Articles & News on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Manufacturers Must Adapt Workers’ Skills for Fast COVID-19 Recovery

  • by Claudia Jarret
  • Feature

Claudia Jarret, US country manager at EU Automation, explains that if manufacturers want to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, they mustn’t overlook the importance of reskilling their workforce for maximum economic recovery.

HeavyCORE Program Delivers Fast Turnaround Times for HEAVYCON Components

  • News

With the new HeavyCORE program, Phoenix Contact customers can receive the company’s most commonly used heavy-duty connector components within days of placing an order.

Industrial Shields Expands in Latin America

  • News

The company signs agreements with five new distributors covering most of the South American continent.

Abaco Wins Major Order to Support Space Force Protected Tactical Satellite Communication Program

  • News

Abaco Systems, Inc. announces an initial award of a $900k design win, with a lifetime potential win of several million, for ground control interface supporting Space Force’s Protected Tactical Satellite (PTS) Communication Program (SATCOM).

Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute Smart Manufacturing Program Gains Big-Name Support

  • News

Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute (Purdue Polytechnic) is receiving support from major technology companies for the college’s Smart Manufacturing program and facilities.

Autocam Medical Focuses on Boosting Productivity and Profits with Freedom Smart Manufacturing Platform

  • News

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

New Website Offers Practical Guide to Making Decisions on Digital Manufacturing Investments

  • News

Industry 4.0 and digital processes are indispensable for future manufacturing growth. While many companies understand the importance of automation, they sometimes struggle to make it a reality.

Beckhoff Welcomed into Key MHI Industry Groups

  • News

By joining the MHI Solutions Community and CSS groups, Beckhoff further commits to supplying innovative automation technologies for intralogistics.

Manufacturing Industry Asked to Participate in Survey of Reshoring Opportunities

  • News

AMT – The  Association For Manufacturing Technology is asking industry, including OEMs, job shops, technology suppliers and distributors, to participate in an online survey to help in “Rebuilding the Supply Chain.” The survey is open through Feb. 28, 2021.

Leadec Expands its Automation Footprint with the Acquisition of US-based Diversified Automation

  • News

Leadec has acquired Diversified Automation, an automation controls and software solution provider, effective Dec. 31, 2020.