Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Hexagon Debuts AS1 Laser Scanner in North America at FABTECH 2021

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Barrier-busting AS1 introduces industry first cross platform 3D laser scanner for portable measuring arms and laser trackers.

Symbio Robotics Announces Key Executive Hires to Support Growing List of Manufacturing Customers

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Software industry veteran and ex-Google exec Victor Lin to head engineering and computer vision teams as Symbio adds highly experienced leaders to accelerate company growth and scale.

OnLogic Details Global Growth, Unveils Plans for New High Tech Facility in Vermont

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South Burlington-based industrial computer manufacturer plans to build new Vermont headquarters; open an office in North Carolina; and expand operations in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Taiwan.

First Fully Customized Robotics-as-a-Service Offering Lets Manufacturers ‘Hire’ Popular Robots at Low Hourly Rate

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By handling every aspect of financing and deployment, Formic empowers manufacturers to save money from day one and boost production.

LKAB Extends ABB Service Agreement for Hoists at Swedish Mine by Three Years, Adds Hoisting Motors

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ABB’s service agreement with LKAB covers twelve hoists at Kiruna mine and has been extended until at least the end of 2023.

Restrictions on Large Public Events Inspire Development of Mobile Vision Demo System

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North Coast Technical develops a mobile vision system to educate customers and enhance awareness of deep learning, code reading and image analysis technologies.

The Ever-Changing World of Automation

  • by Eric Halvorson
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From factory lines to robotics, the one constant is change. With the onset of the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), factories are now faster, smarter, and more efficient than ever. Every aspect of the manufacturing process is monitored, evaluated, and improved through machine-to-machine communication.

Angus Measurement Services to Represent Bedrock Automation in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico

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Bedrock Automation, the creator of Bedrock OSA, the world’s most powerful and secure industrial control system, announced today that Angus Measurement Services, LP will represent Bedrock products exclusively to upstream and midstream oil and gas companies in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

ABB Provides Automation and Electrification Planning for New Mine in Sweden

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Nordic Iron Ore appointed ABB to scope process control and management systems for a future-proof and fully-digitalized mining operation at the Blötberget iron ore mine.

Jabil and Axis Communications Meet Market Demand with Volume Production, Supply Chain Intelligence and Increased Sustainability

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As part of the company’s pioneering approach, Axis often teams with manufacturing solution providers to keep pace with aggressive growth worldwide.