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News
23/04/2024

Pharmaceutical manufacturer puts Fanuc robots to use

An automated solution comprising eight Fanuc robots has enabled an Athens-based pharmaceutical manufacturer to run an uninterrupted 24/7 production line, boosting throughput and cutting production costs.

Demo SA, a producer of injectables, has successfully automated the loading and unloading processes around its tray-based sterilisation of ...
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22/04/2024 ABB invests in GridBeyond ABB has invested in Ireland-based technology provider GridBeyond in a move ... » Read More


19/04/2024 Teledyne offers gas detectors The OLCT 100-XP-MS range of flammable gas detectors from Teledyne Gas and ... » Read More


18/04/2024 Bürkert updates sensors Bürkert is providing more diagnostic data to customers from its sensors by ... » Read More
17/04/2024 ?Centaflex offers new coupling Centa Couplings has launched a new design to dampen the increased ... » Read More


17/04/2024 ABB expands portfolio ABB has launched a portfolio of hardware products to help modernise ... » Read More


16/04/2024 GES to open hydrogen facility Global Energy Storage (GES) and Provaris Energy have entered a ... » Read More
Features
09/04/2024

The rise of Industry 4.0

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the fashion, automotive and furniture industry partner Lectra published its first white paper, ‘The rise of Industry 4.0 boosts manufacturing efficiency’. Within the document, the company sets out its vision for the future. Here is a summary

The industrial sector is always seeking to optimise its production ...
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09/04/2024 AI and energy under the lens The International Center for Networked, Adaptive Production (ICNAP), an association of three Fraunhofer Institutes, has presented its latest findings on the digitalisation of production in its annual study report » Read More


09/04/2024 All about machinery safety Machinery safety is one of the most significant issues facing organisations today. It is equally as important as productivity and is essential for the wellbeing of everyone involved, says Darren Hugheston-Roberts, head of machinery ... » Read More


09/04/2024 Digital hydraulic control ​Hydraulic systems are entering a new dawn of digital control, with a number of emerging innovations expected to provide notable benefits » Read More
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