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Nikon Metrology demonstrated its inspection solutions optimised for Industry 4.0

At Control 2018, Nikon Metrology’s focus on inspection automation sharpens. As the growth of Industry 4.0 accelerates, quality control needs to keep pace with these latest evolutions. Digital, automated and connected inspection […]

Pepperl+Fuchs develops new HF RFID read/write heads with improved flexibility and ease of use

RFID systems are cost-efficient, versatile, and ensure reliable processes—like in intralogistics. Wherever a large number of identification points is needed, identification tasks are now easier due to the latest development: the new […]

SICK intelligent sensor solutions developed to overcome challenges of Industry 4.0

The Internet of Things is making information constantly accessible to everyone. Meanwhile, customers are placing increased demands on speed and flexibility. That is why production and logistics processes have now also had […]

Elatecs new TWN4 USB Front Reader

Compact LF/HF/NFC RFID reader for direct connection to a printer The new TWN4 USB Front Reader combines RFID (125 kHz, 134.2 kHz, and 13.56 MHz), NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities into […]


MICA-based management shell allows integration of existing HARTING production line with Industry 4.0 systems

Central machine monitoring and process optimization are two of the fastest ways to operate production facilities and machines more effectively. Since many machines have a lifespan of 15 to 30+ years, a […]


Baumer’s LBFH and LBFI level switches gains approval for IO-Link and ATEX

Baumer announces the immediate availability of LBFH and LBFI level switches with IO-Link and ATEX approval. The IO-Link interface allows the user to automate the configuration of sensors. The inclusion of ATEX […]


viastore with integrated material flows at Digital Factory 2018

At 2018’s Digital Factory, a leading international trade show for integrated processes and IT solutions which will take place as part of the Hannover Messe from April 23 to 27, 2018, the […]


Ehrhardt + Partner Consulting (EPC) recognized the potential of Logistics 4.0.

The outcome of a study by Ehrhardt + Partner Consulting (EPC) can be summarized as: Many companies still not have recognized the potential of Logistics 4.0. The survey of 200 logistics companies […]


Swisslog about redefining the Role and Value of Services in Industry 4.0

  One of the biggest benefits Industry 4.0 promises is the ability to adapt to change as it occurs, quickly and efficiently. This is the driver behind many Industry 4.0 design principles, […]


HAIMER at METAV 2018: Perfectly attuned to one another

With METAV 2018, Düsseldorf will once again become the workshop city of the metalworking industry.  A place where exhibitors and visitors can talk about the newest technologies, services, and trends.  The HAIMER […]


Ehrhardt + Partner Group shows future-proof warehouse management in times of Logistics 4.0.

At LogiMAT 2018, the Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) shows how efficient warehouse management can be achieved in the context of digitalization and networking. For this reason, the logistics experts present the […]


Vanderlande joins pioneering robotics research project with FAST

Vanderlande has joined the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and other partners to create industrial robots that will operate with increased independence and autonomy. The project – called FAST (new Frontiers in […]


Reifenhäuser Digital Established

Reifenhäuser has founded its new business unit Reifenhäuser Digital thereby paving the way to the focused digitalization of its extrusion lines and services. The new unit will act as an internal incubator […]