ABB opens state-of-the-art robotics mega factory in Shanghai

ABB has officially opened its state-of-the-art, fully automated and flexible robotics factory in Kangqiao, Shanghai, China. The 67,000m2 production and research facility represents a $150 million (1.1 billion RMB) investment by ABB and will deploy the company’s digital and automation technologies to…

Manufacturers looking to ‘North Star’ leaders who are human and holistic

Britain’s manufacturing companies are looking for the next generation of leaders to be more human, with better motivational and communication skills and, the ability to connect with employees and take a more holistic view of the business according to a…

The implementation of robotics within British manufacturing

Technology is rapidly evolving every day and significantly impacts the working world we live. Automation innovations are becoming a popular key topic within multiple industries in Great Britain, including manufacturing with robotics emerging as the solution. Over the past few…

Robotic pipe crawlers reaching the unreachable

OMS are a measurement and inspection company working within the energy sector. Watch the video below video to find out how it is using maxon products in its robotic crawlers for the oil and gas pipeline installation sector. The crawlers…

Outdoor mobile robot shipments to reach 350,000 by 2030

Rapid advancements in fundamental techniques, such as navigation, manipulation, and functional safety, have made robots more intelligent, agile, and safer. Mobile robots are a proven ideal companion for humans performing mission- and business-critical tasks in outdoor environments. According to ABI…

Emerson’s control system update lays foundation for data-centric automation platform

Emerson has released a new version of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS). Version 15 of the DeltaV DCS helps plants digitally transform operations through improved production optimisation and enhanced operator performance. New software designed to reduce the burden of…

Infineon launches a new IoT sensors platform

IoT ecosystems and connected devices enable new service offerings and peripheral services to be bought and unlocked. However, sensor-based IoT use cases can become a resource-intensive process until smart IoT systems are ready to be deployed. To support hardware and…

ECU-1000 Series’ intelligent IIoT communication gateways

Advantech has introduced the new ECU-1100 intelligent wireless Industrial Edge gateway series. These RISC-based gateways feature a robust platform design with wireless and Ethernet communication, multiple protocol support and WebAccess integration have specifically designed for distributed solar power generation, electricity…

Making aviation learning more affordable

The aviation industry is set to witness revolutionary and spanning transformations not only in critical operational areas but also in the learning and professional development discourse. With innovations such as augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and big data, these…

Techman Robots appoints LG Motion

LG Motion has announced that it has been appointed as the primary UK distributor for Techman Robots and its range of collaborative robots. This addition to LG Motion’s current product line further strengthens its motion product range and capabilities, as…