November 22, 2018 – Machine vision has always been a necessary evil. While manufacturers require visual QA to detect defective products, it is an expensive, complex and expert-dependent process.
November 16, 2018 – Motion monitoring enables efficient machine operation – but standards also demand maximum safety. With an external monitoring unit, safety functions can be implemented as standard on frequency converters and servo amplifiers of various performance classes and from various manufacturers; in most cases this can be achieved very economically.
September 26, 2018 - Manufacturing is the top sector for Internet of Things (IoT) spending, and there’s a good reason for this. No other sector can reap the financial benefits quite like it. From greater operating efficiency to minimal machine downtime, the industry is not only a big investor in IoT, it’s revolutionizing its use.
August 8, 2018 - TE Connectivity, a global technology and manufacturing company specializing in connectivity and sensors, has closed the acquisition of ABB's Entrelec terminal block business.
May 16, 2018 - When UTC Aerospace required a solution to manage assembly line workers with no previous manufacturing experience, it decided to try something new that set a precedent for its future manufacturing operations management (MOM) strategy.
Apr. 23, 2018 - Mahr, a provider of dimensional measurement solutions, says it has signed a cooperation agreement with NanoFocus, a German manufacturer of 3D surface metrology, which will expand its portfolio with optical metrology.
Apr. 11, 2018 - Phoenix Contact and Wibu-Systems plan to announce the integration of their flagship technologies at Hannover Messe 2018, taking place at the end of this month in Hannover, Germany.
Mar. 7, 2018 - In the factory automation space, productivity is much more than an imperative management concept — it is a scalable tool that drives employees and processes to function at their best. In order to keep employees on track and enable goals to be met in the workplace, fine-tuning processes and running a ‘tight ship’ as far as time management is concerned is considered the best practice.
Feb. 28, 2018 - Humatics Corporation has purchased 5D Robotics and its subsidiary, Time Domain.
Feb. 19, 2018 - TÜV SÜD, a provider of testing, auditing, inspection and certification services, has opened a new regulatory compliance testing lab in Ottawa, Ont., saying it is poised to become one of TÜV SÜD’s premier locations for safety, electromagnetic compatibility, wireless and network equipment building systems (NEBS) testing.
Jan. 14, 2018 - Temperature measurement is critical when monitoring and optimizing process intensive applications, such as those found in the steel and glass industries. Careful monitoring of product temperatures and of production equipment and machinery is the only way to ensure that product quality will meet the stringent marketplace requirements at competitive prices.
Motor & Drive Systems 2019
January 23-24, 2019
2019 Automation and Technical Showcase
February 4, 2019
ARC World Industry Forum
February 4-7, 2019
Hannover Messe 2019
April 1-5, 2019
April 8-11, 2019
Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Canada
June 4-6, 2019