Articles & News on Design & Simulation

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.

Festo introduces BionicMobileAssistant robotic hand

  • News

The BionicMobileAssistant is a prototype of a robot system that moves independently in three dimensions and can identify objects, grip adaptively and work together with humans.

How Industry 4.0 Can Get Factories Running At Full Speed

  • by Chris Turlica, MaintainX
  • Opinion

By Chris Turlica, MaintainX
Modern factories are as sophisticated as any server farm or computer lab, and to keep them firing on all cylinders we’ll need high-tech solutions too.

EPLAN's Cogineer helps Hanseatic Power Solutions automate control cabinet engineering

  • Case Study

Hanseatic Power Solutions GmbH (HPS) automated its control cabinet engineering in several steps and has just implemented EPLAN Cogineer. The company has now used a "before and after" comparison to record actual time savings. Electrical planning alone now takes only 20% of the original time.

HANNOVER MESSE announces Digital Days virtual event

  • News

The HANNOVER MESSE Digital Days launch on 14 July with a diverse, top-class program. The event begins with the panel discussion “Forward to the New ‒ New Opportunities for Progress?” featuring Siemens board member Klaus Helmrich; Festo chairman Oliver Jung; BDI president Dieter Kempf; Friedhelm Loh Group owner and chairman Friedhelm Loh; Robert Bosch managing director Rolf Najork; and SAP board member Thomas Saueressig.

Microchip Technology releases Analog Design eBook

  • News

Microchip’s Analog Design eBook is intended to expand knowledge with insightful technical articles that will help any engineer.

Optimation announces Wendy Smith as Chief Operating Officer

  • News

Smith has experience in a variety of manufacturing environments including continuous flow, batch processes, hot glass, refractory, finishing and assembly.

PTC LiveWorx on Moving Digitalization from Vision to Reality

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

The multi-session live event, recorded and available on demand for those who missed it, described how digitalization is a competitive imperative for manufacturing and production companies that want to thrive and survive.

Rise of the Robots: How Robotics Are Rising to New Challenges in the COVID-19 Era

  • by Cory Fogg, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Cory Fogg
Here are few of areas outside of the factory where innovative robotic solutions are the answers to specific needs.

Deutsche Messe AG announces 2020 HERMES AWARD nominees

  • News

Originally, the prize was to be announced at HANNOVER MESSE 2020 in April, which was cancelled due to the developments surrounding Covid-19. As a result, Deutsche Messe, together with the jury, decided to announce the winner during the HANNOVER MESSE digital event on 14 July