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ABB and Red Hat Partner for Scalable Digital Solutions

Gary Mintchell

Much as some of its large industrial competitors, ABB is quickly building out industrial software solutions. A friend who is a financial analyst told me that Wall Street and other investors prize software right now.

Self-Service Analytics Aid Continuous Improvement

Automation World

Case study examples from DSM Dyneema and Hunstman Corp. illustrate how providing everyone with simple-to-use analytics tools can dramatically improve production and business operations. Process / Analytics

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Robot Vision System Options

Automation World

If you need your robot to pick and place different objects or handle objects in different orientations, you’ll need a robot vision system. Understanding the differences among 2D, 3D, and 2.5D cameras is a major factor in your vision system choice. Factory / Sensors

Sure-Flex® Plus couplings for oil pipeline injector pumps

Design World

Viking Pump, a global leader in positive displacement pumping solutions, needed a replacement coupling for its crude oil pipeline injector pumps. The 210 GPM pumps are installed on Leased Automatic Custody Transfer (LATC) units that measure and monitor oil flow at individual well sites.

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Packing lots of keywords in a post is no evidence for expertise!

Chris Hohmann

We come across them on Linkedin, twitter and other social media: keywords-packed posts that show how little the authors master their subject. At first glance the subject seems interesting and abundant keywords catch our attention, but soon the content appears for what it really is: a collection of trendy terms loosely stitched together that will … Continue reading Packing lots of keywords in a post is no evidence for expertise! Quiet influencer DMAIC

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iBASEt Appoints Michel Gadbois to Senior Vice President and Chief Enterprise Architect

iBASEt

Complex manufacturing and sustainment expert to provide strategic industry guidance and accelerate iBASEt solutions’ time-to-value.

Explosive Robot Growth Expected, New DIY Robot Tech Emerges

Automation World

Beckhoff introduces a new modular, customizable robot technology amid dramatic increases in robot use to address workforce, quality, and throughput issues. Factory / Robotics

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ISO 5599/1 pneumatic solenoid valves from AutomationDirect

Design World

AutomationDirect has added new NITRA ISO 5599/1 pneumatic solenoid valve components. These solenoid valves are completely interchangeable with any brand of ISO 5599/1 equipment.

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Queenslanders’ comments solicited for planned hydrogen hub facility

AU Manufacturing

The Queensland government is seeking public feedback on the H2-Hub Gladstone proposal to develop a $4.7 billion green hydrogen and green ammonia production and export facility at Yarwun. .

3D Scanning Innovation Adding Reverse Engineering Value

Metrology

In recent years there have been significant advances in Computer-Aided Design software along with 3D laser scanning and printing capabilities. Not only have these advances helped bring 3D technologies to.

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Remember the Customer

Gary Mintchell

Om Malik’s writing has inspired and influenced me for decades. He’s a thoughtful observer of the technology scene and a good photographer. He recently posted a piece about Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for the new Meta–his replacement for Facebook when it finally fades.

EXAIR’s New Catalog 34

Design World

EXAIR prides itself on its wide selection of manufacturing solutions and is continuously striving to produce new and innovative products.

Government funding unveiled to bolster Victoria’s circular economy

AU Manufacturing

The Australian government and the state government of Victoria have doubled down on their commitment to cutting waste, creating more jobs for Victorians, and helping businesses cut costs by using recycled materials. .

4 Questions to Ask Before Selecting Goods-to-Person Solutions

Bastian Solution

Over the past few years, the phrase “goods to person” has become mainstream. As distribution facilities look to service customers more quickly, optimize warehouse space, and improve accuracy of order fulfillment, goods-to-person technologies have become a realistic option to accomplish these goals.

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An Alternative to On-Site Service Technicians

Automation World

System Integrator Interstates introduces its Smart Hands service to remotely address maintenance activities that can distract from your employees’ core job duties. Factory / Plant Maintenance

Organization Addresses Critical Gaps in Securing Industrial Infrastructure

Gary Mintchell

Cybersecurity continues its strong flow through my news feed. This interesting piece concerns Dragos launching a resource to help industrial asset owners and operators build their OT cybersecurity programs.

igus is adding 2,046 new macros to the EPLAN circuit diagram software

Design World

igus, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced the company is publishing 2,046 new macros for the EPLAN planning software. To make the digital creation of circuit diagrams even more effective, igus is publishing 2,046 new macros for the EPLAN planning software.

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Portable Metrology Continues Its March Onto The Manufacturing Floor

Metrology

Military equipment maker XTEK wins $3 million US contract

AU Manufacturing

Military specialist products provider XTEK Group has secured a $2.7 million contract with a US government agency to deliver specialist body armour and ballistic helmets. . The ASX-listed company will immediately begin its work on the contract.

