SKF enters the world of manufacturing using world-class digital technology

The new production unit is the first of its type to be put into operations within the SKF Group and is part of a programme of next generation manufacturing technology within the company.

SKF enters the world of manufacturing using world-class digital technology

SKF’s operations in Sweden are set to be given a boost with the inauguration of a completely new, fully-automated and digital production process in Gothenburg, adapted for the manufacture of spherical roller bearings. The new production unit is the first of its type to be put into operations within the SKF Group and is part […]

Building the case for manufacturing automation to drive business growth

Building the case for manufacturing automation to drive business growth

By Shermine Gotfredsen, General Manager SEA & Oceania, Universal Robots New Zealand’s manufacturing industry has continued to expand almost every month since October 2012, based on the Bank of New Zealand-Business NZ performance of manufacturing index[1]. The sector was lifted by a construction boom that started during the rebuild of Christchurch post-earthquake. However, manufacturing as […]

Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth

Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth

The Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics are transforming the manufacturing space; and data is the new currency. Currently, human intervention is needed for logical and reasonable decision making; however, with the rise of cognitive technologies, machines will be empowered to detect constantly changing manufacturing scenarios and respond in real time with minimum human […]

The Great Rebalancing

The Great Rebalancing

China’s economic growth is sputtering, the Euro is under threat, and the United States is combating serious trade disadvantages. Another Great Depression? Not quite. Noted economist and China expert Michael Pettis argues instead that we are undergoing a critical rebalancing of the world economies. Debunking popular misconceptions, Pettis shows that severe trade imbalances spurred on […]

New features added to ProNest software

New features added to ProNest software

A new software update to Hypertherm’s ProNest CAD/CAM software will make it even easier for companies that fabricate or cut metal to increase the cut quality, productivity, and profitability of their operations. ┬áThe update is available at no charge to customers with a current ProNest subscription. Current subscribers simply need to log-in to the ProNest […]

Successful high-altitude testing for volcanic ash-detection technology

Successful high-altitude testing for volcanic ash-detection technology

With the threat of volcanic eruption to commercial airspace as real as ever, the industry has been testing new methods to stay safe and avoid disruption for business and passengers. easyJet and Nicarnica Aviation have entered a partnership with the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus to test the Avoid (Airborne Volcanic Object Imaging Detector) ash-detection equipment […]

Goodman signs MOU to develop premier business and logistics hub in China

BEIJING Goodman Group has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Langfang Municipal Government to participate in the development of a premier business and logistics hub for the greater Beijing-Tianjin area in northern China. The key points relating to the MOU are: Significant mixed use development project over five square […]