Case Studies & Application Stories 

Litum IoT helps Ferrero Group enhance worker tracking
December 11, 2019

Litum IoT helps Ferrero Group enhance worker tracking

Ferrero needed a way to confirm that all its employees could be safely accounted when an emergency evacuation was underway.

ABB uses swimming robots to help Australian silicon company enhance transformer inspections
December 09, 2019

ABB uses swimming robots to help Australian silicon company enhance transformer inspections

Simcoa Operations sought the expertise of the local ABB Transformer Service team in Australia to perform an internal inspection for one of their power transformers that handles 50% of the facility’s production capacity.

TM Robotics and Evershed Robotics helps Ricoh implement SCARA robots
November 12, 2019

TM Robotics and Evershed Robotics helps Ricoh implement SCARA robots

Ricoh approached Evershed Robotics initially, who suggested using a combination of a Toshiba Machine TH650 SCARA robots, a Toshiba Machine Cartesian robot to work with their six bowl feeders and a rotary index table.

Rockwell Automation helps Ithaca Beer enhance brewery automation process
October 30, 2019

Rockwell Automation helps Ithaca Beer enhance brewery automation process

Working with OBG, Ithaca Beer Co. upgraded to a semi-automated brewing process based on the FactoryTalk Craft Brew solution from Rockwell Automation. The pre-configured solution offers control to customize and automate a craft brewhouse. And it is pre-engineered, -programmed, -tested and -validated, significantly reducing commissioning and startup time.

German student uses igus products to design functional furniture
October 25, 2019

German student uses igus products to design functional furniture

Vysozki’s furniture piece, called Frida, has a soft-padded design on the upholstered sofa with two backrests and an armrest. A plate integrated in the armrest can be converted into a writing desk. She used igus products for bearing and adjustment on the table.

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CAS DataLoggers help Mississippi work glove manufacturer enhance productivity monitoring
October 21, 2019

CAS DataLoggers help Mississippi work glove manufacturer enhance productivity monitoring

The Wells-Lamont Industry Group contacted CAS DataLoggers to find a single solution with enough in-puts to monitor every machine on the factory floor which could accurately measure productivity by using a counter to display the machine state as either on or off.

Siemens helps Vietnamese car manufacturer produce first vehicles
September 06, 2019

Siemens helps Vietnamese car manufacturer produce first vehicles

The VinFast plant in Hai Phong went live in June 2019 and has a total design capacity of 250,000 cars per year.The first vehicles have been E-Scooters, compact cars, sedans, and SUVs. These will be followed by battery electric passenger cars as well as electric buses.

Delta Electronics helps enhance agile motion control for packaging company
September 03, 2019

Delta Electronics helps enhance agile motion control for packaging company

By Bill Faber, Delta Electronics
The heart of the module consists of four motion axes: two to drive nip-rolls that control the speed and tension of the operation; and two for a linear flying, stamping and engraving process.

AVEVA helps Worley enhance materials management and training
August 27, 2019

AVEVA helps Worley enhance materials management and training

Worley sought to help its customers find a way to streamline their materials management to create process improvements, increased efficiency, and the ability to deliver in-house training.

TM Robotics helps Ralawise automate for accident reduction
August 26, 2019

TM Robotics helps Ralawise automate for accident reduction

Box opening robots are not as common as the more traditional six-axis or SCARA robot models. To find a robot that could perform this task effectively, Ralawise approached TM Robotics, the European, North and South American distributor of Toshiba Machine industrial robots.

Emerson helps BP Alaska enhance process safety with wireless pressure gauges
August 23, 2019

Emerson helps BP Alaska enhance process safety with wireless pressure gauges

Rosemount Wireless Pressure Gauges work to contribute to decreased personnel and environmental risk by providing visibility into well integrity without the need to physically enter the well, protecting personnel from potentially hazardous conditions.

NiceLabel helps Würth enhance labeling process
August 21, 2019

NiceLabel helps Würth enhance labeling process

Würth implemented NiceLabel’s web printing solution for their supplier labeling. Approximately 180 suppliers in 15 countries are using NiceLabel’s web printing solution.

Brüel & Kjær Vibro helps Kazakhstani refinery enhance machinery protection
August 19, 2019

Brüel & Kjær Vibro helps Kazakhstani refinery enhance machinery protection

BKV’s VC-8000 SETPOINT machinery protection system was chosen due to its compatibility with the existing installation and its ability to replace such legacy systems.

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Siemens helps Hoffman Filter reduce wiring with IO-Link upgrade
August 14, 2019

Siemens helps Hoffman Filter reduce wiring with IO-Link upgrade

IO-Link technology is designed to reduce wiring because it is offers point-to-point sensor and actuator connection to the control system.

Inside JST's efforts to automate process automation cleaning process
August 02, 2019

Inside JST's efforts to automate process automation cleaning process

Cleaning, an integral part of many manufacturing and maintenance process, is often critical to the performance of a broad range of technologies and refers to the use of agents such as solvents, acids or bases to remove unwanted particulates and other contaminates.

MDT Software and Schneider Electric help Munich subway system to automate backup control process
July 24, 2019

MDT Software and Schneider Electric help Munich subway system to automate backup control process

The control center supervises the different subsections of 100 stations. MDT AutoSave Change Management System was installed to optimize the data backup and version control process.

Siemens helps Mazda enhance electronic design software
July 23, 2019

Siemens helps Mazda enhance electronic design software

The Capital automated generative design flow helps Mazda automotive design teams manage design complexity and changes across the entire vehicle platform.

AUVESY's versiondog helps maintenance department HTD at Tata Steel reduce downtime
July 11, 2019

AUVESY's versiondog helps maintenance department HTD at Tata Steel reduce downtime

The versiondog change management and version control software has played a key role at Tata Steel for some time now. It was first used by the company in 2011 at its Ijmuiden plant in the Netherlands. At the time, this kind of software was not completely new to the company.

Siemens to help Paragon VTOL Aerospace enhance software and hardware solutions for drone development process
July 09, 2019

Siemens to help Paragon VTOL Aerospace enhance software and hardware solutions for drone development process

Paragon produces industry-specific drone hardware ranging from security applications for agricultural theft and commuter law adherence to human passenger drones.

igus linear guides help Spanish company build drones keep pests at bay
June 26, 2019

igus linear guides help Spanish company build drones keep pests at bay

The “FitoStinger” was developed by the Technology & Advances Centre of Barcelona. It includes an extendable arm, which allows the precise spraying of pesticides. The maintenance free linear guides made by igus are a key component to the drone.