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Control & Automation Features

Meeting the automation challenges of smart manufacturing

It is worth stating that implementing smart manufacturing is a very worthwhile exercise, successfully applying a level of smart manufacturing will bring greater efficiencies and flexibility to any given production process. It is also a significant step toward ‘futureproofing’ a production enterprise.

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Remote machine monitoring speeds up commissioning and troubleshooting

A VPN-based remote assistance service eliminates the need for physical access to field devices, reducing a specialist machine builder’s fault response times from days to minutes.

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Robots take their pick in plastic moulding application

A Mitsubishi Electric robot/PLC/HMI combination has provided PCE Automation with an ideal solution for its latest take-out system for plastic injection stretch blow moulding (ISBM) machinery.

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Welding cell is Arc de Triumph for Kawasaki robot

Telford based automated systems manufacturer Bauromat, one of Kawasaki Robotics leading integrators, has recently supplied and installed a robotic welding system to precision pressings and stampings experts Clamason Industries of Kingswinford.

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