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First Devices with PROFINET over APL and PA Profile 4

With PROFINET over APL, PI provides a new, Ethernet-based communication protocol for the field level of process automation, which meets all requirements for robustness an...
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OT cyber-attacks in transport and energy sectors on the rise

While most cybersecurity attacks are agnostic of the industry, impacting both IT and OT there has been a rise in the number of OT cyber-attacks on transport and energy bu...
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Emerson opens gas analysis solutions centre

Emerson has opened a new facility in Cumbernauld, Scotland, equipped with engineering, development and manufacturing resources for sensor, mechanical, electronics and sof...

News Archive

  1. 12/09/2022 Process organisations are not prepared for digital transformations

    Research undertaken by Schneider Electric and Omdia has found that, while digital transformation is critical to business strategy, many industrial process organisations are still not ready.

  2. 06/09/2022 Process and packaging solutions on display

    Control Engineering Europe reports on some of the highlights of the forthcoming PPMA Total show, which is taking place from 27-29 September at the NEC in Birmingham, in the UK.

  3. 30/08/2022 Find out how digital transformation is driving the road to production

    Suzanne Gill spoke with Sachin Mathur, director of software and control at Rockwell Automation about the digital transformation of manufacturing operations, which has accelerated in recent years in response to a series of unprecedented challenges – including Covid-19, global conflicts, and supply chain disruptions.

  4. 29/08/2022 Component traceability facilitates cross-process quality control

    The ProIQ project, sees Fraunhofer IPM joining forces with partners from the fields of industry and research to develop technologies for adaptive production of precision components.

  5. 23/08/2022 Collaboration promises to simplify integration of OT and IT systems

    Major standards development and end user organisations serving the process automation industry have announced ongoing collaboration work on the specification for a standardised Process Automation Device Information Model (PA-DIM), with the goal of optimising the management of data from field devices in process automation environment.

  6. 22/08/2022 Autonomous mobile robots become next big bet in industrial operations

    As automation becomes the new normal for businesses, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are increasingly finding applications in the mobile robotics ecosystem, according to GlobalData.

  7. 09/08/2022 Emerging tech is critical to manufacturers embracing the Circular Economy

    A new study from Sage reveals advances in technology and innovation as being the biggest driver of Circular Economy (CE) strategies in manufacturing and distribution.

  8. 04/08/2022 Join us to discuss the challenges and solutions surrounding food production in a changing world

    We are pleased to able to invite you to register to attend Appetite for Engineering conference on 13 October at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry. 

  9. 01/08/2022 ABB wins Red Dot award for FlexPacker Delta robot

    ABB’s IRB 390 FlexPacker industrial Delta robot, designed for ultra-fast packing, has been chosen for a Red Dot Product Design Award.

  10. 01/08/2022 Food production in a changing world – discussing the challenges and finding solutions

    Join us at Appetite for Engineering 2022, on 13th October at the MTC in Coventry, where we will be discussing the challenges and solutions surrounding food production in a changing world. 

  11. 26/07/2022 UK oil & gas sector urged to take advantage of government funding

    TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory is calling upon businesses within the oil & gas industry to take advantage of funding offered by Innovate UK as part of its Analysis for Innovators (A4I) programme.

  12. 25/07/2022 Survey reveals a need for manufacturers to digitalise to survive, recover and grow

    Made Smarter, the movement connecting UK manufacturing industries to digital tools, has conducted a survey of 200 SME manufacturers in the North West of England. The results highlighted how the last two years affected them, and their approach to digitalisation and their priorities going forward. 

  13. 25/07/2022 Collaboration aims to advance industrial manufacturing with private wireless network

    CommScope is collaborating with Microsoft to create a converged private wireless network solution, enabling new low-latency and mobile applications for industrial manufacturing.

  14. 18/07/2022 Industry leads the way in the decarbonisation revolution

    According to new research, published by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, and Siemens, manufacturers have moved the decarbonisation of their businesses up the priority ladder despite unprecedented economic challenges, with eight-in-ten companies saying it is now of high or medium importance.

  15. 18/07/2022 Sensor opportunities that are right under our noses

    A report from IDTechEx takes a look at the opportunities for sensors imitating the human nose. 

  16. 12/07/2022 Industrial robots push into new applications and industries

    The industrial robot market is embarking on a new phase of development. Robot vendors are widening the scope of their offer, targeting new application scenarios by offering machines of increased versatility, according to a report from Interact Analysis.

  17. 11/07/2022 Siemens Congleton factory on track to hit carbon neutral target this year

    The factory is on track to achieve carbon neutrality this year – eight years ahead of its original target. The has deployed a range of sustainable solutions for energy generation and demand with support from Siemens' energy and performance services business, Smart Infrastructure.

  18. 05/07/2022 TÜV SÜD UK appoints new head of machinery safety division

    TÜV SÜD UK has appointed Darren Hugheston-Roberts as the new head of its machinery safety division. 

  19. 04/07/2022 CERN aims to boost energy efficiency of critical cooling systems

    CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and ABB have entered into a partnership to identify how to improve the energy efficiency of cooling and ventilation systems used for lab experiments at its site close to Geneva, Switzerland.

  20. 28/06/2022 Wyzo wins design awards as World’s first sidebot

    With its appearance and ability to work side by side with humans with the speed of an industrial robot, Wyzo has been given a Design Award in the Industry & Tools Category from iF, and the coveted Best of the Best Award from Red Dot for Industrial Equipment, Product Design and Robotics.