Tracking & Traceability

First wireless industrial ID barcode reader with Ethernet

Cognex Corporation has announced a new wireless version for its next-generation DataMan handheld industrial ID scanner, the DataMan 8000 series. The new wireless communication module and base station with Cognex Connect capabilities is now available for users with extended range cord free code…

🕘 20/02/2012

Wireless chip tracks beverage dispensing

IDC’s ZigBee wireless mesh technology is playing a major role in tracking - in real time - the dispensing of beverages in the hospitality industry. The ZigBee low power wireless technology makes it possible to track when, where, what and how much beer or spirit is dispensed. The resulting…

🕘 20/02/2012

Labelling system provides food producer with full traceability

Glanbia, one of Ireland’s largest food manufacturers, has implemented a print and apply solution from Zetes. The solution developed enables Glanbia, whose famous butter brands include Kerrygold and Avonmore, to comply with a new customer requirement for full product traceability and the…

🕘 20/02/2012

Labelling system provides food producer with full traceability

Glanbia, one of Ireland’s largest food manufacturers, has implemented a print and apply solution from Zetes. The solution developed enables Glanbia, whose famous butter brands include Kerrygold and Avonmore, to comply with a new customer requirement for full product traceability and the…

🕘 14/02/2012

Monitoring systems help landfill operators manage leachate levels

System Devices UK provides automation systems and support to customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company’s expertise covers automation and monitoring systems, SCADA and robotics. In recent years, the company has provided control systems to landfill operators that not only meet…

🕘 05/01/2012

One-stop-shop service solves Nikon’s CE marking problem

Until recently, Nikon Precision, a specialist in manufacturing of lithography systems for use in semiconductor fabrication, was limited in its ability to satisfy the demand in Europe for second-hand equipment as many of the available machines were not certified as meeting European regulatory…

🕘 05/01/2012

Smart technology products in the spotlight

Product identification and traceability specialist Domino will show its new i-Tech intelligent technology product range and launch its a high performance scribing laser and a cassette version of its V-Series thermal transfer overprinter at Interpack 2011 (12-14 May, Düsseldorf, Germany).

🕘 05/01/2012

Bi-axial test machine overhaul

Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc and a specialist in providing solutions and products for the test industry, has completed the latest upgrade to a Mayes biaxial tension/compression test machine for the University of Sheffield … The system upgrade for the university included a complete…

🕘 05/01/2012

Perfect code reading boosts Sony’s production efficiency

New MP3 players from a global electronics manufacturer like Sony are ­destined for a demanding consumer market and cannot be compromised in any way. In Malaysia, Sony sought a code reading and traceability solution for the PCBs for these MP3 players. This kind of product tracking is…

🕘 05/01/2012

Motion controllers suit demanding test systems

Inmoco has introduced the Magellan family of Motion Control Processors from Performance Motion Devices (PMD), to provide high performance chip-based motion control in scientific, automation, industrial and robotic applications. The processors in combination with PMD’s Pro-Motion and C-Motion…

🕘 05/01/2012