Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS High Efficiency Solutions Cover a Wide Range of Applications for Intralogistics and Warehousing

  • News

Drive solution leader provides highly configurable gear units, electric motors, and variable frequency drives for precise control of conveyor systems, sortation devices and more.

From Industrial Automation to Industrial Autonomy

  • by Renee Bassett
  • Feature

Digital transformation can result in a connected, empowered workforce and highly agile operations. This puts industrial autonomy at the forefront of efforts to improve worker productivity, quality and safety. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

McMurray Stern Predicts Success Past Pandemic Challenges into Next Stage of Production, Storage Solutions

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The ecommerce world has only exploded over the course of the last year and a half due to the pandemic causing an increase in online shopping, and McMurray Stern has adapted with the industry.

Rollon Acquires iMS, Expanding Its Lineup of Linear Actuator Modules and Robotic Transfer Units for Heavy Payloads

  • News

Rollon, a leading manufacturer of linear motion guides, actuators and systems, is pleased to announce it has acquired Intelligent Machine Solutions, Inc. (iMS), a Michigan-based designer and manufacturer of standard and custom machinery for the automation industry.

Odyssey and EKK Eagle Semicon Components Sign Distribution Agreement

  • News

Leader in O-ring and vacuum sealing teams up with the world leader in semiconductor market repairs.

Made4CNC Launches World’s First Completely Automatic CNC Door Opening Solution for Robots

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A new Danish company has solved a well-known and previously unsolvable challenge in the metal industry; Made4CNC has developed the world’s first completely automatic door opening solution for robotic machine tending, fitted to any robot and CNC machine in under an hour.

Megatrends Affecting Manufacturing

  • by Joe Mills
  • Feature

2020 was an unprecedented year for all companies, and the challenges continue. Here we identify and address the most pressing business challenges that continue to force industrial automation professionals to respond.

Saki's 3Si SPI and 3Di AOI Series Inspection Machines Awarded IPC-CFX Certification

  • News

The IPC-CFX (Connected Factory Exchange) is a global standard to simplify and standardize M2M (machine-to-machine) and machine-to-MES communication for effective data communication between devices in a factory line.

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Announces Successful Vehicle Vision-system Proof of Concept

  • News

The POC project is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Basin Water Resources Secures Water Reuse Plant Pilot Project for Gold Mining Operation

  • News

Basin Water Resources, LLC (BWR) was selected by a major international gold producer to supply a dual-train nanofiltration (NF)/reverse osmosis (RO) pilot system to evaluate various membrane performance characteristics.