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Eaton presents its new electro hydraulic precision control machine

Market shifts within industry 4.0, intelligent factories and smart energy are challenging companies to offer the seamless integration of multiple different technologies and disciplines. Within this field Eaton’s complementary electric and hydraulic […]

Pepperl+Fuchs new Switch Disconnectors and Safety Switches

For years, electrical switching devices for explosion-hazardous areas have been a focus for Pepperl+Fuchs. Now, the portfolio with electrical explosion protection has been updated with a completely new range of switch disconnectors (DIS*) […]

SICK develops new programmable sensor solutions with the concept of Industry 4.0

With its programmable sensor solutions and flexible concepts consisting of both software and hardware, SICK is taking a significant step in the direction of Industry 4.0 and networking the industrial value chain. […]

Panasonic introduces industry’s thinnest push-button type switch “Light Touch Switch”

Light Touch Switch” features IP67 protection for indoor and outdoor use Panasonic has lately introduced an SMD push-button type switch named “Light Touch Switch”, which is the thinnest of its kind currently […]


EMO 2017: Mazak´s iSmart full Industry 4.0 solution

Industry 4.0 will be placed at the centre of Yamazaki Mazak’s EMO 2017 stand with the reavealing of the company’s iSmart factory concept along with 25 new machines, including 15 making their […]


Mitsubishi Electric Contributes e-F@ctory Demonstration Zone in Changshu Innovation Centre

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) has given support and products for the recently completed e-F@ctory* demonstration zone within the Changshu Innovation Centre for Green & Intelligent Manufacturing, aimed at promoting intelligent manufacturing […]


PAL Robotics Claims 2017 to be the year of the stock-taking robot

In the face of growing competition from e-commerce, brick-and-mortar stores have the need to innovate. With lower costs, speed and ease-of-use on their side, online retailers are in prime position to take […]


Würth Elektronik eiSos Group intensifies its Formula E technology partnership

A furious end of the racing season, a major step forward for eMobility The situation couldn’t have been more thrilling: last weekend’s race in Montreal marked the end of an exciting season […]


Cobots from Universal Robots winning Grants4Tech robotics challenge

Pharmaceutical multinational Bayer was searching for solutions to automate a highly complex process currently performed entirely by hand: quality control of powder samples taken from sealed bags inside specific containers, an operation carried […]


Elatec´s M19 – Compact Ring Main Unit fot Network Stations

The switchgear M19 is a compact ring main unit for the application in local network stations. The installation takes place in compact stations and as well as in the cellar area of […]


SICK develops solutions for IT security for Industry 4.0 applications

At the start of the Hannover Messe trade fair, SICK presented its integrated approaches to IT security to meet the requirements of Industry 4.0. As a specialist in products, systems, and services, […]


STILL supplies a logistics boost for Aachen RWTH University

STILL’s Dortmund/Krefeld headquarters has presented an environmentally friendly RX 20-20 battery-powered truck as a donation in kind to the Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) of Aachen RWTH (Rhine-Westphalia Technical University). The WZL’s big experimental […]


Rittal’s standardised data-centre architectures enable rapid and flexible deployment

The fourth industrial revolution, the Internet of Things and big data analytics call for flexible IT resources. Rittal’s standardised data centre designs and containers allow the rapid, flexible implementation of scalable IT […]