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MHS announces acquisition of eMotion Controls controls system integration and software company
January 23, 2020

MHS announces acquisition of eMotion Controls controls system integration and software company

Based in Grand Rapids, MI, eMotion partners with its customers to provide material handling systems integration, hardware design, software and robotic solutions across its customer base

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Open Systems International to enhance energy management for Tucson power company
January 23, 2020

Open Systems International to enhance energy management for Tucson power company

This will replace TEP’s legacy EMS system in mid-2021. TEP has previously contracted with OSI to implement OSI’s Advanced Distribution Management System with Outage Management capabilities for control of their distribution networks.

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National Tooling and Machining Association announces Roger Atkins as President
January 17, 2020

National Tooling and Machining Association announces Roger Atkins as President

He previously held every officer position for NTMA at the national level, including serving as NTMA Chairman in 2012, and served in every officer position in the Houston, Texas NTMA chapter.

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery
January 15, 2020

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery

Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of Lohr am Main, in Bavaria, and surrounding areas.

Tompkins Robotics to help Nordstrom enhance distribution operations
January 09, 2020

Tompkins Robotics to help Nordstrom enhance distribution operations

Nordstrom is utilizing Tompkins Robotics’ t-Sort system to handle unit and item sortation of e-commerce and store fulfillment orders as well as the provider’s larger t-Sort Plus robots for parcel and carton shipping sortation to outbound carriers and modes.

Siemens announces partnership with Arm to to help automakers deliver electronic design and automotive solutions
January 07, 2020

Siemens announces partnership with Arm to to help automakers deliver electronic design and automotive solutions

This partnership was formed to address the challenges facing the industry in developing platforms to realize active-safety, advanced driver assistance, in-vehicle infotainment, digital cockpits, vehicle-to-vehicle/vehicle-to-infrastructure and self-driving vehicles.

Professor Rustam Stolkin announced as chairman of Expert Group on Robotic and Remote Systems (EGRSS)
January 06, 2020

Professor Rustam Stolkin announced as chairman of Expert Group on Robotic and Remote Systems (EGRSS)

Professor Stolkin was unanimously elected to chair the Expert Group on Robotic and Remote Systems (EGRRS) at a recent inaugural meeting, which brought together 40 experts from 14 OECD member countries as well as three international organisations including the European Commission.

Yokogawa Electric announces strategic alliance framework with SABIC
December 30, 2019

Yokogawa Electric announces strategic alliance framework with SABIC

Under this alliance agreement, Yokogawa will promote localization in Saudi Arabia, and its integrated control systems and safety instrumented systems will be preferentially selected for plants operated by SABIC in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.

Ericsson and Microsoft collaborate on connected vehicle cloud solution
December 20, 2019

Ericsson and Microsoft collaborate on connected vehicle cloud solution

The integrated solution allows automakers to deploy and scale global vehicle services such as fleet management, over-the-air software updates and connected safety services.

Siemens partners with Navantia to digitalize shipbuilding processes
December 16, 2019

Siemens partners with Navantia to digitalize shipbuilding processes

Using Siemens’ Xcelerator platform, Navantia will implement a digital twin for its new F-110 Frigate program, thus meeting the Spanish navy requirements. Siemens is the industrial supplier who has been able to present an end-to-end project that virtually covers the whole lifecycle process of a vessel

Kinedyne announces John Seliga as Vice President of Finance
December 13, 2019

Kinedyne announces John Seliga as Vice President of Finance

A certified public accountant, Seliga holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cleveland State University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.

Zigbee Alliance announces IKEA as member of Board of Directors
December 11, 2019

Zigbee Alliance announces IKEA as member of Board of Directors

This decision validates the IKEA’s commitment to universal open IoT standards for its smart home product offerings and complements IKEA’s overarching vision to create a better life at home for as many people as possible.

NUM announces opening of Indian office
December 11, 2019

NUM announces opening of Indian office

NUM AG has opened a branch in Bangalore in November 2019. With this expansion in Asia, the international company with headquarters in Teufen, Switzerland, intends to reinforce its position in the field of CNC controls.

