PMI drops to 48.6% as new orders, production drag index below 50% for the first time in three years.
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Choosing to upgrade—or not to upgrade—can be the proverbial double-edged sword whether it be network-migration best practices or HMI advances.
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Early education, parenting, and industry support: More than 500 children and parents, mostly from African American and Latin American communities in the Chicago area, attended the 2015 ChiS&E orientation at the University of...
Vecna RPR Robotic Pallet Transporter automates pallet transport and reduces the need for skilled human operators to travel throughout a facility moving goods; an operator can supervise several RPRs to coordinate pallet handling.
European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) outlines the challenges facing the machine vision industry, such as supply chain tracking, Industrie 4.0 advances, and standards cooperation in comments to Control Engineering Europe.