Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

Smart Building Opportunities for Printed Sensors

  • by Matthew Dyson
  • Feature

Smart buildings promise automated control of the buildings' operations, along with integrated technology for human-machine interactions. Such functionality requires multiple sensors, to which printed/flexible electronics are very well suited due to their low weight and thin-film form factor.

Graybar Acquires Shingle & Gibb Automation

  • News

Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Shingle & Gibb Automation.

TASI Product Integrity Doubles India Operations with More Growth to Come

  • News

Partner companies quickly outgrew first combined office on customer demand.

Robotics, Automation & Smart Revolution Drive UVC Disinfection Products Market Growth

  • News

Global UVC disinfection products continue to make deep inroads in the lucrative food & beverages sector, with investments in robots growing in 2020, according to a new study by an ESOMAR certified market research and consulting company.

Azbil Receives Frost & Sullivan 2020 Southeast Asia Building Automation Systems Customer Value Leadership Award

  • News

Azbil Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6845) announced that it has received the prestigious Southeast Asia Building Automation Systems Customer Value Leadership Award from research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.

New German Website Features SELECT Products by Nordson Electronics Solutions

  • News

SELECT, a part of Nordson Electronics Solutions, a leading worldwide supplier of selective soldering systems, is pleased to announce the successful launch of a new website in German.

SICK Named Top Employer by Forbes

  • News

SICK ranks number 124 on list of 750 multinational corporations in 45 different countries.

FANUC Named Top Workplace in 2020

  • News

FANUC, the world’s leading supplier of CNCs, robotics and ROBOMACHINEs was named a top work place in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the ninth consecutive year. 

The OPC Foundation Welcomes Inovance (China) as its 800th Member

  • News

The OPC Foundation is proud to welcome Inovance as the 800th OPC Foundation member.

IERA Innovation Award Winner 2020: Robots Get “Eyes” Like Humans

  • News

The 2020 Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics & Automation (IERA) goes to Photoneo’s high resolution MotionCam-3D.