Genius Garage announces slot car STEM program in Detroit
December 03, 2019

Genius Garage announces slot car STEM program in Detroit

Applicants must write a minimum one-page paper as to why they like cars and racing and what they think they will learn from the program that will be meaningful to their lives. Also, why they would be a good person to be accepted into this Genius Garage program.

Emerson to help Danish gas company enhance wellhead pressure monitoring technology
November 26, 2019

Emerson to help Danish gas company enhance wellhead pressure monitoring technology

Total E&P Denmark is replacing the existing wellhead platforms with new and elevated topsides. The 13-meter-high jacket extensions and new topsides will be installed on top of the existing jacket structures.

Tompkins Robotics announces partnership with Bastian Solutions to expand delivery of t-Sort solution
November 21, 2019

Tompkins Robotics announces partnership with Bastian Solutions to expand delivery of t-Sort solution

Through the new partnership, Bastian Solutions will utilize Tompkins Robotics’ t-Sort systems to help its clients optimize warehousing and fulfillment operations across a range of end customer applications and sites.

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ABB announces testing completion for subsea power distribution and conversion technology system
November 20, 2019

ABB announces testing completion for subsea power distribution and conversion technology system

For the first time worldwide, energy companies will be able to access a supply of up to 100 megawatts of power, over distances up to 600 kilometers and down to 3,000 meters water depth, at pressures that could shatter a brick.

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Siemens and juwi announce partnership to focus on microgrids in mining
November 15, 2019

Siemens and juwi announce partnership to focus on microgrids in mining

The two companies aim to roll-out and continually develop a microgrid control system that enables the integration of power from renewable energy to a mine’s off-grid power supply.

Chiron Group announces opening of German machining factory
November 14, 2019

Chiron Group announces opening of German machining factory

With a maximum annual production capacity of 400 high precision machining centers, the nearly 150,000-sq ft Chiron Precision Factory in located in Neuhausen, Germany.

Teradyne announces completion of acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots
November 14, 2019

Teradyne announces completion of acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots

AutoGuide’s products work to deliver deployment andefficiency of industrial and warehouse material-handling operations.

Honeywell to enhance process control automation for Kuwaiti integrated refining and petrochemicals complex
November 12, 2019

Honeywell to enhance process control automation for Kuwaiti integrated refining and petrochemicals complex

Under the agreement, HPS will provide KIPIC with front-end engineering design and advanced process control technology for the complex, which will help KIPIC expedite production start-up and assist with reaching production targets faster and more efficiently.

Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards
October 28, 2019

Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

Bentley Systems acknowledged 18 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners and nine Special Recognition Awards winners at a ceremony and gala on October 24 at the conclusion of the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore.

Bentley Systems announces digital cities intiatives
October 25, 2019

Bentley Systems announces digital cities intiatives

Digital twin cloud services provide an intuitive and immersive 4D environment converging digital context and digital components with digital chronology for “evergreen” infrastructure digital twins over asset lifecycles. For infrastructure professionals, BIM and GIS are effectively advanced through 4D digital twins.

ABB announces support for Asian-Pacific Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project
October 24, 2019

ABB announces support for Asian-Pacific Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project

The project aims to test the production of hydrogen gas through brown coal gasification, liquefaction of hydrogen gas, storage and loading onto a specialized carrier for transport across the Asia-Pacific.

Mikrotron announces appointment of Dr. Thomas Dekorsy as Managing Director
October 07, 2019

Mikrotron announces appointment of Dr. Thomas Dekorsy as Managing Director

Dr. Dekorsy, who brings more than 30 years of executive level business experience within the electronics and automotive Industry to his new position, will provide worldwide leadership and development of Mikrotron's global business as the organization strives to meet its growth goals.

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Dukane announces acquisition of Aurizon
October 01, 2019

Dukane announces acquisition of Aurizon

This acquisition is intended to create synergies and opportunities for Dukane and Aurizon, allowing both companies to share their technical expertise in the hygiene, personal care, medical disposable and packaging industries.

Kaspersky Report: ICS Energy Sector faces increased pressure from cyberthreats
September 30, 2019

Kaspersky Report: ICS Energy Sector faces increased pressure from cyberthreats

Of the Kaspersky solutions installed on ICS computers, 41.6% experienced and blocked a cyber threat. The three main cyber threats detected in energy ICS environments included worms (7.1%), spyware (3.7%) and cryptocurrency miners (2.9%).

