Articles & News on Operations & Management

Honeywell to Supply Integrated Safety and Security Platform for New Offshore Production Unit in Mexico

  • News

Integrated approach to access control, intrusion detection, CCTV and real-time worker location will ensure highest level of safety and security performance.

Automation is Key to Minimizing Manufacturers’ COVID-19 Risk

  • by Ryan Quiring
  • Feature

Many manufacturing firms have extended their safety programs to include COVID-19 mitigation, but large portions, if not all, of their initiatives, are handled manually, making it difficult to keep pace with rapidly changing conditions and disparate guidelines from multiple government agencies. Clearly, automation is required to keep pace.

Growing Adoption of Safety Regulations Drives the Temperature Sensor Market

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New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Temperature Sensor market reveals that several government regulations intended to increase the safety of factory workers and minimize workplace fatalities are creating lucrative growth opportunities for the market, especially in the food & beverage and chemical industries.

At HARTING, Environmental Protection and Production Go Hand in Hand

  • News

At HARTING, environmental protection and production have dovetailed for many years. "Ecological responsibility is a fundamental component of our actions," is the motto of our corporate philosophy.

Automating Fast-Growing Engineer-to-Order Manufacturing

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Feature

Few ETO (Engineer-to-Order) ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) technology solutions are specifically designed for streamlining workflow. This is particularly true for manufacturers who are constantly making new and different components (as opposed to high repetitive quantity manufacturing). Automation in the ETO environment requires lean and efficient production flow.

Siemens to Build Large CO2-free Hydrogen Production Plant in Southern Germany

  • News

Siemens Smart Infrastructure and WUN H2 GmbH signed a contract to build one of the largest hydrogen production plants in Germany.

Disruption Drives Adaptability and Innovation in Manufacturing

  • by Renee Bassett
  • Feature

Recently, we had an opportunity to talk with Williams about the shifts in manufacturing she was seeing prior to the pandemic, the impact of COVID-19 on DELMIAworks’ customers, and how the company has adapted to support their needs.

Cambashi Forecasts Market for BIM Software Will Reach $10bn in 2020, Growing at CAGR 13% Between 2020-24

  • News

More than $6bn will be added in revenue over the next 4 years.

Mobile Robot Revenues Set to Grow by 24% in 2020 Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • Mobile robots will take logistics sector by storm, with a 10-fold investment increase predicted between now and 2024. 

  • COVID-19 will be a significant driver in long-term mobile robot growth.

  • Sales of AMRs set to radically outstrip AGV revenues.

The Evolving Energy Grid Demands High Energy Storage, and Power Output

  • by Daniele Gatti
  • Feature

The electricity grid is undergoing its first evolution since the invention of the power transmission system, and energy storage devices, particularly mechanical energy storage devices, will play a solid role in this evolution.