Transport changeover time plunges from 1 hour to 1 minute
November 1, 2022
An XTS-based assembly line uses an advanced automation control system to minimize the machine footprint for automotive industry customers. After a second modernization project, two different types of pumps can be produced on a highly condensed assembly line with the same small footprint.
BeerMaker intelligent process control solution
September 15, 2022
Brewery-specific ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution will support safety and quality improvements, boost productivity and raise operational efficiency
Temperature Concentrator System Handles Up to 32 Measurements and More
August 19, 2022
Moore Industries’ TCS Temperature Concentrator System is an ideal solution for low-cost temperature measurements.
Effective Control Systems Key to Launching a Nationwide Equipment Network
July 19, 2022
ALTA Refrigeration uses automation control technology to achieve faster, easier product development and servicing with groov EPIC and MQTT technologies.
PC-based control and EtherCAT boost machine throughput 55%
May 17, 2022
A fully integrated EtherCAT control platform has resulted in an efficient and precise machine for manufacturing transformer cores. A switch from a legacy PLC to a fully integrated Beckhoff control platform helped increase production rates by more than half, while also improving the level of precision in manufacturing.
HARTING, B&R and SICK presenting use case for digitalisation in robotics
January 31, 2022
Three strong pillars will enable robot companies to seamlessly network robots from sensors to the cloud in the future, and integrate them into new production processes.
Barilla implements digital connectivity at sauce plant
January 21, 2022
Digital connectivity at a Barilla factory provided key solutions including elimination of times of inactivity, real-time analyses of huge amounts of data, more effective way of working thanks to remote control and teleservice, repaid investment and maximum cybersecurity and data protection standards.
AI algorithms simplify complex robot applications
January 20, 2022
AI-based software facilitates man-machine collaboration using the MI.RA / Dexter software and Racer-5 COBOT to automate and simplify quality control for the infotainment system in the all-electric New Fiat 500. This is usually a lengthy, repetitive and manually executed processes with high costs and error rate.
Cloud-based CNC monitoring for aerospace parts
November 18, 2021
A CNC monitoring system at Tech Manufacturing collects, analyzes, and enables visualization of necessary performance metrics.
AriZona’s new plant connects SCADA/MES with ERP
November 18, 2021
The AriZona Beverages plant will produce more than 60 million cases per year. The connection to ERP is just one of the SCADA system’s many benefits, which also include greater access to data, better mobility, improved efficiency, and lower costs.