What is the value of bucket elevators?

Materials management specialist Gough Engineering has created an infographic that follows the factory journey of everyday foods such as cereal, sweets and dog biscuits. The infographic highlights the value of using bucket elevators in the process and is available to download from Gough's website.

Bringing IoT to power distribution

Power distribution specialist ide Systems has appointed Wayne Woodhead to the role of operations director. In one of his first public actions in the new role, Woodhead - who has 31 years of experience in the product design, testing and engineering sectors - is calling on business leaders in the construction, events and offshore oil and gas sectors to make the shift to IoT-enabled smart monitoring of power distribution, a practice many have yet to adopt.

Can US Boost Manufacturing 25% By 2025?

Industry Week: A new McKinsey report predicts that manufacturing GDP would climb to $3 trillion in real terms by 2025-a boost of some $530 billion, or 20%, above the current trend.

The future of moving loads

Now in its twentieth year, electric tug specialist, MasterMover, has added two new divisions to the business. The company, based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, now features an automated guided vehicles (AGV) division and a special projects division. The two new divisions, headed by special projects director James Jones, provide increased customisation and automation of the company's existing range of electric tugs for the manufacturing, retail, and warehousing sectors.

Top Smart Factory Capabilities Today for the Manufacturers of Tomorrow

Overall, the capabilities afforded by IIoT mean that these technologies are not just short-term investments or solutions to immediate problems; rather, they enable continuous improvement by providing companies with the ability to solve new problems as they arise-compounding the value of the investment over time.

Romeo Power Technology Inaugurates the West Coast's First Dedicated Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Manufacturing Facility

200+ Jobs Created; Automated Factory to Produce 4 Gigawatt Hours of Energy by 2018

Thousands Convene in Houston to Learn About the Latest In Automation Technology While Helping to Support Area Recovery

Rockwell Automation welcomes thousands to annual Automation Fair event dedicated to industrial automation and information

The Revolutionary Industry 4.0/IIoT Ready Festo VTEM Digital Pneumatic Valve Terminal Debuts as an Encompass Referenced Product at Automation Fair 2017

The VTEM's first-of-its-kind digital valves change functionality based on various combinations of downloadable apps and conform to the National Science Foundation's definition of a cyber-physical system*. (Festo Booth # 1307)

NXP's i.MX RT Crossover Processors, Now at Mouser, Offer High-Performance Processing with MCU Ease-of-Use

The NXP i.MX RT crossover processors, available from Mouser Electronics, are based on an Arm® Cortex®-M7 core that operates at 600 MHz, more than 50 percent faster than other Cortex-M7 products.

Smart MFG Token Pre-Sale to Bring First Full-Suite Blockchain Application to Industrial Supply Chain Management by SyncFab

Pre-Sale is First-of-its-Kind for Manufacturing Industry Participants and Supporters

HMS to Demonstrate Human Machine Interface Solutions on the Vuzix M300 at the Rockwell Automation Fair

HMS and Vuzix will be showcasing a hands-free solution running on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses as a companion device to leverage the HMS Anybus wireless module to operators and maintenance workers at the Rockwell Automation Fair.

Test Drive Watson IoT in Factory Simulation

John Hitch for Industry Week: IBM's Watson IoT sees all and might even know it all. In a new simulation, you can feel what it likes to have it working for you.

42Q Launches Digital Factory Starter Kit for Manufacturers

Cloud Solution Includes Core Manufacturing and Business Intelligence Functions Designed to Accelerate Digital Factory Transformation

Omron Microscan Releases New High-Performance Smart Camera

Omron Microscan Systems, Inc., introduces its newest smart camera, the HAWK MV-4000. With its exceptional processing capabilities in a compact form factor, this powerful yet easy-to-use camera constitutes a "golden middle" between PC-based devices and the average smart camera on the market.

Kaman Measuring Announces OEM-2306 Non-Contact Position Sensing System

Compact form factor and high performance ideal for OEM machine control applications

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