Automation and Robotics

This year, Czech company RETOS VARNSDORF will be celebrating its 25th anniversary – but it has also been a year of change and development. more

At the product launch event “Connecting Time & Space, Changing the Future” held during Huawei Eco-Connect Europe 2018, Huawei launched a new series of CloudLink collaborative telepresence products more

Huawei and eluminocity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at HCE (Huawei eco-Connect | Europe), marking the beginning of a cooperation for Smart City solutions. more

According to recent figures by the International Federation of Robotics, Slovakia and Slovenia are leading the way in robotics innovation in Central and Eastern Europe. more

Epiroc, a Sweden-based productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has acquired part of ASI Mining, LLC, a U.S.-based company that provides technology solutions for the autonomous operation of mining vehicles more

The practice of serialisation sees uniquely identifiable codes being printed onto product packaging and labels, with data aggregation through primary and secondary packaging enabling the flow of goods from manufacturer to consumer to be tracked effic more

The floppy disk was once the cutting edge of storage, its design slowly decreasing in size as technology progressed. more

The Cantoni Group is a global market leader in the design and manufacture of electric motors, brakes and specialised industrial tools. more

Global imaging specialist FRAMOS has added Rhonda Software to its trusted supplier and partner network to complete its embedded vision and module offering. more

According to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), investment in robotics equipment has slowed as the trade war between the US and China escalates. more

Recycling equipment manufacturer Eriez Europe has opened a new 326-square-metre production facility in Caerphilly, south Wales, for rotor manufacturing as well as light fabrication and additional product line assembly. more

Leki Aviation is expanding its UK operations by investing in new, 45,000 square-metre state-of-the-art facilities, located in Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex. more

LMI Technologies (LMI), a global leader in 3D scanning and inspection, has announced it will be unveiling three new 3D inspection products at this year’s Vision 2018 show in Stuttgart, Germany, November 6-8. more

Grafiques Manlleu, a Spanish label printer located in the city of Manlleu in the north of Catalonia, recently purchased a Polar SC 21 square-cut label system. more

Industry 4.0 can be defined as the adoption of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.  It includes cyberphysical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and cognitive computing. more

Global innovator in optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER is set to launch its world-first in LC fiber connectors – the COVERINO LC – at ECOC 2018, 24-26 September in Rome. more

With the introduction of a new low-cost robotic concept from igus, simple tasks can now be automated easily with a relatively quick ROI. more

At present, advanced automation solutions are used by 15 percent of companies in Poland however, the majority have pledged that they will introduce new technologies because without full automation there can't be another industrial revolution. more

A recent study has found that Europe’s small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) believe 3D printing technology is crucial in the race to reduce costs and improve agility. more

Italy-based Spreafico Automation, a specialist in the development and production of   machines for the packaging of coffee capsules and soluble products, has recently acquired a new headquarters. more


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