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Supporting connectivity in water treatment

Supporting connectivity in water treatment
Access to, and availability of, clean water is vital to society and the economy. The United Nations (UN) has included access to water and sanitation as one of its sustainable development goals for several years, but the importance has become obvious during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether water is being supplied for domestic usage or circulated in treatment systems, connectivity is important to ensure availability and effective network management. Here, Magnus Unosson, Senior Account Manager at Recab, explains the key steps in building effective, connected water operations.
24th August 2020

Additional 3D AOI machine for factory of the future

Additional 3D AOI machine for factory of the future
Electronics manufacturer E.D.&A. invests in an additional 3D AOI as part of their vision of comprehensive quality control. This new machine will be placed at the back of the THT (Through Hole Technology) line. E.D.&A. is always looking for new innovations and applies them in its production process.
21st August 2020

WEG acquires AI and machine vision startup

WEG acquires AI and machine vision startup
As part of its increasing investment in digital technologies, global motor and industrial equipment manufacturer, WEG has acquired control of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) business. Mvisiais a Brazil-based machine vision startup that specialises in applying AI tools in industry. WEG’S acquisition of the startup is part of the company’s strategy to grow its digital offering and meet Industry 4.0 demands.
21st August 2020


Bundled solution simplifies industrial IoT deployment

Bundled solution simplifies industrial IoT deployment
Richardson RFPD has unveiled a new bundled solution for industrial IoT.
12th August 2020

Three ways micromotors improve factory efficiency

Three ways micromotors improve factory efficiency
Increasing competition and the demand for more complex products in shorter time frames is putting manufacturers under pressure. In order for production to keep up with demand, manufacturers need to modernise. Here, Stewart Goulding, Managing Director at EMS, explains three ways powerful micromotors and drives are advancing the manufacturing industry.
24th July 2020

Improving the efficiency of our hydropower network

Improving the efficiency of our hydropower network
Hydropower is an extremely old source of energy, tracing its usage back to the watermills that were relied on by ancient civilisations. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, explains how plant managers can make today’s hydropower smarter, more efficient, and reap financial and carbon savings by embracing energy efficient products and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology.
23rd July 2020

Smart bearings: The demise of slow-comotives

Smart bearings: The demise of slow-comotives
According to the TUC, the average rail commute in the UK takes an average of 2 hours and 11 minutes, each day. Also add to the equation that, in 2018, more than one third of trains failed to arrive at stations on time due to technical faults, and you’re left with one very miserable commuter. Chris Johnson, Managing Director of SMB Bearings, considers the future adoption of smart bearings and their impact on Industry 4.0 and the UK.
22nd July 2020

Mouser and Molex create digital IIoT think tank

Mouser and Molex create digital IIoT think tank
Mouser Electronics and Molex have joined forces up to offer design engineers a new resource site devoted to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
19th July 2020

Advancing Digital Twins to improve asset performance

Advancing Digital Twins to improve asset performance
Bentley Systems has announced that its Acceleration Fund has launched The Cohesive Companies, a wholly owned subsidiary, anchored by the acquisition of Atlanta-based Cohesive Solutions. The new business venture will include the services team from Bentley’s AssetWise business and the offerings of Bentley, Cohesive, and IBM’s Maximo to support the digital twin transformation of infrastructure owner-operators.
16th July 2020

Pick, purchase and program your first industrial robot

Pick, purchase and program your first industrial robot
Robots aren’t always given a favourable representation in pop culture. In Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), homicidal supercomputer HAL 9000 demonstrates how a robot could conspire against its human colleagues. Thankfully, industrial robots aren’t quite as menacing. Here, Nigel Smith, Managing Director of TM Robotics, gives advice to manufacturers to make their first robotic investment.
15th July 2020


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