Industry 4.0

Omron launches Intelligent Cell Production Line with automation training collaboration

OMRON has taken human-machine collaboration to a level previously unseen on the factory floor, with its breakthrough Intelligent Cell Production Line concept. Integrating sensing, vision and robotics, this example of an advanced production line control solution enhances the performance of both…

🕘 10/12/2020

What will the SME manufacturing landscape look like post COVID-19?

Chris Evans – Marketing and Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric UK looks at the effect the pandemic could have on the future adoption of automation in manufacturing within SMEs. A catalyst for digital transformation … It is poignant to recall that at the time the world went into…

🕘 08/12/2020

Why Cyber Security Matters in Manufacturing

The issue of cyber security is one of the most important topics facing our businesses today. From data breaches to the theft of intellectual property (IP), there are a huge number of risks which poor cyber security can pose to the manufacturing industry. And with the news that hackers targeted 1 in…

🕘 15/10/2020

SICK and MasterMover – safe starting points for Industry 4.0

“If I were you, I wouldn’t start from here” is the punchline of a well-known joke about a hapless man asking for directions from a less-than-helpful passer-by. It’s a conundrum that frequently faces production teams with the ambition of automating their workflows to Industry…

🕘 09/04/2020

Endress+Hauser launches Netilion IIoT ecosystem

Endress+Hauser has launched its IIoT solution platform, Netilion, an ecosystem combining digital services and system components to improve the lifecycle and asset management, maintenance, and support of instruments and analysers. Netilion enables users to keep track of their installed base…

🕘 09/04/2020

Schneider Electric launches ‘Smart Campus’ webinar series

Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation, energy management, and automation, has announced a series of webinars to help universities develop a ‘Smart Campus’ strategy. With restrictions closing most institutions until the next academic year, Schneider Electric is providing…

🕘 31/03/2020

Hitachi Capital, Yokogawa, and amnimo enter into a comprehensive partnership agreement for IIoT business aim at solving customers’ issues by visualising equipment status, etc. with IIoT Solutions

On March 25, 2020, Hitachi Capital Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841), and amnimo Inc., a subsidiary of Yokogawa, entered into a comprehensive partnership agreement with an aim to provide new services by adding Industrial IoT (“IIoT”) to each company’s…

🕘 27/03/2020

Automation in the automobile industry farewell to the assembly line

The world's leading trade fair for intelligent automation and robotics automatica will take place in Munich from June 16 to 19. One main focus of the event will be on making automobile production more flexible. Numerous exhibitors will present alternatives to conventional assembly line production…

🕘 11/03/2020

UK manufacturing revival as circular economy servitisation transforms business prospects, Sage research reveals

Sage (LON:SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today launches a report into the UK manufacturing sector. The results reveal how advanced the nation’s manufacturing sector is, compared to global counterparts, in adopting new processes and thinking to drive growth.

🕘 26/02/2020

Quick and easy IoT ecosystem with Tosibox

OEM Automatic Ltd is proud to announce new collaboration with Tosibox! Established in Oulu, Finland in 2010, Tosibox was founded on the idea of making secure remote access quick and simple. The first patented Plug & Go device was sold in 2012 and Tosibox quickly established subsidiaries in…

🕘 06/02/2020