The manufacturing sector is Singapore’s largest industry and is subject to external forces not only from across the region, but globally as well.
Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information solutions, has today announced the official opening of its new Connected Services Experience Centre (CSEC). The Centre is the first of its kind in Singapore to fully demonstrate the integration of key technology platforms for IT-OT convergence, enabling customers touring the Centre to […]
The end product, block or panels have a very low labour input, compared to conventional building methods.
Manufacturing is usually associated with making parts and assembling them. Manufacturing complete houses is a relative new concept in the history of the industrial revolution. We are on the verge of the next step, making the complete structure for a house out of only one material, foam concrete. Recent developments have made it possible to […]
In addition to complying with Boeing’s service letter, Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanners are listed in the Airbus Technical Equipment Manual, which is referenced in its Structure Repair Manual.
Creaform, the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and non-destructive testing (NDT) solutions, has announced that its HandySCAN 3D metrology-grade 3D laser scanner can now be used for recording physical attributes of aircraft dents and blends on all models of Boeing commercial airplanes. Boeing has released a service letter with guidance on the use […]
But Chapman says there’s also an increasing opportunity for human-robot interaction and collaboration—combining forces to solve society’s grand challenges.
In the future, swarms of robots could help us perform tasks from search and rescue to farming. Imagine there’s a flock of aerial robots searching for a lost hiker, for example. They have to cover a large area of remote bush and a central commander won’t work because they’re so spread out. So, instead, the […]
The SSDT - an affiliate of SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd, employing more than 2300 people - has so far installed a total of 46 sets of Konecranes lifting technology as it expands its plants in Shanghai, Nanjing, Yantai and Wuhan.
One of SSDT’s latest Konecranes 60/30 ton installations for precise and efficient die handling, with remote control for safety and clear vision. A company that has set its sights on achieving global leadership standards in automotive die manufacturing, Shanghai Superior Die Technology Co Ltd (SSDT), is partnering with Konecranes to help it achieve world-class […]
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. (MAT), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Japan, is ramping up its proposals of high-precision gear manufacturing systems for the Chinese market. As part of this initiative, MAT will be showing its integrated gear machining systems at “CIMT 2019: The 16th China International […]
Alarms, cameras, locks and fences are all commonly recommended to keep burglars out of homes. Obtaining clear guidance for securing your smart factory isn’t quite as easy to come by. Here Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at obsolete industrial equipment supplier, EU Automation, discusses smart factory security and what manufacturers should consider when protecting their facility. […]
Add in AI and machine learning and food manufacturing is more predictive and intelligent than ever before, giving workers uncanny insight into how to solve issues and predict problems before they happen.
Michael Cahill, Rockwell MES Technical Consultant As the old adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. New Zealand food companies, that often produce high value-add product that is exported around the globe, value their brand and reputation. Things are changing. Customer expectations for food safety and quality are unprecedented. Expectations […]
Hypertherm does not plan to make significant changes to OMAX’s operations, management structure, or distribution channels.
OMAX Corporation, a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, plans to join forces with Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, following the signing of a definitive merger agreement that establishes OMAX as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hypertherm. Upon the closing of the transaction, expected on or around April 9, OMAX’s industry […]
Siemens is one of the market and technology leaders when it comes to NVH test-based engineering and simulation.
Siemens announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) end-of-line quality testing business of Saab Medav Technologies GmbH, a global provider of state of the art signal processing, communications intelligence and analysis for air, land and naval applications, as well as NVH solutions for industrial quality testing. […]