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Protect Your Control Systems from Natural Disasters

Automation World

To ensure you can be up and running as quickly as possible following a storm or other natural disaster, it’s critical to have a crisis management strategy in place to proactively protect your automation systems. Factory / Control

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Current, voltage and phase monitoring devices

Design World

A new digital platform covers current, voltage and phase monitoring devices including a range of monitoring relays, earth leakage detectors and current transformers/transducers.

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Hexagon Startup Accelerator Picks Eight Metaverse Startups

Gary Mintchell

Is “Metaverse” a flash-in-the-pan? An ephemeral vision soon to succumb to reality? This news from Hexagon from a couple of weeks ago is about the last I’ve heard. There was one comment about metaverse at the trade show I visited this week, but I think the person spoke ironically.

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How Artificial Intelligence is Shaping the Future of eCommerce

Robotics Automation News

Artificial intelligence is a technology that many people still liken to something from a futuristic movie from days gone by.

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Predictive Maintenance Solutions Trending Among Companies

Automation World

Packaged goods companies are implementing or considering a variety of predictive maintenance technologies, and OEMs are looking for ways to match demand. Factory / Plant Maintenance

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Sensor enclosures feature 32 permutations, custom options

Design World

The tough, elegant new MINI-DATA-BOX comes in different versions, sizes, colors and optional flanges to produce 32 possible permutations – all available as standard.

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Automation Fair 2023 First Impression

Gary Mintchell

The third day of my 25 th Automation Fair by Rockwell Automation experience is winding up. I have many notes to sort through. New products. New initiatives. Many new people; many familiar people. Many of my media colleagues are in San Francisco rather than Chicago. That company pays expenses.

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New Launch: Nupano Open Automation Platform for OEMs From Lenze

Automation World

Machine builders can use the Nupano cloud-based platform to create new machine related digital services and revenue streams through the ability to remotely and securely update and maintain equipment in the field. Products / Software

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HARTING Mexico Manufacturing inaugurates new building to accommodate growth

Design World

HARTING Mexico Manufacturing announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility with an inaugural ribbon-cutting event. HARTING Technology Group COO Andreas Conrad, HARTING Americas CEO Jon DeSouza, and HARTING Americas COO Florian Stuetzel hosted the ceremony on behalf of the global company.

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Perish the Thought That IT and OT Will Never Work Together

Gary Mintchell

I hate the term IT/OT convergence. It is so old. People and technologies have continually made changes that actually bring things together. People are not stupid. Just focused on their jobs. I recently talked with a product manager regarding silicon infrastructure.

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ARM Hub, Azcende Venture to help Australian critical tech enter US defence market

AU Manufacturing

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub (ARM Hub) has ventured into a partnership with infrastructure advisory firm Azcende Venture Capital to help Australian manufacturers of innovative technologies enter US markets. .

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Extend Automation Performance via Hardware and Software Decoupling

Automation World

Schneider Electric’s Michael Martinez explains how decoupling devices from software allows you to extend the life of automation systems while also improving their availability, scalability, and performance. Process / Control

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3D Systems offers high-performance metals for 3D printing

Design World

3D Systems announced the addition of two new materials — Certified HX and Certified CuCr2.4 — to its industry-leading materials portfolio.

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Context-aware, Zero Trust Security for Critical Infrastructure OT

Gary Mintchell

Several times each week new (to me) cybersecurity companies find me. This through a PR professional I’ve known for maybe 20 years who picked up a new client. Mission Secure specializes in operation technology and industrial control system (OT / ICS) systems.

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Luxonis launches its first open source personal robot

Robotics Automation News

Luxonis, a Colorado-based robotic vision platform, has launched rae, its first “fully-formed and high-powered personal robot”.

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Emerson’s Plantweb Incorporates AspenTech Software to Expand Automation Capabilities

Automation World

A vision of “boundless automation” underscores Emerson’s expansion of Plantweb capabilities to more easily manage, connect, and deliver operations and IT data across the enterprise. Process / IIoT

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3D Systems partners with Wematter on SLS

Design World

3D Systems announced a strategic partnership with Wematter, a Swedish 3D printer manufacturer, that will broaden 3D Systems’ Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) portfolio.

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Queensland invests $45m in new SuperGrid workforce training centre in Gladstone

AU Manufacturing

The Queensland government has announced a $45 million investment to establish the first Queensland Supergrid Training Centre and Transmission Hub in Gladstone. .

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OnRobot launches new platform that reduces costs ‘by up to 90 percent’

Robotics Automation News

OnRobot, the world’s leading provider of hardware and software solutions for collaborative robotic applications, has launched the industry’s first automated platform for deployment of collaborative applications – D:PLOY – in Asia Pacific (APAC).

