ATX 2017 - Design News Announces 2017 Golden Mousetrap Awards Finalists, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner WiFi Pioneer Cees Links
Gadget Freak of the Year and Rising Engineering Star Award winners also unveiled
Turck Debuts New Preassembled Meltric Connector Cable Assemblies to Improve Safety in Demanding Environments
To improve worker safety in industrial environments, Turck introduces its new preassembled Meltric connector offering with arc protection. The products offer a complete cable assembly solution, saving labor and installation time and ensuring reliability.
Displaying the Latest Torque Testing & Assembly Technology
David Randall for Reuters: When U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized United Technologies Corp's (UTX.N) Carrier unit in November for its plan to move some 800 jobs to Mexico, the parent-company made a swift decision to keep the factory in Indiana. Yet, the move did not translate into saving jobs. Instead, the company decided it would move toward automation as a way to cut costs. "We're going to make up [the] $16 million investment in that factory in Indianapolis to automate, to drive the cost down so that we can continue to be competitive," chief executive Greg Hayes said on CNBC last month. "What that ultimately means is there will be fewer jobs." Swapping robots and software for human labor has underpinned much of the productivity gains in the United States over the last 25 years. Now, with a greater political push to keep factories at home, investors are betting that automation will gain speed in industries ranging from auto manufacturing to chicken processing to craft beer breweries. Cont'd...
The smart factory is a direct way for manufacturers to excel in a competitive and dynamic marketplace.
For years, the shop floor as been an island of its own and with the latest climate from the US government and other countries, more companies are seeking integration and connection to the corporate world.
Entrepreneurs Vie for Cash Award and Spotlight at Automate 2017
CoaXPress® cameras EoSens® 25CXP+, EoSens® 12CXP+ and CameraLink camera EoSens® 25CL+ will be showcased at SPIE Photonics West 2017
Microscan, the number-one brand of embedded clinical barcode readers and leading innovator of machine vision solutions for the life sciences, announces that it will demonstrate the MicroHAWK® family of barcode readers - the worlds smallest enclosed imaging devices for barcode reading and machine vision for clinical instruments - from Booth #1246 at the Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening (SLAS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, scheduled to take place February 6-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Seb Murray for BusinessBecause: Industry 4.0 — a slew of technologies from robotics and 3D printing to virtual reality and data analytics — is rapidly reshaping the way we manufacture, distribute and consume products. The Executive Master in Manufacturing Automation & Digital Transformation at ESCP Europe, is equipping executives with the tools they need to navigate the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Below, Giovanni Scarso Borioli, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, outlines how. Cont'd...
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.
Automated Smart Inspection Station™ Now Inspecting F135 Parts for Industry Leader Level 3 Inspection
Complex Geometries and Tight Tolerances Are Quickly Measured with Computer Aided Inspection Process
A3 Mexico Will Support the Robotics and Automation Industry in Fast-Growing Market
Demco Automation has finalized agreements and is in the final phases of completing construction of a new facility. The larger site will support its continued growth as a leading automated systems supplier.
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maxon motor launches new high-speed motors that are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. The ECX motors are available with diameters of 8, 16 and 19 mm achieving speeds of up to 120,000 rpm. They run very smoothly and are highly efficient. With maxon motor's online configurator, it is easy to put together a customized DC motor to include gearhead, encoder and controller. The customized motors are ready to ship in 11 days!