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University of Birmingham chooses Renishaw systems for healthcare research
September 13, 2018

University of Birmingham chooses Renishaw systems for healthcare research

The facility will bring together academics from different disciplines to explore the full potential of additive manufacturing (AM) for medical devices. The University of Birmingham has several active projects to innovate new medical devices and technologies to assist recovery following disease or injury, covering various clinical remits.

igus helps automate German red worm factory
August 23, 2018

igus helps automate German red worm factory

This company is using igus components almost exclusively to automate labor-intensive processes in the breeding and growing giant red worms, with the goal of expanding its automated units to support other small businesses who are searching for robotic solutions.

Siemens helps PAR Systems enhance crane operation safety
August 08, 2018

Siemens helps PAR Systems enhance crane operation safety

This solution, EXPERTOPERATOR, was developed by PaR Systems (PaR). PaR is a global manufacturer of advanced automation, robotic, and specialty material handling solutions. PaR supports global customers in automotive, aerospace, nuclear, life science, marine and other core industries.

Mitsubishi Electric robot helps English university explore 3D printing and art
July 27, 2018

Mitsubishi Electric robot helps English university explore 3D printing and art

Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) is increasingly being used in the manufacturing industry for prototyping, low volume manufacture and for making items with complex shapes which cannot easily be reproduced by other means.

NUM works with Chinese machine building company to develop 8-axis CNC machining center
July 05, 2018

NUM works with Chinese machine building company to develop 8-axis CNC machining center

OPMT is a company based in Fo’shan – of Guangdong Province – in south China. For its latest project, OPMT was asked by Guangdong University of Technology to develop a machining center that combined high speed laser cutting and milling capabilities.

AVEVA helps Italpresse Gauss enable augmented and virtual reality solutions
April 25, 2018

AVEVA helps Italpresse Gauss enable augmented and virtual reality solutions

As a real-world application of digital twin technology, this solution will be used by Italpresse Gauss customers to perform maintenance activities with greater effectiveness.

AMK helps Lohmann & Rauscher modularize with decentralized drive technology
November 30, 2017

AMK helps Lohmann & Rauscher modularize with decentralized drive technology

The advantage of modular design is that it reduces planning and configuration efforts and brings the plant back and ready for production relatively quickly. In order to implement this, Lohmann & Rauscher had to find the right decentralized drive technology

Siemens supplies electrical equipment for underground copper mine in Mongolia
November 02, 2017

Siemens supplies electrical equipment for underground copper mine in Mongolia

The delivery comprises the new conveyor system with gearless and conventional drives from thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions. The system extends the existing opencast mining facility and is expected to bring 95,000 tons of copper ore to the surface per day.

Schneider Electric helps JFE Engineering enhance process design workflow
August 16, 2017

Schneider Electric helps JFE Engineering enhance process design workflow

As an existing SimSci user, JFE Engineering chose to upgrade to SimCentral to take advantage of its unified platform-based solution, which is expected to result in greater opportunities for efficiency, collaboration and the re-use of simulation assets.

EE Boost chooses C3DLabs' products for simulation software development
April 27, 2017

EE Boost chooses C3DLabs' products for simulation software development

EE Boost chose C3D Labs’ line of products for the development of its simulation software of wave behavior in acoustic, elastic, electronic, and photonic applications.

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Honeywell Process Solutions helps Pakistani refinery implement cleaner processes
April 19, 2017

Honeywell Process Solutions helps Pakistani refinery implement cleaner processes

The project’s Honeywell solutions will include licensing, basic engineering design and other associated services for a modular Penex isomerization unit

Remtec delivers robotic material handling for Dana Inc.
February 23, 2017

Remtec delivers robotic material handling for Dana Inc.

In early 2016, Dana Incorporated contracted Remtec Automation to design, manufacture and install an automated turnkey robotic material handling system with vision guidance for a rear axle assembly, integrating the workcell into an existing conveyor system.

January 17, 2017

Casa Systems chooses Omnify Empower PLM software to manage engineering products

Casa Systems was growing and they needed to find a solution to support formal engineering change control processes in order to eliminate issues they were experiencing with accountability, delays and lost information.

Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line
January 13, 2017

Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line

Carolina Color faced an interesting business decision arising from the launch of two new coloring technologies. Carolina Colors decided to find an automated solution that the customers could install and use in order to achieve a cost advantage.

CADENAS software used to automate LUCAS' robot quote generation
December 02, 2016

CADENAS software used to automate LUCAS' robot quote generation

The assemblies of LUCAS are modular and built with numerous variable properties. The primary goal therefore was to automate the preparation of offers.

Emerson provides Roxar reservoir modeling software to Kuwait Oil Company
November 30, 2016

Emerson provides Roxar reservoir modeling software to Kuwait Oil Company

Emerson’s Roxar RMS reservoir modeling software includes a variety of different modules covering well correlation, mapping, structural modeling, petrophysical modeling, local model updates, facies modeling, fracture modeling and uncertainty management.

October 20, 2016

KUKA robots work with University of Stuttgart on automated sewing process

The university in Stuttgart combines bionic investigations with innovative robotic manufacturing methods

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Renishaw joins Airbus efforts to automate aircraft wing manufacturing
August 18, 2016

Renishaw joins Airbus efforts to automate aircraft wing manufacturing

The £17.7 million project, being led by Airbus in the UK, is to develop an innovative way of designing and manufacturing aircraft wings, which will encourage a “right first time approach” and reduce development time.

Brückner chooses Aucotec AG's EB software to bridge mechanical and electrical systems
June 28, 2016

Brückner chooses Aucotec AG's EB software to bridge mechanical and electrical systems

Aucotec AG has succeeded in convincing the global market leader in film stretching technology to opt for its software system Engineering Base (EB). The decisive factor in this case was the film experts' desire to optimize their various design processes across disciplines.

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Hexapod & Drone: Industrial & research applications for motion simulation
June 24, 2016

Hexapod & Drone: Industrial & research applications for motion simulation

Available in a variety of sizes with bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, different stiffness configurations, and supportive of loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg, PI hexapods have successfully tested a drone-mounted camera on PI’s H-840 hexapod

May 12, 2016

Technovision implements AVEVA’s engineering & design solution

Technovision has plans to use AVEVA’s IE&D solutions in all of its projects, to achieve its objectives of optimum engineering schedules, accurate and cost-effective design, and the elimination of clashes, errors and omissions that create costly surprises during construction.

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Local Motors incorporates CI's BAAM systems to manufacture 3D printed automobiles
May 06, 2016

Local Motors incorporates CI's BAAM systems to manufacture 3D printed automobiles

The Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) systems will be used to create highway-ready, 3D-printed cars, off-road vehicles with on-road capability at 40,000 square foot microfactories, each with an output of up to 250 cars per year.

April 14, 2016

BashNIPIneft uses AVEVA software to model oil and gas plants in Russia

AVEVA software has been used to facilitate a number of upgrade and modernization projects on Russian plants.

Ammonia plant simulation shortens ramp up, improves training
July 18, 2015

Ammonia plant simulation shortens ramp up, improves training

Control
By Dylan Charles and Todd Jaco
Austin Powder's U.S. Nitrogen uses Mynah's Mimic simulation software to speed up implementation and training, and improve process optimization.

EPLAN helps design control panels at Bilfinger GreyLogix
June 02, 2015

EPLAN helps design control panels at Bilfinger GreyLogix

Bilfinger GreyLogix uses Engineering Configuration One (EEC One) for control cabinet manufacturing.

Curt G. Joa  uses EPLAN to help program PLCs
May 29, 2015

Curt G. Joa uses EPLAN to help program PLCs

Curt G. Joa, Inc. designs and builds large manufacturing platforms. Using EPLAN and its Schematics to automatically create schematics and help drive its RSLogix 5000 software generator saves Joa hundreds of hours in design time and labor cost for each machine it builds.

