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Siemens Set to Acquire Industrial Drive Business

With the planned acquisition of ebm-papst, Siemens see growth in intelligent, battery-powered drive technologies.

Reality Capture in Manufacturing Workflows

A look at 10 ways reality capture technology is used in manufacturing today to connect design and production, aid in reverse engineering, deliver hyper-accurate measurements and...
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How Data Can Future-Proof Manufacturing Modernization

From attracting and retaining a quality workforce to improving maintenance and reliability, establishing the three pillars of a strong data foundation can help ensure a manufacturer...

IHI Uses Osaro Software for Mixed-Case Depalletizing

IHI’s decision to partner with Osaro was based on their superior ability to handle a wider variety of boxes at faster recognition speeds compared to other vendors, according to...

System Integrators and Artificial Intelligence

As new automation tehnologies have transformed manufacturing over the past several decades, system integrators have been key to helping industry adopt these technologies. To stay...

Schneider Electric Debuts New Cobot Line

The company’s Lexium collaborative robots offer high-speed motion and precision positioning in single and multi-axis configurations.

No Time to Waste: ABB and Sapio’s Response to Resource Scarcity

Two reports commissioned by ABB Motion and Sapio Research highlight the effects of resource scarcity on industrial businesses and sustainability initiatives.

Products

Product Spotlight: EZ5 Series Human-Machine Interface

EZAutomation, a division of the AVG Group, has released its EZTouch EZ5 series of  HMI/operator interface panels in 4, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 15-inch display sizes with free ...

Fault-Tolerant Edge Computing

Stratus Technologies has released its new Stratus ztC Endurance platform, a new family of fault-tolerant computing platforms for sustainable operations. The platform introduces...
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Robot Gripper Suction Cup

The FLIW (Foam Lip Wide) from Piab is a new addition to the company’s PiGrip series. Configurable in a multitude of combinations, it is well suited for any picking application...
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Hermetically Sealed Position Sensors

Offering rugged operations and performance with low power consumption, Newtek’s HI series of hermetically sealed 4-20 mA LVDTs ensure consistent data output and are offered with...

Videos

Schneider Electric Adds Cobots

At Modex 2024, the company showcased this new cobot line with demonstrations of its Lexium RL 3 and RL 18 models as well as information about the forthcoming RL 5 and RL 7 models...

Airskin Demonstrates Application on KUKA Robot at Modex 2024

KUKA showcased how its industrial robots, such as the Agilus, Quantec and Cybertech, can be outfitted with Airskin’s safety skin to allow the robots to operate collaboratively...

Remote Control and Monitoring of Robots

Olis Robotics is working with Kawasaki Robotics Inc., to enable users of Kawasaki robots to reduce troubleshooting and downtime costs by up to 90%,

A Preview of Beckhoff's MX-System

The MX-System is an intelligent automation hardware system designed to replace conventional control cabinets.

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