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AMETEK Surface Vision helps Spanish steel manufacturer enhance inspection system

AMETEK Surface Vision helps Spanish steel manufacturer enhance inspection system


To meet customer quality expectations, ARANIA was looking to implement an automated inspection system, with the goal of assuring its customers in the automotive industry that the delivered material met top quality requirements.

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Embracing the Cloud for Labeling

Embracing the Cloud for Labeling


There are a host of advantages in adopting the SaaS model for business solutions such as labeling. Not surprisingly there is both a growing trend for companies to integrate labeling with their cloud-based enterprise applications as well as a distinct move to embrace cloud based labeling solutions.

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Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019

Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019


Machine vision systems saw a decrease of 2% year over year, at $599.9 million. This category includes smart cameras and application specific machine vision (ASMV) systems. The machine vision components market (cameras, lighting, optics, imaging boards, and software) dipped 4% to $92.1 million in the same time. Total machine vision financial transactions fell 2% to $694.1 million.

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AMETEK Surface Vision helps Spanish steel manufacturer enhance inspection system

To meet customer quality expectations, ARANIA was looking to implement an automated inspection system, with the goal of assuring its customers in the automotive industry that the delivered material met top quality requirements.

Embracing the Cloud for Labeling

There are a host of advantages in adopting the SaaS model for business solutions such as labeling. Not surprisingly there is both a growing trend for companies to integrate labeling with their cloud-based enterprise applications as well as a distinct move to embrace cloud based labeling solutions.

Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019

Machine vision systems saw a decrease of 2% year over year, at $599.9 million. This category includes smart cameras and application specific machine vision (ASMV) systems. The machine vision components market (cameras, lighting, optics, imaging boards, and software) dipped 4% to $92.1 million in the same time. Total machine vision financial transactions fell 2% to $694.1 million.

Mitsubishi Electric holds workforce development program in Houston

As part of the company’s Workforce Development Program, it aims to bring its equipment to schools, technical colleges, and non-profit organizations, and provide skills in programming, service, maintenance and operations. Mitsubishi Electric Automation granted a CNC Specialist Certification to those who successfully completed the program, which was offered during the week of August 26-30th.

Valcor releases white paper on surge pressure mitigation devices

This paper presents a trade study that compares four devices: an orifice, a venturi, a flow fuse, and a flow fuse with a dashpot (slow closing).

Renishaw announces opening of U.S. Fixturing Centre of Excellence for inspection machines

The Centre of Excellence for metrology fixturing design and manufacturing is located just a few miles away from R&R’s existing Grand Haven operations, but is approximately three times the size.

KPM Analytics announces acquisition of Sightline Process Control

Sightline Process Control is a company specializing in 3D color vision and automated inspection systems for the food production process.

HARTING Technology Group announces inspection robot for inter-car connection systems

The development means that the HARTING Quality and Technology Center (HQT) will be able to test inter-car cables under realistic conditions in the future.

SICK announces partnership with AutoCoding Systems (ACS)

This partnership will enable SICK to provide customers with a combined package of SICK’s sensor technology and ACS’s software platform.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University develop WiseEye intelligent fabric defect detection system

Supported by AI-based machine-vision technology, the novel “WiseEye” can be installed in a weaving machine to help fabric manufacturers to detect defects in the production process.

HARTING and itelligence AG announce technology partnership

Both companies are to develop an integrated RFID tracking and weighing solution for monitoring containers in Production on the basis of the HARTING MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture) Edge Computer.

Gowanda Components Group announces acquisition of HiSonic

Terms of the deal were not disclosed but GCG has stated that HiSonic’s operations will remain in Olathe, Kansas. In addition to Olathe, GCG has four other production facilities located within the United States.

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