Articles & News on Operations & Management

International Research Identifies Challenges to Widespread Adoption of Sustainable Packaging

  • March 11, 2022
  • News

Almost half of the 255 global packaging professionals (49%) surveyed said meeting testing standards was one the biggest challenges they faced in wider adoption of sustainable packaging materials.

Japan is World´s No. 1 Robot Maker

  • March 10, 2022
  • News

Japan is the world´s number one industrial robot manufacturer–delivering 45% of the global supply. In recent years, the country’s robot suppliers have increased their production capacity considerably.

Robot Drones Help Detect and Prevent Ever-increasing Forest Fires

  • March 10, 2022
  • News

Finland is among the world leaders in drone research. Researchers’ next goal is to develop the technology and test how a swarm of coordinating drones equipped with AI can detect and prevent forest fires.

Chinese Manufacturing: The Rest Of The World Plays Catch Up

  • by Adrian Lloyd
  • March 10, 2022
  • News

Chinese manufacturing output emerged from 2020 relatively unscathed due to strong COVID-19 measures. But now the Chinese economy has slowed down and competitors are catching-up.

Endress+Hauser Reinforces its Logistics Network

  • March 10, 2022
  • News

The Endress+Hauser Group will soon be managing its worldwide logistics network from a single operations center in Ireland. A small team of logistics specialists is tasked with managing the day-to-day operation and enabling the smooth and sustainable movement of goods.

ABB to Electrify Two Plants in North America Set to Produce 60 Tons of Green Hydrogen Daily

  • March 10, 2022
  • News

ABB solutions help make green hydrogen production more affordable, accessible and sustainable.

Yokogawa Receives Order for Integrated Water Facility Management System from Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority

  • March 10, 2022
  • News

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary Yokogawa Middle East & Africa has received an order for an integrated water facility monitoring and management system from the Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority.

Global Manufacturing Sees Output Growth of 8.3% in 2021

  • March 9, 2022
  • News

New research from Interact Analysis shows that the pandemic has had marked effects on the manufacturing industry.

Deutsche Messe Converts Hall 27 on Hannover Fair Grounds to House Ukrainian Refugees

  • by Bill Lydon
  • March 9, 2022
  • Feature

Supporting Germany's policy to accept Ukrainian refugees, Deutsche Messe, producer of dozens of trade fairs including the Hannover Messe focused on industrial automation and technology, is dedicating one of its halls to accommodate more than 1,000.

Adam Ruebsam Named President of Missouri-Based Tri Tech Automation

  • March 9, 2022
  • News

TriTech Automation, a turnkey industrial automation systems integrator, announced that Adam Ruebsam joined the company as president late last fall.