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Automated small-parts storage — function, advantages & strategies

Basics in Logistics

Automated small-parts storage — function, advantages & strategies

Automated small-parts storage systems (AKL) offer the possibility to store items in a space-saving and efficient way in containers such as plastic crates or trays. This article explains how AKLs are structured, how much they cost and which access strategies are used to differentiate them! read...

Intelligent productivity in tool and mould making

GF Machining Solutions

Intelligent productivity in tool and mould making

Rapid market developments and innovations challenge the adaptability of tool and mould making. With its new Mikron Mill P U series of 5-axis simultaneous milling machines, GF Machining Solutions provides these manufacturers with future-proof flexibility. read...

What’s new in RFID?

Market trend

What’s new in RFID?

RFID has been present in the market since ages but now companies are taking this technology to the next level by introducing innovations that offer more accuracy and efficiency across numerous industries. read...

Six innovative solutions showcased at IMTEX 2019

Product update

Six innovative solutions showcased at IMTEX 2019

South East Asia’s biggest exhibition for machine tools – IMTEX was recently held in Bengaluru, India. MM International visited the show and picked up six of the most impressive technologies showcased at the trade fair. read...

India: The hotspot for the global machine tool industry

Market scenario

India: The hotspot for the global machine tool industry

MM International interacted with representatives from numerous machine tool associations around the globe to understand their perspective on the growing Indian machine tool industry. Read on to find out more... read...

IMTEX 2019 – It can’t get bigger than this!

Event review

IMTEX 2019 – It can’t get bigger than this!

This year, India held its biggest machine tool exhibition – IMTEX in Bengaluru. Marking five decades, the mega show displayed many innovative technologies and also emphasised on new technological trends i.e. Additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0. read...

What is Big Data? Analytics, definition, meaning & examples

Logistics Software

What is Big Data? Analytics, definition, meaning & examples

There's no way around Big Data anymore. Nevertheless, many companies are still hesitant to address this topic. Read here what Big Data means, which concrete application scenarios exist, and which trends experts predict for Big Data technologies – including practical examples! read...

Palletising robots market to be worth 1,500 million dollars by 2022

Market scenario

Palletising robots market to be worth 1,500 million dollars by 2022

The huge demand for palletising robots is expected to bring in many technological innovations to meet the requirements of the customer. Universal robots and Fanuc have recently upgraded the game with their unique solutions. read...

Optimising the supply chain with intralogistics

Market trend

Optimising the supply chain with intralogistics

Intralogistics is an eminent segment for factories of the future and with the integration of new technologies such as machine learning, digital twin technology and block chain, it will be poised for growth. read...

LogiMAT 2019 is all about first-hand intralogistics

Event preview

LogiMAT 2019 is all about first-hand intralogistics

One of the biggest intralogistics trade fair in Europe, LogiMAT is expected to attract over 1,600 exhibitors from over 40 countries. The show enables industry players to get an insight into the market and also obtain significant knowledge in intralogistics and process management. read...

Innovations galore at LogiMAT 2019

Specialised technologies

Innovations galore at LogiMAT 2019

The mammoth event will be displaying some of the best technological solutions across the globe. Five of these innovations – the collaborative robotic pick cart, Azo RoLog system, geek sorting robot, Supplybrain software and the Mark 2 smart glove have been highlighted in this article. read...

Compact tool dispensing solution: Unibase-S

Machining Accessories

Compact tool dispensing solution: Unibase-S

Unibase-S is a smaller variant of Mapal's Unibase-line. It can work independently or be integrated into an existing Unibase system. read...

Seven-figure investment by aerospace manufacturer

Machining Equipment

Seven-figure investment by aerospace manufacturer

Middlesex Aerospace recently invested in two 5-axis multi tasking machines by Yamazaki Mazak, a long time partner and reliable provider. read...

Four challenges in aluminum high Pressure die casting: Internationalization

Article Series

Four challenges in aluminum high Pressure die casting: Internationalization

The article series is dedicated to the changes and developments in the aluminum high pressure die casting industry. The first chapter deals with "Internationalization", as one of the four challenges, and its impact on booming new growth markets. read...

Open Mind presents hypermill 2019.1

CAD/CAM

Open Mind presents hypermill 2019.1

The latest version of the hypermill CAD/CAM suite, 2019.1, is now available. Open Mind, one of the leading manufacturers of CAD/CAM solutions, has expanded the finishing module in the hypermill Maxx Machining performance package. Further highlights include process optimizations as well as new functions for reducing calculation times. read...

How manufacturing profits from human-robot collaboration

Human-Robot Collaboration

How manufacturing profits from human-robot collaboration

In Human Robot Collaboration, a collaborative robot, Cobot for short, encounters its human colleague without barriers. To do this, the robot has to meet various requirements. Read here which ones and much more. read...

Four challenges in aluminum high pressure die casting: Introduction

Article Series

Four challenges in aluminum high pressure die casting: Introduction

This article series are dedicated to the changes and developments in the aluminum high pressure die casting industry: "Internationalization", "Product Portfolio", "Technologies" and "Employees". read...

The perks of collaborative robots

Industry trend

The perks of collaborative robots

Lately, collaborative robots or popularly known as ‘cobots’ have been witnessing growth not only in large manufacturing firms but medium and small-sized firms as well. Ahlam Rais interacts with industry leaders and traces some of the key benefits of collaborative robots. read...

Most impressive collaborative robots of 2018

Cobots

Most impressive collaborative robots of 2018

As another year has gone by, the collaborative robots market introduced many innovative cobots with an aim to ease production and further explore the human-machine collaboration concept. Ahlam Rais singles out three of the most efficient and cool cobots of the past year. read...

Collaborative robots at work

Innovative robots

Collaborative robots at work

Cobots are actively being installed at factories to increase productivity, assist workers to carry out monotonous tasks or lift heavy parts, and even to check quality. Collaborative robots have transformed the standard production process and manufacturers are now looking at developing the human-machine collaboration further. read...

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