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Next VISION exhibition to take place in 2021

15/09/2020
Messe Stuttgart has announced that it will stage the next VISION exhibition from 5 to 7 October 2021....
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Yaskawa and Phoenix Contact agree on a partnership for open automation platform

15/09/2020
As a part of a new agreement Phoenix Contact will license its PLCnext runtime environment to Yaskawa and has agreed upon joint further development. Yaskawa plans to use t...
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Virtual training week for engineers

08/09/2020
CFE Media and Technology (CFE) has announced an exciting development, with the launch of its first Virtual Training Week for Engineers, during the week commencing 5 Octob...


News Archive

  1. 08/09/2020 International flow measurement conference goes virtual

    Reflecting ongoing worldwide restrictions the 2020 North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop has been transformed into a virtual event which will take place from 26 to 29 October 2020.

  2. 07/09/2020 EU funding for transformational AI-terahertz defect detection technology

    EU backs innovation enabling quality checks in real-time to ensure product compliance and reduce raw material waste; benefiting consumers and the environment.

  3. 27/08/2020 Research finds analytics critical to industrial transformation

    A research study produced jointly by LNS Research and MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) International, has revealed a critical correlation of analytics to industrial transformation success.

  4. 26/08/2020 SPS 2020 goes virtual

    Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and other fundamental changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, SPS 2020 will not go ahead in its physical form.

  5. 25/08/2020 AVEVA and OSIsoft combine to help accelerate digital transformation

    AVEVA is set to acquire OSIsoft, a provider of real-time industrial data software and services. The companies will combine their product offerings, bringing together industrial software and data management to help customers in industrial and essential organisations accelerate their digital transformational strategies.

  6. 18/08/2020 Robot sensor market has a healthy future

    According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, robotics and automation have emerged over the past few years to become an indispensable part of modern-day manufacturing.

  7. 18/08/2020 New advanced technology centre for Lotus

    Lotus is to create a dedicated and specialist advanced technology centre, which will also be home to a new headquarters for the company’s engineering consultancy, on the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus.

  8. 10/08/2020 Release of FDT 3.0 standard and toolkits helps advance digital transformation

    Following the recent launch of the FDT 3.0 – FDT IIoT Server (FITS) – standard, which has been developed by FDT Group to empower digital transformational benefits for automation suppliers and end users in the process, hybrid and discrete markets, Suzanne Gill spoke to Glenn Schulz, managing director at FDT Group, to find out more about the latest FDT developments.

  9. 07/08/2020 Pepperl+Fuchs SE is now a Member of the LoRa Alliance.

    Since the summer of 2020, Pepperl+Fuchs portfolio of industrial sensor technology has included the WILSEN.sonic.level IoT sensor, a wireless sensor with an integrated ultrasonic module for determining fill levels in containers, tanks, and silos. The sensor sends the measurement data straight to the internet using LoRaWAN technology.

  10. 07/08/2020 High demand for robotics skills in post-Corona recovery

    By 2022, an operational stock of almost 4 million industrial robots are expected to be at work in factories worldwide, playing a vital role in automating production to speed up the post-Corona economy.

  11. 04/08/2020 Collaborating for power industry digital transformation

    Emerson and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS) are joining forces to develop digital technologies, software and services to help utility customers drive operational excellence across North America.

  12. 04/08/2020 New imaging system creates pictures by measuring time

    A new method of imaging, which harnesses artificial intelligence to turn time into visions of 3D space could help mobile devices and health monitors develop 360° awareness.

  13. 27/07/2020 Manufacturers looking towards equipment-as-a-service business models

    Relayr has released a report, highlighting the current mood of the US and German manufacturing industries.

  14. 27/07/2020 Functional Safety service provision for UK synchrotron

    Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility, has appointed Inspec Solutions, an independent control, safety and automation systems supplier, to provide Functional Safety Services across its operations.

  15. 17/07/2020 Siemens and Bentley Systems to build digital twin for petrochemical complex

    Siemens and Bentley Systems will develop the first petrochemical digital twin in Indonesia for Chandra Asri, the country’s largest integrated petrochemical complex.

  16. 14/07/2020 ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Building resilience with robots in a post-Covid industrial world

    Control Engineering Europe recently brought together two robot experts to discuss the lessons that industry can learn from the ongoing pandemic and the role that robots play in helping build resilience and increasing productivity in post-Covid industrial environments. Register to watch this webinar now.

  17. 14/07/2020 Siemens and SAP join forces to accelerate industrial transformation

    Siemens and SAP have announced a new partnership that will leverage their industry expertise and bring together their complementary software solutions for product lifecycle, supply chain and asset management so their customers can deliver new innovation and collaborative business models that will accelerate industry transformation globally.

  18. 14/07/2020 Jaguar E&P set to enhance onshore exploration and production programme

    Jaguar Exploración y Producción (Jaguar), an independent oil and gas company based in Mexico City, will use exploration and production (E&P) software and services from Emerson to maximise the potential of its onshore assets and projects.

  19. 07/07/2020 Trends in manufacturing investment to enable Industry 4.0

    Nokia has partnered with ABI Research to survey over 600 manufacturing decision-makers to assess investment strategies related to 4G/LTE, 5G and Industry 4.0.

  20. 22/06/2020 Manufacturers need to rethink global operations

    Manufacturers must redesign and reform their Global Supply Chains or Global Production Networks (GPN) if they want to survive and prosper in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.