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PTC CEO says Rockwell tie-up “more important” than GE

EXCLUSIVE PTC is looking to new partner Rockwell Automation to help it fulfil the smart factory ambitions that have fuelled acquisitions totalling $300 million...

Five automakers motoring ahead with 3D printing

In recent months, major automotive companies have announced new moves in 3D printing as the technology gathers pace in their sector. Jessica Twentyman reports. The...

KraussMaffei: Keeping pace with manufacturers’ Industry 4.0 ambitions

Internet of Business speaks with Malte Manke, CIO at industrial equipment maker KraussMaffei Group, about emerging needs and expectations among digitally savvy manufacturing companies....

Harrison Manufacturing deploys Sawyer robot to increase throughput

Sawyer robot from Rethink Robotics takes over cutting work from human colleagues at Harrison Manufacturing in Mississippi. Harrison Manufacturing, a US-based custom plastics injection molding...

Huawei sets up Connected Factory group to push 5G in manufacturing

Huawei special interest group will research potential for next-generation connectivity applications on the factory floor.  Telecoms equipment giant Huawei, alongside several industry partners, has set...

Hirotec slams the (car) door on factory downtime

It’s no secret that factory downtime – due to machinery failure, for example – is extremely costly. In the UK alone, it could be...

P4Q gets a helping hand on factory floor from Sawyer

Spanish electronics manufacturer P4Q has increased its production throughput by deploying a smart, adaptable robot on its factory floor. Sawyer from Rethink Robotics is...

Oracle gives its cloud-based business apps an AI boost

Smart factories and connected warehouses are among the business functions set to benefit from new AI-powered Adaptive Intelligent Apps from Oracle. Modern artificial intelligence (AI)...

AkzoNobel unveils smart and sustainable paint factory

Last week, Dutch paints and performance coatings company AkzoNobel officially opened a new factory in Ashington, Northumberland. Costing more than £100 million to build,...

Could hackers force industrial cobots to go rogue?

Recent work by researchers at IOActive has revealed worrying vulnerabilities in today's commercially available collaborative robots.    One of the biggest arguments in favour of...

Oracle beefs up its IoT efforts in smart factories push

Oracle has announced a tie-up with Mitsubishi Electric on smart manufacturing and new AI and machine learning enhancements to its Oracle IoT Cloud offering....

Tennplasco recruits collaborative robot to fill human labor gap

Plastic injection molding company Tennplasco was struggling to hire enough workers to operate machines in its factory – but Sawyer from Rethink Robotics has...
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