HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce it will be merging its activities with BKSV (Brüel and Kær Sound and Vibration) from 1 January 2019. Both owned by UK based Spectris Plc, the new company will be named HBK (Hottinger, Brüel and Kjær).
Bosch Rexroth is taking its Technology Showcase on the road this summer, helping visitors get to grips with the latest innovations in connected engineering solutions and ensure their facilities are fully equipped for Industry 4.0.
UK online grocer and automated warehouse specialist Ocado has entered into a deal with American grocery giant Kroger, which it is reported will see the companies build 20 automated warehouses across the US over the next three years.
The installed base of devices with interfaces of the communication technologies of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) continues its very strong overall market position. Against the background of Industry 4.0 incorporation into the automation of production systems, this is a clear sign of the acceptance of PI technologies in this innovative domain.