Read: Pencils, robotics, packaging, wireless, efficient motors


Control Engineering , part of Reed Business Information, has “sister” publications that cover related topics in manufacturing. Recently these include new-generation robotics, packaging innovations, wireless applications, and motor energy efficiency.

Design News

The persistence of the No. 2 Pencil

A recent survey shows that engineers aren’t using the latest and greatest in software, but pencil and paper.

A New Generation of Robotics

Researchers are working on the creation of a four fingered, multi-sensory robotic hand, unlike any other.

Packaging Digest

Drink bottle goes panel-less, ribless

Drinks made with cutting-edge technology have bottles to match that draw liquid upward as it cools.

Laser-scored pouch stands up under testing

U.S. standup pouch provider outsourced for testing of new laser-scored technology to gather statistical data on the pack's barrier capabilities.

Plant Engineering

Wireless network boosts Dasani plant efficiency

Dasani purchased a new plant in Missouri and redesigned the control system using a wireless Ethernet network for enhanced performance.

Monitor induction motors to ensure energy efficiency

With energy costs rising around the world, monitoring high consumption motors is more important.

Manufacturing Business Technology

Straw into gold

After a change in ownership, employees at Hamilton find that literal “shelfware” would unlock companywide gain.

Siemens user conference offers high-wire solutions for plant-floor/enterprise integration

An overview of the Siemens Automation Summit highlights the inspirational keynote speakers.

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