Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

GlobalData Predicts Future Robotics Unicorns

  • News

The Unicorn Prediction Model of GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has released a list of 50 robotics startups that have the potential to become unicorns (valuation > US$1bn).

US Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $472.6 Million in July 2021

  • News

New manufacturing technology orders totaled $472.6 million in July 2021, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT–The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Portescap’s Voice of the Customer Program Produces Motion Innovations

  • News

Portescap, a recognized leader in miniature motors and motion control solutions, is unveiling the latest motion innovations to come from its Voice of the Customer product development process.

Ultradent Named a Fortune Top Manufacturer

  • News

Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high- tech dental materials, is honored to be recognized a 2021 Fortune Magazine Best Workplace in Manufacturing and Production.

Inaugural Robo Boston Festival Celebrates the Commonwealth’s Amazing Robotics Cluster

  • News

Robo Boston, one of the largest celebrations of robots and robotics of its kind, will take place in the innovative Boston Seaport neighborhood on Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.

Human-Centered Design Drives Latest Generation of High-Performance HMIs

  • by Del Williams
  • Feature

Focus on the operator creates more intuitive and effective process control and management for increased efficiency and safety.

Picking the Way to a Better Asparagus Future with Robotic Harvesting

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A robotic asparagus harvester project led by growers and supported by the Government is set to reinvigorate the New Zealand asparagus industry, by alleviating ongoing labour challenges.

Berkshire Grey and AHS Accelerate Next-Generation Warehouse Robotics for Fortune 100 eCommerce and 3PL Providers

  • News

Berkshire Grey, Inc., is partnering with Advanced Handling Systems (AHS) to help companies grow despite the labor shortages and logistics challenges that are straining the supply chain.

Case Study: RDI Controls Executes Control System Retrofit

  • by Josh Eastburn
  • Case Study

Pennsylvania-based engineering services company RDI Controls designed distributed control systems to retrofit three turbine peaking plants with Opto 22’s groov EPIC and SNAP PAC controllers. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

Bosch Rexroth Presents New World of Automation Solutions at PACK EXPO 2021 Las Vegas

  • News

Bosch Rexroth will present full details around a broad range of automation and manufacturing technology solutions for the packaging and processing industry in booth C-5214 at PACK EXPO 2021 Sept. 27-29 in Las Vegas, Nevada.