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Industry 4.0: The hour of implementation has arrived

Increasing demands by consumers for individual, high-quality products at favourable prices are posing new challenges for industrial enterprises, which can only be resolved by digitalisation... more

ERIKS reveals its top tips for implementing Industry 4.0

The term ‘Industry 4.0’ has quickly become the “hot topic” across industry, but is it actually understood, and is it being implemented correctly? Steve Askins, UK engineering director at ERIKS UK &... more

The Industrial Internet of Things requires collaboration

Aventics joined Lemgo-based research and development centre, Centrum Industrial IT (CIIT), as a strategic partner over a year ago. The first projects are complete and collaboration with developers ... more

New dual gripper speeds output and relieves tedium

For automation specialists, RARUK Automation, Universal Robots and Robotiq, grippers and sensors provide the perfect combination for off-the-shelf, customised automation solutions. To widen the scope ... more

Customisable mobile industrial robot for transport tasks

When RARUK Automation launched its MiR100, mobile industrial robot, last year it attracted a lot of attention from manufacturers actively looking at the most cost-effective ways of automating their ... more

MiniTec designs new concept of assembly line for one-piece flow manufacturing

A new concept of production assembly lines from MiniTec improves quality and efficiency. With an increasing trend towards customisation of the finished product and small batch sizes the manufacturer ... more

Industrial robotics showcase at Robot Investments Show

The third annual Robot Investments Show is taking place between October 4 and 6, 2017 at the WOW convention centre in Istanbul. Entek, distributor of Industrial robot specialist TM Robotics, will be ... more

Renishaw smart manufacturing solutions take centre stage at EMO Hannover 2017

Precision engineering and manufacturing technologies company Renishaw is showcasing its wide range of process control solutions for advanced manufacturing industries at EMO Hannover 2017... more

How to optimise machine automation in food and beverage manufacturing

Lenze, the motion control specialist, has published a new technical article explaining how to optimise automation in machinery for food and beverage manufacturing. The technical article is available ... more

VDC Research highlights cybersecurity concerns in Industry 4.0

GrammaTech, one of the leading developers of commercial embedded software assurance tools and advanced cyber security solutions, has released new research from VDC detailing the growing concerns in ... more

Red Ledge automation partnership sets new manufacturing and logistics performance benchmark

Intelligent manufacturing and logistics systems control specialist Red Ledge has joined forces with advanced sortation company Böwe Systec and Stockrail International, which has a 30-year materials ... more

Fanuc and Cyber-Weld further strengthen partnership

Leading factory automation solutions provider, FANUC, has announced Warwickshire-based systems integrator Cyber-Weld as its preferred arc welding partner in the UK.

Based in Southam, Warwickshire, ... more

Yaskawa MotoLogix hooks up with Routeco

As part of its drive in supplying robotics solutions with the Motoman and MotoLogix brands, motion control and robotics specialist, Yaskawa, is developing a sales relationship with Routeco UK. The ... more

CWM Automation partners with AB Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation has awarded CWM Automation recognised partner status in a move that will see the two companies working closely, cross-promoting products and developing new solutions... more

Altus gets SMART with software from Koh Young

With ‘Industry 4.0’ and the ‘SMART’ manufacturing model of increasing interest, Altus, one of the leading distributors of capital equipment for electronics assembly, is helping companies choose ... more

Lenze team up with ei3 for secure data handling in the cloud

Machine and systems engineers using automation technology from Lenze can now create online data services very easily. Lenze has joined forces with IoT specialist ei3 Corporation to offer a ... more

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