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09 March 2022

WITH THE new connection of the Engineering Base (EB) platform to SAP's asset management system EAM, software developer Aucotec is expanding its integration spectrum with an important module, especially for plant operators. This means that engineering can now communicate seamlessly with all the areas covered by SAP EAM (formerly SAP PM) – and vice versa. Experts no longer have to leave 'their' system and do not need any special knowledge of the other one.

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04 January 2022

TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEUR, David Richards, is to chair a new commission for the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies such as robotics, sensors, 3D printing and augmented reality within UK industry.

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14 January 2022

ERICSSON AND Porsche have announced a trial project for the first deployment of a private 5G network at one of Porsche’s production complexes. The 5G network will help accelerate production and lay the groundwork for a 'smart factory' model.

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18 November 2021

THE CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has published a free white paper on the development ecosystem for Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) compatible automation devices. Created for automation vendors, 'Getting your TSN product to market' provides a practical insight on how to implement the technology and the importance of conformance testing for TSN products.

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04 November 2021

MOXA EUROPE and Crosser, a pioneer in edge analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), have announced a collaboration that will see Crosser’s edge analytics platform and Moxa’s reliable network, connectivity and edge computing solutions help manufacturing companies connect their devices to offer better collaboration between systems, processes, and people.

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14 October 2021

MAKE UK has collaborated with Malvern-based technology start-up FloWide, on an innovative new tracking system for the CNC area of its Technology Hub in Aston, Birmingham.

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31 October 2021

AN INDEPENDENT Wi-Fi consulting service for logistics, manufacturing, retail and other supply chain users has been introduced by Renovotec.

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09 September 2021

FOLLOWING THE announcement from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy that £53 million funding is being made available for UK manufacturers to boost competitiveness through digital technologies, an online event has been announced that aims to address the scope and possible effects of automation.

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19 August 2021

SHEFFIELD-BASED control and software systems integrator, Inspec Solutions has implemented a cutting edge Industry 4.0 digital production and plant level data gathering and analytic system for leading global rail fastening manufacturer, Pandrol.

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18 May 2021

AN UNMANNED module to tackle sewer blockages and a digital system for mass-producing customised clothing are just two cutting-edge solutions from 14 startups selected for the Made Smarter Technology Accelerator programme.

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13 May 2021

GOOGLE CLOUD and Siemens have announced a new cooperation to optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions to help manufacturers innovate for the future.

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03 March 2021

ABB IS closing the gap between factory floor electric motors and smart factories. Enabling real-time optimisation and predictive maintenance, the company’s new Novolink smart device modules for AF contactors are fully compatible with B&R PLCs and Automation Studio, the integrated software environment used by many advanced machine builders.

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09 November 2020

STV ELECTRONIC has launched a smart digital I/O expansion module for its Raspberry Pi 3 B+ based DIN rail PC. The new I/O Module 16, which can be operated remotely from the system via RS-485, provides 4 digital inputs, 4 digital outputs, and 8 flexible interfaces, configurable either as digital input or digital output.

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18 January 2021

A NEW flexible, miniature charge amplifier with IO-Link, reported to be a world first from Kistler, complies with industrial communications networking standard (IEC 61131-9) and combines analogue and digital communication technology to pave the way for Industry 4.0.

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11 May 2020

In his keynote presentation at IBM's Think Digital event, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna urged companies to build resiliency into their businesses and networks in response to the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19.

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24 February 2020

SICK has extended its Sensor Integration Machine (SIM) family with the launch of two high-performance, one-box, processing hubs that fuse decentralised, multi-sensor co-operation with field-to-cloud connectivity as part of Industry 4.0.

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16 October 2019

Wieland Electric’s HQ in Bamberg, Germany is using optical data transfer for its high quality electronic components production line for transmission of data to the machine controller and for the collection of operating data between LiFi sender and receiver.

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21 October 2019

MAC Solutions has been appointed preferred partner in the UK, Ireland and France for distribution of the OPC Router from inray Industriesoftware.

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02 October 2019

At this year’s PPMA Total the Carlo Gavazzi team will be on hand to discuss the latest technological innovations and advantages of IO-Link Sensors; illustrating increased availability of data, standardised wiring, remote configuration and monitoring as well as, simple device replacement.

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20 June 2019

Anybus Edge from HMS Networks is an innovative end-to-end solution for IIoT. Powered by the new HMS Hub, the solution brings true edge intelligence and versatile cloud connectivity to industrial equipment.

