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3 Machine Vision Technology Trends

Automation World

New sensors and greater incorporation of artificial intelligence are not only improving machine vision capabilities, they’re also making them easier to implement and operate. Factory / Sensors

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WePower Launches and Demos Gemns Energy Harvesting Generators

Gary Mintchell

No sooner had interest in wireless sensors developed batteries were identified as a weak point. Sending maintenance crews out routinely to replace batteries became a sticking point. For every difficulty lies an opportunity.

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Eplan: Maximum customer benefits for the digital transformation

Design World

The Eplan Partner Network was founded over two years ago and around sixty companies have joined in the meantime.

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Still More News Of Robust Growth In Robotics Market

Gary Mintchell

This news came my way last month relative to the robotics market. OnRobot drives market growth with groundbreaking D:PLOY Platform delivering unrivaled reductions in application deployment time. I had a look at this last fall at the IMTS/Hannover Messe event in September 2022.

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Success Story: Health Snack Maker Whole & Free Foods Gets Fit with Manufacturing Software

MRPEasy

Whole and Free Foods, the Chicago-based manufacturer of Every Body Eat® wellness snacks, achieves healthy growth by using manufacturing resource planning software to cut down on waste and improve its production processes.

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Doing more with less: the driving forces accelerating cobot automation in Japan

Universal Robots

Population trends, industrial changes and the labor environment are driving cobot uptake in Japan

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Acela Truck Company & Safetek Profire announces strategic partnership

Canadian Manufacturing

Acela Truck Company partners with Fire Truck dealer Safetek Profire to bring the multiuse Monterra high-water flood rescue truck to the Canadian Fire Market.

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Clearly Food & Beverage Company Ltd. says they have shipped 50 million bottles

Canadian Manufacturing

Summer Strawberry Single Bottle RICHMOND HILL — The Clearly Food & Beverage Company Ltd.,

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New Digital Software-as-a-Service Launched by Fastems

Fabricating & Metal Work

myFastems is a complementary service for all Fastems customers, providing more advanced digital services for customers using Fastems’ Manufacturing Management Software (MMS) version 6 and above.

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FLO introduces a new EV charger, the FLO Ultra™

Canadian Manufacturing

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Totally New Drill Design Innovation Offers Significant Time Savings

Fabricating & Metal Work

Today, EMUGE-FRANKEN USA , a leading manufacturer of high-performance taps, thread mills, end mills, drills, and other rotary tools, has announced the introduction of PunchDrill, a totally new drill design offering high feed drilling which doubles the feed rate compared to standard drills without increasing the axial force or spindle speed.

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Exro announces partnership with Greentech Renewables SW

Canadian Manufacturing

CALGARY — Exro Technologies Inc.,

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FANUC Hosts Robotics Competition to Inspire Gen Z Engineers

i4.0 today

FANUC UK is once again inviting the next generation of robotics engineers to enter the WorldSkills UK Industrial Robotics competition.

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Increased consumer preference for sustainable materials boosting market growth, says report

Canadian Manufacturing

Increased Consumer Preference for Sustainable Materials Boosting Market Growth SAN ANTONIO — According to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis Growth Opportunities Drive the Future of Sustainable Materials , sustainable material development is critical to ensuring environmentally and socially equitable economic growth.

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Oil And Gas Automation And Digital Trends To Be Covered At AUTOMA 2023

i4.0 today

Digital tools for asset integrity management, projects of pipeline management means, innovative solutions for cost-efficiency for upstream, midstream and downstream are going to be discussed a the Oil and Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress (AUTOMA 2023).

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Automation This Morning for February 7, 2023

The Automation Blog

Daily Industrial Automation News and Tips: Today we're covering news about Allied, Leviton, RTA, EtherCAT, ViewSE, RTLS, Omron, Fisher, Unitronics, MDT and more in our Automation This Morning blog for Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

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How to Reduce Composite Material Waste: Steps to Overcome This Industry Challenge

Plataine

Composite materials are increasingly popular in various industries, including aerospace and construction, due to their durability, strength, and lightweight properties. However, their use also generates composite waste materials, which pose a challenge in terms of waste disposal.

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Include Frontline Workers in OT Purchase Decisions

iBASEt

Despite economic uncertainty, manufacturers are investing more in technology than ever before. As manufacturers try to compensate for supply chain issues, inflation, labor shortages and increasing ESG pressures, technology promises to provide agility to better react to market demands.

