Humans and robots working in harmony at Ford Cologne factory
Used in the right way, robots they have the potential to make life much easier for humans on a production line, but most factory robots don't have the ability to stop or subtly adjust their motion, so anyone who gets in the way is at risk of injury. Ford thinks it's found a way around this problem, and is putting humans side-by-side with robots in its Cologne factory to validate its approach.
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...
IGUS sets the course for the future
IGUS sets the course for the future: Speeding things up with digital innovation. Cologne plastics specialist for moving applications increases sales by 18 per cent.
New Cushman & Wakefield Map Reveals CEE’s Industrial Landscape
Cushman & Wakefield has published a new map and comprehensive overview of the most important logistics and industrial sites in Central Europe, Russia and Germany. In addition, this year’s edition has been expanded with figures for Milan, Italy.
U.S. ‘open for business’ as Obama opens Hannover Messe
President Obama declared the United States "open for business" and delivered strong support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) as part of the opening ceremony of Hannover Messe 2016. The United States is the Partner Country at Hannover Messe for the first time in the 70-year history of the event, and Obama received a warm welcome German chancellor Angela Merkel and from the 3,000 guests at the Hannover Centrum on Sunday, April 24.
Hardening up: New alloy four times as tough as titanium
A chance discovery in a physics lab at Rice University has turned up an ultra-hard material that could usurp the titanium commonly used in today's knee and hip replacements. Scientists have found that by melting gold into the titanium mix they can produce a non-toxic metal that is four times harder than titanium itself, raising the prospect of more durable, longer lasting medical implants.
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...
HANNOVER MESSE abuzz with Industry 4.0 and Partner Country USA
After five action-packed days and with a significant upswing in attendance, HANNOVER MESSE 2016 drew to a close today in Hannover, Germany. With its keynote theme of “Integrated Industry – Discover Solutions” and the USA as its official Partner Country, the 2016 edition of the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology reverberated around the world.
Hyperloop One opens its first manufacturing plant
Engineers are beginning to construct the components of DevLoop ready for 2017.