Articles & News on Asset Management

HANNOVER MESSE announces entries open for 2020 HERMES Award

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When judging entries for the award, the emphasis will be on the following criteria: degree of technological innovation, benefit for industry, environment and society, economic viability and readiness for implementation.

FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool

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A solution for developers and application engineers, information, such as speed and torque, is sufficient in order to determine the appropriate solution. A list with the most important parameters shows the choices calculated.

Using Technology to Improve Food Quality and Safety

  • by Mark Howard
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By Mark Howard, EU Automation
To prevent the risks of foodborne illness and improve shelf life, food processors and manufacturers prioritize safety. This article shares three ways that technology is improving food quality.

Syncron announces launch of servitization maturity model

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The servitization maturity model is a four-step process that will serve as the roadmap for manufacturers to navigate the necessary steps and changes required for the journey to delivering Product-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) announces 2020 Valve Industry Leadership Forum

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The Annual Valve Industry Leadership Forum will be held February 27-28, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. This is the industry’s premier executive networking event, featuring executive-level analysis on the trends, management strategies, manufacturing innovations, politics and economics affecting the valve industry.

Zigbee Alliance announces STMmicroelectronics as member of Board of Directors

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The inclusion of wireless technologies in ST’s microcontroller product portfolio delivers flexibility in device architecture and faster transition for the mass market to add connectivity.

HARTING and Expleo announce cooperation agreement with focus on IoT solutions

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HARTING is offering the modular edge computing MICA, which has been designed according to industrial standards for multiple industrial applications, and Expleo is contributing its know-how in connectivity and data-scientific competence.

The Robots Are Coming: Are your employees ready?

  • by Mark Howard
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Endless examples of robot uprisings and plots for world domination haven’t assisted the technology’s efforts to be welcomed by humans in the workplace. This article discusses three crucial steps to alleviating human resistance to robot deployment.

Automating Competitive Pricing for Small and Medium Manufacturers

  • by Mike Franz
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Every manufacturer must pay attention to costs and competitors’ pricing. For better or worse, purchasing professionals are rewarded for capturing the lowest price; few have the time to scour the internet for ever RFQ to see if the bid offered is indeed competitive. 

Netwrix announces 7 IT trend predictions for 2020

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Netwrix experts predict that the three main challenges for organizations will be targeted ransomware, attacks on AI-based solutions and data privacy challenges. According to Netwrix, organizations will also need to satisfy data access requests, increase cybersecurity awareness, deal with IT skills shortage and justify security investments.