CNC Machines announces launch of 2019 CNC Machines Manufacturing Scholarship program
September 26, 2019

CNC Machines announces launch of 2019 CNC Machines Manufacturing Scholarship program

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must submit a 1000-1300-word essay via CNC Machines’ online form about why they chose to pursue a care in manufacturing; what they think can be done to attract younger generations to the field; as well as include information on their skills, goals and future plans.

Emerson awards two 2019 ASCO Engineering Scholarships at PACK EXPO
September 26, 2019

Emerson awards two 2019 ASCO Engineering Scholarships at PACK EXPO

Curtis and Ott each received a $5,000 scholarship at an awards ceremony held at PACK EXPO and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019 in Las Vegas, produced by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Emerson also awarded two grants of $1,000 to benefit the engineering departments of MIT and Missouri S&T.

Eaton donates $2M to San Jacinto College's enter for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET)
September 20, 2019

Eaton donates $2M to San Jacinto College's enter for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET)

Eaton’s consulting, electrical design services and equipment donations helped San Jacinto create a hands-on environment and curriculum for students to study complex energy technologies and ultimately enter the regional workforce better prepared for success.

Columbia/Okura announces strategic alliance with Rocketfarm AS to develop specialized palletizing software
September 20, 2019

Columbia/Okura announces strategic alliance with Rocketfarm AS to develop specialized palletizing software

Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of a mobile, collaborative palletizing product solution for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this software with their release of a product range of palletizing “cobots”.

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Beckhoff Automation announces Mark Ruberg as Packaging Industry Manager
September 19, 2019

Beckhoff Automation announces Mark Ruberg as Packaging Industry Manager

Ruberg will oversee sales efforts and application support for Beckhoff customers focused on the packaging and processing of goods across the U.S.

Emerson partners with San Jacinto College to equip training tools for new petrochemical training center
September 18, 2019

Emerson partners with San Jacinto College to equip training tools for new petrochemical training center

The CPET is supported and equipped by Emerson and local Impact Partner Puffer-Sweiven and features an 8,000-square-foot exterior glycol process unit to develop troubleshooting skills for students and incumbent workers.

Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing applications
September 17, 2019

Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing applications

Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of miniPAL a mobile, collaborative palletizing product integrating Universal Robot’s UR10e for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this product range of palletizing “cobots” immediately.

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical
September 09, 2019

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical

As Industry Manager for Pharmaceuticals, Giuseppe Menin can share his industry expertise with the entire COPA-DATA Group, and will be involved in further development of the zenon Software Platform.

Honeywell to help The Apparel Logistics Group expand e-commerce shipping
September 06, 2019

Honeywell to help The Apparel Logistics Group expand e-commerce shipping

Under the agreement, Honeywell Intelligrated will deliver automated material handling solutions to The Apparel Logistics Group, a provider of third-party logistics and order fulfillment services for apparel, footwear and accessories.

PLCopen announces partnership with PACK EXPO Las Vegas
September 03, 2019

PLCopen announces partnership with PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PLCopen joins with OMAC and the OPC Foundation at this event to show that the combined technologies and standards contribute even more to the industry. All three organizations have a focus to a different section of the production flow; however combine with their vision, standards, and activities.

Murata Machinery partners with Alert Innovation to enhance and support Alphabot material handling technology
August 19, 2019

Murata Machinery partners with Alert Innovation to enhance and support Alphabot material handling technology

Alphabot features robots that can navigate three-dimensional structures and is a scalable picking technology. It will power retail applications ranging from store-level micro-fulfillment systems to massive eCommerce fulfillment centers, and a large array of applications in factory automation and hospital automation.

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Bentley Systems announces finalists for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program
August 08, 2019

Bentley Systems announces finalists for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program

The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 54 finalists from 571 nominations submitted by more than 440 organizations in more than 60 countries.

Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems announces opening of Russian office
August 02, 2019

Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems announces opening of Russian office

The packaging equipment platform has brought together eight Russian packaging industry veterans, each with almost two decades of experience.