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Workshops programme highlights productivity, efficiency and safety opportunities

Workshops programme highlights productivity, efficiency and safety opportunities

There is now less than a month to go before FoodManufacturing.Live (1st May, at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham) opens its doors to visitors, with the exhibition’s workshop programme highlighting opportunities for food and beverage manufacturers to boost productivity, increase efficiency and meet current safety and security requirements.

4th April 2024

UK at the forefront of AI and machine learning implementation

UK at the forefront of AI and machine learning implementation

Rockwell Automation has announced the results of the ninth annual “State of Smart Manufacturing Report,” offering valuable insights into trends, challenges, and plans for global manufacturers.

3rd April 2024

Register for Drive Technology Insight, 15 May at Williams F1

Register for Drive Technology Insight, 15 May at Williams F1

Registration is now open for maxon’s Drive Technology Insight 2024 educational event that will present the latest in DC micromotor technology. Taking place on Wednesday 15 May, 9am to 4pm, at the Williams F1 Conference Centre in Wantage, Oxfordshire, the event is for engineers who want to learn more about drive technology optimisation.

2nd April 2024

Festo shows multi-protocol servo drives at Automation UK

Festo shows multi-protocol servo drives at Automation UK

Standardised hardware and the ability to work with the industry leading control architectures makes Festo stepper and servo drives, remote I/O and valve terminals a natural choice for machine manufacturers and end-users.

27th March 2024

Pennine Industrial acquired by the Rondot Group

Pennine Industrial acquired by the Rondot Group

Huddersfield-based Pennine Industrial has been acquired by the world-renowned Rondot Group, which becomes sole owner of the company as well as adding Pennine Prostamp and Pennine Industrial Holdings to its expansive portfolio.

25th March 2024

NSK in joint development of highly customisable robotic hand

NSK in joint development of highly customisable robotic hand

NSK and the German Aerospace Centre are developing a robotic hand system that will help automate manual tasks, particularly in the service industry.

25th March 2024

100 SCARA robot nut sorting line optimising process efficiency

100 SCARA robot nut sorting line optimising process efficiency

100 Trio SCARA robots on a nut sorting line in the US are increasing efficiency and reducing the total cost of ownership, as well as adding process accuracy. Along with vision system integration, a single motion controller manages each SCARA robot pair, minimising the total budget outlay.

25th March 2024

RARUK Automation named Universal Robots’ Global Distributor of the Year

RARUK Automation named Universal Robots’ Global Distributor of the Year

RARUK Automation has been named Universal Robots’ Distributor of the Year. The prestigious award recognises the distributor that has achieved the largest growth and sales globally over the last year. Danish robotics manufacturer Universal Robots has a network of over 300 distributors worldwide. RARUK Automation has also been awarded Platinum Plus status.

25th March 2024

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