Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

ICON, in one of the Largest Seed Rounds for Texas Start-Ups in 2018, Announces $9 Million in Funding

Silicon Valley Heavyweights, Renowned International Developer from the Middle East and America’s Largest Homebuilder Among Investors of Construction Tech Company that Delivered First 3D-printed Home in the U.S. to Receive Building Permit

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.

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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Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories

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

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.

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

Smart Vision Lights Unveils New Products at VISION 2018

Smart Vision Lights will be showcasing several new products at VISION in Stuttgart, Germany, November 6-8, 2018. The lineup of products includes the LED Light Manager, as well as new drivers and lights.

The Industrial Internet Consortium Announces Smart Factory Web Testbed Results and Updates

Welcomes Microsoft as new member

Betatype and Uniform Wares collaborate to create unique titanium watch straps

Additive Manufacturing-produced watch straps feature in luxury watchmakers' latest collection

Industrial Internet Consortium Track and Trace Testbed Generates Requirements for New IIoT Standard

New IIoT standard would improve sharing of data from IIoT sensors

Gillette Partners with Formlabs - a Boston Startup Defining the 3D-Printing Industry - to Pilot Razor Maker™ Concept, Enabling Consumers to Personalize and 3D Print Razor Handles

Gillette further advances idea that a man's grooming tools should be as unique as he is because "One Size" does not fit all

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Helix Conveyors Offer Greater Flexibility

Helix Conveyors Offer Greater Flexibility

Dorner's 2200 Series SmartFlex Helix Conveyor's compact, flexible design and small footprint maximizes valuable floor space while providing customers with flexibility in layout. The custom infeed and outfeed lengths allow the conveyor to extend beyond the spiral, reducing the number of conveyors required. The Helix Conveyor is ideal for applications including accumulation, buffering, cooling between processes or machines, and more!

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Omron Automation

Omron Automation

Omron Automation is an industrial automation partner that creates, sells and services fully integrated automation solutions that include robotics, sensing, motion, logic, safety, and more. Established in 1933 and currently headed by President Yoshihito Yamada, Omron's 36,000 employees help businesses solve problems with creativity in more than 110 countries. Learn more at omron247.com. Microscan Systems is now a valued part of the Omron family.