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UWB Gains Critical Foothold in Consumer and Industry Segments as UWB Alliance and Omlox Kick-off a Collaboration

UWB Gains Critical Foothold in Consumer and Industry Segments as UWB Alliance and Omlox Kick-off a Collaboration


Harmonized missions leverage global UWB industry evolution.

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Yokogawa and HIROTSU BIO SCIENCE Sign Investment and Partnership Agreement

Yokogawa and HIROTSU BIO SCIENCE Sign Investment and Partnership Agreement


Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) and HIROTSU BIO SCIENCE INC. (HBS) announce that they have signed an investment and partnership agreement with the goal of expanding the use of HBS's N-NOSE® cancer screening test service, which utilizes the highly sensitive olfactory sensory functions of nematodes to detect cancer.

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SAP Acquires No-Code Development Pioneer AppGyver

SAP Acquires No-Code Development Pioneer AppGyver


SAP SE announced that it has acquired AppGyver Oy, a pioneer in no-code development platforms that enable users with no coding skills to build applications for Web and mobile uses.

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Yokogawa and HIROTSU BIO SCIENCE Sign Investment and Partnership Agreement

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) and HIROTSU BIO SCIENCE INC. (HBS) announce that they have signed an investment and partnership agreement with the goal of expanding the use of HBS's N-NOSE® cancer screening test service, which utilizes the highly sensitive olfactory sensory functions of nematodes to detect cancer.

SAP Acquires No-Code Development Pioneer AppGyver

SAP SE announced that it has acquired AppGyver Oy, a pioneer in no-code development platforms that enable users with no coding skills to build applications for Web and mobile uses.

Verizon Enters Agreement to Acquire Incubed IT

The acquisition will expand Verizon’s robotic capabilities to power the future of robotic automation for enterprise customers.

FANUC and Rockwell Automation Address Manufacturing Skills Gap with Robotics and Automation Apprenticeship Programs

FANUC America and Rockwell Automation officially formed a coalition to kick off accelerated work and learn apprenticeship programs designed to upskill current and future workers for jobs in advanced manufacturing, robotics and automation.

Columbia Marking Tools Forms New Advanced Part Marking Division

Columbia Marking Tools, Inc. announces the establishment of a new Advanced Part Marking Division (APMD) to provide marking tools, processes, machines, and equipment to the emerging electric and autonomous vehicle industry.

Accruent and Geofit Partner to Deliver Data-Driven Insights for the Built Environment

Combining top-notch engineering document management with leading facility and asset management and geographical databases to drive improved operations and boost safety.

Autocam Medical Boosts Productivity and Profits with Freedom’s Smart Manufacturing Platform

From trial to expansion–Autocam Medical partners with Freedom software to get the most out of its industrial assets and maximize profitability. 

Baker Hughes Signs Agreement to Acquire ARMS Reliability to Strengthen Asset Performance Management Portfolio

Acquisition reinforces Baker Hughes’ commitment to accelerate the digital transformation of industrial assets, expanding reach in sectors including mining, power, manufacturing, and utilities.

Siemens and EOS North America Partner to Improve AM Efficiency and Profitability

EOS North America to integrate and resell Siemens’ additive manufacturing (AM) software into its 3D printing systems.

Acuity Brands to Sell New York Digital Agency to Illuminations, Inc.

 Acuity Brands, Inc., announced it has agreed to sell its New York Digital Agency to Illuminations, Incorporated (I2), headquartered in West Chester, Penn., effective March 1, 2021.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work for Automation Vendors

Partnerships and collaboration are the foundation that enables end-users and suppliers to develop complete solutions for industrial automation and beyond.

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New Motion Control Techniques for Servo and Step Motors

New Motion Control Techniques for Servo and Step Motors

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Siemens Energy and Bentley Systems Introduce Asset Performance Management Solution for Oil & Gas Operators

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Yokogawa RAP Announces Launch of RAP4, Digital Control of Work (CoW) Software System

Yokogawa RAP Announces Launch of RAP4, Digital Control of Work (CoW) Software System

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IDEC HR6S Safety Relay Module Includes Built-In IoT Connectivity and Diagnostics

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Discover the revolutionary possibilities of XPlanar®, the planar motor system from Beckhoff. Learn how your machinery can be transformed with levitating movers, flying product movement, 6 degrees of freedom & a nearly limitless array of tile paths...

Discover the revolutionary possibilities of XPlanar®, the planar motor system from Beckhoff. Learn how your machinery can be transformed with levitating movers, flying product movement, 6 degrees of freedom & a nearly limitless array of tile paths...

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Sensors for Maintenance + HSE. Monitoring for leaks saves on product loss, reduces environmental issues and increases worker health and safety.

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SAP Industries Live - Industrial Manufacturing | Tuesday, March 09, 2021 | Get the latest technology trends to scale innovation in the global manufacturing industry. Learn from experts, customer stories & best practices.

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The OPC Foundation and Automation.com come together to bring you this informative ebook to highlight the benefits and the potential of the OPC UA technology for end users, system integrators and operators in the world of Industrial IoT.

The OPC Foundation and Automation.com come together to bring you this informative ebook to highlight the benefits and the potential of the OPC UA technology for end users, system integrators and operators in the world of Industrial IoT.

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This edition of InTech Focus explains the basics of the effective use of various types of flowmeters. You’ll also find tips for avoiding common installation mistakes, and how to handle aggressive media like acids or alkalis.

This edition of InTech Focus explains the basics of the effective use of various types of flowmeters. You’ll also find tips for avoiding common installation mistakes, and how to handle aggressive media like acids or alkalis.

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Learn how to determine if critical processes and machinery are protected and identify those that require safeguards.

Learn how to determine if critical processes and machinery are protected and identify those that require safeguards.

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Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.

Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.

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This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.

This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.

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Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

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Review essential process control topics such as control systems, measurements, final control elements, networking, and more!

Review essential process control topics such as control systems, measurements, final control elements, networking, and more!

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