KUKA Cobot allows 24/7 production through inductive charging

KUKA is offering a reliable, productivity-raising automation solution for the transport of highly sensitive semiconductor substrates (wafers). Wiferion’s integrated charging technology, the system complies with the highest standards of cleanliness, productivity and safety. The global hunger for microchips is rising…

Schneider and SAP collaborate on industrial digitalisation

Schneider Electric and SAP, one of the world’s leading producers of software for the management of business processes, have announced their signing a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on IT/OT integration applications. Schneider Electric and SAP plan to explore opportunities to…

Why better robots need thinner bearings

Chris Johnson, Managing Director at SMB Bearings explains why bearings must not be overlooked as vital components in realising the potential of more compact, speedy and precise industrial robots. “Never forget the basics,” goes the old saying. “They’re the foundation…

NGK at electronica

This piece from NGK INSULATORS (NGK) covers its plans for electronica 2022 and the exciting technology that will be on display at its exhibition stand. NGK had previously only participated in electronica online, but this year, it will participate onsite…

The utilities sector must combat threats from outside and within

In this opinion piece, Alastair MacLeod, CEO at Ground Control examines how utilities companies can mitigate cyber threats to ensure commercial operations are not compromised. Utilities represent part of the critical national infrastructure in the UK, and are prone to…

PES Group distributing Moxa IoT devices across UK

IoT connectivity vendor Moxa has formed a partnership with automation distributor PES Group to stock and support its products across the UK & Ireland. The agreement means Moxa’s Edge and Cloud connectivity devices are now available in stock across PES…

Axiomtek’s new DIN-rail cybersecurity gateway: iNA200

Axiomtek has announced the iNA200, a DIN-rail cybersecurity gateway for OT (operational technology) network security. The iNA200 (pictured below) is powered by the Intel Atom x6212RE or x6414RE processor (Elkhart Lake) and has one DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM for up to 32GB of…

Futureproofing industrial networks for digital transformation

Moxa, a leader in industrial communications and networking, has announced the launch of its next-generation networking portfolio. This new lineup is designed to help organisations improve operational efficiency and resilience through futureproofing their communications. Running efficient business operations is becoming…

IoT manual soldering station

Ersa announces its smart soldering station, through which soldering processes in electronics manufacturing can be improved and seamlessly documented. With the Ersa i-CON TRACE, traceability can also be ensured for manual soldering processes for the first time. The smart IoT…

Altus and Fuji recount their Factory of the Future event

Leading suppliers and businesses from the electronics industry came together at ‘The Factory of the Future’ for two days of networking, knowledge sharing, and machine innovation. The two hosts, namely Altus Group (a leading distributor of capital equipment in the…