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Success Story: MPW Precision cuts a short path to success with day-one MRPeasy implementation

MRPEasy

Thanks to decades of business experience and a reliable software partner since day one, high-precision component manufacturer MPW Precision has found a fast route to success.

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IDEC announces new low-profile touchless switches

Design World

IDEC Corporation has introduced a new line of CW low-profile touchless switches suitable for many hygienic industrial and public automation applications, addressing cleanliness concerns for protecting against COVID-19 and other contamination.

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GroundProbe eyes second manufacturing facility in North America

AU Manufacturing

Global tech leader and Orica Monitor company GroundProbe is planning to establish its second manufacturing operations in Tucson, Arizona. .

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Trimble and Exyn Technologies launch autonomous construction surveying technology

Robotics Automation News

Industrial technology company Trimble and Exyn Technologies, a developer of multi-platform robotic autonomy for complex, GPS-denied environments, have agreed a strategic collaboration to explore the use of autonomous construction surveying technology.

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Hydro One and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation sign agreement for transmission line project

Canadian Manufacturing

Chief Whitecloud, Andrew Spencer, Hydro One, Ogichidaa (Grand Chief) Francis Kavanaugh and Matthew Jackson, Hydro One celebrate the signing of the agreement in Thunder Bay. CNW Group/Hydro One Limited).

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Space industry takes off with EtherCAT

Design World

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Australian universities receive ARC funding to boost infrastructure research capabilities

AU Manufacturing

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has unveiled $39 million in research funding that would provide Australian researchers with the means to acquire key research equipment and infrastructure. .

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Technology is Making it Easier Than Ever to Become an Entrepreneur

Robotics Automation News

In recent years, the tech industry has not only become more and more powerful but also more and more accessible to would-be entrepreneurs.

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Federal government presents bill to address supply chain and inflation troubles

Canadian Manufacturing

As supply chain disruptions continue to add to the rising cost of living, Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra hopes to help fix the problem with new legislation, but said improvements will take time. The minister tabled a bill in the House of Commons on Nov.

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Hexagon and Stratasys unlock 3D-printed PEKK’s lightweighting potential for aerospace engineers with simulation

Design World

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division and Stratasys, a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, have applied Hexagon’s simulation technology to capture the behavior of Stratasys’ high-performance, ultra-lightweight Antero reinforced polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) materials and its additive manufacturing processes.

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SoftIron launches Australia’s first-ever advanced computer manufacturing facility

AU Manufacturing

SoftIron has opened Australia’s first-ever component-level IT infrastructure manufacturing facility in Sydney, bringing Australia one step closer towards developing its first sovereign capability in critical technology. .

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Are Domain Names Important for SEO in 2022?

Robotics Automation News

The debate about whether a site’s domain name affects its ranking position sometimes arises among webmasters. A B2B SEO company can categorically testify that a correctly chosen domain can help to promote the site to the top positions.

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Laser Powder Bed Fusion: Dyndrite To Enter End-User Software Market with Next Generation Materials and Process Development Software

Additive Manufacturing

FRANKFURT, Germany/November 15, 2022 — Dyndrite released the company’s first end-user application focused on materials and process development for laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) machines.

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Dyndrite and PostProcess Technologies partner to bring CAD-to-Print-to-Post Processing Automation

Design World

Dyndrite and PostProcess Technologies announced a working relationship to deliver end-to-end CAD to Post Processing automation using the Dyndrite Application Development Toolkit (ADK).

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Queensland breaks ground for Australia’s first Hydrogen Centre of Excellence

AU Manufacturing

The Queensland government today opened Australia’s first Hydrogen Centre of Excellence to prep the future workforce for the state’s transition into becoming a global hydrogen superpower. .

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Pickle Robot raises $26 million to develop robotics for unloading trucks

Robotics Automation News

Pickle Robot, a startup developing robotic automation systems that unload trucks, says it has “live pilot implementations” which are unloading tens-of-thousands of packages per month at customer sites in the greater Los Angeles area.

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High Performance Aluminum Powders: Equispheres partners with Morf3D

Additive Manufacturing

Ottawa, Ontario/November 17, 2022 — Aiming to improve the performance and productivity of metal additive manufacturing, Morf3D Inc. and Equispheres Inc.

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Rockwell Automation celebrates 31st Automation Fair 2022

Design World

Rockwell Automation, Inc. NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, opens its annual event, Automation Fair, in Chicago with members of its global PartnerNetwork.