Articles & News on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

25th Annual ARC Forum to be Live-Streamed as Multiple Virtual Events

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Forum Theme, “Accelerating Digital Transformation in a Post-COVID World,” targets organizations that look to advanced digital technology and new business approaches to address today’s most pressing challenges. 

Sea Machines, Leader in Autonomous Marine Technology, Completes a $20 Million B-Round Fundraise

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Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, a leading developer of autonomous systems for ocean-going vessels announced today that it has accomplished its full $20M investment goal with a second close of $5M.

New International Initiative to Define OPC UA Cloud Library

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OPC Foundation and CESMII initiated new joint working group joined by major industry players to enable manufacturers to speed up pre-built shopfloor and digitalization applications.

Despite Billions in Investment, Outdated Innovation Processes Threaten to Derail AI Progress

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New Lux Research report proposes overhauling Stage-Gate processes to manage AI innovations.

Specialty Chemical Production: Advantages of Batch Analytics

  • by Nick Petrosyan
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Self-service batch analytics deliver added value and stronger market position in Industry 4.0.

General Atomics Leverages SAP Manufacturing Solutions to Drive Industry 4.0

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SAP SE and General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced the successful implementation of the SAP S/4HANA Manufacturing solution for production engineering and operations for the U.S. defense and diversified technologies company’s Electromagnetic Systems Group.

Risk Assessment: First Step to Securing an OT Environment

  • by Mark Hellinghuizer
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Developing a cybersecurity strategy begins with understanding the current situation, including existing risks.

Canvass AI Raises $6.5 Million Series A to Fuel Industrial Sector’s Successful Adoption of AI

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Canvass Analytics Inc., a leader in industrial AI, has closed US$6.5 million in Series A funding.

Keeping Load Peaks Down and Operational Reliability Up

  • by Andrea Balser
  • Feature

Especially for gantry systems, rapidly accelerating heavy loads can shoot the electrical power demand of frequency drives through the roof. At the same time while braking, regenerative energy is being put back into the drive system.

NEMA Publishes New Report on 5G Best Practices for the Electroindustry

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) worked with consultants at ABI Research to develop a new guidance document, NEMA 5G 1 5G Best Practices Technical Guidance Report.