Articles & News on Operations & Management

Universal Robots announces The Cobot Expo

  • News

The Cobot Expo is free to attend and is open for anyone with an interest in collaborative robotics, July 28-30, 9am-4pm EDT. Attendees are invited to visit booths that feature new insights and resources on the most common cobot applications such as machine tending, packaging and palletizing, product inspection, assembly, welding, dispensing, and finishing.

ABB works to enhance sustainability with recycled and remanufactured robots

  • News

Remanufacturing enables existing robot users to sell inactive or legacy robots to ABB with an attractive buy back service, rather than scrapping them or leaving them unused in a corner of the factory. 

Lux Research releases Building Robotics Solutions report to provide framework for selecting robots

  • News

In its new report, “Building Robotics Solutions,” Lux Research creates a framework for selecting robotics vendors based on the key capabilities and level of customization required.

Lifting More Than You Can Handle?: How to prepare for an unexpected spike in demand

  • by Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
  • Opinion

By Jonathan Wilkins
This article explains how the manufacturing industry can prepare for unanticipated periods of increased demand.

Neonode announces partnership with HY-LINE Computer Components

  • News

HY-LINE Computer Components GmbH, an independent company within HY-LINE Group, is an experienced technology partner and applications specialist in the fields of display technology, embedded computing, and signal management and transfer.

Baumer helps Arla Foods analyze energy consumption using flow sensors

  • Case Study

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has, for the first time, created transparency over the energy consumed in cottage cheese production at its Falkenberg location. This involves the use of the Baumer Flex-Flow sensor, which is able to measure the temperature of the medium as well as the flow rate.

Continued Evolution for Process Automation

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
The Process Automation industry has been heavily impacted by the influx of new technologies and, as we enter the next decade, several organizations are providing roadmaps in order to help process automation companies enable the best practices to leverage these technologies and drive competitiveness and productivity forward.

Worldwide Blossoming of Country-Centric Open Manufacturing Initiatives

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
The impact of open manufacturing initiatives continues to be a worldwide affair. These initiatives continue to grow as industry recognizes the need to modernize and the Industry 4.0 movement (called “Industrie 4.0” in Germany, its country of origin) continues to accelerate.

Siemens and NATO CCDCOE announce cooperation on cybersecurity for critical infrastructure

  • News

In experimenting with grid control software Spectrum Power, Siemens gains valuable insights on the potential attack vectors and can thoroughly test new security features or protocols for its products and solutions.

Bosch Rexroth announces free 4-day virtual event on Factory of the Future

  • News

Bosch Rexroth has gathered experts from across the global Bosch organization, from July 13-16,  to present topics that take attendees on an exploration of the Factory of the Future.