Articles & News on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Ultimation Industries releases video on how to build overhead conveyor system

  • News

The video shows manufacturers, distributors and others how to build an overhead conveyor system that takes advantage of generally unused vertical space above the working area.

ODVA announces enhancements to EtherNet/IP Specification

  • News

The latest enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification provide network diagnostics, methods to lower bandwidth and resource requirements for devices, and the addition of IIoT building block infrastructure.

Wurth Elektronik announces task force for medical device manufacturing

  • News

As a European supplier of electronic components, the Waldenburg based company thus wants to ensure that the production of urgently needed medical technology can be further expanded worldwide.

Overcoming the Challenges and Taking Advantage of Hybrid Cloud Environments

  • by Neil Miles
  • Opinion

By Neil Miles
Whether it’s increased flexibility, scalability or cost efficiency - the advantages of a hybrid cloud approach are many. However, companies can only benefit from a truly hybrid IT approach, if they prepare for the inherent complexity.

Emerson announces May 1 deadline for 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarship

  • News

The merit-based scholarships are awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions. Recipients may also be eligible for an Emerson internship.

Sectigo partners with Infineon to protect IoT devices

  • News

The integration provides manufacturers with a complete certificate management solution, including issuance and renewal, starting right on the factory floor, with secure certificate creation and insertion using the OPTIGA TPM for private key storage.

Mobile Industrial Robots announces five certified system integrators to global network

  • News

US-based JMP Solutions, Iris Custom Solutions, Flex-Line Automation, Advanced Handling Systems, as well as Nordika Brazil in Sao Paulo, Brazil, all have specific MiR robot, software and application expertise to support end users with large and complex implementations.    

Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announces Contilio as winner of Smart Construction Challenge

  • News

As the winner, Contilio was awarded €25,000 and the opportunity to deliver a live proof of concept (POC) at the TÜV SÜD International Business Park in Singapore.

BioTelemetry announces Dr. Andrei Stoica as Chief Technology Officer

  • News

Dr. Stoica will lead the company’s global technology and product development operations, reporting to Joseph H. Capper, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Eaton uses 3D printing to deliver face shields to hospitals in four states

  • News

The first batch of face shields made at Eaton’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Southfield, Michigan were donated to hospitals in Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Michigan.