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Industrial security is linked to machinery safety

Industrial security is linked to machinery safety

Industrial security not only includes the protection of data, but at the same time also guarantees the integrity of safety functions and measures, as the experts at Pilz explain. If a production worker starts up a plant, even though they are not authorised to do so, this is already considered a security incident. This manipulation, […]

By February 3, 2023 Read More →
RobotStudio now enables real-time collaboration

RobotStudio now enables real-time collaboration

ABB has enhanced its RobotStudio robot programming and simulation software with cloud-enabled functionality. The new RobotStudio Cloud enables individuals and teams to collaborate in real-time on robot cell designs from anywhere in the world, on any device. New features such as automatic version control increase transparency and productivity across teams. The software’s simplified interfaces and […]

By February 2, 2023 Read More →
Omron awarded platinum rating for sustainability

Omron awarded platinum rating for sustainability

Omron has been awarded the Platinum rating following a sustainability assessment by EcoVadis. A score earning a Platinum rating, which is the highest distinction, puts the company within the top 1% of all the businesses assessed for sustainability performance. This assessment is conducted by EcoVadis, an independent and trusted provider of a shared sustainability platform, […]

By January 27, 2023 Read More →
Top trends in industrial cameras and optics

Top trends in industrial cameras and optics

Faster and higher-resolution image sensors, interfaces that support ever increasing bandwidths, simpler integration, minIaturisation and high on-board processing power are driving innovation in machine and embedded vision applications. Paul Wilson, managing director of Scorpion Vision, charts the current trends in cameras and components. Ultra high resolution image sensors: image sensor megapixel counts are continuing to climb, […]

By January 27, 2023 Read More →
Easy solution for Readychains and readycables

Easy solution for Readychains and readycables

With manufacturing and assembly facilities worldwide, Igus reports that customers are increasingly turning to it for complete systems for their cables and connector requirements. In this video, we gain an insight into the whole process for the readycable production across the world. Visit the Igus website for more information See all stories for Igus

By January 27, 2023 Read More →
Omron predicts top five automation trends for 2023

Omron predicts top five automation trends for 2023

While a new year is upon us, with all its opportunities, Omron Europe names the top five trends that will impact and shape industrial automation in 2023 and beyond. The manufacturing industries will continue to face many challenges and riding them out will involve building resilience and flexibility into business models. At the same time, […]

By January 24, 2023 Read More →
Vision sensors make light work of inspection

Vision sensors make light work of inspection

Thanks to user-friendly application software, even inexperienced users can easily and quickly configure IFM’s new Dualis 2D vision sensors to perform complex and demanding inspection and recognition tasks. In standard applications, set-up can be completed in as little as two minutes, and this versatile sensor is capable of checking patterns, shapes, areas, dimensions, contours and […]

By January 18, 2023 Read More →
RARUK brings robot solutions to IntraLogisteX

RARUK brings robot solutions to IntraLogisteX

RARUK Automation will be exhibiting a range of automation solutions at IntraLogisteX, with demonstrations of an autonomous mobile robot from Mobile Industrial Robots, the ER-FLEX from Enabled Robotics, as well as a series of cobot application solutions for Universal Robots. MiR’s AMRs offer a safer alternative to traditional forklifts and trucks, as their sensors make […]

By January 18, 2023 Read More →
CME brings Stäubli HE Robots to FOODEX 2023

CME brings Stäubli HE Robots to FOODEX 2023

FOODEX 2023 will see Stäubli integrator CME, an award-winning British engineering business, showcase its HFPC 120, a precision, hygienic robotic food handling system, which incorporates the latest Stäubli HE range of robots. This cell is one of the few on the market designed specifically for orientating and placing meat products such as chicken portions, steaks […]

By January 18, 2023 Read More →
Futureproofing laboratories with cobots is easy

Futureproofing laboratories with cobots is easy

Barry Weller, robotics product manager at Mitsubishi Electric, looks at the benefits of implementing collaborative robots and how easy they are to integrate into existing laboratories. Automated R&D and testing laboratories where cobots work alongside operators are no longer a vision of the future, but rather a reality of the present. Whether they are used […]

By January 18, 2023 Read More →