AVEVA Teamwork Empowers Workers to Learn, Solve Problems and Share Knowledge 12/01/2021
AVEVA Teamwork is a cloud-based performance support application designed to empower industrial organizational workers to learn, solve problems and share knowledge from their daily routines. It combines digital content, skills management, and communication features into a single, worker-centric application to support the unique needs of the plant floor. Full Story...

EEMUA’s Conference on Resilience and Asset Integrity 05/01/2021
Four weeks until EEMUA’s live, online Conference 2021 tackles practical issues in managing industrial engineering infrastructure. Sessions on 4 February cover existing and emerging matters such as innovations in good practice and technology; big data; digital twins; net zero; and legal obligations – complemented by breakouts and networking for sharing experience and good practice across industry. Open for all (discounted for EEMUA Members) Full Story...

AUMA Actuators reports strong UK trading results in 2020 17/12/2020
Weathering the storm of COVID-19 and the disruption of the UK’s impending exit from the European Union, AUMA Actuators Limited, the UK trading business of AUMA Group, reports its 2020 sales performance is on budget, with profit performing above target. Full Story...

Labfacility 50th Anniversary Celebration 14/12/2020
Labfacility is proud to announce that in 2021 it will be celebrating its 50th birthday. Find out how it will be celebrating... Full Story...

Miniature DC motors drive tattoo machine design forwards 14/12/2020
Tattooing has grown dramatically in popularity in recent years, driven in part by new generations of tattoo machines that offer increased levels of flexibility, comfort and performance for artists. Compact, lightweight, portable and increasingly battery operated, these new tattoo machines can be used anywhere, at any location. Full Story...

Top motor trends in the continuing evolution of robots 08/12/2020
Robots depend on miniature motors for their motion, so evolution within robotics relies on technological advances in motor design. Dave Beckstoffer of Portescap highlights the key trends in miniature motor development for robots. Full Story...

The “Swiss Army Knife” of machine automation controllers 01/12/2020
Find out more about how Horner’s OCS range earns such a nickname by clicking the link below. Read about relevant case studies, controller applications and a technical breakdown of the controller range’s wide list of capabilities. Full Story...

Efficient data stream: Go hand in hand to the cloud 30/11/2020
How do you extract the information that is really relevant to you from the Internet of Things – without overloading networks or revealing protected content? Turck's answer: With networked sensors, efficient I/O modules and edge controllers, as well as simple cloud solutions – in short: with decentralized automation. With Turck’s integrated IIoT architecture, you benefit from digital value creation between the store floor and the cloud. Full Story...

Diagnostic Tools That Will Revolutionize Industrial Network Maintenance 24/11/2020
More overview, more insight and total network control. Procentec has launched 10 new diagnostic and monitoring tools for PROFIBUS, PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet users. These releases will cut down on unnecessary engineer call-outs, reduce the time you spend finding errors, and give you clear advice on how to troubleshoot. Visit our Release page below for a complete overview of the products and to request a free 1-on-1 demo. Full Story...

It’s time for robots to solve industry’s biggest challenges 24/11/2020
What KUKA offer are real solutions to some new and critical challenges in our fast-changing world. Growing pressures from Brexit (labour), Covid-19 (operator safety), competition (Asia and reshoring), and food supply and prices are now driving much keener analysis of robots and automation. We believe it’s time for robots to fulfil their potential for British and Irish industry. We hope you get a lot of useful information and value from this industry report. Full Story...

How is deep learning different than machine vision? 17/11/2020
Artificial intelligence and deep learning technologies are revolutionizing almost every single industry, including factory automation. See how deep learning and machine vision differ and how both can be used to help manufacturers maximize efficiency and throughput. Cognex ViDi is the first deep learning-based image analysis software designed specifically for factory automation. Learn more about how it works by watching this video... Full Story...

Webinar: Post-Brexit Implications to Machine Safety in the UK – 27 Nov @ 9.30am GMT 17/11/2020
If you need to get up to speed on what's happening regarding CE / UKCA marking on machinery from 2021 onwards, register for this free Webinar from Pilz. Pilz machine safety specialist David Collier will present an overview of the current status, relevant legislation & standards changes and sources of guidance & support. The session will also be recorded and distributed as view on-demand to anyone who registers even if they can’t attend live. Full Story...

Starting soon – induction for EEMUA’s Mechanical Integrity Practitioner Certificate training 16/11/2020
Devoted to good practice in primary containment of hazardous substances, EEMUA’s in-depth MIPC® training helps engineers stay on top of industry developments through flexible learning on-site or on-call. Register now for the course delivered wherever engineers work by blending live, online classes, one-to-one sessions with expert tutors, and e-learning, enhanced by mentor support and guidance. With practical content prescribed by industry and ratified by experts, the next MIPC® course is enrolli Full Story...

Look but Don’t Touch: The SICK SPEETEC® Speed and Length Sensor 16/11/2020
With the SPEETEC® non-contact sensor for speed and length measurement, SICK has added a compact, affordable, eye-safe laser surface motion sensor to its portfolio, able to measure a wide range of continuous, web-fed or cut-to-length materials down to a resolution of 4 µm. Full Story...

Advantages of a Mobile App Based HART Communicator 15/11/2020
This Whitepaper discusses the advantages of an App based HART communicator over the traditional, single purpose (and expensive!) communicator.  In addition to cost advantages other features include easy tool maintenance with low cost hardware/software updates and integration into the other features of the mobile device such as email and network connectivity. Full Story...

Simple electric movements – compact, flexible and seamlessly integrated 10/11/2020
With Simplified Motion Series, Festo recently introduced a new portfolio of electric actuators, bringing the simplicity of pneumatics to the world of electric automation. Now the leading supplier for technology, neutral automation components extended its portfolio to electric short stroke movements, bringing seamless integration and flexibility also to the mechanical side. Full Story...

EEMUA Mechanical Integrity Practitioner Certificate – Register Now for Training Starting January 2021 10/11/2020
Devoted to good practice in primary containment of hazardous substances, EEMUA’s in-depth MIPC® training helps engineers stay on top of industry developments through flexible learning on-site or on-call. The course is delivered wherever engineers work by blending live, online classes, one-to-one sessions with expert tutors, and e-learning, enhanced by mentor support and guidance. With practical content prescribed by industry and ratified by experts, the next MIPC® course is enrolling from Novemb Full Story...

Get Connected to MES/ERP/Cloud with the ACI400 IIoT Edge Device 10/11/2020
Enable your operation with the right tools to prepare for Industry 4.0. The ACI400 IIoT Edge device from METTLER TOLEDO is the gateway into the Industrial Internet of Things. It provides an OPC UA server and several MQTT clients for seamless exchange of data between our weighing solutions and your chosen Cloud and MES/ERP systems. Learn more about the ACI400 and get connected! Full Story...

New Diagnostic Products Aim High: Full Control of Your Industrial Network! 10/11/2020
More overview, more insight and total network control. That’s what Procentec is promising the Industrial Automation Market with its Product Launch on November 17, where it will be presenting 10 new diagnostic tools. These tools promise to cut down on engineer call-outs, reduce the time you spend on finding errors, and give you clear advice on how to troubleshoot PROFIBUS, PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet networks. Register and don't miss out! Full Story...

Embracing remote monitoring of machinery with Horner’s WebMI application 10/11/2020
Embrace the power of remotely monitoring your machinery with Horner and WebMI. Learn how your business can quickly connect and control automated applications through your phone, computer, or tablet with an application created easily from your PLC programme. Full Story...