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Suite provides smart manufacturing capabilities for electronics

Suite provides smart manufacturing capabilities for electronics
The introduction of the Camstar Electronics Suite software, a manufacturing execution system (MES) for electronics, has been announced by Siemens. Building on the enterprise-level platform for integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing, this MES solution enables PCB and box assemblers to meet traceability requirements, improve efficiency and control manufacturing operations through direct IoT connectivity with machines and production lines.
13th February 2019

AR app for human-machine interaction on the plant floor

AR app for human-machine interaction on the plant floor
An augmented reality (AR) app has been developed by Progea that incorporates Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) onto Smart Glasses. By superimposing digital information onto physical objects, the AR HMIs empower factory workers to interact with machines and manufacturing processes virtually. 
13th February 2019

Graphical 3D configurator simplifies planning of control cabinets

Graphical 3D configurator simplifies planning of control cabinets
  Siemens has launched a new graphical configurator for Sivacon 8MF1 system cubicles. The modular system consists of a basic framework in 90 different sizes and 2,000 flexibly combinable elements. This enables the implementation of tailored solutions for virtually all industrial sectors and applications.
7th February 2019


Automation system developer acquired by Rockwell Automation

Automation system developer acquired by Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation has acquired Emulate3D, an engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. By using accurate simulation models to improve systems planning and decision-making, followed by emulation trials that test the control system before installation, Emulate3D’s software enables customers to virtually test machine and system designs before incurring manufacturing and automation costs and committing to a final design.
4th February 2019

Collaboration for ‘Venturi Asia’ wind tunnel venture

Collaboration for ‘Venturi Asia’ wind tunnel venture
It has been announced that BMT and Fenestra Malaysia are teaming up in ‘Venturi Asia’, a new venture based in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia that is set to offer advanced wind tunnel modelling and environmental physics’ support to the civil construction, architecture, and oil and gas sectors.
29th January 2019

Engineering with pinpoint accuracy

Engineering with pinpoint accuracy
While many engineering functions can get away with some degree of tolerance, certain applications need precision and accuracy to the highest order. This can only be carried out with the correct measuring components, as Marcus Schneck, CEO of norelem, explains here.
24th January 2019

WDS is a friend to busy design engineers

WDS is a friend to busy design engineers
Design engineers cannot possible keep up to date with every new product and component that is released onto the market. Here we talk to John Marshall of WDS Component Parts, who said he and his colleagues understand this, so have developed services and support to aid component selection and specification.
22nd January 2019

Using preactor to improve system reliability and production

Using preactor to improve system reliability and production
Siemens PLM Software solution helps Springfarm Architectural Mouldings streamline scheduling process. Springfarm Architectural Mouldings Limited (SAM) crafts moisture and fire-resistant architectural products that are free from defects and knots, do not warp and are an excellent alternative to traditional timber. The company’s range of low maintenance, cost-effective and stylish medium density fibreboard (MDF) mouldings includes skirting and architrave, door linings and casings, window components, picture frames and external cladding. 
11th January 2019

SCADA software platform becomes new benchmark

SCADA software platform becomes new benchmark
MAPS 4, the latest SCADA solution from Mitsubishi Electric for control and visualisation, extends connectivity options, adds user tools and increases the scope of its built-in functionality. The result is a software suite that can reduce the time taken for project development and integration, while also enabling users to realise Smart Factory objectives.
9th January 2019

Filling and bottling applications with SCADA

Filling and bottling applications with SCADA
As speeds increase and filling-line machinery becomes more sophisticated, both operators and management teams require improved visualisation and control information to ensure efficient plant operation. The good news is that current generation SCADA solutions have all the answers, regardless of your job role. Filling and bottling are fundamental steps in most automated process plants producing liquid products.
19th December 2018


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