Articles & News on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Sophie Borgne named Engineer Powerwoman 2020

  • News

The prize, which is usually awarded during the opening of the WomenPower career conference, became part of the digital event after the corona pandemic caused the cancellation of HANNOVER MESSE. Engineer Powerwoman 2020 marks the eighth time that Deutsche Messe is honoring a pioneer in the STEM field who through her commitment, her ideas and her work promotes technical innovation within her company.

Phoenix Contact announces Smart Communities online conference

  • News

During each one-hour session, industry experts will lead discussions about the latest technology developments in smart infrastructure and buildings. The free events will be held every other Tuesday, beginning on July 14, from 11 a.m. until noon.

Digital Transformation Leads to Integrated Factories

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon,
Implementing Digital Twin concepts is quickly becoming fundamental for organizations achieve real-time integrated manufacturing.

Festo announces Virtual Exhibition July 15 and 16

  • News

Festo is hosting a real-time visit to an exhibition booth at the First Festo Virtual Exhibition on 15th and 16th July 2020.

Autonomous Forklifts During the Pandemic

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Opinion

Though predicted years ago, COVID-19 has made autonomous forklifts an immediate reality for small footprint manufacturing facilities.

Bentley Systems announces launch of Virtuosity, a Bentley company

  • News

Virtuosity exclusively offers Virtuoso Subscriptions that bundle — with a Bentley infrastructure modeling, simulation, or construction application — the virtually delivered services of Virtuosity’s experts to accelerate and advance the success of an infrastructure practitioner.

Three Ethical Considerations for Manufacturers Investing in Artificial Intelligence

  • by Antony Bourne, IFS
  • Feature

By Antony Bourne
This article highlights what he believes are three major ethical issues facing the industry, as manufacturers weigh up their AI investments and embark upon this new technological direction in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

EU Automation announces online Knowledge Hub

  • News

At the click of a button, visitors can download resources on additive manufacturing (AM), artificial intelligence (AI), Industry 4.0, cyber security, obsolescence, sustainability and the circular economy.

Omdia Report: Artificial Intelligence software market will expand to $98.8 billion by 2025

  • News

The worldwide market for artificial intelligence software will expand to $98.8 billion by 2025, rising by a factor of six from $16.4 billion in 2019—despite the varying effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across different industries, according to Omdia.

Mobile Industrial Robots announces Søren E. Nielsen as president

  • News

Nielsen brought his background in mechanical engineering to his role at MiR, along with the experience gained from more than 25 years of managerial positions with major international corporations such as Danfoss and Siemens.