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Telling the story of a part

Maintaining a library of information pertaining to the record of a part as it moves through a supply chain can be a significant challenge, even for smaller companies with relatively simple operations. But a suitable ERP system can provide a logical and appropriate organising framework. Karl H. Lauri, managing team member …

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ABB robots for processing and packaging highlighted in virtual panoramic tour

With this year’s PPMA show being postponed, ABB has created a virtual exhibition stand demonstrating its latest products and solutions for processing and packaging applications. Accessible via bit.ly/ABB_PPMA2020, the stand is built around a panoramic tour that enables you to discover the benefits robots can bring to many industries worldwide. A …

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Micro-Epsilon invests in new micro-mechatronics production centre to serve the semiconductor industry

Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon is investing more than 10 million Euros in a production centre for micro-mechatronics at its headquarters in Germany. In the future, sensors developed for semiconductor and aerospace industry will be manufactured at the production centre, enabling a significant increase in its production volumes for the semiconductor …

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Siemens technologies support plan to create one of UK’s largest digital chemical facilities

A collaboration between Siemens Digital Industries (DI) and chemical manufacturer Lianhetech Seal Sands is laying the foundations for a digital future at its plant on Teesside. Lianhetech, which makes high quality fine chemicals for the crop protection, pharmaceutical and performance markets, has committed to a multi-million-pound expansion of its site …

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Three ways AMV benefits plastic injection moulding

Traditionally, plastic injection moulding is a difficult application for machine vision. The highly reflective surface of plastics is hard to illuminate correctly, and the fact that the same production line can create items of different colours and shapes is problematic for traditional solutions, only capable of inspecting one product at …

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Mouser Electronics signs global distribution agreement with motion control expert Trinamic

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with Trinamic, now part of Maxim Integrated, empowering intelligent motion. Trinamic’s motion control expertise and Maxim Integrated’s efficient power analogue process technology enable a new class of intelligent actuators that extend engineers’ ability to deliver intelligence at the edge and achieve the …

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New eBook from Mouser, with STMicroelectronics, offers expert opinions on developing smart home devices

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook produced in collaboration with STMicroelectronics that explores strategies for overcoming challenges facing designers of smart home devices. In 7 Experts on Designing Commercially Successful Smart Home Devices, subject matter experts from industry-leading companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, and Ingersoll Rand offer their perspectives …

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Agility the key in IIoT innovation, says Advantech

Agile innovation in the area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will be the key in driving forward digital transformation in industrial applications into 2021 and beyond. That was the message delivered by Advantech IIoT President, Linda Tsai, to more than 2,000 delegates at the company’s first ever Global …

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Telonic Instruments teams up with Microtest

Microtest Corporation has signed a UK distribution agreement with test instrument and power supply specialist, Telonic Instruments. Microtest’s extensive test and measurement portfolio is now available in the UK from Telonic Instruments. Founded in 1993, Microtest has established itself as a supplier of high precision and automatic measuring equipment for …

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