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Siemens introduces new issue and quality management software

Helps manufacturers increase quality, reduce cost Siemens introduced a new quality management solution for issue management and CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action). The new Teamcenter solution, an offering of Siemens’ PLM software […]

PMCprotego S from Pilz – Safe motion, including SLP and SLI

Two new functions are available for the safety card PMCprotego S in Pilz’s drive technology product range. With “Safely Limited Position” (SLP) and “Safely Limited Increment” (SLI), applications with position-based safety functions […]

Rittal – adding greater value for integrated industry and IT

In line with this year’s theme at Hannover Messe, Integrated Industry, Rittal showcased new solutions for integrated value chains. With more than 2,000 square metres, the stand was one of the largest […]

Robotic Idol, the first robotic dance competition for 6th to 12th grade students

Robotic Idol, the First Robotic Dance Competition for K-12 Education to Increase Students Interest in STEM ALDEBARAN Robotics, a world leader in humanoid robotics, launches Robotic Idol, the first robotic dance competition […]


ANT® lite – cost-efficiency in autonomous navigation for mobile robots

The new ANT® lite navigation technology is especially designed for compact vehicles, mobile robots and high volume markets. It’s a further development of the successfully established Autonomous Navigation Technology ANT®, the core […]


welding robot

Fast and easy to the optimal welding result with a welding robot system from Panasonic

So far the programming of new work pieces was complicated and very time-consuming. For the company MÜNCH GmbH, based in Karlstadt in lower Franconia, Germany, this was the main reason to invest […]


Ultra-flexible, torsion-resistant industrial ethernet cable by LAPP Group

Based in Stuttgart, the Lapp Group is using this year’s Hannover Messe to unveil its first ever ultra-flexible, torsion-resistant industrial Ethernet cables that enable the transfer of data at speeds of up […]


Interlock system RobiFix-LOCK by Multi-Contact

Very fast, user-friendly and suitable for on-the-fly locking or wall mounting – the new interlock system for RobiFix Multi-Contact has developed a new standard for robot dress packs for spot welding. The […]


North American Robotics Market achieves a new record in 2012

The North American robotics market has recorded its strongest year ever in 2012, according to new statistics from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group. A total of 22,598 robots valued […]


GE Launches Intelligent Platforms Web Store

GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the launch of its online store dedicated to the company’s high performance control solutions. This new resource is designed for intuitive navigation to make it […]


Lenze makes customized automation solutions easier

Faster development –faster time-to-market The specialist for Motion Centric Automation will be showcasing the advantages that customized automation solutions and engineering support have to offer to the machine building industry. At this […]


Innovative robot solution to produce shafts with MOTOMAN handling robots

The “KmB Technologie Gesellschaft für rationelle Fertigung mbH” company in the German city of Zerbst, has recently implemented an innovative robot automation solution. This comprises two interlinked robot cells each equipped with […]


Energy management systems

Combat rising energy costs with energy management systems from Mitsubishi Electric

Energy transition has resulted in an increase in energy costs and has made the subject of energy efficiency increasingly significant. The primary concerns of the production industry include the need to ensure […]