Global leader in industrial cybersecurity, Claroty, has released research into the state of industrial cybersecurity worldwide, which found that 74% of IT security professionals globally are more concerned about a cyber attack on critical infrastructure than an enterprise data breach.
As the UK enters a three-week period of significant restrictions over the coronavirus outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas has released a new Emergency Preparedness Pack to help businesses respond rapidly to the growing risks of this global pandemic.
As the coronavirus continues to spread, medical facilities and hospitals are under increasing strain, often lacking critical medical equipment needed to effectively fight Covid-19. All over the world, initiatives have been launched to help with the rapid development and production of such equipment, but many are struggling to access the funds and manufacturing capacity required to act quickly.
Andea, the developer of the cloud-based Manufacturo platform, is offering a FREE app to help manufacturing companies better cope with the coronavirus pandemic challenges. The app allows for rapid risk assessment of employee infection risks and can be deployed quickly to all factory workers.
Supporting the UK government’s call for help for manufacturers to assist in the production of life-saving ventilators, composites and advanced materials precision slitting company Bindatex has reconfigured its facilities to begin die-cutting discs for filters to be used in ventilators.
INEOS, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, has announced plans to produce 1 million hand sanitisers per month to help with the European shortage. These will be produced according to World Health Organisation specifications and be specifically designed to kill bacteria and viruses.
UCLA engineers have developed minuscule warehouse logistics robots that could help expedite and automate medical diagnostic technologies and other applications that move and manipulate tiny drops of fluid. The study was published in Science Robotics.
The Executive Board of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has elected Milton Guerry of SCHUNK USA as new President. Klaus Koenig of KUKA Robotics has been appointed as IFR's new Vice President.