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Omron Industrial Automation

Opal Drive
Fox Milne
Milton keynes
MK15 0DG
UK

Telephone : 01908258254
Email : jcommercial@eu.omron.com
Web : www.industrial.omron.co.uk


Editorial archive;

Following the data science for greater production efficiency 26/10/2020
To get the most out of data that already exists in the production environment requires cooperation between data scientists and production experts. Full Story...

AI and robotics: the challenges and the opportunities 15/06/2020
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been the subject of considerable hype for several years, but is industry now ready to move to the next stage and focus on how it can be sustainably implemented on the factory floor in robotics and industrial automation applications? Full Story...

Smart camera simplifies code reading and inspection 08/06/2020
The compact MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 series smart camera from Omron offers the ability to combine code reading and vision inspection in a single, compact device. Full Story...

Artificial Intelligence in production 23/02/2020
Although AI offers some great potential benefits, care does need to be exercised before incorporating it into industrial applications. Tim Foreman, offers some guidance. Full Story...

Omron and Cisco collaborate to enhance IoT security in manufacturing 10/06/2018
Omron and Cisco Systems have agreed to collaborate by integrating Cisco’s networking and security technology into Omron PLCs. Through this collaboration, the two companies will enhance the security of today’s increasingly intelligent manufacturing sites with IoT. Full Story...

Mobile robots: a game changer for flexible manufacturing? 18/09/2017
Suzanne Gill finds out more about the potentially vital work that mobile robotics will play in the factory of the future. Full Story...

Making vertical farming viable 23/07/2017
Control Engineering UK looks at the role that machine control has played in helping make vertical farming a commercially viable option.  Full Story...

Looking at the human side of the smart factory 20/06/2017
Suzanne Gill spoke to Faouzi Grebici, who believes that Industry 4.0 success will rely on the buy-in of the people on the shop floor. Full Story...

Moving towards the future one step at a time 06/03/2017
It will come as no surprise to hear that system integrators have an important role to play in the engineering cycle, delivering turnkey control solutions to their end-user customers. They also offer valuable engineering knowledge, together with application know-how. Suzanne Gill reports on their role in helping to prepare industry for the future. Full Story...

Omron’s new servo system improves machine design and productivity 21/02/2017
The 1S range incorporates a 23-bit high-resolution encoder plus an exceptionally short 125 µs network cycle time that enables faster machine speeds without impairing accuracy or repeatability. Full Story...

Taking a glimpse into the future of the food production process 06/02/2017
Ever wondered what the food manufacturing environment might look like in the future? Suzanne Gill spoke to some key industry vendors to get their thoughts.  Full Story...

Cyber security: a threat to Industry 4.0 implementation? 13/12/2016
In 2010 the Stuxnet computer worm was a wake-up call to the industrial world that an ostensibly closed and secure system could be compromised by nothing more than an infected USB memory stick during a routine maintenance procedure. Barry Graham offers advice on ensuring plant network security in an era of the open enterprise. Full Story...

New Industrial PC Platform - Openness meets Automation Control 06/12/2016
Omron NY IPCs deliver high performance and reliability whilst offering scalability. Its unique design and exceptional build quality serve to eliminate faults caused by unnecessary complexity and provide robust reliable operation, maximizing machine uptime whilst servicing IT needs.  Full Story...

Gaining control through automation 28/11/2016
Barry Graham discusses the benefits that today’s control systems can offer the food and beverage industry sector and outlines the far-reaching potential of today’s control systems.  Full Story...

Compact and versatile safety relays 05/05/2015
Featuring front facing screwless terminals that are said to cut installation time by over 50% and which offer easy visualisation of wire connections when mounted in the panel, the safety G9SE relay is available from Omron. Full Story...

Industry's fastest compact vision system? 05/11/2013
With a high-speed image bus, four-core processing, a new and exceptionally efficient vision algorithm and fast EtherCAT communications, the new FH compact vision system from Omron is said to set new standards for speed, performance and versatility. Full Story...

Roll grinding made easy with Ethernet 26/03/2013
A control system is helping machine-tool expert Halifax Numerical Controls (HNC) to achieve success in the competitive market for roll grinders for rubber-coated rollers. Full Story...

SCARA robot assembles spigots cost effectively 12/12/2012
To automate the assembly of a moulded plastic spigot, an automotive parts manufacturer asked industrial automation company ALPHR Technology to devise a cost-effective solution that would be compact, reliable and easy to maintain. Full Story...