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World Economic Forum: A.I. and robotics will create almost 60 million more jobs than they destroy by 2022

Saheli Roy Choudhury for CNBC: The outlook for job creation is more positive today because companies better understand what kind of opportunities are available to them due to developments in technology, according to WEF.

ADAC Automotive Innovative Engineering with ATOS

Within a few seconds of viewing a color map in ATOS, we’re able to quickly understand how our actual part measures up to its design.

Digital Transformations Carry Cybersecurity Concerns

The more digitized the manufacturing process becomes, the greater the potential for an attack if a manufacturer is not able to assure security measures on their identified assets

Automating Back-End Processes in Advanced Manufacturing

Beyond the actual sale of the product, performing tasks to process these types of documents are a major loss in productivity. Those hours could be better utilized on tasks that support sales growth and increase overall efficiency.

Tips and Tricks for Implementing Automation in Your Manufacturing Plant

IoT and connected devices are making the development process more transparent. The technology also allows plant managers and overseers to accurately review operations, which leads to a more positive direction for everyone.

International Manufacturing Technology Show

Now, with connectivity, controls, process integration and automation, job shops and manufacturers can harness more uptime from their CNCs. Visit more than 350 companies in the Metal Cutting Pavilion.

Top 5 Reasons to Use Flat Cables Instead of Round

Flat Cables have many technical and performance enhancing advantages over round cables, so Cicoil has released a New Video to clearly illustrate “The Top 5 Reasons to Use Flat Cable in your Design”

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Sensors Midwest Partners with Fraunhofer USA and Sonoma State University, CA, to host IoT Enabled Industry 4.0 Certification Workshop

IoT Enabled Industry 4.0 Certification Workshop to cover trends, concepts, and how to deliver higher value to customers

IMTS 2018 TO BE FIRST SHOW TO FULLY OCCUPY MCCORMICK PLACE

Expanded technology pavilions, co-located shows, conferences, events and two AMT’s Emerging Technology Centers; digital connectivity and additive manufacturing among hottest technologies showcased for manufacturers and job shops.

THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CONSORTIUM PUBLISHES INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING ENABLING IIOT COMMUNICATION WHITE PAPER

Industrial networking infrastructure and technologies reside at the IP layer and below, and enable industrial assets, such as machines, sites and environments, to connect to the business professionals supporting applications across a wide range of industry sectors.

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Taiwan's Industry 4.0 Innovations Highlighted at IMTS 2018 Panel Discussion

Achievements & Challenges Discussed at Virtual Reality Press Conference

NEXT Future Transportation unveils autonomous Parcel Delivery Solution, world's first Modular Mobile Parcel Locker

Announcing introduction of its automated multi-service 'online-to-offline' (O2O) platform.

Whitepaper explores reality of digitalization

Many countries around the world are introducing initiatives aiming to achieve industrial digitalisation in the next 10-15 years. However, industrial automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland argues that the technology is already available and businesses can begin digitalising operations by 2020. The company outlines the technologies available, and the value in using them, in its new industrial internet of things (IIoT) whitepaper, which is free to download from the Novotek website.

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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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binder USA

binder USA

Binder USA, LP, is a subsidiary of Binder Group, a leading global manufacturer of circular connectors, custom cordsets, and LED lights. Binder USA products are used around the world in industrial environments for factory automation, process control, and medical technology applications. Defined by technical innovation and traditional values, the binder name is synonymous with the highest standards of quality and reliability. The company's quality management system is DIN ISO 9001 and ISO 9001 & 14001 certificated, but it is a solution-focused approach to customer applications and commitment to superior service that truly differentiates binder from the competition.