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How to Keep Your Manufacturing Site Secure in the Age of the IIoT

Manufacturing sites of all kinds now find themselves potentially vulnerable to new types of cyber-attacks — the kinds that turn our own connected devices and equipment against us.

3D Printing the Friendly Skies: Additive Manufacturing & the Future of the Aerospace Supply Chain

The benefits of additive manufacturing are hard to ignore. So, why hasn’t it achieved wider adoption? There are a few important hurdles that AM needs to clear for the aerospace industry at large to get on board.

10 of Our Favorite Applications for Industrial RFID

We compiled ten of our favorite RFID applications that give you ideas for possible use cases and what benefits you can expect to gain by using industrial RFID.

Major Industry Growth Forecast as Largest Ever PACK EXPO International Opens

Bringing together 2,500 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees across 1.25 million net square feet of McCormick Place exhibit space, no event in the world this year is poised to offer targeted solutions to meet this increasing demand like PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Pack

Why is Calibration and Validation Important in Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing industry has to ensure that all the products being manufactured are of high quality, right specifications and perform the required functions. Two processes help in ensuring that — instrument calibration and validation.

Beyond the Hype: How the IoT is Enabling the Innovation of Things for the Connected Factory

While the connected factory demands new and emerging technologies to be overlaid and interwoven into the manufacturing environment, existing systems such as MES, ERP and ECM are also at the forefront of IoT enablement.

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Onshape Teams Up with Magic Leap for New Spatial Computing CAD App

New product design app to offer live collaborative 3D CAD editing, not just viewing

Unlocking the potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The key to unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0 is fully harnessing information from connected assets to drive decision-making, a process known as the physical-digital-physical (PDP) loop.

Pioneering creator of collaborative 'cobots' Rethink Robotics shuts down

The company led the charge to develop robots that can safely work alongside humans

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Cementex Announces Insulated Torque Wrenches and Torque Screwdrivers

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of torque wrenches and torque screwdrivers with the company's industry-leading double-insulation technology.

Singapore's NAMIC Joins ASTM International's Global Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence as Strategic Partner

ASTM International recently launched the center to support R&D that advances additive manufacturing standards. NAMIC will coordinate the center's R&D and related activities for the Asia-Pacific region, while also investing up to 2 million Singapore dollars (nearly $1.5 million USD) in the first two years.

New FH-Series Vision System from Omron Introduces Unique Lighting Solution to Improve Defect Detection

Industry-leading automation solutions provider Omron announces the release of a brand-new lighting technology that automates advanced defect detection and uneven color inspection as part of the latest iteration of its powerful FH-series vision system.

Leslie Controls Features K-Max Rotary Control Valve

Valve engineered to handle industrial process control requirements

Videojet to Showcase Tools for Productivity Along with New Coding and Marking Solutions at Pack Expo International 2018

New Products Help Drive Improved Performance and More Predictable Operations

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ROBOTMASTER V7

ROBOTMASTER V7

Since Robotmaster V7 uses integrated CAD/CAM functionality, for the first time, the power of Robotmaster can be used by welding, cutting and other process experts without buying or learning complex CAD/CAM software. As in past versions, Robotmaster V7 imports paths, but now makes it even easier for end users to leverage any CAD/CAM tool choice. It is an intuitive tool that anyone could use, with or without robotics expertise. It bridges the gap between robots and manufacturing by providing easy programming solutions for part manufacturing.

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QC Industries

QC Industries

QC Industries manufactures low profile, material handling solutions including belt conveyors and custom conveying systems. Magnetic and corrosion resistant conveyors available for all industries and applications. Potential applications include material handling, packaging, automation, assembly, food processing, pharmaceutical/medical, automotive & many more.