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Bringing digital transformation to the factory floor

Mitsubishi Electric has developed an AGV complete with an integrated robot arm, together with Mirage, a company developing bespoke factory automation for industry and lean manufacturing.

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Introducing Simcenter 3D Aerostructure

Siemens introduce the latest expansion of the Simcenter 3D portfolio – Simcenter 3D Aerostructure. This solution revolutionises day-to-day operations for airframers. Siemens have developed an integrated end-to-end solution that streamlines the entire process, allowing you to accelerate aircraft structural performance engineering through Simcenter 3D and Margin of Safety calculations. Watch this video presented by Benoit Colson, Simcenter 3D Structures Project Manager.

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igus speedigus service for fast customised parts

Complementing over 12,000 different iglidur types of plain bearings held in stock, the igus speedigus service is available for customised parts. In this video, Gerhard Baus, plain bearing specialist at igus, provides an overview of the speedigus service, which is divided into four divisions: speedimould, speedicut, speedifit and speediprint.

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A smart factory solution

Smart Factory is based in the Nexus Innovation Centre at the University of Limerick. The Smart Factory Solution is a non-invasive retrofit system that captures process data in real-time, giving actionable intelligence to optimise operational performance. Their team have developed a robust and well-engineered solution that combines Industry 4.0 and lean digitalisation, driving efficiency through innovation and bridging the IT/OT convergence in manufacturing.

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    Digital transformation with The Connected Enterprise(21/03/2018)

    This video from Rockwell Automation shows how you can digitally transform your operations into a Connected Enterprise to help improve aspects of your enterprise performance.

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    Enabling IoT services for manufacturing(20/03/2018)

    Mitsubishi Electric has long provided technologies for the collection of production data. The e-F@ctory Alliance partnership with SAP enable customers to easily connect with the SAP Cloud Platform. This lays the foundation for partners and customers to extend their e-F@ctory solutions furthermore and provide value-added, IoT-based services in the manufacturing and process sectors.

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    igus robotic tech combine for low-cost automation(14/03/2018)

    The term ‘low-cost robotics’ refers to the rapid growth of robotic production enabled by simple and affordable automation components. Depending on the scope of the application, entire processes can be automated. To demonstrate how this can be achieved, igus has combined its robolink, drylin E and energy chain technologies to produce a multi-axis articulated pick & place unit. This  video shows two such units operating in unison via a matching control unit.

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    Structural epoxies for bonding stainless steel(08/03/2018)

    Permabond launches its new range of stainless steel bonding epoxy adhesives which cure fully at room temperature and offer good performance when bonding stainless steel to itself and a wide variety of other materials.

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    Driving sustainable transport(06/03/2018)

    ABB and Formula E are teaming up in a ground-breaking partnership to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future.

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