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Partnership to enhance industrial cyber security

Partnership to enhance industrial cyber security
Mitsubishi Electric has announced a new collaboration with Radiflow, a provider of OT cyber security solutions for industrial automation networks. The collaboration will help businesses leverage industrial automation solutions within a secure framework. Customers also benefit from a single point of contact to create smart manufacturing solutions with secure Operational Technology (OT) networks.
24th November 2020

How OEMs can reduce automation project costs

How OEMs can reduce automation project costs
Automation systems are widely known to provide boosts to productivity and cost effectiveness for industry. These benefits typically increase with more complex and sophisticated systems, which allow the user to achieve more. However, for machine builders and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), the increased complexity of automation can result in more time consuming and expensive projects, presenting greater challenges to being cost competitive and profitable.
18th November 2020

Change in the technology buzzword blizzard

Change in the technology buzzword blizzard
For years, Industry 4.0 has been a term that has grabbed the attention of not just business leaders, but political leaders too. Offering increased interconnectivity and networked intelligence through the Internet of Things (IoT) or other cyber-physical systems, Industry 4.0 is far more interlinked than revolutions before. However, there is a fine line between elegant networking and a tangle of hyper-automated systems, argues George Walker, Managing Director of Novotek UK & Ireland.
6th November 2020


BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor
The BMW plant in Steyr, Austria, is the BMW Group’s largest engine plant worldwide. At the facility, the top priorities are quality, efficiency and the transformation to Industry 4.0 through the implementation of digital technologies at shop floor level. To improve all three, plant managers embraced Autonomous Machine Vision, a new category of machine vision for quality inspection developed by German-Israeli company Inspekto.
5th November 2020

Rockwell Automation and PTC expand IIoT solution

Rockwell Automation and PTC expand IIoT solution
Rockwell Automation has announced a set of new IIoT capabilities for FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC to simplify, scale and accelerate digital transformation for industrial organisations. This news follows the recent announcement that the two companies are extending and expanding the scope of their strategic alliance following strong market momentum and widespread industry recognition of InnovationSuite.
4th November 2020

Keeping competitive with food automation

Keeping competitive with food automation
With an overall turnover of €1,109bn and more than 4.5mn people employed across the continent, the food and drink industry is undoubtedly one of the most economically important industries in Europe. Add to this the fact that there are 294,000 European companies active in the industry and it becomes plain to see why the ability to remain competitive is vital for food manufacturers. Here, George Walker, Managing Director of Novotek UK and Ireland, offers practical tips to stay competitive with food automation.
29th October 2020

Edge Gateway accelerates edge to cloud digital transformation

Edge Gateway accelerates edge to cloud digital transformation
Rockwell Automation has introduced the first capability of its edge strategy with FactoryTalk Edge Gateway, to simplify and accelerate IT/OT convergence. Industrial enterprises struggle to aggregate operational data from heterogeneous sources and add relevant context from the source - such as process conditions, time stamps, machine states and other production states - to the IT layer. This prevents them from uncovering potentially game-changing insights at the enterprise level.
27th October 2020

Partnership to accelerate AI tech for Industry 4.0 initiatives

Partnership to accelerate AI tech for Industry 4.0 initiatives
Vision AI software company, Neurala has announced a new strategic partnership with global manufacturing company, IMA Group. The partnership will deliver AI solutions for industrial machines, focused on field testing of AI that enables monitoring and provides actionable insights from data collected through IIoT systems.
20th October 2020

The top 3 emerging jobs: AI, data protection and robotics

The top 3 emerging jobs: AI, data protection and robotics
Despite the financial instability that characterised the first half of 2020, the demand for professionals in the field of data management and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is steadily on the rise. This is what emerges from LinkedIn’s 2020 UK Emerging Jobs Report, which revealed that companies are on the lookout for individuals that have a strong technical background, but also outstanding problem-solving skills. Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, examines the UK’s top-three emerging jobs and what these trends mean for manufacturers.
13th October 2020

What makes the Supply Chain of Tomorrow?

What makes the Supply Chain of Tomorrow?
Supply chains have always been a key part of industry. However, following COVID-19, there has been increased speculation on how they can adapt to future scenarios. Over the last few years, there has been a distinct transformation which has altered how supply chains work and can be outlined by four key trends, including digitisation, sustainability, customisation and regionalisation. By Mark Yeeles, Industrial Segment Director at Schneider Electric
30th September 2020


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