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Industry 4.0

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

Research company Gartner predicts that half of large industrial companies will be using digital twins to improve productivity by 2021. Here Jonathan Wilkins, director at industrial automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains the important... Read more

The UK’s largest annual engineering show, Advanced Engineering has announced some of the guest speakers that will be presenting at the show on October 30 and 31, 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. As part of the extensive open forum programme, speakers i Read more

Industry is changing a lot these days. New concepts and systems pop-up continuously, and due to companies’ need to implement the best technology, a lot of things will change in a relatively short span of time... Read more

Robotics and Industry 4.0 are just some of the major technology trends impacting the upstream offshore industry. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of Beckhoff Automation UK, explores some of the topics identified in SPE Offshore Europe’s... Read more

Urban planners depend on data to learn about housing trends, transportation habits, the most frequently used areas and more. Entire smart cities are based on data science and IoT and it won’t be long before data is the primary element that helps... Read more

A new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed the top ten emerging technologies that have the potential to positively disrupt our economy in 2019. Here Sophie Hand, UK country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation... Read more

Cobots—robots that physically interact with humans in a shared workspace—first appeared on factory floors two years ago, accounting for approximately 5% of global industrial robot sales in 2016. These robotic partners were hailed as ‘the future of... Read more

The Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has deployed 16 robots in its facility which successfully imitate the actions of real workers. By the end of 2019, the Company plans to automate a total of 32 manufacturing processes... Read more

With ORDERFOX.com, Buyers and CNC Manufacturers can digitise their work processes and benefit significantly. Buyers gain direct access to available capacity, and Manufacturers find available CNC orders instantly – locally, nationally or globally. Read more

Investment in cutting edge technology, including industry-specific software from food and drink IT specialist CSB-System, has enabled leading Austrian sausage producer Wiesbauer to be at the forefront of the development of the smart food factory... Read more

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  • Legacy equipment in Industry 4.0

  • Internet of Things

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