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Article archive for EU Automation;

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    Are you ready for new Ecodesign measures?(30/11/2022)

    There are approximately eight billion electric motors in use in the EU. Little wonder then, that these devices will be subject to stricter Ecodesign requirements in future. Here, Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses the key elements of the latest regulatory requirements.

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    Navigating the supply chain crisis(24/10/2022)

    Global supply chains are under massive pressure to keep up with demand, while coping with raw materials and product shortages. Manufacturers may feel like there isn’t much they can do to change the situation, but there are strategies which can help companies stay afloat. Here, Sven Bretschneider, Head of supply chain at EU Automation, offers his top tips.

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    Analyse, prioritise, digitalise: Top manual processes to be automated for a fast ROI(14/10/2022)

    The benefits of automating manual processes have long been known to manufacturers – cost reduction, quality improvement and increased safety are just some of the most obvious. But what processes should manufacturers prioritise in their journey to Industry 4.0?

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    Are you ready for new Ecodesign measures?(13/10/2022)

    There are approximately eight billion electric motors in use in the EU. Little wonder then, that these devices will be subject to stricter Ecodesign requirements in future. Here, Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses the key elements of the latest regulatory requirements.

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    Could automation be the answer to the Great Resignation?(14/09/2022)

    Regardless of location, if you are a manager in manufacturing, you will have seen the increasingly staggering data about the so-called Great Resignation, a phenomenon where employees voluntarily decide to quit their jobs. Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, explores how automation can help manufacturing businesses cope as staff retention rates fall.

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    What are the benefits of drones in manufacturing?(13/07/2022)

    Despite the drone global market having an expected worth of $15 billion by 2022, the manufacturing industry was reported to account for less than two percent of drone deployments. This is surprising, given that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) find a wide variety of industrial applications, from surveillance to infrastructure inspection. Here, Neil Bellinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses the benefits of drone use in manufacturing.

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    How can manufacturers manage supply chain disruptions in medical device manufacturing?(18/03/2022)

    Here, Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses the challenges medical device manufacturers can face due to supply chain disruptions and component obsolescence.

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    The potential of quantum computing for manufacturing(10/03/2022)

    Imagine looking for a needle in a haystack by examining each piece of hay. What if you could analyse the entire haystack at once, cutting down the location time of the needle drastically? This is what quantum computing can do compared to conventional computing. Quantum computing could accelerate drug development, enhance encryption security and more. But how could it benefit the manufacturing industry?

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    Potential benefits of the industrial metaverse(21/01/2022)

    Metaverse seems to be the buzzword of 2022. The term, coined in 1992 by sci-fi novelist Neal Stephenson, represents for some the future of Internet, while for others it is merely a “souped-up version of virtual reality”. Regardless of different opinions, we will need to wait at least another decade to see the full spectrum of the metaverse’s features. In the meantime, Neil Bellinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, explains how manufacturers could benefit from using the metaverse in the future.

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    Making the most of the Christmas shutdown(16/12/2021)

    For manufacturers, this time of year is also a good opportunity to prepare for the year ahead, by ensuring that their machines and inventories are ready for the challenges of 2022. Here, Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, explains how manufacturers can make the most of the Christmas shutdown.

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    COP26 – Key takeaways for manufacturers(24/11/2021)

    COP26 has come to an end, bringing world leaders, NGOs, activists and climate enthusiasts together in a global-scale climate event. What for some felt like a catastrophic failure, to others represented a successful showcase of the social and business benefits of getting back together after COVID-19. Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, offers an overview of key takeaways for manufacturers.

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    The solution to the skills gap? Playing!(13/10/2021)

    According to the Annual Manufacturing Report 2020, the UK manufacturing is now facing the largest shortage of skilled workers since 1989. The radical transformation in technologies has significantly boosted productivity, but it has also widened the skill gap.

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    Learning from deep space automation(08/09/2021)

    In October 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx space probe lowered itself from orbit around asteroid 101955 Bennu and successfully retrieved a sample from the asteroid’s surface. Due back in 2023, the mission aims to help scientists learn about the formation and evolution of the solar system from the sample’s chemical make-up. Here, Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses how automation is making this possible, and what the manufacturing industry can learn from OSIRIS-REx.

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    Learning from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games(02/08/2021)

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are taking place with no spectators cheering. Though we can’t watch those exciting competitions in the stadiums, the cutting-edge technologies used in the venues, such as robotics, autonomous vehicles (AV), facial recognition systems and more, will still make their impacts on the global stage.

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    Learning from the global chip shortage(04/06/2021)

    Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses how the global chip shortage can teach us a valuable lesson in resource management.

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