This cannot be a simple extension of today's processes, but needs to be a complete rethink of how manufacturing and production systems are designed to take full advantage of the cloud and the analytics that it brings to bear.
Amada Miyachi Europe announces the availability of complete hot crimping resistance welding systems, ideal for joining insulated copper wire to cable shoes or terminals. A great option for high intrinsic value products, the hot crimping systems include weld heads, transformer, power supply, and process monitor.
Modula, one of the world's leading manufacturers of automated storage and retrieval systems, will present the latest version of the company`s most successful product - the Modula Lift - during the IMTS 2016 in Chicago's McCormick Place from September 12th to 17th (booth# E-4328). Modula selected North America's largest manufacturing exhibit to introduce Modula OnePick, a highly customizable edition of their original Lift.
The Infinity Series enables OEMs to move light payloads in smooth and accurate arc-shaped and full 360-degree rotary motion profiles. Ultra-thin arc-shaped motor segments can be used individually or interconnected to create exact partial arc segment motion or full 360-degree rotary motion. Modular construction allows for virtually unlimited diameter and large through holes. This level of flexibility is not possible with conventional motor designs.
Argonaut™ is flexible, with specific apps and reports that can be deployed to targeted locations and users. The manufacturing performance platform is secure and affordable, as there is centralized control of the app deployment with SSL encryption and users can buy only the apps they need for specific tasks or production jobs.
DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge Final Event Aims to Usher In New Era of Scalable, Machine-speed Software Search and Repair
Strong Dollar Compounds the Damage to U.S. Competitiveness
All these companies are logistics and material handling vendors and times are changing in logistics and fulfillment
Dataracks - the pioneer of cold aisle containment - is showcasing the latest fire detection and suppression solutions at DataCentre Transformation Manchester on the 12th of July.
The SCHUNK ELP can be adjusted in two simple steps making it the most user friendly electric linear module on the market! The end positions can be mechanically adjusted with a screw and the speed of extension and retraction is adjusted using rotary switches on the side of the unit.
NGRAIN Announces Open-Source Viewer for Android, Enabling Fast Creation of 3D Industrial Applications on Smart Glasses
New Android Viewer offers a convenient starting point for organizations looking to explore the use of smart glasses for industrial applications
Kagan Pittman for Engineering.com: Will the Internet of Things be the future of manufacturing? Global conglomerate Hitachi Group seems to think so. Hitachi recently partnered with Mitsubishi Electric and Intel to receive approval for their Factory Automation Platform as a Service (FA PaaS) Testbed at the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), a global non-profit organization. The testbed will operate as a testing platform based on the reference model of IIC to test solutions in controlled scenarios that match real-world conditions, for the ultimate purpose of connecting manufacturing sites with head offices in order to streamline their operations. Hitachi hopes to use the FA PaaS to respond to what they see as a market rapidly growing and demanding faster product development, market introduction, quality improvements and shorter lead times. Cont'd...
The Tesla factory in Fremont, California, and the Gigafactory in Nevada are monuments to science and progress.
FARO® expands Metrology and Factory Automation offerings with Acquisition of BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd.
Located in Montreal, Canada, BuildIT's software is used daily on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers. BuildIT's software is hardware independent, giving customers the flexibility to utilize different hardware offerings to maximize productivity and efficiency.
Microsemi Announces Imaging/Video Solution Providing a Secure, Reliable, Low Power Device for Imaging Applications
New Solution Comprised of FPGA Mezzanine Daughter Card and IP Suite
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TX2 robots: redefining performance by offering collaborative safety and high performance in a single machine. These pioneering robots can be used in all areas, including sensitive and restrictive environments, thanks to their unique features. Safety functions are easy and inexpensive to implement. They allow a higher level of interactions between robots and human operators, while still guaranteeing protection of your people, production and investment.