Anheuser-Busch Makes Beer, Seltzers, and Machines

Automation World

A visit to the Budweiser brewery uncovers ways the company controls cost and quality on packaging lines. Process / Design

Responsible Computing Inaugural Meeting Defines Working Groups

Gary Mintchell

The announcement of a new program of the Object Management Group called Responsible Computing was reported here last May. This news fleshes out the skeleton of the announcement through work of the inaugural meeting on June 29, 2022 that established six working groups defining their focus. Responsible Computing is a new consortium comprising technology innovators working together to address sustainable development goals.

Acromag expands its line of ethernet remote I/O modules

Design World

Acromag’s newest addition to the Busworks® NT Series of expandable remote Ethernet I/O modules is the NT2620 Series RTD/resistance module.

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Managing Consignment Goods in MRPeasy

MRPEasy

Consignment inventory is an inventory management and purchasing method wherein the goods procured from a vendor remain in the ownership of the supplier until they are sold or consumed. Here is how our US-authorized consultants Business Solution Providers, Inc.

Stellar line-up of presenters secured for Industry Festival’s free workshop program

AU Manufacturing

Media Release by Central Coast Industry Festival. If you’re in business on the Central Coast, the program of nine free capability-building workshops on offer as part of the Central Coast Industry Festival is an absolute must to attend.

Food inflation causes prices of various products to rise, according to StatCan

Canadian Manufacturing

Canada’s inflation rate fell from its near 40-year high of 8.1 per cent in June to 7.6 per cent in July, Statistics Canada said on Aug. The easing was largely attributable to gas prices, which have dropped in recent weeks, but similar relief has not extended to food costs.

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award: Unlock Continuous Improvement

CMTC Manufacturing Tech

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) aims to improve quality management — along with overall business efficiency and performance — across all industries in the United States.

ABB to exhibit a selection of its latest robotic innovations at IMTS 2022

Design World

• Demo highlights include versatile industrial and collaborative robots, software advancements that reduce programming complexity, and a selection of interactive robotic educational systems and training programs. •

‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – August 15th

Metrology

Read a quick summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days. Saccade Vision To Deliver Integrated Optical Inspection Saccade Vision has announced a partnership with Euclid.

New renewable hydrogen transport project gets $10m funding boost from WA Government

AU Manufacturing

The Western Australian Government has announced a $10 million grant for Woodside Energy’s proposed Hydrogen Refueller @H2Perth project in an effort to help drive the uptake of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles.

Henkel joins the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA)

i4.0 today

Henkel has joined the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA) to promote the environmental benefits of Additive Manufacturing (AM) throughout all stages of the ecosystem.

5 Ways Fixed Asset Tracking Software Improves Asset Management

Robotics Automation News

Fixed asset tracking software offers countless benefits for businesses, such as cost saving, asset optimization and depreciation management. It also enables efficient asset management by providing users control over asset maintenance which streamlines business processes.

Exclusive Q&A: Clippard and Compact Automation executives on the cylinder line sale

Design World

Last week, ITT’s Compact Automation announced that it has acquired Clippard Instrument Laboratories’ product lines of interchangeable pneumatic cylinders.

Shaping The Future Of Coordinate Measuring Machines

Metrology

The Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) has been around in its current bridge configuration form for over 35 years. While speed and accuracies have improved over the decades the basic footprint.

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How to transform your operation into a smart factory: Building intelligent applications

AU Manufacturing

Sponsored Content by. The Australian manufacturing industry is fast entering the era of Industry 4.0. Harnessing the latest technology and transforming your operation into a smart factory is vital to building resilience, and optimising productivity and operational efficiency.

New solder paste printer from ASMPT delivers more flexibility

Dinesh Mishra

DEK TQ L: Proven performance and precision for large circuit boards. Singapore, August 17, 2022 – With its precision, processing speed and floorspace performance, the DEK TQ series from ASMPT is the leading printing platform on the market today.

Summer STEM Challenge: Sailing down a wire in the air

E&T

STEM Challenge #58: Cable yachts. Sun sparkling on a blue sea, waves lapping on the shore, and triangles of white sailing across the scene. It’s lovely! But… you’ve had an hour or two to admire it and you want something else to do. Why not try making a yacht for the beach?

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EPX Series EtherCAT I/Os from Beckhoff

Design World

With the new EPX module series, Beckhoff offers a compact option for Ex i signal acquisition from zones 0/20, 1/21, and Div. 1 as an addition to the wide range of EtherCAT Box modules.

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