September 6, 2018 - The evolution of manufacturing is broadly viewed as having taken place in four stages. The first stage comprised the implementation of steam power to mechanization. The second involved mass production, and the introduction of the assembly line, powered by electricity. The third stage added computers and automation into the mix, and the fourth is the introduction of cyber-physical systems that enable the computerization of manufacturing. This fourth stage, which is currently evolving before our own eyes, is the one that is becoming commonly referred to as Industry 4.0.
Jun. 11, 2018 - PTC and Rockwell Automation today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership that is expected to accelerate growth for both companies. As part of the partnership, Rockwell Automation will make a $1 billion equity investment in PTC, and Rockwell Automation chairman and CEO Blake Moret will join PTC’s board of directors effective with the closing of the equity transaction.
Jun. 10, 2018 - Siemens AG and Covestro Deutschland AG have concluded a Joint Business Development Plan to provide further strategic reinforcement of their partnership, particularly in the field of digitalization. The variety of topics extends from the continuous development of production technologies, to piloting new ideas designed to contribute to the digital landscape.
Apr. 23, 2018 - Telecommunications operator Orange Business Services and factory automation equipment provider Siemens say they have joined forces to help drive the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the industrial sector by simplifying integration and promoting IoT innovation.
Apr. 19, 2018 - Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) will exhibit the main components of its cyber-physical factory at the Montréal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) from May 14 to 16.
Apr. 16, 2018 - Honeywell Intelligrated has launched TechSight, a real-time augmented reality (AR) solution designed to reduce repair time and minimize operational disruption in the event of an unplanned outage.
Apr. 10, 2018 - The Industry 4.0 movement is completely up-ending manufacturing as we know it, and advanced mobile solutions, robotics, artificial intelligence, sophisticated sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all playing a role in ushering in this next industrial revolution. According to VDC Research, the demand for mobile solutions that are more intuitive and easier to learn is a key pressure for warehouse environments undergoing mobility transformations.
Mar. 29, 2018 - EIT Digital has announced it is developing a tracking system to precisely track workers’ and machinery movements in industrial environments to help minimize safety and logistic challenges.
Mar. 26, 2018 - CIeNET, a global technology service provider of technical consulting and software engineering solutions, has announced the grand opening of its Canadian Technology and Development Center located in the city of Markham in Greater Toronto Area, Ont.
Mar. 14, 2018 - Manufacturers are under more pressure to exploit technology than ever before. Trends called Industrie 4.0, Postmodern ERP, smart manufacturing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all terms used to encapsulate a variety of technologies that have the potential to benefit a manufacturer. But reading case studies about machine learning, warehouse drones and smart machines can be intimidating and some manufacturers wonder how to get started and take advantage of all the new stuff.
Mar. 8, 2018 - Quebec startup Poka has raised $10 million in financing which it says will help itexpand into the United States and Europe and better support its growing global customer base. In addition to the ongoing participation of Poka’s original seed investors, iNovia Capital and Uncork Capital, participants in the Series A funding round included Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec through its fund Espace CDPQ, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and the Leclerc family.
Feb. 28, 2018 - Siemens today announced the Valor IoT Manufacturing Analytics product, a new Big Data and business intelligence platform that monitors and manages global electronics manufacturing operations for real-time manufacturing utilization and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).
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