NEWS

Smart sensors are here to stay!

Automation

Smart sensors are here to stay!

The global smart sensor market is projected to reach 72.61 billion dollars by 2025. Smart sensors are gaining ground in the backdrop of Industry 4.0 and development of smart factories around the world. read...

How does stamping and punching of sheet metal work?

Fundamentals

How does stamping and punching of sheet metal work?

Punching is a manufacturing process used primarily for piercing flat materials. The term comprises several forming and cutting processes. read...

Predictive maintenance: Big opportunity for industrial sensors market

Market trend

Predictive maintenance: Big opportunity for industrial sensors market

The German sensors market is progressing at a descent pace due to the growing demand from domestic and overseas markets. On the political front, industry players are divided over their opinion on Brexit affecting their respective companies. read...

Four interesting applications for sensors

Wireless technologies

Four interesting applications for sensors

Sensors are being used on a wide scale especially in a constantly developing world that is eager to automate processes for the benefit of the people as well as the environment. Four major application areas of sensors have been elaborated in the article. read...

Drop forging - what you need to know about this process and its advantages

Fundamentals: Drop forging

Drop forging - what you need to know about this process and its advantages

Drop forging is a hot forging process which DIN 8583 classifies as a pressure forming process. For this process, forming tools are moved towards each other and push the material in a specific direction. read...

Sweden: A land of innovations

Market trend

Sweden: A land of innovations

Sweden is a small country in the EU that has impressed the world with its mighty innovations. The country dedicates a significant amount of money to carry out R&D activities and works hand in hand with the academia to come up with new and unique solutions. read...

More power to women

Special session

More power to women

Claimed to be one of the major sessions on careers in the industry, WoMenPower 2019 was high on inspiration and knowledge. The winners of the ‘Engineer Powerwoman Award’ were also felicitated at the popular show. read...

Hannover Messe 2019: A smashing hit!

Event review

Hannover Messe 2019: A smashing hit!

Hannover Messe once again proved to be the talk of the world by showcasing some exceptional futuristic solutions and hosting numerous expert sessions and conferences for industry players. Let’s rewind... read...

World’s first long-stroke gripper for collaborative operation is here!

Gripping technology

World’s first long-stroke gripper for collaborative operation is here!

SCHUNK’s new Co-act EGL-C long-stroke gripper was recently displayed at the mammoth industrial technology show – Hannover Messe in Hannover, Germany. Boasting of handling workpieces that weight up to 2.25 kg, the gripper proves beneficial for the automotive, automotive related-supply industry and other industrial applications. read...

Universal robots exhibits the ‘e-series’ at Hannover Messe

Collaborative robots

Universal robots exhibits the ‘e-series’ at Hannover Messe

The ‘e-series’ by Universal Robots includes three versions – the UR3e, UR5e and the UR10e. Added with new and enhanced features, the ‘e-series’ was one of the most stunning innovations showcased at the world’s biggest show for industrial technology. read...

Climate-friendly steel production

Market News

Climate-friendly steel production

With the Salcos-project, Salzgitter and Tenova lead the way to a more climate-friendly way of producing steel. read...

Industrial development in the Czech Republic

Status Quo

Industrial development in the Czech Republic

Over 40 % of the Czech labour force is employed in the industrial sector. The largest sector is the automotive industry. Most of the produced components are exported abroad - an important turnover factor for the Czech Republic. read...

China’s chemical industry: Key market scenarios

Market report

China’s chemical industry: Key market scenarios

China holds a strong position in the global chemical industry and with the recent market happenings in the country; the Asian country is keen on upgrading its game plan. read...

Inspection Systems tackling the rust devil

Inspection Systems tackling the rust devil

The electronics and measurement technology specialist Helmut Fischer presents a new range of convenient inspection devices for corrosion protection coatings. read...

Joint project

Hannover Messe 2019

Joint project "Seronet": Service robotics made simple

The aim of the joint project Seronet is to bring commercial service robot systems onto the market more efficiently and quickly. read...

Enterprise Resource Planning: “Consumer First” approach

Hannover Messe 2019

Enterprise Resource Planning: “Consumer First” approach

At the VDMA joint booth IFS presents the current version of its IFS Applications 10 ERP software. read...

Optimised collection of process data with Tebis standards for the digital factory

Hannover Messe 2019

Optimised collection of process data with Tebis standards for the digital factory

Tebis-DA, the new data management system module from Steinhaus Informationssysteme, enables collection of OPC UA data without supplementary third systems. read...

Digitisation making software safer

Hannover Messe 2019

Digitisation making software safer

With the digitisation of many areas of life, software safety is becoming increasingly important in order to avoid danger to human life and financial losses. read...

Planning software: Efficient use of surfaces

Hannover Messe 2019

Planning software: Efficient use of surfaces

Dualis presents its in-house development, the planning software Areaplan. This enables more efficient use of restricted surfaces and more productive manufacture of large products. read...

Live demo: Life cycle of a chocolate bar

Hannover Messe 2019

Live demo: Life cycle of a chocolate bar

As part of a personalised live demo, Atos guides booth visitors through the life-cycle of a product – with a bar of chocolate as the example. Visitors can then follow it through each phase, from conception to production and all the way to sales presentation. read...

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