Pivoting Away from Reactive Maintenance
Advances in technology are making the transition from reactive to predictive maintenance strategies easier to attain.
Jan 23rd, 2020
Electric, Autonomous DeLorean is ‘Flawless’
Jan 8th, 2020
3 Things Before Implementing ML or AI
Jan 7th, 2020
Manufacturing 2020: 3 Major Predictions
Dec 19th, 2019
Amazon Opens Cashier-Less Store
Feb 25th, 2020
Unlocking Traceability, Efficiency in the Supply Chain
See how wearable technology applications can help streamline supply chain processes, boosting traceability and worker efficiency.
Feb 3rd, 2020
7 Tips for Managing Generational Shift
A commitment to changing paradigms and embracing Industry 4.0 technologies is key.
Jan 22nd, 2020
3 Keys to Digital Transformation
They all stem from a well-known and widely-utilized business tool.
Jan 21st, 2020
Google Calls for AI Regulation
CEO Sundar Pichai’s comments come as lawmakers and governments seriously consider putting limits on how artificial intelligence is used.
Jan 20th, 2020
Walmart Adds More Robots
They're outfitted with 15 cameras and simply roam the aisles looking for empty shelves.
Jan 16th, 2020
Robot-Driven Businesses Close
Zume Pizza, famous for its workforce of robot pizza producers, will lay off 252 human workers.
Jan 12th, 2020
White House Proposes Regulating AI
But the vagueness of the principles announced by the White House is unlikely to satisfy AI watchdogs.
Jan 8th, 2020
Wristband Says No to Junk Food
A London startup believes it can help you make healthier diet choices at the grocery store — using your own DNA.
Jan 8th, 2020
Toilet Paper Robot Graces CES
Charmin wants to solve a familiar feeling: being stranded on the toilet with an empty toilet paper roll.
Jan 6th, 2020
Supplier Helps Combat Hunger, Food Waste
How a seven-month capital equipment project is helping produce 42M pouches of food annually for those in need.
Jan 6th, 2020
Warehouse Workers Adapting to Robots
There are growing concerns that keeping up with the pace of the latest warehouse productivity technology is taking a toll on human workers' health, safety and morale.
Dec 30th, 2019
Toyota Updates Humanoid Robot
Such a robot could, in the future, be used to perform surgery in a distant place where a doctor cannot travel.
Dec 19th, 2019
Laws & Regulations
CA May Require Zero Emission Truck Sales
Regulators estimate the new rules would result in roughly 74,000 zero emission trucks on the road in California by 2030.
Dec 13th, 2019
AR's Role in Improving Manufacturing
While some augmented reality applications for manufacturing are still in their infancy, many offer tremendous benefits right now.
Dec 9th, 2019
Musk: Insult Provoked ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet
He was upset the British diver had belittled his efforts to build a mini-submarine to assist 14 boys trapped in a Thai cave.
Dec 4th, 2019
Pumps Play Vital Role in Launch of New LNG Cruise Line
Maritime travel is currently responsible for around a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions—around 3 percent of all CO2 emissions from human activities. But tighter regulations are coming into play. Meyer Werft and Caterpillar have kept pace with the changing times by taking an innovative approach to the thirteenth AIDA cruise ship. The drive technology meets stringent environmental regulations and every aspect of the engineering is centered around energy efficiency. Similarly high standards
Jan 14th, 2019
ISA Welcomes Paul Gruhn as 2019 Society President
The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced that Paul Gruhn, PE, CFSE, and ISA Life Fellow, is its 2019 Society President.
Jan 11th, 2019
To Cobot, or Not
Nigel Smith, CEO of six axis and SCARA robot distributor TM Robotics, explains why manufacturers need to understand the facts before they jump on the cobot bandwagon.
Dec 21st, 2018
Design and Process Optimization Using HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology
In this webinar you will learn: • Benefits and limitations to the Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology • Production capabilities for end-use applications • Real-world product challenges and solutions
Dec 31st, 1969
Universal Robots Celebrates 10 Years of Selling First Commercially Viable Collaborative Robot
Universal Robots marks a decade of pioneering collaborative robots, now the fastest-growing segment of industrial automation. The company is poised for continued growth as its cobots continue to lower the automation barrier within a wide range of industries.
Dec 10th, 2018
Salaried Workers Beware: GM Cuts Are a Warning for All
For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and get hired by an automaker or parts supplier.
Dec 3rd, 2018
Rockwell Automation Adds PTC to FactoryTalk Software Suite
Smart manufacturing and communication between systems were high priorities at Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair, held in Philadelphia Nov. 14 and 15.
Nov 15th, 2018
Universal Robots Hires More Than 20 Former Rethink Robotics Employees
Universal Robots adds more than 20 Rethink staff members, incorporating expertise in engineering, product development, and customer applications.
Nov 13th, 2018
How Automation Is Transforming the Supply Chain Process
They say life is a journey, not a destination. That’s also true when it comes to achieving a truly digitized supply chain.
Sep 7th, 2018
Testing Finds Flaws With Car Electronic Car Safety Systems
Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns.
Aug 7th, 2018