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.

Bosch Rexroth announces free 4-day virtual event on Factory of the Future

  • News

Bosch Rexroth has gathered experts from across the global Bosch organization, from July 13-16,  to present topics that take attendees on an exploration of the Factory of the Future.

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.

Digitalization Driving Manufacturing to New Heights

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Manufacturing and production companies are realizing digitalization requires structure, organizational changes, and integration of information technology (IT), operations technology (OT) and automation technology.

Sandvik helps Swedish school enhance sustainable energy efforts

  • Case Study

Sandvik has installed 330 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels onto the roof of the Göranssonska Technical High School in Sandviken, Sweden.

Pepperl+Fuchs announces 2020 Online Summit

  • News

Pepperl+Fuchs’ 2020 Online Summit is a free digital platform that will allow customers and other interested parties to learn about the latest trends and solutions in factory and process automation—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Siemens announces acquisition of UltraSoC Technologies

  • News

The addition of UltraSoC to Siemens enables a unified data-driven infrastructure, and the creation of a solution to help semiconductor industry customers overcome key pain points including manufacturing defects, software and hardware bugs, device early-failure and wear-out, functional safety, and malicious attacks.

Association for Advancing Automation (A3) partners to launch Robot Nation podcast

  • News

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) and industry expert Jim Beretta have partnered to launch the Robot Nation podcast, featuring a series of conversations with experts and thought leaders in robotics and automation.

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.