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Industry 4.0

Founded in St. Petersburg in 2001 as a tool distributor, Green Tools is now a major force in the manufacture of cutting tools, providing circular saws and other woodcutting machines for the sawmill, furniture, and woodworking industries throughout... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

The advent of 3D printing is arguably one of the most disruptive innovations to have emerged over past two decades. Evolving from an optimistic attempt made by Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis, University of South Carolina, to create a 3D printed wall... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

In 2020, more than 70% of manufacturers will accelerate their smart factories journey to boost revenue and productivity... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Finland's Zyfra has been awarded a contract to implement its Intelligent Mine solution at the Pakri Barwadih Coal Mining Project (PBCMP) ) in Jharkhand, India by one of the facilities co-operators Thriveni Earthmovers... Read more

At this year's Automation Fair in Chicago, Industry Europe had the chance to sit down with Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret in a discussion which covered a range of topics including collaborations with other companies, changes in manufacturing... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Changes to the world of modern manufacturing are elevating industry leaders and leaving incumbents behind. Today's "smart factory" is fitted with technologies such as 3D printing and Internet of Things (IoT)-compatible machinery. The systems... Read more

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found that smart factories could add at least $1.5-trillion (€1.36-trillion) to the global economy through productivity gains, improvements in quality and market share, along with customer... Read more

The creation of more data and the use of Industry 4.0 technologies are providing huge opportunities for manufacturers to improve productivity and profitability - but according to a report by law firm Irwin Mitchell, many in the sector are risking... Read more

The use of technology to solve environmental issues featured strongly at Microsoft’s Future Decoded conference this year. It’s a highly relevant topic. Multiple sources show that to slow the effect of climate change and continue to support an... Read more

Seven leading mining and metals companies have partnered with the World Economic Forum to experiment, design and deploy blockchain solutions that will accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices... Read more

The engineering and technology worlds never stand still; in fact, their rates of progress only seem to increase with each passing year. From 3D-printed houses to cashier-free shops, 20189 saw some incredible technological advances, and this year... Read more

Kari Terho, General Manager of Elisa Smart Factory explains how his team has boosted the battery cell production yield by 16% with Predictive Quality Analytics at eLab, the electromobility research centre in the University of Aachen in Germany... Read more

The global race to introduce the fifth generation network is on. Network suppliers from around the world are promoting the benefits of 5G, but how will we benefit from latest edition of the telecoms technology? To paint a picture of the suburban... Read more

Igor Ilunin, head of AI at global technology consultancy DataArt explains why he sees predictive maintenance as the next big revolutionary shift in manufacturing... Read more

Marc Baret, Director of EMEA industrial services at Rockwell Automation gives us his take on servistisation of industrial automation now and where it can take manufacturers in the future... Read more

With a mission is to revolutionise the economies of space; mass-producing a satellite constellation that will provide high-speed internet access worldwide, OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb, have used Lanner’s digital... Read more

In recent years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been touted as a powerful technology that will revolutionise the industrial manufacturing space. The sentiment has its validity, but the reality is extremely complex... Read more

It is very unlikely that you will use a piece of technology from 100 years ago, such as a typewriter or a gramophone, in everyday life. However, a town in California has hit the headlines for doing just that. Could manufacturers learn a lesson... Read more

The automotive industry has been widely automated for decades and has always been one of the first to introduce new, more advanced tools and machinery. Much of the hardware used has been relatively limited, at least when compared to many of the... Read more

Swedish home appliance manufacturer Electrolux is to invest €100-million in it's Hungarian plant in Nyíregyháza, in the country's east as a means of increasing its products' competitiveness. At the same time, the company will be outsourcing its... Read more

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