Mitsubishi Electric acquires ASTES4 SA in Switzerland
The strategic purchase of ASTES4 SA automated sheet metal sorting systems will strengthen Mitsubishi Electric’s global laser processing machine business. Based in Switzerland ASTES4 SA...
Manufacturers still not embracing IIoT
Seven manufacturing market trends for 2017, according to IHS Markit report at Hannover Messe, include more growth and an attention shift from remote cloud-based...
Hannover Messe 2017: “More attendees, more solutions, more international!”
Making the benefits of digitalization tangible – that was the declared objective of HANNOVER MESSE 2017. After five action-packed days at the world’s leading...
fleXstructures GmbH wins ROBOTICS AWARD 2017
The jury’s verdict is in: fleXstructures GmbH (Kaiserlautern, Germany) is the winner of the ROBOTICS AWARD 2017 and has received its prize with all...
Huawei Showcases Latest ICT Innovations with Partners at HANNOVER MESSE 2017
At HANNOVER MESSE 2017 which kicks off today, Huawei is showcasing its full suite of capabilities based on open platforms to drive digital transformation...
Komatsu’s self-driving dump truck doesn’t even have a cab
Despite the dream of the self-driving car, most autonomous vehicles still have a steering wheel, giving passengers the option to take control at a moments notice. Komatsu's latest dump truck is a bit different -- it doesn't even have a cab for a human operator to sit in. The company calls it the Komatsu Innovative Autonomous Haulage Vehicle. It's a 2,700 horsepower autonomous truck designed to increase productivity by taking drivers out of the equation. Specifically, the company is trying to eliminate the three-point turn by developing a vehicle that doesn't need to see where it's going.
Wood innovation looks beyond sawmilling to nail manufacturing process
PRINCIPLES from the automotive, mining and paper industries have helped develop a machine to convert cheap pulpwood into a premium product with the same properties as tropical hardwood.
Ingersoll Rand Selected for the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices...
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for a sixth consecutive year. Continued placement on this index series showcases the company’s position as an economic, environmental and social leader among peer companies.
FLIR Releases Major Upgrades to A35/A65 Thermal Imaging Temperature Sensors
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) is proud to introduce its improved, more versatile A35 and A65 thermal imaging temperature sensors for continuous automated processes. With a more robust design, ten field of few options, and extended temperature ranges, the A35 and A65 provide enhanced features at a better price. The A35/A65 models are also the only thermal imaging temperature sensors on the market to provide standard compatibility with GigE Vision image transfer and GenICam.