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The island state city of Singapore is often hailed as the world’s premier smart city. With a 99% connectivity rate, robo-taxis and huge network of sensors providing a large pool of data for analysis, it is easy to see why the island is at the... 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

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

On 9 October, Novares Group, a French global plastic solutions provider specialising in components and systems for the automotive industry, held its first ever Venture Day in Paris, in which awards were given to three startup companies from a... 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

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

ProGlove, a major provider of industrial wearables, today announced a $40-million (€36.1-million) investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. The company plans to leverage this funding to expand its international footprint and... 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

Plants have increasingly scrapped keyboards and mice on the shop floor in favour of a more responsive human machine interface (HMI) approach. Against this backdrop, Ian Brett, area sales manager at industrial automation provider Novotek UK and... 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

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

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

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its presence felt in every aspect of our daily lives—from the new breed of virtual assistants in our homes, to the spam filters that eliminate unwanted spam emails from our inboxes. As AI algorithms—and the... Read more

With the spectacular four-year bull run of pharmaceutical and biotech valuations from 2011-2015 over, manufacturers understand that their need to adapt is more urgent than ever before. Here, George Walker, managing director of Novotek UK and... Read more

The smart factory is now an integral part of Industry 4.0 and Atlas Copco is taking its smart factory vision to the next level. The company's new project “Smart Connected Assembly – Powered by data”  addresses the various difficulties... Read more

The Czech company ZAT, a producer of control systems for power engineering and industry, has enhanced its competences in the field of information technologies with the acquisition of a subsidiary company, Definity Systems. Read more

Every plant has its unique lifecycle, which sees both equipment and employees evolve over time. Industry 4.0 has expedited this evolution, with new technologies leading to increased productivity, improved efficiency and decreased costs. Read more

  • Smart factories to boost global economy by $1.5 trillion by 2023

  • Industry 4.0

  • 21st century industrial automation

  • Internet of Things

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