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Powering the Future: NREL Research Finds Opportunities for Breakthrough Battery Designs

Using ultramodern capabilities and world-class laboratory facilities, NREL’s energy storage researchers continue to push battery boundaries with materials development, thermal management, diagnostics, and modeling.

What types of CNC machines will smart factories demand? Will software or hardware rule?

Different types of CNC machines will appear in smart factories. Here’s what you need to know about upgrading and updating your machines.

Warehouse Robots and Why Flooring is Important

One of the best ways today to improve business efficiency is through the use of warehouse robots. And while planning is underway to adopt warehouse robots, it's important to consider the most ideal flooring.

Expectations for the Industrial Metaverse - The Next Big Thing is Becoming a Big Thing

Imagine we have access to a time machine. Engineers could travel three shifts back in time, when production seemed stable. Once there, they could run a simulation to determine which parameter was responsible for causing the performance issue.

How Remote On/Off Benefits Automation Applications

When used with a computer or server, remote on/off allows end users to turn equipment on and off using a remote signal from a network, timer, sensors, or user input. Remote on/off provides several benefits to machine vision and automation applications.

AI in Manufacturing: Reshaping the Future of the Industry

We’ll take a look at just some of the ways manufacturing companies can benefit from implementing AI in their processes. Furthermore, we’ll share the diverse applications of AI that will help you save costs and improve processes regardless of the product specifics.

2022 Top Article - General Purpose Programming Languages Are the Future for the Industrial Automation Industry and Are Overtaking Traditional PLC IEC 61131-3

IEC 61131-3 is the de facto standard in the industrial automation industry. It encompasses 5 different programming “languages”. It makes designing simple programs straightforward and easy, and it does this very well.

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Why Cloud Computing is Essential for the Modern Manufacturing Industry?

Cloud computing's role in manufacturing has grown exponentially, from acquiring environmental data of machines to supply chain management through IoT applications and other advanced technologies.

Flexible feeding for a smarter production line

Vibratory feeders are used to align and feed small products and parts during the assembly and production process using gravity and vibrations. They are a common element of many operations and an effective way of automating production lines.

3 Digitalization Strategies Driving Supply Chain Resiliency

With the considerable supply chain disruptions brought on by the pandemic and amid escalating inflation, supply chain resilience is more critical than ever before.

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NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Displays Reliable, High-Performance Drive Solutions at CONEXPO - CON/AGG 2023

NORD's construction industry solutions include heavy-duty MAXXDRIVE industrial gear units, versatile helical bevel gear units, robust parallel shaft gear units, and efficient electric motors.

How to Choose the Best Industrial Oven for Your Drone Composite Parts

Aerial drones are manufactured with a combination of different materials and composite parts. Some common materials used in the construction of drones include carbon fiber, fiberglass, and various plastics. These composite materials build lightweight bodies, winds, and tails. Because drones fall under FAA regulations, they need to be structurally sound and not fail. Therefore, choosing the right industrial oven to cure, dry, or bake composite materials is critical in manufacturing drones. There are several options available. Here is a brief overview of ovens.

Wilmington Machinery announces the debut of its' All-New Series IV 8-Station Machine

Wilmington Machinery announces the debut of its' All-New Series IV 8-Station Machine for volume production of 8oz to 4 litre bottles at rates from 48 to 144 bottles per minute.

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CASSIA NETWORKS: HELPING TODAY'S INDUSTRIAL ENTEPRISES SCALE THEIR IIOT PROJECTS
CASSIA NETWORKS: HELPING TODAY’S INDUSTRIAL ENTEPRISES SCALE THEIR IIOT PROJECTS

CASSIA NETWORKS: HELPING TODAY'S INDUSTRIAL ENTEPRISES SCALE THEIR IIOT PROJECTS

Cassia works with smart IIoT equipment manufacturers to help them overcome their challenges and to provide the competitive edge they need to reach their business goals. We provide companies in various IIoT sectors with a comprehensive suite of enterprise Bluetooth IoT products and solutions they need to enable smart IIoT solutions such as Condition Monitoring, Predictive Maintenance as well as Personnel and Asset Tracking solutions. Cassia's long-range Bluetooth gateways are uniquely designed for today's Industrial IoT enterprises to provide the scalability, flexibility and ease of deployment needed to reduce costs and achieve greater ROI.

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Cassia Networks

Cassia Networks is the leading provider for enterprise Bluetooth IoT products and solutions. Our award winning patented technology provides the most reliable and easy to manage long-range, multiple device connectivity, edge-processing and locationing for Bluetooth IoT networks. Cassia Networks offers a full product suite of Bluetooth gateways and IoT solutions. Our mission is to solve the IoT connectivity, locationing and management challenges faced by today's enterprises and make IoT easy.