LiftEx heads for Liverpool in October 2020

The 16th annual LiftEx and the 3rd LEEA Awards will take place on 13–14 October 2020, at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre, UK. As flagship event for The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), LiftEx inspires, educates and unites the industry through educational and technical sessions, presentations on innovation, a packed exhibition floor and the must-attend LEEA […]

Advantech Industrial-IoT World Partner Conference

Co-Creating the IIoT Ecosystem and Driving Business Growth by Digital Transformation Taipei, December 5, 2019 – Advantech (stock code: 2395), a global leader in IoT, today is holding a two-day Industrial-IoT World Partner Conference (IIoT WPC) at Advantech’s IoT Campus in Linkou. It is the first large-scale partner conference since the IoT Co-Creation Summit held in […]

IO-Link master with OPC UA

Seamless Communication from the Field Level to the Cloud Pepperl+Fuchs has become the first company to offer IO-Link masters with an OPC UA interface and is therefore paving the way for end-to-end, transparent, and seamless communication from the lowest field level to the cloud

Seeq Corporation Announces AWS Industrial Software Competency Achievement

Seeq’s advanced analytics solution now available as SaaS application in the AWS Marketplace Seeq Corporation, the creator of advanced analytics applications for process manufacturing data, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Industrial Software Competency status. This designation recognizes that Seeq has demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success building solutions targeting one […]

Micro-Epsilon non-contact laser scanners enable height measurement and presence detection of beer bottles in moving crates

Non-contact laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are being used to quickly and reliably recognise if all the beer bottles are present and the correct type in returned crates. Beer bottles that come directly from the filling line or the brewery to the customer normally take the same route back, as glass bottles are recyclable, they can […]

ESAB Distribution Partner, Elmdale Welding Supplies celebrates 30 years of success with global welding contractor and fabricator, Armultra

ESAB, a world leader in welding and cutting technologies, and their distributor partner for East Anglia, Elmdale Welding & Engineering Supplies Ltd, have been supporting Armultra Ltd, a specialist welding contractor and fabricator, for 30 years. Armultra is expanding rapidly and welding processes are critical to its success, so the company has nurtured a close […]

What’s that in SCADA Claus’ sack?

Jolly ol’ Santa Claus has quite a job coming up this month. Assuming an estimate of 650 million Christian children worldwide, manufacturing one toy for each would mean his factory would need to spit out just over 20 toys a second, every second, all year round. A factory manager could sure learn some tips from […]

Pressure sensor with low power consumption suits mobile equipment: Variohm expands pressure sensor range with low power series

Variohm EuroSensor’s new EPT31LE series pressure sensor features extremely fast power-up and response times and a low power consumption that perfectly suits mobile equipment pressure monitoring used in combination with battery and/or solar powered wireless transmitting systems. Aimed at remote pressure monitoring tasks on agricultural machinery, heavy construction equipment and similar demanding applications, the sensor’s […]

Join Delta for the Ultimate Smart Building and Smart City Experience at Smart Building Expo 2019 in Fiera Milano

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced it will be present at the Smart Building Expo 2019 in Fiera Milano, along with its Austria-based subsidiary LOYTEC. Delta will demonstrate its building automation solutions and its smart charging infrastructure solutions, including LOYTEC’s L-DALI lighting control system, a platform that facilitates eco-friendly […]

Virtual and augmented reality in manufacturing

~ Simulating the factory can help fix mistakes and improve production ~  Originally developed as technologies for gaming and entertainment, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are rapidly gaining traction in the manufacturing industry. Here Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains how VR and AR can be used in […]

ABT and Schaeffler establish strategic collaboration to electrify light commercial vehicles

Strategic collaboration between ABT and Schaeffler will begin with the electrification of light commercial vehicles from Volkswagen ABT to contribute its implementation expertise and flexibility in vehicle retrofitting – Schaeffler to contribute its expertise in technology and manufacturing as well as its financial strength High level of worldwide market potential for the electrification of intraurban […]

New edition of white paper concludes peristaltic pump technology can deliver 70%+ water savings for mining industry  

A new edition of a widely-respected white paper which analyses the benefits of peristaltic pump technology in the mining industry has been published by the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group.  The publication of the 2019 edition of the white paper coincides with an update to the mining section of the company’s website – which provides a […]

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Accelerates Expansion and Consolidates Global Network to Develop Projects That Positively Impact Society

Fifteen new disruptive projects and startups from Belgium, China, France, India, South Africa and the U.S. join the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab accelerator program New incubator and fab lab partners including Centech in Canada and OuiCrea in China will empower early stage projects from the outset Since 2015, the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab has evaluated nearly 500 projects and […]

 30 years smarter, a timeline of change

~ New REO infographic maps the electronic evolution from 1989-2019 ~ For its 30th anniversary, power quality expert REO UK has produced a new infographic reflecting key changes in the electronic and electrical engineering sectors over the last 30 years. The infographic, which is now available on the REO website, charts significant developments in a […]

Down to the wire

~ A resistor’s role in laying cables ~ While we may associate data with being up in the clouds, it’s very much in the ocean too. Beneath our seas lie thousands of cables, tasked with carrying the world’s internet traffic. These cables form a vital communications network — and the world would seem like a […]

Bringing graphene and new materials to market

Remember the computer triode? Unless you’re an early-tech enthusiast, it’s unlikely. Used as switches in the first electronic computers, these vacuum tubes consumed a great deal of power. They were unreliable and upon the invention of silicon chips, were quickly replaced. A new material has the potential to shift entire industries. Here, Kari Hjelt, Head […]