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Futurebuild 2023: Time is against us

MEM

Futurebuild 2023 has been championing sustainability for almost 17 years and as time to act gets shorter, it is inviting all those involved in the built and natural environment to take part in our conference discussions based on looking forward, changing and taking action.

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Scottish Product Design Company Going for Growth

i4.0 today

A2E, one of the country’s leading product design companies, has taken additional space at its Livingston headquarters to cope with increasing demand for its services. The company which has 18 employees has taken an extra 600 sq ft of floor at the Alba Innovation Centre.

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Alberta Enterprise Corporation invests in cleantech

Canadian Manufacturing

EDMONTON — Alberta Enterprise announced that it has invested USD $10 million into Evok Innovations second fund to continue developing and deploying clean technologies to accelerate the world’s energy transition with a focus on carbon capture, electrification and hydrogen.

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Made Smarter Backs 250th Manufacturer with £18m Industry 4.0 Tech Investment

i4.0 today

Made Smarter’s pioneering technology adoption programme has marked its fourth anniversary by helping its 250th SME manufacturer invest in new technology.

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Slimline Manufacturing appoints President

Canadian Manufacturing

KELOWNA — Decisive Dividend Corporation appointed Daryll Lowry as the President of Slimline Manufacturing Ltd., a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of the corporation. Lowry has experience as an executive in sales, manufacturing, and the supply chain. Through his 27-year career he has executed on strategies to improve operational performance as well as strategies to drive growth.

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How Smart Sensors Prevent Thieves From Going Off the Rails

i4.0 today

Cable theft costs the UK taxpayer millions of pounds each year—and that’s just for infrastructure repairs. The total cost to the economy is even higher. Thieves are attracted to metal for its buoyant pricing, targeting overhead power lines, signalling cables, and even metal fences.

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DEVOPS ENGINEER

Plataine

We are looking for a Devops Engineer to join our R&D team! The post DEVOPS ENGINEER appeared first on Plataine. Careers Israel careers

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Rocklin’s MoldMender Micro Welder helps simplify mold and die repair

The Fabricator

The MoldMender Micro Welder allows simplified, in-house mold repair through a low-heat, nonarcing welding process

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BOPP Films Market Expands at 6.5% Yearly

Plastics Today

The biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films market is forecast to expand at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2030

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Encontrando el punto óptimo para la roladora de placa de dos rodillos

The Fabricator

Si un fabricante necesita una manera de formar grandes volúmenes de chapa delgada, una máquina de dos rodillos puede ser un buen punto de inicio

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A Failure to Sustainably Communicate Sustainability

Plastics Today

Clear communication is crucial to have consumers understand your messaging for sustainable packaging

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The fight over U.S. DOT infrastructure exemptions for iron and steel

The Fabricator

With all the money dedicated to infrastructure improvement, unions and trade associations are not pleased that a larger-than-normal share might be spent on iron and steel sourced from outside the U.S.

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ALIO INDUSTRIES ADDRESSES MOTION CONTROL NEEDS FOR OPTICAL TESTING & ASSEMBLY

Manufacturing Tomorrow

ALIO Industries’ precision motion control systems provide precise and controlled movement of optical components in X, Y, Z dimensions, and rotation, allowing for precise manipulation and measurement of optical elements

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Kickstart: Sweetgreen, salads and SPACs

Plastics News

Sweetgreen takes heat for its packaging, Kautex Textron wins an EV contract and wandering high-altitude balloons

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Does Your Product Use HFCs? Are You Ready for a Phase-Out?

Foley

In December, the U.S

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Berry seeks growth from within

Plastics News

Berry Global Group Inc. is at a point in the company's history where large acquisitions are not being considered

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Electric trucks emit 63 per cent less emissions than diesel, study finds

E&T

Researchers from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) compared the life-cycle emissions of electric, hydrogen, natural gas and diesel trucks and buses in Europe.

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‘Controlled breach' of PVC feedstock completed at Ohio derailment site

Plastics News

Several railcars containing plastics feedstock vinyl chloride monomer have been drained and the material burned off after a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio

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BP backs down on climate pledges despite soaring profits

E&T

BP revealed it earned $28bn (£23bn) in 2022, following the sharp increase in fuel prices brought about by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The company also announced it would be scaling back on its plans to reduce the amount of oil and gas it produces by 2030.

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