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11 July 2022

Bosch Rexroth continues to drive the digital transformation of linear motion technology and is further developing its Smart MechatroniX platform

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22 June 2022

In an example that highlights how focus on automation and digitalisation results in innovative, connected, and efficient processes, last year saw series production of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles' new Multivan begin in modernised production facilities in Hannover

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05 January 2022

AUTOMATION HAS always been characterised by rapid growth, constant innovation and new work patterns. However, the events of the past two years have amplified the need of businesses across every industry for automation technologies to help them respond to global trends and stay competitive. Neil Ballinger explains what trends will impact automation in 2022.

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04 January 2022

JEREMY SHINTON looks at how TSN-compatible automation components can create agile and futureproof factories.

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21 October 2021

Over the last two decades, there has been a large change in the way industrial systems communicate. Ian Saturley looks at the move from fieldbus-based systems towards communications systems that are based on Ethernet

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12 July 2021

Augmented reality is an upcoming trend in the manufacturing industry. To answer any questions, IXON is diving deeper into how AR works in manufacturing and what its benefits are for the sector

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02 March 2021

THE DYNAMIC nature of the Healthcare world – and especially the impact of the coronavirus pandemic – has driven an even greater need for clinicians to have access to all patient information in real time, from anywhere. Interoperability and ensuring this information is safe and secure are absolute prerequisites.

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17 September 2020

SIEMENS DIGITAL Industries (Siemens DI) has helped Kemira, a global chemical manufacturer, achieve record breaking productivity levels at its Bradford plant.

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06 November 2020

Kieran Bennett looks at the latest communication protocol, IO-Link, and the advantages it offers for industrial process control

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06 August 2020

Chris Evans, Marketing & Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric, looks at why the future of network infrastructure balances edge and cloud capabilities.

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03 July 2020

The lockdown and decrease in brick-and-mortar retail has brought blockchain to the forefront of business minds. For suppliers, a spike in online delivery has made traceability of orders and efficient automation of supply chains a necessity for survival, writes Rob Sinfield, Vice President Product, Sage Business Cloud X3

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03 July 2020

With connected solutions helping to ensure manufacturing transparency and flexibility as well as reliable operation, and Industry 4.0 increasing productivity at individual sites by up to 25 percent, it's little wonder that Bosch Rexroth has seen its associated sales increase from some 600 million euros in 2018 to over 750 million euros in 2019

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06 July 2020

When the growing demand for smart-home solutions pushed Norwegian manufacturer CTM Lyng AS to its capacity limits, the company decided to transition to an integrated smart factory with E-Solutions for printing and placement as well as ASM software solutions. The result: increased throughput, flexibility and productivity.

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24 March 2020

WLAN and Bluetooth have limited bandwidth, making conventional wireless communication problematic in the production environment. Addressing this, a team of researchers at Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo is working with the Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) University of Applied Sciences and Arts on solutions that involve machines in factory buildings communicating with one another using light pulses. The technology is not new, but now it needs to be adapted for use in industry.

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03 July 2020

It’s important to understand exactly what 5G is. First, it’s not an upgrade from 4G. It will usher in a new era in turbo-charged connectivity, and we’ll feel the impact in our daily lives. 5G isn’t just for smart phones, which will have greater capacity and perform much better. 5G is bigger than that as this article from Essentra Components explores

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16 May 2019

Increasingly advanced automation using robotics, AGVs, smart machines and integrated logistics means that having a Smart Factory is becoming a necessity to remain competitive. However, none of this can happen without an effective means of carrying the data and control signals required to create an autonomous, interconnected, responsive and flexible factory. Thus, the real protagonists are industrial networks. John Browett, General Manager at CLPA Europe, looks at how the right industrial network can jumpstart your Smart Factory.

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21 August 2018

Research from Barclays Corporate Banking shows over half of manufacturers are reporting improved productivity thanks to the adoption of I4.0 technologies; yet two thirds state they are yet to experience a return on investment. Here, COPA-DATA UK's Lee Sullivan explains the steps manufacturers can take to boost ROI

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11 June 2018

Three experts share their tips on how to maximise OEE on food production pick and pack lines and explain why having the basics in place can lead to greater success during the transition towards Industry 4.0. Representing the end user viewpoint is Geoff Hann (MIET), engineering manager at Morrisons Thrapston manufacturing site; David Jahn, director at Brillopak looks at maintenance from a machine build perspective; and Dan Rossek from Omron reviews the latest technology to help streamline and imp

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22 August 2017

Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist REO UK, explains how many farmers, especially those operating small and medium sized farms, might be overlooking a critical aspect of power quality in their automated livestock farming systems.

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26 June 2017

Factory digitalisation will significantly increase productivity; networking machines enables processes that can be evaluated and then optimised using data in company-wide IT systems. The TE Connectivity (TE) plant in Waidhofen is proof that this is not just a dream for the future

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