Alert: Automation World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview
Greenfield
Factory Automation
Bassett
Batch Processing
Hand
Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge

Aerospace

Feature Article
|

It Came From Outer Space…

Many of the technologies created for government programs have found their way into industrial applications.
Full Article
Internet of Things Gains Real World Traction
Blog Post |

Internet of Things Gains Real World Traction

The hype around the Internet of Things concept has been pulsing heavy for a few years now. Recent announcements make it clear that the Internet of Things is quickly materializing in real world industrial applications.
Full Post
The best of the essentials!
Secrets to Automation Project Success

Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this FREE Automation Project Survival Guide. It’s packed with field-tested best practices from industry experts that can help make your next automation project a success.

Product
|

PI: High Load Hexapod 6-Axis Parallel Positioning System

The H-850KMLD hexapod system handles loads to 500 kg (1000+ pounds) and provides 1 µm minimum incremental motion over a 100 mm travel range in XY and 0.5 µm in the Z direction.
Full Article
Control System Security Lessons from Boeing
Perspective
|

Control System Security Lessons from Boeing

Virtual Presentation: An insider's look into Boeing's development of best practices for securing industrial control systems in the face of increasing use of remote access technologies.
Full Article
Boeing’s New Approach to Fuselage Assembly
Case Application
|

Boeing’s New Approach to Fuselage Assembly

Advanced Integration Technology combines motion control, servo drive platforms, failsafe CPUs, distributed I/O, and Ethernet networks to design a fully automated positioning and joining system for the
Full Article
Alliance Sensors Group Partners with Spacex on Falcon 9 Rocket
News
|

Alliance Sensors Group Partners with Spacex on Falcon 9 Rocket

Technology incorporated in the ground systems for the Spacex Falcon 9 Rocket--a rocket designed to be cost-effectively re-usable--includes LVDT signal conditioners.
Full Article
Friction Stir Welding
Blog Post |

Welding Innovation Improves Manufacturing Versatility

A new friction stir welding technique gives manufacturers the ability to weld complex, three-dimensional shapes.
Full Post
How Machine Vision Helps Air-to-Air Refueling
Case Application
|

Beyond Manufacturing: How Machine Vision Helps Air-to-Air Refueling

Massive amounts of position and flow visualization data produced by high-speed machine-vision cameras have helped to explain the behavior of hoses that trail behind aircraft used in air-to-air refueli
Full Article
Product
|

Netzger: Miniature Absolute Rotary Encoder

The DS-25 Electric Encoder provides generous mounting tolerance, obviating the need for internal ball bearings.
Full Article
Product
|

GE: Manufacturing Execution Management Software

Proficy for Manufacturing Discrete (PfMD) is designed specifically for complex discrete manufacturing environments.
Full Article

Pages

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.