Automation World covers news and trends around industrial automation software and hardware for professionals in the discrete and batch/hybrid manufacturing industries.


Source: OnRobot

OnRobot Announces New Grippers and D:Ploy Collaboration

Two new electrical grippers for heavy-duty, collaborative robot applications were announced at Automate 2024 in addition to the new AutoPilot machine tending software for D:Ploy developed with Ellison Technologies.

ANCA’s CNC Machines Adopt AI, AMRs

By aligning with industry standards and leveraging AI, ANCA not only streamlines processes but also positions itself at the forefront of autonomous manufacturing innovation.
Source: Rockwell Automation

Unlock Smart Manufacturing’s True Potential with Dark Data

How the ability to access and analyze the vast amounts of unused data in multi-vendor production environments will create even greater optimization opportunities.
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Safety Requires a Greater Focus on Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity should be viewed as a workplace safety issue, as increasingly connected automation systems can pose a personnel risk in the most extreme cyberattacks.

Products Presented at SPE Education Day

Ethernet-APL can offer enhanced performance and simplified infrastructure when applied.

SCADA Upgrade: Incremental or Full Scale?

Each manufacturer has to do its own analysis and decide the right approach based on three factors: budget, downtime and risk.
Source: Sub-Zero

Sub-Zero Shares its Digital Transformation Insights

The nearly 80-year-old manufacturing company is redesigning its manufacturing processes with Snowflake’s AI Data Cloud playing a key role.

New Launches from the OPC Foundation

The OPC Foundation has announced the formation of a working group dedicated to leveraging AI within the OPC UA framework.


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...


ABB AMR with Visual SLAM

The new T702 from ABB is a tug-style autonomous mobile robot (AMR) that uses Visual SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) navigation to create a 360-degree point cloud ...

Bosch Rexroth's Smart Function Kit

At Automate 2024, we caught up with Richard Vaughn, automation engineering manager at Bosch Rexroth to learn about Bosch Rexroth’s Smart Function Kit for Handling. These...

DigiKey Partners Show Top Automation Products

With more than 15 million products in its inventory, DigiKey has a level of insight into automation technology use few other companies have. This video highlights a few DigiKey...


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