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RARUK launch a dedicated Universal Robots training centre

RARUK Automation has opened the UK’s first Universal Robots Authorised Training Centre at its headquarters in Shefford. This development will allow the company’s certified UR trainers to provide tuition in collaborative robot programming, empowering UK customers to get the very best…

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Manufacturing sector urged to ‘Re-think Local’ in light of Coronavirus Outbreak

As a result of a sudden spike in demand driven by the Coronavirus outbreak, the head of a leading injection tool mould manufacturer is urging the UK’s manufacturing sector to re-think the long-term benefits of ‘local sourcing’. The re-shoring call comes from Roger Vance, MD of…

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Intel-based MAF800 AI computer with support for high performance GPU cards

IBASE Technology, a manufacturer of application specific embedded computer platforms, has released its powerful MAF800 industrial-grade AI computer series. The compact and fanless systems are based on deep learning with automated optical inspection (AOI) or vision-guided robotics (VGR) making it…

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EasyDaq announce a new range of multi-protocol signal relay boards

In the fully loaded state this signal relay board boasts USB, I2C, SPI and RS232 communications. It is currently selling for £120 +VAT. USB-RS232-I2C-SPI-8VI8SRMx-2 … EasyDAQ are also producing variations : • USB only version … • I2C- SPI only version … • RS232 only version … • Any of the…

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SICK’s SIG200 is an IO-Link master and control system in one

The SIG200 IO-Link Master with integrated web server guarantees fast, easy and transparent integration of IO-Link devices as well as digitised processing and transfer of status data, process parameters and diagnostic information … SICK has unveiled its SIG200 PROFINET Sensor Integration Gateway…

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MVTec fills new positions with Mario Bohnacker and Christian Eckstein

Mario Bohnacker … MVTec Software GmbH (www.mvtec.com), the leading international provider of machine vision software, has filled two leading positions. In his capacity as the new Technical Product Manager, Mario Bohnacker has been responsible for the technical enhancement of the standard machine…

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Three transformative trends in predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance can be a great source of added value for businesses, and UK manufacturers have been quick to realise its potential. According to a recent report by Accountancy UK, more than eight out of ten British companies have already implemented a predictive maintenance programme in…

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FANUC supplies 3,500 robots to Munich-based automotive group

The industrial robot manufacturer FANUC and the automotive group BMW AG have signed a framework agreement for the supply of 3,500 robots for new production lines and plants. FANUC robots will be used in the production of current and future generations of BMW models. The first robots were installed…

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Trustonic joins car connectivity consortium to protect connected car apps

Mobile security leader Trustonic today announces that it has joined the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) to contribute to the development of technical specifications for secure connected car technologies. The CCC is a cross-industry organization advancing global technologies for smartphone-to-car…

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Automation – no need to rip and replace

The concept of full automation could be daunting, especially considering the cost, time and disruption that go into building a brand new factory or warehouse – this just isn’t a viable option for a large proportion of businesses. But full automation isn’t necessarily an…

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