Aveva software helps Russian metallurgy design company handle bigger projects
April 23, 2015

Aveva software helps Russian metallurgy design company handle bigger projects

Mosgipromez, a design institute in the Russian iron & steel industry, has implemented AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D) and AVEVA Bocad software.

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Aveva software designs chemical plant in Brazil
April 14, 2015

Aveva software designs chemical plant in Brazil

The plant has 1400 piping lines, 1700 manual valves, 300 motors and 1350 field instruments.

Plant engineering software helps improve interoperability in power system engineering
December 29, 2014

Plant engineering software helps improve interoperability in power system engineering

Control Engineering Europe
Cosmos Plant engineering software from Siemens is helping ENERGOPROJEKT Katowice SA (EPK), a power system engineering specialist, to optimise engineering workflows and offer shorter times to market.

Wagner-Meinert uses EPLAN to design food industry systems
December 18, 2014

Wagner-Meinert uses EPLAN to design food industry systems

Wagner-Meinert specializes in the design and construction of ammonia refrigeration systems, HVAC, as well as steam and compressed air systems.

Virtual Reality Provides Real Benefits
December 01, 2014

Virtual Reality Provides Real Benefits

Chemical Processing
By Melissa Tompkins and Manuel Keldenich, Siemens
TOTAL, Paris, is relying on an immersive training simulator (ITS) for operators at two FPSO projects off the coast of Angola, Africa. The simulator provides an accurate 3D immersive environment where a worker can visualize tasks to perform as well as assess and rehearse ways to conduct certain workflows that involve any number of scenarios.

Initec Plantas uses AVEVA Electrical software on oil & gas projects
April 15, 2014

Initec Plantas uses AVEVA Electrical software on oil & gas projects

Initec Plantas Industriales has successfully deployed AVEVA Electrical software on all of its Oil & Gas projects for a 40% reduction in time.

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Inter RAO-Engineering uses AVEVA on Russian power projects
March 26, 2014

Inter RAO-Engineering uses AVEVA on Russian power projects

Inter RAO-Engineering, a Russian engineering contractor (EPC) in the power industry, will use AVEVA solutions as a platform to perform engineering and design work on complex projects.

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AVEVA captures flaring system design by laser scanning
January 09, 2014

AVEVA captures flaring system design by laser scanning

Burgasnefteproekt used AVEVA software to capture the as-built asset and create a 3D model of an existing flaring system.

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Transmode updates eCAD software
November 01, 2013

Transmode updates eCAD software

Transmode updated to OrCAD eCAD and Omnify Empower PLM software from Cadence Design Systems.

October 08, 2013

Centroprojekt uses AVEVA for Power and Pulp & Paper projects

Centroprojekt, an engineering company, uses AVEVA PDMS software for basic engineering and detailed design on major projects including a large pulp & paper plant, and a thermal power station.

Volga standardises on AVEVA Plant software
October 07, 2013

Volga standardises on AVEVA Plant software

Volga NIPITEK experienced positive benefits within only three months by delivering its first project, a 3D model of a short-cycle hydrogen adsorption unit.

Costain uses AVEVA Laser Modeller to make 3D plant models
September 17, 2013

Costain uses AVEVA Laser Modeller to make 3D plant models

AVEVA Laser Modeller enabled the rapid conversion of nearly 1,000 laser scans into intelligent, as-built 3D plant models at an unnamed North Sea oil & gas facility.

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Smart software overcomes design challenges for Australian oil and gas project
September 07, 2013

Smart software overcomes design challenges for Australian oil and gas project

What’s New in Process Technology
WorleyParsons deployed core AspenONE Engineering applications, Aspen HYSYS and Aspen Basic Engineering (ABE), on BG Group’s $20 billion Curtis LNG facility in Queensland.

Mechatronic integration facilitates control system design
September 07, 2013

Mechatronic integration facilitates control system design

Control Engineering
By Paweł Paśnicki, et al
Prior to modifying the feed-drive module of a 5-axis machining center, a full simulation model was automatically generated from the construction assembly model. Preparation, modification, and testing were all in the Matlab/Simulink environment, streamlining the process.