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $417.5 million in June 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT–The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Automation and the Rise of the Microfactory

  • by Stephen Hayes
  • August 8, 2022
  • Feature

Stephen Hayes, managing director of Beckhoff Automation UK, explains why some manufacturers are using automation to operate on a smaller footprint.

Mikrotron Cameras Provide Needed Speed for Testing Objects Ejected from Military Jets

  • August 8, 2022
  • News

To perform the testing, both Mikrotron cameras were mounted externally on the aircraft in a photographic POD to record movements during the release of the store, and were oriented to maximize overlapping field-of-view.

SICK and AEVA Partner to Bring 4D Lidar to Industrial Sensing Applications

  • August 5, 2022
  • News

Aeva and SICK announced a strategic multi-year collaboration to bring Aeva’s Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave 4D LiDAR to a variety of industrial sensing applications including long-range sensing, starting with Aeries II.

Case Study: 60-Plus 7-Axis Cobots Help US Textile Company Automate Restocking in Time for Back-to-school Shopping

  • August 4, 2022
  • Case Study

Kassow Robots, a developer of 7-axis cobot solutions for machine tending, material handling, and related applications, is pleased to announce its KR1018 7-axis cobot is being deployed as part of a solution to automate the textile industry.

Global Market for Motion Controls Grows by 21.6% in 2021

  • August 3, 2022
  • News

New research from Interact Analysis shows that strong 2021 growth in the motion controls market will be followed up with 9.1% growth in 2022.

Basler AG Reaches Record Sales in First Half-Year, Starts Second Half-year with Continued High Order Backlog

  • August 3, 2022
  • News

The Basler group reached new record sales in the first six months and broke through the barrier of 1,000 employees.